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What is a reasonable amount to spend on a 2year old's birthday party?

taking into account:food,drinks,decorations,activities,presents(given by parents),etc


Asked by Anonymous at 5:56 PM on Jun. 9, 2009 in Toddlers (1-2)

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Answers (6)
  • Depends on how many people will attend and if there will be adults mainly, or other kids also.

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:58 PM on Jun. 9, 2009

  • We are planning ours daughter's 2nd b-day too and plan on spending about $200-$300. But we are inviting alot of people and planning on having pizza ($5 a piece for a large) and Abby Cadabby decorations, and that includes the presents we are getting too. We are just doing it in the back yard with blow up kiddy pools and a sprinkler. We have beed buying decorations and presents slowly over time though, so it helps not having all the expenses at once.

    Answer by AK_aries at 7:22 PM on Jun. 9, 2009

  • There is no set amount. What is more important? A large group or little group? Lots of decorations? Buying food for everyone or just cake and ice cream?

    Answer by MoonLover06 at 7:35 PM on Jun. 9, 2009

  • There is no limit. It is whatever you want for your child. Set your own budget and just know that whatever or how much you decide to spend is all in good investment just to see the joy and happiness on their face on their special day.

    Answer by momofonewntmore at 7:45 PM on Jun. 9, 2009

  • 2 hours MAX! Remember it's a kids party, not an adult party. Try to invite kids around your son/daughter's age and DON'T get a jumper if your inviting kids older than 4. They will dominate that thing and then it will no longer be your son's party.
    I agree with pizza. Keep it simple. Cupcakes and pre-served ice cream/icee's.

    Answer by Vero0724 at 10:59 PM on Jun. 9, 2009

  • We spent 70 on the cake
    150 on food
    30 on goody bags
    15 on invitations
    and 40 for the present

    but this sure wont be an every year thing

    Answer by Mrs_MR at 2:22 PM on Jun. 10, 2009