October 13, 2015

The Sound Of Music – Making Music Fun!

Why does music play such an important role in your child’s life? Well, simply because music is amazingly therapeutic! Don’t believe us? Next time, try calming your fractious little kid with some soothing melodies, or hand over a set of drums to your upset or angry kid and see the change…it works! Because ultimately, all children express themselves through music in some way or the other (Interesting right?). Listening and joining in with songs, learning about rhythm, and playing simple instruments, all help your child learn to concentrate, recognize patterns and remember them- all vital components of learning through listening. […]
October 12, 2015

Trick-Or-Treat Like Never Before

On the 31st of October, parents all over the world will escorts their little ones through the streets as they hunt down as many sweets & treats they can possibly get their hands on. All of this in celebration of the spookiest night of the year; Halloween. Dressed up both naughty and nice, from witches, werewolves, pumpkins and princesses, the concept of dressing up and eating buckets of sugar is often too exciting for children to contain. The tradition of trick-or-treating dates back over 2,000 years ago, when the Celts living in what is now the United Kingdom and northern […]
October 11, 2015

How Much Would It Cost To Book Your Favourite Band For Your Party?

Whilst at Twizzle, we believe we’re the most experienced children’s party planners in London, offering a whole host of entertainment options to help you throw the perfect party, sometimes, there’s a wish for something extra special…something which simply can’t be booked by anyone. Yes, we’re talking those who want their favourite band to appear at their party. Celebrity appearances are something which is certainly possible and something which can work well, however when it comes to wanting the music at a party supplied by one of the music world’s biggest names, things don’t come cheap! We came across this fantastic […]
September 25, 2015

10 Tips For Story Tellling

Children love a good story – we all do.  And what fun to have a storytelling session with the kids. Stories can be silly, scary or outrageously funny. All you only need a little imagination. Storytelling encourages children to explore their unique expressiveness and helps them communicate thoughts and feelings. It helps you see into your child’s world. And to think about it, storytelling is a sweet reminder to your children that speaking, listening and communicating are the simplest forms of art in this media-driven world. So what would make storytelling even easier? Here’s our top ten tips Just have […]
September 25, 2015

Project Runway – Fashion Party For Your Kids

 Dressing up is always great fun for kids; Big sloppy hats, oversized shoes, fabulously funky bowers! When our client’s-4-year-old daughter requested yet another princess birthday party, we decided the old theme needed a new spin. Which is when we suggested a Runway Fashion show. The ‘challenge’ was to create a look inspired by a princess to walk the runway. This inspirational Runway party definitely had everyone talking about it for months!  What do our children learn from catwalk parties? To strut their funky stuff, and strike that perfect pose! Its also a great great opportunity to say “fashion free from confines” aka the current campaing by FTL Moda) that says beauty […]
September 25, 2015

Put Your Detective Skills To The Test At ClueQuest

There may well be more to being recruited as a spy than an hour of codebreaking, briefcases and teamwork, but if it’s even half as exciting in real life as this escape game then it’s no wonder MI5 is so selective. Cluequest sees a team of 3-5 players get locked in a room that they won’t be able to escape from until they’ve solved enough puzzles to unlock every last lock in the place – and there are loads. Fast-paced, challenging and win-a-minute, even teams who don’t get out in time will have plenty to celebrate. Sounds like a perfect […]
September 25, 2015

Art for Arts Sake!

What comes to your mind when you hear ‘Performing Arts School’? A place for dancing and singing stars of the future? Well yes, but there is much more to performing arts schools than that. They provide great perceptible benefits, stimulating the body and mind (Apart from being fabulously fun!). With the number of working parents increasing, children spend less time with adults planning activities, creating or imagining an outcome and working towards it. Professor Shirley Brice, American linguistic anthropologist at Stanford University says ”Children after the age of eight spend very little time with their parents in task activities. They may spend time at the dinner table or […]
September 25, 2015

How to create a “no effort” party

If you’ve ever had to organise a children’s party, you’ll know that it is anything but a cake walk. Given enough time, anyone can throw a lavish Cinderella or Batman themed party, or festoon a hall with all things fancy. Trying to come up with ways to distract a room full of overexcited kids, on the other hand, is a task that would make Hercules blanch.  Of course you can fall back on the tried and trusted methods, like pass the parcel or musical statues. But if you want maximum impact for minimum effort, then have a look at our no effort […]