Celebrating New Year’s Eve with Children

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No worries, there are lots of ways to ring in 2012 with kiddos in tow.

First Nights are popular community events…Tacoma’s appears to be our reigning champion.

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Check into your local children’s museum, most of them host daytime parties like New Year’s At Noon at Bellevue’s KidsQuest, Seattle Children Museum’s The New Year Countdown and our personal favorite, Rockin’ New Year’s Eve at Everett’s Imagine Children’s Museum.

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Wanting to stay in?  Last year,  my menfolk and I had a Rockin’ New Year’s Party, complete with a photo area, treats and party blowers.  We spent the evening toasting in the different time zones as they came into the New Year.  They actually made it to midnight and we watched the fireworks over the Space Needle!

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Daily Candy Kids’ article has 10 great ways to celebrate like having a camp-in and making countdown chains.

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Check out The Purple Pug’s dazzling dessert table that has fun and easy tips to duplicate like rimming milk glasses and paper chain decor.

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Here are fun are these cookies from A Photo A Day?

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Make confetti filled eggs; it doesn’t even have to be glitter….cereal is just as fun with this tutorial from Oh Happy Day.

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