Organizing the perfect slumber party for your kid, tween or teen? Or maybe you’re a teen yourself and you’re looking for some inspiration to really impress your friends! Well, there are some awesome ideas out there on how to throw a trendy and unforgettable slumber party!
Kids can have fun adding flavors to their popcorn and enjoy watching their favorite animated movie in matching pajamas! Tweens can enjoy making friendship bracelets in their individual bohemian sleeping tents. Meanwhile, teens can enjoy taking selfies while drinking mocktails and playing Truth or Dare.
Check out some of these ideas to inspire your next slumber party!
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Sleepover Ideas for Kids
1. Matching Pajamas
All best friends need matching pajamas! Supply your child and their friends with matching pajamas that you can either include with the invitation or have ready for when they arrive!
2. Movie Night
Organize the coolest movie night around! Pillows everywhere for ultimate comfort, premade popcorn in sweet or salty flavors, teddy bears to snuggle up with and fruity punch! Your kids will have so much fun sitting on their bed of pillows and watching their favorite animated movie!
3. Popcorn Bar
Every amazing slumber party includes a movie night and what’s movie night without popcorn!? This rustic popcorn bar is going to be the hit of the party with delicious toppings and lots of options. Let’s just hope your little ones can get to sleep after this special treat!
Put out toothbrush party favours to make sure that all the kiddos brush their teeth before falling asleep. The kids might not find it that great but the parents will love you for it!
5. Indoor Camping
Throw an indoor camping slumber party for your kids with the ultimate planning. S’mores in a cup, a fake fire pit, sleeping tents, wildlife stuffs for them to snuggle up with and a fun activity like painting birdhouses!
6. Princess Paradise
Create a comfortable Princess Castle Fort for your little girls to snuggle up in, play make-believe and tell stories. A princess fort is a wonderful idea for a girly slumber party. You can put out pretty nail polishes, decorate with pink frilly materials and set up a crown making activity!
Provide cute fuzzy housecoats for your kids and their guests to really make them feel relaxed and comfortable. They will love running around in these puffy and warm coats as they do crafts and watch movies.
8. Star Wars
Got any Star Wars fans in the house? You can put together a totally cool Star Wars themed slumber party at your house! Look for decorations, bring out the Darth Vader puzzles, and print out some fun coloring sheets!
9. Tea Party
A princess tea party for your little sleeping beauties. Delicate cookies, elegant teacups and of course some golden crowns to wear with their matching dresses! After all the tea party chit-chat, kiss your sleepy beauties to sleep.
Sleepover Ideas for Tweens
10. Pancakes and Pajamas
Is there anybody that doesn’t love breakfast for dinner? I know that I do, and the kids will definitely love it too! This is a fabulous sleepover theme that lets your kids be a little spoiled for the night with delicious pancakes as they play in their pajamas and make friendship bracelets!
11. Unicorn Slime
This is SO cool and sure to be the hit of your sleepover! Try this fun DIY out for the craft of the night and get your kiddos having fun squishing slime between their little fingers.
12. Sleepover Tents
Little bohemian tents for all the tweens to sleep in for the night. Everyone gets their own individual tent with sleepmasks, headbands, and party favors. Maybe this way they will actually want to go to sleep? We can only hope!
13. Friendship Bracelets
Seal the friendship with a colorful, crazy, and cute friendship bracelet! This is a wonderful way to keep the tweens busy for the night having fun until it’s time to shut their eyes.
14. Unicorn Eye Masks
Your teens will love making their own sleepover eye masks and these unicorn ones are the coolest! Give them a hand by making the first one and then let them take it from there! Careful using hot glue guns!
15. Fuzzy Slipper Cookies
Oh my! Your tweens will absolutely adore these fabulous fuzzy slipper cookies! Or even better yet, for an evening activity, you can make the cookies with everybody lending a hand and decorating their own slippers!
16. Pillow Fight
Every tween sleepover needs a good old fashioned pillow fight! So get your contestants ready with their soft and cushiony customized pillow fight pillows!
17. Unicorn Popcorn
Unicorn popcorn is the new must-have at any sleepover party! Kids, tweens or teens will adore this special addition to their late night movie fun!
18. Build Your Own Pizza
This is an amazing slumber party activity! It’s a great way to get all the tweens fed while still having fun! Each tween gets to personalize their own pizza to their own taste and you get to make sure everyone eats!
19. Game Night
Every amazing party needs games! Game night at your house will be a night they won’t forget; complete with snacks, drinks and all the board games you can imagine! Check out your local thrift store to find cheap board games but make sure you check that they have all the pieces.
Sleepover Ideas for Teens
Design the most perfect invitation to your teens totally cool slumber party! Charm your guests with funky eye mask invitations with all the details of what to bring, how to get there and what time to show up.
21. Spa Night
Relax your young teenagers with a pampering spa night before they tuck into bed with a romantic chick flick! Soaking their feet while drinking virgin Mimosas and painting their nails… What a hard life they have!
22. Blanket Fort
Building a blanket fort is one of those things that is fun to do at any age! Even as an adult! It’s a great place to get away with friends and drink mocktails. So set up your teens at their next slumber party and help them build the ultimate blanket fort!
23. Hot Cocoa Bar
Keep their fingers warm with a hot cup of cocoa. The best part? They get to make their hot cocoa exactly how they’d like it! Don’t forget to put out the marshmallows!
Decorations at your tweens slumber bash is super important! That’s because everybody will be snapping selfies and the background has got to be spot on!
25. Photo Booth
Every slumber party needs a photo booth and every photo booth needs props! Get silly with your teens and take hilarious pictures with big moustaches and funny glasses.
Give your teenagers a glamping experience right in your backyard. A place where they can gossip, talk about their favorite new movie, and play fun games!
27. No Boys Allowed
This is an all girls slumber bash! A place where you can get together with your besties, paint your nails, talk about that cute boy, and take selfies! Fun and bright neon colors, big signs and of course a lot of balloons!
28. Truth or Dare
Truth or Dare will always be fun! It’s just one of those games that make you laugh, scream and be surprised! It’s a great way for everybody to get to know each other better and to have a good time.
29. Chick Flicks
Print out a list of your favorite chick flicks and then get all the party guests to vote on a number! It’s an easy way to make up your mind on which Netflix film you’re going to watch.
30. Midnight Snack
When you’re staying up late with your besties gossiping about the cute new guy in school there’s gonna need to be a midnight snack!
So grab your scissors and glue guns and start making up those slumber party invitations! Having all the kids over to your house will be such a blast when you’ve got the whole thing planned out!
Start with some fun crafts and activities to get the party going. DIY eye masks, friendship bracelets and unicorn slime are fun ones! Afterward, play some board games or make your own pizza dinner. When it gets a bit later, get comfy in the living room and laugh out loud while watching that new animated movie for kids or that hilarious chick flick for the teens! Of course, when it’s time to go to sleep and all the kids crawl into their own sleeping tents you can finally relax.
As you can see, there are lots of ways to host a totally awesome slumber party no matter how old your kids are! Fun and colorful, trendy and stylish or themed to their current interest. Get creative and have a wonderful night with everyone.