Photo booths are a huge hit at birthday parties. They can replace party favors, which saves an immense amount of time for your party preparation, but they are also an incredibly fun thing to do at any party. Here are some ideas for your next birthday party. Here are some supplies you’ll need as well.
- Colored Cardboard Paper
- Water and Paper Towels
- Glue Sticks
- One Polaroid Camera
- Film For It All
- Popsicle Sticks
- Little Plastic Themed Items
You can place this at the front of the party room, right by the door. Have the guests pose on the way in to announce them to the other guests. This is handy for birthday parties where people are coming together from other groups. That way, they can meet as they come in, and they’ll have a better time. Place the confetti above the area where the guests stand and pull a trigger that lets confetti fall down. Announce them and enjoy the mayhem that ensues. The party favor is the instant picture they get.
Hawaiian Floral Wreaths
Your photo booth props are one of the best ways to create interest in guests using the station. Have them wear Hawaiian wreaths and pose for the picture. This is a great idea for situations where you can’t make tons of props for each guest. Have the guests pick from a few selections and wear them for that picture.
The guests can hold up their chosen Polaroid frame in front of their faces for the picture. Have Velcro pieces that the guests can select and attach to add personalization to the shot. It is one of the most creative photo booth props ever.
You can hand the guests chalk and let them write whatever they want on the board. Then they can pose for their big moment. Guests love this at birthday parties. Make sure to have a washing station right there to wash off the chalk. Make sure to add accents of colors to the background, with frames around various shapes. That way, the guests can fill in the spaces with names and funny things for a laugh.
You can get creative with this. Have character faces that have the center cut out for the guests to hold up to their faces. They can poke their heads through and smile. This is cheaper than those big carnival boards that are similar, and again, you can let the guest keep the props if you like.
This is the easiest one. All you need is a printer to send the pictures from your phone, and boom! You have party favors that guests can keep forever to remember the birthday party.
This began years ago as a huge prop to use at picture stations, but it’s still popular. Just have the birthday party guests hold them up to their face, and snap that picture!
Have your guests pick a party hat and put it on to pose for the camera. Then take your picture and introduce them to the birthday party guests. Plus, this one gives everyone that festive feel right away.
Add this selection to the balloon artist station. It is a great prop set up for a birthday party entrance. Have them come in, and pick one of the balloons. Then have them add that to their hat, or have the balloon artist create a personalized balloon hat. Then put it on and take their picture.
Years ago, there were stores where you could go in and dress up like in the old days. They would take your picture, and you’d have a family portrait that became an instant heirloom. This prop is fun for your birthday party guests. Have them pick their props to wear and snap that picture for a party favor they’ll love.
No matter which ones you decide to use, your guests will talk about your birthday party for years to come. These props at photo booth stations are always a big hit. It provides instant party favors and entertains the guests as they begin to arrive.
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