Check out these fantastic options for drinks at a children’s birthday party!
Water and tea are actually my two favorite beverages, but for a kid’s party, food AND beverages need to be something special. At least one of these non-alcoholic drinks should fill the bill for your next boy birthday party.
In this round up you will find Monsters University party drinks, watermelon drinks and shooters, a sparkling Orange Crush punch, green drinks and juices that kids will love as well as a very easy punch that is perfect for kids.
We also have a couple of options for special holidays including a St. Patrick’s Day mocktail and a red, white and blue layered drink for the 4th of July.
Whether you opt to use Mason jars or fancy glasses, make these drinks even more party worthy by rimming the glass with colored sugar or including fun, patterned straws. Cheers!
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1. Mike Wazowski Monsters Green Smoothie Drink
From Mom Endeavors
Celebrating your kiddo’s birthday with a Monster’s Inc. themed party? I have a monstrous fun Mike Wazowski green smoothie drink to share with you! It is a simple craft and recipe all in one that is sure to be a hit with the kids. Nothing beats a monster drink that is super fun, but healthy too. To make your own Mike Wazowski green drink blend together a mix of almond milk, apple juice, pineapple, kiwi, and more.
2. Grinch Punch
From Simplee Thrifty
How about some Grinch Punch for your family holiday party this year? Whether you are hosting a Grinch filled movie night or a family friendly Christmas party, you are going to want to have this recipe saved. The adults can even spice them up a little if they’d like! A delicious punch made from lemon lime fruit punch and lemon lime soda is poured into a green sparkling sugar rimmed glass, then topped with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
3. St. Patrick’s Day Mocktail Recipe
From 3 Boys and a Dog
St. Patrick’s Day is one of those fun holidays where really anything goes, so the beverages do not have to stick to just Guinness and Bailey’s. Kids and adults alike would love to wake up to one of these festive green drinks on St. Patrick’s Day. This mocktail tastes light and refreshing, with just the right amount of zing from a touch of frozen limeade. Make it festive with a lime candy garnish and a tiny drop of green food coloring.
4. Red, White, & Blue Layered Kids Drink
From Artsy Momma
Celebrate the fourth of July in style with this wonderful red, white, and blue layered drink for kids! The triple layered effect is surprisingly easy to achieve, but looks so cool served in a tall glass. The trick is to buy juices and sports drinks that all have different amounts of sugar. This patriotic drink is made with cranberry cocktail, pina colada flavored Sobe, and blue Gatorade. It’s a science experiment and treat all in one.
5. Watermelon Mint Shooters
From Frugal Coupon Living
Valentine’s Day, New Year’s Eve, summer parties and beyond, these Watermelon Mint Shooters are the perfect party drink for guests of any age. The refreshing iced slush drink is beautifully flavored with fresh watermelon, a squeeze of lime, and finely chopped mint. For adult drinks you can also add a splash oh white rum! Serve in a tall glass with a sprig of mint and you have the most perfect drink for any occasion.
6. Orange Crush Sparkling Punch Recipe
From Family Frugal Fun
This Orange Crush Sparkling Punch recipe is sure to be a big success at any sort of celebration. It is so much fun served for birthday parties, brunches, or just a social party with the neighbors. The base of the punch is made with basic ginger ale and orange soda, but the fun comes in to play when you add a few big scoops of rainbow sherbet! You can jazz up the recipe even more with fun garnishes like orange slices, tangerine pieces, or maraschino cherries.
7. Red Sugar Surprise
From Simplee Thrifty
Christmas and New Year’s Eve is always a fun time to test out some fun new drink recipes with family and friends. For anyone that doesn’t drink alcohol, this Red Sugar Surprise mocktail is the perfect drink to serve up! Martini glasses are rimmed with red sparkling sugar and then filled with a super tasty mix of Cherry Kool-Aid and lemon lime soda. These drinks would look so festive at any holiday party.
8. Bubbling Swamp Slime
From Mom Endeavors
Looking for a kid-friendly drink for a Halloween party? You can stir up some tasty Bubbling Swamp Slime that is sure to be a mega hit. Sweet lime sherbet, tangy pineapple juice, tart lemonade, and lemon lime soda combine to create a tasty drink, served right inside a witch’s cauldron from the dollar store. The result is a frothing, bubble batch of witches brew. Throw in a few plastic eyeballs for an added spooky surprise.
9. Fizzy Lifting Drinks
Inspired by the all-time favorite book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, these Fizzy Lifting Drinks are a delicious concoction perfect for a book themed birthday party. Mr. Wonka himself claims the drinks will fill you up with bubbles that lift you right off the ground like a balloon! This version is much safer, but just as excitingly delicious. Freshly squeezed blood orange juice is mixed with sparkling water and a touch of simple syrup for a sweet and bubbly treat.
10. Super Green Juice Smoothie
From My Kitchen Love
This super healthy Super Green Juice will leave your kids feeling energized and refreshed. It’s the perfect pick me up during busy summer months or dull winter days. The juice is made ultra-healthy with the addition of celeryspinach, pineapple, and banana, but super flavorful from the lemon. I never thought that this crazy combination of ingredients would work, but it truly tastes amazing!
11. Blueberry Ginger Ale Punch
Easy is the name of the game at my house. If you can relate then you are going to love the “signature drink” I served at Sam’s birthday party. It is literally the easiest signature drink in the world to make and it still impresses guests! Named the Canadian Twoonie after the Canadian inspired flavors, it is filled with frozen blueberries and bubbly ginger ale. If your adult guests want to spice it up a little, you can also add a splash of Canadian whiskey.
Create your own fun party drink with these great sources gathered by the crew at Spaceships and Laser Beams.
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