How To Keep Children Entertained At Your Wedding

September 3, 2019

 

When it comes to planning your wedding in Sussex, how to keep children entertained at your wedding is always a common thought that comes up. If you aren't having children attend your wedding, then of course you needn't worry about any of this, however for the couples that do plan to have children attend, you may want to think about some ways of keeping them entertained. We've put together a list of fun ideas that should give you some inspiration for your wedding day... 

 

 

Glitter Festival Makeup or Face Painting

 

Planning a wedding can be time consuming, when couples hire me to help them continue the planning process, I always get excited when they mentioned children at their wedding. How to keep children entertained at your wedding is an art in itself, with one of my top favourite activities being a glitter festival makeup artist or children's face painter. More often than not, adults get involved with it too as part of the fun! You can usually expect your makeup artist to be there entertaining children for around 1-2 hours, a great way to keep them busy whilst adults are having their welcome drinks.

 

Hire in Garden Games

 

Always a popular one with how to keep children entertained at your wedding! Both adults and children love the garden games when it comes to a country wedding and I think it always adds that rustic feel to the vibe. There are many suppliers based in and around Sussex that can offer many different types of lawn games to suit the design of your wedding. Coconut shys, giant connect 4 and jenga for your wedding are all among the possibilities. If you're sticking to a budget, these won't break the bank either!

 

Hire in a Balloon Artist

 

Oh we do love a good balloon artist at a Sussex Wedding, children love them too! If you want to think outside the box and offer something different to keep children entertained at your wedding, then look. no further than a specialist balloon artist that will wow your mini guests. They have hundreds of ideas in the bag when it comes to balloon models, and children will watch for hours as they create the next masterpiece. Options are endless and will suit perfectly when your welcome drinks are being served. You can also have them walk around whilst your wedding breakfast is being served, why not?!

 

 

 

Get some ponies in!

 

That's right, you read it correct. How to keep your children entertained at your wedding? Get some ponies in! Children love animals and the ponies will love getting petted too. With the option to feed them, take photos and stroke them, this will keep all guests entertained and a perfect distraction for children. It's worth doing your research if you aren't hiring a wedding planner, to find the best suppliers in the area that can offer this service. If you need help with sourcing suppliers, contact us today by emailing hello@illyelizabethweddings.com for your no obligation consultation.

 

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