5 DIY Projects for a Kid-Friendly New Year's Eve Party

I have a confession to make. Last New Year's Eve I stayed in, got bored watching TV, and fell asleep at 8pm. Let my tragically boring fate serve as a cautionary tale. If you're hoping the whole family will make it to midnight, you better have some fun activities planned! To help you make this the best New Year's Eve ever, we've put together a list of five fantastic New Year's Eve DIY's guaranteed to provide a night's worth of New Year's Eve fun for the whole family. Craft your own dazzling party hats, fill homemade party poppers with a New Year's surprise of your choice, up your New Year's Eve instagram game with a DIY photo booth, and ring in the new year with an explosion of DIY confetti cannons! These fun, easy New Year's crafts will make this New Year's Eve a night your kids will never forget.

  • Visual aid of how to complete New Year's Eve Surprise Popper

    Party crackers are one of our favorite New Year's Eve traditions, and it's pretty easy to make your own at home! Especially if you have any wrapping paper and cardboard tubes left over from the holidays. Take your cut cardboard tubes, wrap them in festive paper, fill with cash, candy or any shiny trinkets you happen to have lying around and just like that you have homemade New Year's crackers that are guaranteed to get your party popping!

  • Visual aid of how to complete Recycled Party Hats

    No New Year's Eve party is complete without silly party hats. This year, skip the cardboard cone hats from your local party supply store, and try making your own dazzling party hats from recycled materials and a few common crafting supplies.

  • Visual aid of how to complete Confetti Poppers
    Confetti Poppers

    (Ages 5-16)

    There simply is no better way to ring in a new year or celebrate a holiday or a special occasion than with a shower of confetti. These confetti poppers are easy to make in advance, and they make the perfect party favor for guests of all ages!

  • Visual aid of how to complete Confetti Launcher

    There's no such thing as too many confetti showers! These DIY confetti launchers can be refilled again and again to keep the New Year's fun going all night.

  • Visual aid of how to complete Photo Booth
    Photo Booth

    (Ages 5-16)

    A DIY photo booth makes a super fun addition to your New Year's Eve celebration! Not only will it keep the kids and adults entertained, but you'll get some silly Instagram-worthy pictures to remember the occasion.

Get inspired!