Survival Tips to Host a Kids Birthday Party in Malaysia

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Kids and parties are always a fun idea, but juggling both in planning can be very tiring (especially if you’re currently parenting a toddler!). Don’t be disheartened though, because we’ve got the top 7 survival tips for hosting your next kid’s birthday party in Malaysia.

Use this as your guide—your checklist—and you will be well on your way to hosting a party that both children and adults in Malaysia will love!

1. Set a budget for the party!

Budgeting for kids birthday party in malaysia
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Of course, you want to fulfil all birthday wishes for kids when planning a kids’ birthday party in Malaysia. However, realistically, you should not exhaust all your money for this event. 

Thus, the first step is to always set a budget for your kids’ birthday party. This way, you can manage your expectations while reaching for your kids’ dream birthday—all without breaking the bank. Set a baseline budget that you are comfortable with spending, and then you can move on to the fun stuff.

2. Choose fun and vibrant theme!

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For a kid’s birthday party in Malaysia, it’s always fun to play into the strengths of the country. A tropical haven, Malaysia would be a perfect venue for a Safari-themed birthday. 

On the other hand, Malaysia is diverse enough to hold any type of kid’s birthday party you want—so why not go full fantasy with these 5 Disney Themed Kids Birthday Party Ideas

Want more theme options? Look into these kid’s birthday party ideas in Malaysia: 

  • Nautical theme
  • Art Party
  • Tea Party theme
  • To the Sky! theme (Airplanes, Hot air balloons, etc.)
  • Superhero Party theme

If you are having trouble deciding on a theme for your kid’s birthday, here’s another tip: have you tried asking them? Some parents fall into the trap of planning their kid’s birthday party in Malaysia alone. Always remember to ask your children because at the end of the day, these parties are meant to put a smile on their faces.

3. Decide on the number of adults and the number of children (AKA your guest list).

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You’ve survived deciding on a theme—great! Now it’s time to narrow down your guest list. Do you want a big party? A small one with only the closest friends and family? This is the final step before you choose your party venue. 

The rare thing in planning a kid’s birthday party is that it often has the same number of adults and kids (not all the time though!). Once you have your guest list finalized, take a look at it again. How many adults are attending? How many kids will they be bringing? 
In turn, how many adults will each kid bring with them? It’s helpful to know this because this will dictate the space, food, and games you will have at your party.

Moreover, it is crucial to ask your children who they want to invite. Sometimes, people get so caught up in party planning that they forget that they are having a party for kids.

4. Pick the best suitable venue, with the help of Venuerific!


B'york KL venue for kids birthday party in malaysia
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As mentioned above, one of the most common kid’s birthday party ideas in Malaysia is “Safari.” If you want to join in on this bandwagon while keeping a unique, elegant atmosphere, Venuerific has the perfect venue for you! 

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Check out B’york KL, a multifunctional event space adorned with elements of nature and greeneries. Inspired by the iconic Zebra Square in Kuala Lumpur, this venue welcomes beautiful natural light to your lively party. B’york KL also comes with its own projector, stage, and contact to their events team. 

Contact B’york KL and see if they’re available for your next kid’s birthday party in Malaysia!

Simple Lunch (for parties with more adults than kids)

minimalkist, clean space for kids birthday party ideas in malaysia

Sometimes people want to skip on themes and go straight to the event. Parties are gatherings with food and people, all celebrating something (s). If you want your kid’s birthday party in Malaysia to focus on its adult audience—that is, there are more adults than kids—check out Gin Rik Sha. 

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This event venue, bookable through Venuerific, directs its energy on delicious Indian food and world-class drinks. Its clean, laid-back interiors are welcoming and open, perfect for the lively energy of children. 

Wondering how else you can use ​​Gin Rik Sha for your kids’ birthday party? Enquire at Venuerific!

Blank Slate / Minimalist venue 

Yuespace Hartamas for hosting kids birthday party in malaysia

If you are planning to go all out on your kids’ birthday party in Malaysia, take a gander at ​​Yuespace Hartamas. Located in Sri Hartamas, this multifunctional space lives by the quote “We provide space for your own creation.”

This empty space can become a carnival, a tea party, an art workshop, and anything you set your mind to. Each guest has 1,500 square feet to explore. As a party planner, you also have a dedicated Event Manager working with you. 

Carnival themed birthday as kids birthday party ideas
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If you want a tailored, customized kid’s birthday party in Malaysia, Yuespace Hartamas is for you. Check it out now!

Activity Day (limited guests) 

DeHoz Co-Studio & Kitchen for hosting kids birthday party in malaysia

Sometimes, kids want an activity, not just a party. Should you want a small kid’s birthday party in Malaysia that has art, cooking, or decorating activities—check out DeHoz Co-Studio & Kitchen. This unique loft-style venue can accommodate a small home party, a cooking class, and even a cupcake baking workshop!

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For your soon-to-be chefs, hosting an activity day at a venue with complete amenities such as DeHoz Co-Studio & Kitchen solves most of your problems already. It even has overnight stay rooms available for your slumber party themes. 

Book DeHoz Co-Studio & Kitchen on Venuerific today!

Garden Party

garden theme for kids birthday party in malaysia
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Planning a big fairytale party for your kids’ birthday party in Malaysia? Cassa Detik—experienced with imaginative events and parties—is the venue you should book. 

Able to accommodate up to 500 standing guests, Cassa Detik is a spacious and fresh venue. It is perfect for playing, scavenger hunts, and fun physical games with your kid/s. Aesthetically, it can easily be turned into a magical garden or a fun carnival. 

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If you want a simple, royal lunch for your kid’s birthday party Cassa Detik can do it too, since it also hosts small-scale events. Plan out your next kid’s birthday party in Malaysia with Cassa Detik!

5. Food and drinks should mostly cater to your theme.

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Fulfil birthday wishes for kids in Malaysia while making everything fit your theme. This goes especially for food options! 

If you’ve got a tea party, serve a spread of mini cakes, dainty sandwiches, and beautifully coloured drinks. If you have a safari-themed party, you can have fun with the names! 

(Think serving “animal” crackers, “jungle vines” (liquorice sticks), “monkey food” (banana pudding), “tropical feast” (spread of fruits), and more.) Kids love it when you get creative, so you can try asking them if they have any ideas too!

6. Have games for your guests!

Pinata game for the best kids birthday party in malaysia
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For spacious venues, you can have an egg toss, a newspaper dance, and even several rounds of musical chairs! Scavenger hunts are all a no-brainer, especially if you are going for a more nature-theme birthday. 

Smaller parties can focus on more intimate games like card games, board games, and virtual escape rooms. Either way, you should never forget to have activities with your guests—it’ll be the most memorable part of their day. 

(Tip? Get prizes that will pique the interests of kids and adults! Again, this party can be for both, so have a little something for you winners—they’ll be so excited to join!)

There are so many ways you can get creative with a kid’s birthday party in Malaysia. It all starts with a budget, an idea, and a venue to execute these. Kid’s birthday parties are always a treat for the eyes as they breathe innocent life into an otherwise loud party scene!

If you’re looking for more party ideas, you can take a peek into the world of baby showers too. The themes of kids’ birthdays and baby showers often overlap, and it all depends on execution to tell the difference.

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