The dates to remember for a fun-filled kids party ideas this year
If you, like us, believe in any excuse for a party, then it’s time to start looking for a few more things to celebrate! Whether that’s a space-themed science party for Star Wars Day or magic-inspired mayhem for Roald Dahl Day, we’ve rounded up our favourite kids party ideas. Pick a theme, give us a call and get partying!
Opposite Day, 25 January 2020
Opposite Day is the only day of the year when everything becomes topsy-turvy, so that yes means no and no means yes! There’s plenty of opposites to explore in the world of science, from protons and electrons to atoms and ions, making this the perfect day to host science party. Because the sky is NOT blue, and you definitely do NOT want to celebrate this one…in opposite world!
Science Week, 6 – 15 March 2020
We couldn’t talk about the biggest dates in the year for a kids party and not include British Science Week! The pinnacle of the scientific calendar, British Science Week is actually a ten-day celebration of science, engineering and technology designed to inspire people to get their geek on! We get schools booking their Sublime Science parties for Science Week up to a year in advance, so make sure you book your specially-designed Science Week workshops with us now!
Earth Day, 22 April 2020
This annual event supports environmental efforts across the world and raises awareness of the issues our planet is facing. Earth Day is a celebration of Mother Nature – the true mistress of science – so why not mark the occasion with a day full of experiments inspired by what the natural world can do?
Star Wars Day, 4 May 2020
Trekkies, look away! Star Wars Day is all about celebrating everything we love about George Lucas’ awesome film franchise, from kickass female role models like Leia to the weird and wonderful creatures like Chewie and Yoda. These space stories are sci-fi at it’s finest, so why not throw your own space-themed science party? Remember, May the 4th be with you!
National Numeracy Day, 13 May 2020
Love numbers? Numeracy Day was established as a way to empower people to use numbers confidently, whether that’s totting up exactly how much your shopping costs or working out how many hours are left until your next holiday! Want a mathematical spin on a kids party? Get in touch! Maths and Science – name a more iconic duo! We’ll wait…
World Endangered Species Day, 15 May 2020
Animal lovers, unite! This day is about celebrating the amazing animals which call our planet home and raising awareness for those species among them which are endangered. From black rhinos to green turtles or even the Borneo Pygmy Elephant, there are so many incredible creatures which need our help, so why not party and protect with a fundraiser at the same time? We have loads of are awesome environmental kids party ideas – just ask!
Tessellation Day, 17 June 2020
Created by maths lovers, Tessellation Day takes place on the birthday of Dutch tessellation artist M. C. Escher. The idea? To celebrate the beauty and wonder of pattern. Try spending the day spotting tessellation in nature or creating your own patterns. Or you could just play a boat-load of Tetris…
Embrace Your Geekness Day, 13 July 2020
The time to let your kids channel their inner philomath (that’s a lover of learning, FYI). Embrace Your Geekness Day is all about celebrating the nerd within, whether that’s by spending the day speaking purely in code, reciting Beowulf by heart or engaging in some awesome science experiments!
National Moon Day, 20 July 2020
In 1969, Apollo 11 took Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin to space to accomplish what NASA reported as ‘the single greatest technological achievement of all time’. Taking place every year on 20 July, Moon Day celebrates the date when man first walked on the moon and made history. Who wouldn’t want to celebrate that inspirational moment and throw a moon day party for the kids? Ask about our awesome ‘rocket launches’ to really set the scene for a space odyssey!
Roald Dahl Day, 13 September 2020
“A little magic can take you a long way,” wrote author Roald Dahl, and we’re inclined to agree. So whether its James and the Giant Peach, Matilda or The BFG, there’s plenty of inspiration in Roald Dahl’s words for a truly enchanted take on your science party. We’d love to give you some Roald Dahl kids party ideas, so get in touch and let the magic begin!
Hobbit Day, 22 September 2020
Invite the whole shire and celebrate Hobbit Day with a party fit for Bilbo and Frodo! As well as making merry like a Baggins, there are plenty of ways to add a little magic to your celebrations with Mordor-inspired Mount Doom volcanic eruptions or an epic search for the ring!
International Astronomy Day, 5 October 2020
Part of World Space Week (which starts 4th October), International Astronomy Day gives the perfect excuse to set your sights on the stars when you plan your party. Astronomy uses mathematics, physics and chemistry to explore and examine celestial objects and phenomena. Pick it as your theme for a truly intergalactic science party!