New Year’s Eve

A Rockin’ New Years Eve for the Whole Family!


New Years Eve with kids can be just as fun as the adult version. Bunch’s Rebecca Brown shares her tips for a Rockin’ New Years Eve with Today’s Parent.

The Bunchland Guide to New Year’s Eve


New Year’s Eve doesn’t have to mean scrambling to find a babysitter or skipping a night of partying. With a bit of planning ahead, kids and New Year’s can be seamlessly combined to create a fun night for the whole family, full of activities you’ll all look back on. At a loss for how to… Read More »

New Year’s Eve Party Menu


Every good party needs some good food. Here are our suggestions for keeping guests happy as they ring in the new year Party food needs to be delicious, but it also needs to look great. And if you’re hosting a kid-and-parent party, it also needs to be fun. Here’s our proposed New Year’s Eve party… Read More »

Disco Ball Piñata!


Why not countdown to a paper mâché ball of candy? Countdowns are fun. Candy is fun. Countdowns with candy at the end are superfun. (If you don’t like that much sugar, glitter is also fun. Messy, but fun.) For a kid-friendly countdown, make a disco ball piñata. Note: this needs to be done two days… Read More »

Make a Memory Mural


A collaborative art project sharing memories and resolutions makes for a great party activity Kids and parents can all take part sharing their favourite memories of the last year as well as their hopes for 2011. Establish an art corner for this particular party activity. (We can’t even tell you how many times we’ve accidentally… Read More »

DVD Box Sets to Watch on New Year’s Day


The best family entertainment for this lazy, lazy day Presenting Bunchland’s Guide to New Year’s Day. You ready? Got a pen? Okay, here it is: 1. Sleep in. 2. When you eventually wake up, with the help of no alarms whatsoever, make pancakes. 3. Eat the pancakes. 4. Do not, repeat, do not change out… Read More »

3 DIY Noisemakers You Should Make


Make some noise in the new year with one of these New Year’s Eve noisemakers Generally, you want your kids to stop making so much noise, but on New Year’s Eve, they are certainly exempt from the quiet rule. We’ve rounded up some of our favourite DIY noisemakers from craft blogs to help your kids… Read More »

Glam New Year’s Getups for Boys and Girls


New Year’s Eve outfits for kids New Year’s Eve is the best time to dress up your kids in fancy-pants outfits, because how often do you get to do that sort of thing? Sure, there’s the occasional wedding or birthday party. But New Year’s Eve is a time when you can get away with tops… Read More »

Night Tobogganing


Sometimes a quick slide down your neighbourhood hill is the best way to ring in the New Year If dance floors and cocktail conversations aren’t for you, we suggest a little bit of night tobogganing. There’s something almost other worldly about looking down from the top of a hill, hearing only the scrape of your… Read More »


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