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12 Simple Traditions for Your Child's Birthday

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Make a Paper Crown


Skip the store-bought party hats with the itchy chin straps! Decorative paper, scissors, and a small piece of tape are all you need to craft a cute crown for your little birthday king or queen. Sticking with the royal, make-believe theme, let your child choose a title or name he or she would like to be called for the day and some fun little rules (within reason) for your family to follow.

Next: Let Her Decorate Her Cake

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