how to entertain children during birthday party ?

birthday party

Kid’s birthday party is suppose to be exciting and fun event, and when planning, you need to ensure that everybody there is having great times. However, it seems to be stressing sometimes to think of something or activities that will keep everybody entertained and have fun especially the kids. Therefore, here are some tips to guide you to run your kid’s birthday party smoothly.

Keep some fun stuffs and boxes filled with toys for children to enjoy while parents can have some adult time. You can some of the following:

  1. Dress-up station
  2. Activity books and art supplies
  3. Stickers, notepads, crayons, and pencils
  4. Card games and puzzles
  5. Movie room

Musical exercises are incredible at keeping kids engaged; they likewise have the additional advantage of being easy to set up. So having a dance party can make the kids entertained.

  • Freeze dance game
  • Musical chairs play
  • Karaoke

Snacks and drinks can go far toward keeping your child glad at a party. So have some snacks on deck like the following:

  • Raisins
  • Fruit leather
  • Popcorn
  • Chips
  • Granola bar

Sliced cakes If ever you have the right budget, consider hiring children entertainers. It will give a break to you while giving the kids something to concentrate and get busy on. You can have the following:

  • Party performers
  • Magicians or you can learn your own magic tricks if you do not have a budget.
  • Balloon twisting
  • Face painting
  • Bounce house or trampoline
  • Inflatable pool

At every party, there is eventually a person who loves kids and will joyfully play with them. Feel free to let them keep your children occupied for a bit while you mingle with other guests.

  • This is much better if that person is a trusted family member.
  • Check on them every time or say, every 30 minutes.
  • Ask parents to cooperate on the process.

With the steps mentioned above, you do not need to worry in an extreme level. Along with a touch of proper planning, you can keep your children engaged from the beginning of the party until the end.


We can help plan your kids Birthday party /Event

The Funpad can help make your child’s birthday even more special by providing entertainment at your child’s birthday party. The Funpad is a fully refurbished double-decker bus, fitted with the highest quality soft play equipment that comes to YOU, wherever you are, rain, hail or shine. Fully climate controlled, The FunPad provides you with a safe, unique and fun entertainment option, designed for children 3-12 years.

Give teachers a well-deserved rest!!  Let us share some load.
The Funpad provides a unique incursion experience that can entertain kids for hours.
Explore, Discover, Grow
● Developing core skills of movement enhances confidence, flexibility and coordination; all while the kids are having fun and being active.
● Movement can also play an important role when kids are learning and growing. It assists with concentration, focus and engagement along with building their self-esteem.

 Happy parents, happy party guests, happy you

  • Corporate are always looking for options for family events where kids can play safely. The Funpad can entertain your guests aged 3-12 years on board. This gives parents a rest or the chance to look around and enjoy the event, knowing the children are being well supervised and are safe.
  • Guest can also have peace of mind as kids are burning their energy on the bus rather than keeping their parents engaged

Are you looking for a unique entertainment option for your youngest guests?

● The FunPad can entertain your guests aged 3-12 years on board.
● Children will be able to play the day/night away.
● Full time supervisor on board minding the kids, keeping them engaged and managing the queues by sending them on rotation basis in a group of 20 kids at a time

Give a unique wedding entertainment option for your youngest guests!!

  • Make your party a special one by giving both kids and parents time to enjoy with their friends.
  • The FunPad can entertain your guests aged 3-12 years on board for hours.
  • Children will be happily occupied in a safe environment, under supervision.

For Birthday bookings on weekends you can check availability and book online

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For School and other events, please contact

Funpad on 0485867861 or


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Frequently Asked Questions

How can I book The FunPad Bus?

For Birthday Bookings on weekend, you can book it yourself online at our booking page. You can book in 3 easy steps
1. On our bookings page, choose the date and time you wish to host your event.
2. If the time slot is available, proceed through the online booking system.
3. If your preferred date and/or time is not available or you require a longer booking time, please telephone our office on

For Events or any other booking please contact us at info@thefunpad.com.au or call us on 0485867861

Does the bus drive around as part of the party?

No, The FunPad remains stationary for the entirety of the party or event.

How does it work for Events/Fetes/Charity?

● Event organizers can hire the Funpad for the duration of the event (minimum 3 hours).

● We manage the queue by letting in 20 kids at a time for 5-10 mins on rotation basis.

● Costs are determined by the travel distance plus the hourly hire rate.

● The Funpad can then be a FREE activity for children – Or – to cover costs, charge an entry fee, say $2.00 – $5.00.

● We can attend your event for the entirety of your celebration or only part of it.

● The choice is yours with packages tailored to your specific needs.



Does your Staff has working with children Check ?

Yes, all our staff have working with children check

How does it work for Birthday Parties ?

We arrive 5-10 mins early to park and set up the bus, Kids enter by sanitizing their hands and the driver/host tells them the rules and introduces what’s inside the bus. Kids explore the bus for the first few minutes and then the driver starts playing games/activities to keep the kids engaged while they are on the bus. 

Do you have aircondition in the bus ?

Yes, The Funpad bus is fully airconditioned and self-powered, so no need to provide the power source. 

Whats inside the Bus?

The Funpad is jam-packed with certified soft play equipment and is sure to entertain. some of the things kids find inside are 

● Block buster
● Log ramps
● Ball pit
● Secret caves
● Monkey bars
● Punching bags
● Triangle deck climbs
● Web platforms
● Bouncy web tube
● Horizontal squeeze rollers
● Cavern crawl
● Spider bungee maze
● Jumbo slide
● Vertical squeeze
● Dance floor/disco
● Soft play shapes
● Pothole run

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