Young girl dressed in striped shirt and sunglasses and wearing streamers and party hat at a party | Family New Year - Clair de Lune UK

The New Year's Eve celebration is a time for joy and excitement, especially for families with young children. At Clair de Lune, we understand the importance of creating memorable experiences for the whole family. Here are five practical tips to ensure a fun New Year's celebration while keeping the little ones in mind.

Tip 1: Plan Family-Friendly Activities:

Engage children in the festivities by planning activities suitable for their age. From crafting DIY party hats and noisemakers to organising a mini dance party or a game night, involve them in the celebration.

Tip 2: Set an Early Countdown:

For kids who may not stay awake until midnight, create an early countdown or Noon Year's Eve Celebration. Celebrate the arrival of the New Year at a reasonable hour by counting down and cheering together, allowing them to feel a part of the excitement.

Tip 3: Create a Party Atmosphere:

Transform your home into a party space. Decorate with colourful streamers, balloons, and confetti to create a vibrant atmosphere that adds to the excitement of the occasion.

Tip 4: Prepare Kid-Friendly Refreshments:

Prepare special snacks and drinks for the kids to enjoy during the celebration. Create a mocktail bar with fun, non-alcoholic beverages or prepare a snack buffet with their favourite treats.

Tip 5: Reflect and Set Intentions for the New Year:

Encourage children to reflect on the past year and share their hopes and dreams for the upcoming one. Discuss simple resolutions or intentions they wish to set, fostering a sense of positivity for the year ahead.


At Clair de Lune, we believe in creating meaningful moments for families to cherish. Celebrating the New Year with children can be a joyous occasion filled with laughter and togetherness. By incorporating these simple tips, you can make the celebration both fun and memorable for your little ones.

Closing Note:

From all of us at Clair de Lune, we wish you and your family a Happy New Year filled with love, laughter, and unforgettable moments. Here's to a fantastic year ahead!

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