So you have decided to have your child's next birthday at home, but don't fancy the thought of having to entertain the kids yourself?
Here is a list of just some of the Perth entertainers who will bring their party magic to your place.
Amazing Kids Parties
The Park Pack party for toddlers, Amazing Kids Parties, image courtesy Amazing Kids Parties website
Offering a comprehensive party package in a variety of themes, there is something to suit every kid. From cooking parties, craft, balloon twisting, circus skills, disco parties, karaoke, jumping castle, farmyard and much more, Amazing Kids Parties pretty much cover it all.
They even have a special 'Little Kids pack' which includes many of the above activities and will entertain the kids for an hour and a half. They can even provide goody bags and offer a special 'park pack' if you can't host at home. There are also a number of party themes suitable for older kids.
You must provide food and a birthday cake.
Bop Till You Drop Parties
Perfect for kids of all ages (up to 4 years, 5-10 years and 11-16 years) these parties bring a complete disco to your place with DJ, lights, music, microphone, tattoos and lollies and optional games/prizes.
They provide a structured disco and karaoke party, teach the kids some dance moves, play games and give everyone the chance to sing. A perfect indoor party for all year round.
Einstein's Top Secret Science
Perfect for curious kids aged between 4 and 11, these parties provide an hour of hands-on entertainment in a variety of scientific themes including crazy chemistry, gems and crystals and mystery crime. Includes experiments for the kids to take home and will accommodate up to 20 kids. Invitations provided.
Encore Kids Parties
Sugar Skull Party from Encore, image courtesy Encore website
Encore offer a range of party themes suitable for boys and girls of all ages. Their have a great range of ideas suitable for older kids and tweenies such as the new BoHo theme, Minecraft and Candy Crush themes, plus craft parties, tea parties and sugar skulls BFF parties. Something really different for your older kids (they also offer all the favourite characters for younger kids too).
A fully equipped, double decker bus full of all sorts of exciting gym equipment for kids to run riot for an hour of fun, while parked outside your house. Able to host up to 26 kids for the one price, this party is guaranteed to tire them out and includes a host/conductor, invitations, stickers and loot bags. Games can be varied according to age of the children.
Hey Presto Magician
I have seen David the Hey Presto magician in action in a torrential downpour in front of dozen of kids and adults and his work was faultless. A master of sleight of hand, cracking jokes for both the kids and adults, no one could figure out how he did it. Available for kids parties, he will amuse and astound a large crowd for ages.
Jelly Tots provides an all-round package for kids aged two and above. With a variety of themes (from fairies to pirate, cowboys to princesses) to choose from, party hosts will lead a variety of activities including tattoos and glitter, treasure hunt, games, music and dancing, games and competitions, bubbles and more. Can accommodate very large groups.
Kidzquip provide bouncy castles to your party for a half day or full day. They require a certain amount of outdoor space and for an extra fee they can provide a generator and even a supervisor.
Ozzie Rider hires all sorts of inflatable amusements including bouncy castles, zorb balls, bucking broncos, dunk tanks, surf simulators and more. Most options include three hours hire, delivery and an operator. If you have a small backyard and hope to use the local park, remember to get council approval.
Parties Kids Remember
PKR offer a range of themes for everyone from pre-Kindy to teens with all the favourite princess and pirate as well as more unusual parties such as Lego, Cat in the Hat, Harry Potter, Silent Disco, Fear Factor, Candy Olympics and Hawaiian Luau. Hosts, entertainment and some prizes are included.
Perth Stretch Hummers
Stretch Hummer Kids Party, image courtesy Perth Stretch Hummers
Fabulous for older kids, tweens and teens this is a party with a difference – and you don't need to actually host it in your house! The enormous hummers are fully stocked with chips and drinks and lollies as well as four TV screens for the kids to sing karaoke in addition to the laser lights and smoke machine. The hour long cruise through Perth can wind up at various destinations and the hummer holds up to 14 people.
Offering two types of parties – suitable for either 3-5 year olds or five years and younger, these parties provide a party leader (Northern Suburbs only) who offers a range of activities including pretend play, drama games and music. A short 50 minutes, perfect for little kids, the parties can accommodate various themes and encourages kids to have fun and use their imagination.
Rosie O Face Painters
Rosie O Face Painters
Rosie O parties are suitable for kids of all ages. Her quality artists provide face painting plus a host of options including games, prizes, craft, fairy floss and balloon twisting.
Sandgroper Kids Entertainment
Offering a range of themed parties for both boys and girls, Sandgropers provides a range of parties from Hollywood glamour, dinosaur digs, water parties (great for summer), superheros, jedi, mermaids and more. They also offer specialised short parties for toddlers. Parties can cater for up to 20 kids.
For lovers of stuffed toys, this fabulous party which you can do in your own home allows kids to build their own new toys complete with birth certificate and take home wagon. You can choose from a range of themes such as farm animals, rainbow animals, bears and jungle animals. For an extra fee you can also select sound chips and outfits.
You can collect the stuffing machine or pay extra to have it delivered and if you live remotely, there is even an option for a post pack (you hand stuff the bears). No host is provided – and an adult must supervise the stuffing machine.
Unreal Kids Parties
Offering a huge range of themes and options, Unreal Kids Parties provide entertaining packages for kids of all ages. With over 30 characters available, the parties run for 1.5 hours and can include things such as games, sports, craft, storytelling and more.
Fabulous for older kids, these beautiful umbrellas form not only the entertainment but the world's best take-home gift. Paper parasols are provides along with bright dyes and glitter allowing kids to create their own stunning creations over the course of the party, stopping for food while the paint is drying.
Jess Johnston face and body painting
Available for kids (and adults) parties, Jess is a true master of paint and is available to brighten up any birthday party. Able to paint between 10-15 full faces per hour, Jess also offer extra such as instant photos for goody bags, balloon twisting and glitter tattoos.
For older kids Jess also can do glow paint and special FX painting parties (such as gore/Halloween).
Perth Pamper Parties
Suitable for girls aged between 4 and 15 years, these parties are for little princesses who like to be spoiled. A minimum of three hostesses provide hours of beauty and nail treatments, karaoke and gifts for both the birthday girls and gifts. Invitations included.
Fire Engine Fun
A favourite of kids between 3-5 year olds (but suitable for lower primary as well), this 1960s fire engine will visit you for around an hour and take children for a special drive around the neighbourhood in small groups. They will also demonstrate the water cannon and organise a special group photo with a fireman outfit for the special party child. Suitable for wet weather. Invitations provided.
Mini Digger Hire
Hire this fully functioning kid-sized digger and watch the kids line up for the chance to dig at hundreds of brightly coloured balls. Self-contained on its own trailer, the digger can be collected or delivered for a fee.
More information: www.weekendnotes.com/kids-mini-digger-hire-parties-fetes/
Mobile Laser Quest
Bringing the battlefield to your backyard, Mobile Laser Quest is a fun and safe game suitable for kids (no paint and no bullets) and they can set up indoors or outdoors (if there is enough space). Cool battle invitations provides.
Pirate Man Michael
Pirate Man Michael offers an interactive party for kids aged 4-10 years with activities such as treasure map making, interactive story-telling, puppetry, pirate themed games and more.