American Idol Birthday PartySince her older sister auditioned for American Idol this summer, our younger daughter embraced the American Idol idea for her 11th birthday party.
Photo Scavenger HuntFor an cheap birthday party for pre-teen or any older child, have a scavenger hunt at the mall. Make a list of odd thing such as Alyssa's Dad's favorite cologne or a mannequin with red shoes.
Fifth Birthday Tea PartyFor my daughter's fifth birthday I gave her a tea party. At the thrift store I bought old granny hats, and jewelry for about $10.00.