Birthday parties are wonderful celebrations, but each has its challenges. Sometimes friends get sick at the last minute. Sometimes best friends have a conflict with another activity. And sometimes the weather doesn’t cooperate. But this year’s birthday celebrations may be the most unique ones yet.
Our son has a summer birthday. Instead of cancelling or postponing his party, we decided to do it virtually. He choose a couple of friends to invite and each friend received a “surprise birthday bag” with a Lego set, candy and decorations. We bought 2 of each a Lego set so our son could build one at our home while his friend built the same set at theirs.
I was a little nervous about how the kids would enjoy a virtual birthday party, but it was a lot of fun. I’m not sure what the next birthday celebrations will bring, but I’m excited to see what creative options our kids, friends and family members come up with.