9 Unique and Thoughtful Party Favor Ideas For All Ages!

Let’s be honest, one of the best parts about going to a big party is the goody bags you get after. It doesn’t matter if the event is for a child’s birthday party or an adult engagement celebration; it all ends the same way. However, the nostalgia and memories attached to a goody bag are endless. That is exactly why, when you’re planning a get-together of your own, it is essential to come up with party favors that are unique and thoughtful.

You want something that will touch the hearts of your guests but, at the same time, make you stand out from the rest. And guess what? We have compiled a list of amazing DIY party favors that you can put together, even at the last minute. So, what are you waiting for? Keep scrolling to find out!

  1. The Fidget Bucket
    Fidget toys are all the rage these days. It doesn’t matter if the event is for stressed-out adults or distracted children because, in the end, a party favor that has various fidget toys is bound to perk everyone up. We’re talking pop-its, slime, fidget spinners, infinity cubes, and countless other items you can choose from.
  2. The DIY Make & Take Bag
    This is a perfect activity, plus a gift bag bundled as one. Suppose you’re thinking of incorporating games and activities in your party, such as coloring a t-shirt, making keychains, decorating a cookie, etc. In that case, the party favor can include the finished item as a reward gift.
  3. Sophisticated Succulents
    Young adults and teenagers are obsessed with succulents, and the trend is not dying down anytime soon. With how easy and low maintenance they are, succulents make the best, most elegant party favors for a grown-up audience. And who knows? Your guests just might name their new cacti after you!
  4. The Mini Essential Kit
    Lip balms, hand lotions, perfume samples, hand sanitizers, and a small tub of mints make the best party favor. It’s like an entire essential kit squished into a miniature form. With colorful packaging and beautiful ribbons, your guests will love this practical version of the age-old tradition.
  5. The Artistic Touch
    Adding an artistic touch to your goody bag will do the trick if you’re looking to sweep your guests off their feet, especially the adults who act like they’ve seen it all. Give your guests framed paintings, candid polaroids, or handwritten poems to make sure they remember it for years to come.
  6. Gift Card Galore
    Not everyone is cut out for fancy schmancy crafts. And if your guests are the same, put your money towards something you know they will enjoy. Invest in about a dozen gift cards and have a lucky draw, where each guest gets to pick out their fated gift card.
  7. The Seasonal Sack
    One way to stay true to yourself while embracing a unique theme is by centering your goody bags around the season. For summers, add themed sunglasses, flip-flops, and beach towels. On the other hand, for spring, you can go for colorful sidewalk chalk, flower seeds, and bubble wands.
  8. Charms & Bracelets
    Children love arts and crafts, and a party favor with a bracelet-making kit is bound to blow their little minds. It won’t just boost their attention span but also teach them responsibility and the power of friendship. After all, making bracelets is a core part of one’s childhood.
  9. The Journaling Goody Bag
    For a more educational and grown-up audience, a party favor that includes journals with cute stationery is practically irresistible. Your guests will adore the thoughtful present and are guaranteed to get the most use out of it.

Bring The Party To Life!

It’s true; no party is truly complete without an unforgettable party favor, and hopefully, by now, you will have an idea of just how to make your favors stand out. Contact JACKS Party & Event Decor to get all your party supplies and themed gift bags in one place.

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