12 Fun-Filled Party Favor Ideas for Kids

It's time to get your party on! Here are some of our favorite party favor ideas for kids.

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Wondering what to put in a goodie bag? These fun, unexpected ideas are a great fit for kids and pre-teens. Whether you’re throwing a regal princess party or a pampering spa birthday party, we’ve got plenty of party favors for kids that your little one will enjoy.

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Pinata Birthday Party Confetti Popper, Happy Birthday Confetti, Birthday Popper, Push Pop Confetti, Pinata Party Favors, Teal Confetti
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Confetti Popper

End the party with a bang…literally. Rip these confetti poppers open before the party is over and watch as the kids’ faces light up with glee as vibrant colors of teal, pink and purple fall around the room. Pro tip: have a broom handy for a swift clean up.

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Slime Party Favor Package, Slime Sampler, Slime Variety Box great for Birthday parties! FREE shipping, cheap slime shop, Kids Thank you gift
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With slime options like mermaid tail and cake batter, this slime variety pack is perfect for adding a touch of ooey-gooey fun to your kiddo’s party. If you’re hosting a large birthday party, no worries. You can order up to 30 different slime varieties for each guest. Just make sure the kiddos wash their hands before and after use. You can also make DIY slime at home with a few simple ingredients.

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Handheld Treats

Edible party favors are a must (especially these chocolate-dipped ice cream cone cupcakes). Surprise each little guest with this adorable treat that is a cupcake in disguise. Their reactions will be priceless and oh-so-sweet. While you’re at it, drop a few cake pops and chocolate-covered pretzel rods into their bags, too.
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Manicure in a Mason Jar • Gifts in a Jar • Baby or Bridal Shower Prize • Teacher's Appreciation Gift
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Kids Manicure Set

Add this manicure set to your shopping cart. With items like nail polish, bath salts and lotion, it’s an essential favor for your kid’s spa birthday party. Better yet, you won’t even need to lift a painted fingernail—each set is pre-packaged and wrapped in a beautiful bow!

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Robot Shaped Crayons, Robot Party Favours, Non-Toxic Crayons
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Silly-Shaped Crayons

After fun-filled games and a whole lot of sugar, pull out these robot-shaped crayons for a coloring break. Moms will love ’em because they are nontoxic (and adorable!). Be sure to check out these dino-shaped crayons, too.

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Party chalk set of 5, party favors, loot bags, boys party, sidewalk chalk
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Superhero Chalk

Looking for a unique superhero party favor? This looks like a job for Superman chalk! Their creativity shine will shine through with this colorful set. Chalk art is a great idea for independent play.

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Kids party favor DIY bracelet kit girls birthday rainbow jewelry rainbow birthday party
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DIY Bracelet Kit

No matter the party theme, this rainbow DIY bracelet kit is the perfect goodie to add to your list. Each kit contains enough beads and string for children of any age or wrist size. No pot of gold included (or needed) with this gem of a find.

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Purple Galaxy Birthday Personalized Miniature Candy Bar Wrapper Labels
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Personalized Chocolate Bars

You don’t have to travel to a galaxy far, far away to throw an out-of-this-world Star Wars party. Wrap up your mini Jedi’s favorite chocolate bars into these personalized galaxy-inspired wrappers and place them in their guests’ goodie bags or spread them out on the table for guests to enjoy in between lightsaber battles. Your little one will feel like the star of the show when they see their name!

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Crochet keychain octopus toy
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Animal Keychains

Hand out these cute octopus keychains, feast on these mermaid treats and you’ve got the ultimate under-the-sea birthday party for your little mermaid or merman. If your little one loves a different sea (or land) creature, FairyTalesWorld sells over 180 crocheted animals.

Planning to throw a mermaid-themed party? Here are mermaid birthday party ideas and foods for an imaginative adventure.

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Fairy Wish Favors|Pink Party Favors|Princess Party Favors|Pixie Dust|Faerie Sprinkles|Set of 10
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Fairy Dust

Each pretty princess will truly believe in magic once they discover a vial of fairy dust in their totes. They’ll think their own fairy godmother hand-delivered it to your little’s princess party. But don’t worry, we won’t spill your secret.

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Cute Fast Food Sticker Set | Cute stickers - Pizza - French Fries - Hamburger - Hotdog
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Cute Stickers

Here’s a cute favor for the mini foodies out there. Kiddos can stick these fun junk food stickers on anything they please—from water bottles to school notebooks. (Psst—If you’re hosting a pizza birthday party you better snag this set.)

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Christina Herbst
Christina is a Social Media Editor for Taste of Home. She enjoys trying out local restaurants and coffeehouses and adding copious amounts of garlic and cheese to any recipe she can get her hands on. In her free time, you can find her hunting down one-of-a-kind furniture pieces at thrift and vintage stores and DIYing trendy home decor crafts.