New Year Party Ideas {activities, printables, & food}


The New Year is almost upon us and if you’re throwing a Happy New Years party, then here are some festive celebration ideas, decorating, New Year activities, crafts, and free printable ideas.

New Year

New Year

1. How to make Black & white new year’s party fortune cookies – These paper fortune cookies are easy to make and would add a fun twist to your party. All you need is paper, tape and a gel pen. You can find the how-to here.
2.  New Years Eve Countdown Goodie Bags – These traditional paper sacks are made so festive with the paper clock on the font.
3.  Happy Hats for Kids – Felt New Year silly hats to help ring in the New Year for your family party.
4. Paper Crafting: A Free Mini 2011 Calendar Printable {Tutorial} -A darling mini-calendar that’s printable and a fun craft to make as a homemade gift or for yourself.

Printable ~ Happy New Years

Printable ~ Happy New Years

5.  FREE New Year’s Printables – Several fun designer printables to make your New Year’s party festive.
6.  Free Printable Whimsical New Year’s Drink and Dessert Flags – Ring in the New Year with whimsical flair with these free printable drink or dessert flags. Attach to straws for kids’ drinks or to a plastic swizzle stick for cocktails.
7.  Elegant Happy New Year’s printable place cards – Simply print and fold these place cards for your party table.
8.  Free printable – Happy New Year Subway Art – Easy and cheap Happy New Year’s home decor, simply print and frame.

New Years Eve Activities

New Years Eve Activities

9.  Celebrate 2011 with Goofy Glasses – Make numbered glasses out of pipe cleaners for your kids to wear at the New Year’s party.
10. How To Make A New Years Candy Tower – A fun activity to make with your kids and then display and eat on New Years Eve.
11.  New Year Muffin Tin Lunch – I thought this 2010 apple was absolutely adorable and such a fun thing for your toddler to help celebrate the new year.
12.  New Year’s Eve Time Capsules, Noise Makers & Confetti – Ring in 2011 together by making these fun, festive crafts from household items!

New Year Party Food Recipes

16 Festive Recipes for New Year’s Eve – Recipes that would make great additions to your New Year’s Eve spread. Appetizers, snacks, dips, and desserts – lots of ideas!

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  1. I think the printables are my favorite. If you have company coming, you can quickly put something together. It saves time and it’s free. It also looks impressive. You will instantly be the hostess with the mostest! Thanks for sharing. Happy New Year!

  2. Here’s Wising 2 all a wonderful filled 2012 w/joys filled with wishful strength of a mountain, so that if thru the year U R 2 have the bless expereince of sadness/loss, your souls will B able to remember the joy and may it’s warth carry U Ur’s as in a craddle, secure knowing that you’ll once again B in Joy//DO U KNOW WHAT TEARS LOOK LIKE FROM UP ABOVE?? as Ur tears falls from each eye,& come streaming fm Ur cheeks, they form a heart, the promise that ALL WILL B OKAY.Blessing 2 U Ur’s

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