Turning 80 years old is a great milestone. One of the best 80th birthday party ideas is to throw a "young at heart" 80th birthday party theme bash because you are only as old as you feel!
Check out some of these fun eightieth birthday party suggestions and 80th birthday ideas.
80th birthday decorations
Hang a banner that says "young at heart" at the entrance. Make sure to put the name of the celebrant on the banner.
Hang colorful 80th birthday party balloons everywhere.
Provide tablewear and table cloths with a childrens birthday party motif. Such as firetrucks, barbie dolls or cartoon characters.
Place plastic cups full of different nuts,mints and assorted candies at each place setting around the table. Use 80th birthday napkins* on the table too.
80th Birthday Invitations
There are many 80th birthday ideas for invitations.
Use an invitation that has a childs party motif such as a teddy bear motif.
80th birthday invitation wording could be as follows:
when your eighty - its not crazy - to feel young at heart!
Come celebrate (name)'s 80th birthday party!
On (date) at (time) at (address)
Or draw a heart on a card and put a childhood or other photo of the honoree inside the heart and write the party details on the card.
You can find more 80th birthday party verses that you can put on a card for the eighty year old celebrant.80th birthday party ideas include planning.
80th Birthday Party Planning Ideas*
Be sure to have some 80th birthday party favors
such as a bottle of bubbles
plastic or costume jeweleryis another wonderful 80th birthday party idea
80th Birthday Party Suggestions
Have some funny 80th birthday jokes on hand. You can have one of the party guests or any willing participant tell funny jokes during the party.
play some theme inspired activities:
All these activites take the party persons age into consideration. They are old fashioned but classic fun games to play.
Pin the tail on the donkey
make balloon animals - for this you will need some simple instuctions on how to make these balloons so you can show your guests if they have never done this activity before.
80th birthday gift ideas
Some of the gifts for 80th birthday could be :
a teddy bear to reflect the young at heart theme
a rotating music box
a remote control childs boat
a train set
any vintage novelty gift such as a sequined handbag for a woman or a vintage hanky for a male who is turning eighty.
knitting needles or patterns (if your honoree has a passion for knitting or crocheting)
Simple Dessert Ideas
cupcakes decorated with sprinkles or gumdrops
ice cream cone clowns-- scoop any flavor icecream into cupcake liners. Sit sugar cones upside down on the top of the ice cream scoops.
Use frosting to draw fun clown faces on the scoops.
80TH Birthday Party Verses
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Remember- you're only as old as you feel! Make your birthday honoree feel "young at heart" with these super duper 80th birthday party ideas.