Kids add joy to everything – especially Indian weddings! By the end of my wedding, my friend’s 5 year old and my cousin’s 6 year old were besties. And when the DJ dropped “Gangnam Style”, they OWNED the dance floor. It was absolutely adorable!
Unfortunately, even though South Asian weddings are kid-friendly, meaning often couples don’t restrict their reception or other events as adult-only but they’re often boring for them. In the guide we point out some things you can do to help out our little friends…and their parents!
1. Pre-place activities for them. They’ll be excited and their parents will appreciate the gesture too! Activities can include coloring, puzzles, crafts, special desserts, candy bags. A lot of Indian weddings have welcome bags, well you could also create craft bags for each child, loaded with games, knick knacks, snacks and candy.
2. Designate a kids room, nearby the ballroom. Outfit it with games/activities, mats for kids to sleep on, and to really go the extra mile, hire a babysitter(s).
3. Games for adults and children alike! Bonus points for life-size games!
4. Designate someone to do a kids photo sesh!
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There are lots of ways to make your wedding kid-friendly. Do you have some ideas that we didn’t cover? Share them in the comments and we just might add them into this article!
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