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Kids Parties

A girl proudly showing off the necklace she has madeA girl threading a beadBeading has really taken off over the last few years. No more so than the amount of young beaders out there. Kids of all ages enjoy being creative and can make some stunning pieces. As well as the satisfaction of making something new, sharing the experience with friends is fun. This is what Beads & Banter are all about. We have put together a number of tailored party packages to suite a variety of age groups. These include:

B&B Junior

Funky Chunky Beads

These brightly coloured resin beads are just the right size for the younger age group; easy to thread producing some fun and funky jewellery. After a quick demonstration the girls will choose their beads and plan their unique design using the beading boards provided. A bracelet and a matching necklace can be created, all presented in a pretty organza bag to take home.

Duration – 1.5 hours.
Includes – Party invitations, finished bracelet and necklace, an organza gift bag and of course a gift for the birthday girl!
Cost – £80 for up to 8 children. (An additional £8 per extra child. However, we suggest that a maximum of 10 children is an optimum amount to ensure a good level of supervision). Larger groups can be accomadated upon request. back to top

Happy Memories

girls having fun at a bead and banter partyMemory wire is a great way to make bracelets that fit all sizes, after a demonstration the girls get to choose and create there design from a large selection of beautiful glass beads, I will finish off the ends once complete so no tools are required to be used by the children. A simple charm can be added to the bracelet to give it a unique touch. After the bracelet is finished the girls get to choose a charmed bead to make an easy but effective bookmark.

Brown memory braceletDuration – 1.5 hours.
Includes – Party invitations, finished bracelet and necklace, an organza gift bag and of course a gift for the birthday girl!
Cost – £80 for up to 8 children. (An additional £8 per extra child. However, we suggest that a maximum of 10 children is an optimum amount to ensure a good level of supervision). Larger groups can be accomadated upon request. back to top

B&B Girls

Beautiful Beads

Girls having fun at  Beautiful Beads partyChoose from a selection of beautiful glass beads and pre-packaged kits. The girls get to design there own unique necklace and matching elasticated bracelet. After a short demonstration the girls will lay out their beaded necklace using the bead board provided. While I am “finishing off” the necklace they can get to choose beads to make a matching or completely different bracelet their choice.

Duration – 1.5 hours.
Includes – Party invitations, finished bracelet and necklace, an organza gift bag and of course a gift for the birthday girl!
Cost – £80 for up to 8 children. (An additional £8 per extra child. However, we suggest that a maximum of 10 children is an optimum amount to ensure a good level of supervision). Larger groups can be accomadated upon request. back to top

A Sweet Treat

Liquorice Allsort Fimo clay bead necklaceChoosing from a selection of handmade Fimo clay beads, the girls get to then design a necklace which looks good enough to eat! After a short demonstration the girls will design out their sweet treat using the bead board. While I am “finishing off” their necklaces they can get to choose to either make a matching pair of earrings or a bookmark. (If the child does not have pierced ears clip on ear rings can be made instead).


Duration
– 1.5 hours.Nic helping at kids party
Includes – Party invitations, finished Necklace and Earrings (or Book mark), an organza gift bag and of course a complimentary gift for the birthday girl!
Cost – £90 for up to 8 children. (An additional £9 per extra child. However, we suggest that a maximum of 10 children is an optimum amount to ensure a good level of supervision). Larger groups can be accomadated upon request. No Tools required. back to top

Swirly Whirly

Blue swirly whirly braceletChoosing from a selection of handmade Fimo clay beads the girls get to design a necklace combining glass beads with matching fimo beads. After a quick demonstration the girls will design out their Swirly Whirly necklace using the bead board provided, while I am finishing off the necklaces they then can choose to make a matching pair of earrings or a bookmark.  (If the child does not have pierced ears clip on ear rings can be made)

Duration – 1.5 hours.
Includes – Party invitations, finished Necklace and Earrings (or Book mark), an organza gift bag and of course a complimentary gift for the birthday girl!
Cost – £90 for up to 8 children. (An additional £9 per extra child. However, we suggest that a maximum of 10 children is an optimum amount to ensure a good level of supervision). Larger groups can be accomadated upon request. No tools required. back to top

B&B Teens

Chunky Charms

Chunky Charm braceletChoosing from a selection of beautiful glass beads the girls get to design a funky chunky charm bracelet. After a quick demonstration the girls will lay out their designs on a bead board. Using head pins and jump rings the girls will learn how to thread beads and attach them to the bracelet using jewellery pliers. A mobile phone charm or a matching pair of ear rings can also be made if time permits.

Duration – 2 hours.
Includes – Party invitations, finished Beaded Charm Bracelet, an organza gift bag and of course a complimentary gift for the birthday girl!
Cost – £85 for up to 6. (An additional cost of £12 per extra child. We suggest that a maximum of 10 is an optimum amount to ensure a good level of supervision). Larger groups can be accomadated upon request. back to top

Fimo Fun

Flower necklace made of Fimo claygreen flower made usinf fimo clayGirls bracelets made out of Fimo clayThis has a slightly different format to the other parties we offer. In this one the girls will make their own beads out of Fimo clay before using them to make a unique necklace or bracelet. (Matching earrings or phone charm can also be made if they wish). After the short demonstration the girls will learn how to make their own beads once prepared these will go in an oven for 30 minutes. During this time they will choose and prepare the other beads to make their masterpieces. Once baked they will combine the glass beads with the handmade Fimo beads creating something beautiful to take home.

Duration – 2.5 hours.
Includes – Party invitations, finished Necklace and Earrings (or Book mark), an organza gift bag and of course a complimentary gift for the birthday girl!
Cost – £90 for up to 6. (An additional cost of £13 per extra child. However, we suggest that a maximum of 10 is an optimum amount to ensure a good level of supervision). Larger groups can be accomadated upon request. Access to an oven is required (Where this might be an issue please discuss at time of booking).

*please note: All those involved with helping at our parties have been CRB checked. up to top

Girl admiring the bracelet she has made at funky chunky bead partygirl choosing a beadA bracelet made at girls birthday partyNic lending a hand at a partyeatern birthday cake

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