An effective strategy in child care marketing is, party and fun activities and that means…. PARTY! Of course, one that is suitable for little kids and instead of booze, we go with pudding cups, cupcakes and a lot of exciting activities. Here are five tips for child care parties.
The card with that dinosaur picture just doesn’t get the job done. Some child care providers shoot invitational videos with animation and text effects to spark excitement among kids and their guardians.
Any party starts with the invitations. There are other awesome invitation ideas by the way.
You can’t deny the power of the card invitation but why not put a little sparkle on that card, not glitters. Some people do origami, some put in some handmade tokens and some even go beyond with intricate designs.
There are now invitations with personally hand-drawn images that are drawn specific inspired by the interest of each recipient.
Meaning if Mark is into superheroes then he gets that Superman invitation and if Lucy is into space stuff, she gets the Darth Vader invite.
Know what’s trending
Kids these days aren’t that in-depth when it comes to the concept of trending but if they like something, then chances are most of them are into that stuff whatever it is. For example, new kid shows or toys.
This requires research but not that extensive. You can utilize emails or social media to ask parents what their kids are into these days.
Keeping up with the latest trends in the child care industry is important as it is important to be informed about what excites kids.
Get Creative with Food, Healthy Food
We are all aware that not all kids eat their vegetables or fruits and drink their milk. This is the time to get creative. Instead of going crazy with fried chicken, chips, dips, juice boxes and candy, why not go crazy with green stuff and healthy liquids.
You don’t have to be a world class chef to prepare these creative foods. For example, instead of French fries why not have baby carrots that look like Cheetos. Yes, we know, you’re fooling kids but it’s good for them.
These out of the box ideas will be received well by parents knowing your Child Care institute exert effort into kids eating and being healthy.
Participation from the community provides better value to a child care center. Why is that? People volunteering their time for free to make the day of little kids show integrity and support. You will also save money but that’s secondary.
A lot of time for naps
Naps these days are not only for daycare. If you’re having a whole day party, why not set an hour for nap time for the little kids. No downside, just energetic kids who are hopped up with all the excitement looking for more excitement. Goodluck.