Children's Birthday Parties 101

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Course Description

What could be better than a child's birthday party? Children's birthday parties are lots of fun. And not just for the kids, they can bring a lot of enjoyment to the adults as well. Seeing the smile that it puts on a child's face is all it takes to make an adult feel happy and that it was all worth every moment it took to pull it off. Many parents and caregivers, however, are not quite sure just where to start when it comes to planning a great children's birthday party. That's where this course comes in!


 This Children's Birthday Parties course is filled with everything you need to know about how to plan and successfully carry out a child's birthday party. This course walks you through the entire process, leaving nothing left unturned. You will learn about the importance of a birthday party for children, creating a budget, determining party size, parties by age group, lots of different places you can hold a party, birthday party themes, and additional things to consider, such as cake size, kid-friendly food, and party favors.


This course also covers such important information as considering food allergies and other possible concerns , having an environmentally friendly birthday party, as well as turning your knowledge into a business to become a children's birthday party planner. This course covers everything about children's birthday parties, from A to Z!

Course Requirements


At least a high school reading and writing educational level is required.

Course Topics


Lesson 1 : An Introduction to Children's Birthday Parties

Lesson 2 : Financial Considerations

Lesson 3 : Children's Parties by Age

Lesson 4 : Places to Party

Lesson 5 : Themed Parties

Lesson 6 : Additional Things to Consider

Lesson 7 : Special Concerns and Considerations

Lesson 8 : Let's Party!

Lesson 9 : Keeping it Green

Lesson 10 : Turning it Into a Business

Course Materials

All course materials will be online and no outside purchases will be required.

Grading Policy

The course consists of ten lessons. At the end of each lesson will be at least one writing assignment and a lesson review quiz based on the lesson material. A percentage grade will be given based on point accumulation.

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Know financial considerations in doing a children's birthday part.
  • Recognize children's parties by age.
  • Describe places to party.
  • Identify themed parties.
  • Recognize special concerns and considerations when hosting a child's birthday part.
  • Describe turning children's birthday parties into a business, and
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
An Introduction5
Lesson 1 : An Introduction to Children’s Birthday Parties10
Birthday Party Planning100
Lesson 2 : Financial Considerations10
Lesson 3 Assignment25
Lesson 3 : Children’s Parties by Age10
Questions to Ask100
Lesson 4 : Places to Party10
Themed Parties100
Lesson 5 : Themed Parties10
Lesson 6 Assignment25
Lesson 6 : Additional Things to Consider10
Birthday Concerns100
Lesson 7 : Special Concerns and Considerations10
Proper Party Manners100
Lesson 8 : Let’s party!10
Green Parties100
Lesson 9 : Keeping it Green10
Final Thoughts100
Lesson 10 Assignment25
Lesson 10 : Turning it Into a Business10
The Final Exam50
Total Points:930

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