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12 Birthday Gifts for Girls & Boys (Kids, Tweens & Teens)

12 Birthday Gifts for Girls & Boys (Kids, Tweens & Teens)

There’s always another kid’s birthday just around the corner. Stay ahead with the fun birthday ideas for girls and boys of all ages. From aspiring makeup artist to future filmmakers, there’s something for every young creative in the Petite ‘n Pretty gift guide.  

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Birthday glitter slime recipe with confetti

File This Glitter Slime Recipe Under Fun Birthday Party Ideas

You can never have too many birthday party ideas up your sleeve, especially if it’s a kids’ slime recipe that can be ready in five minutes (and cleaned up in less). This simple glitter slime recipe using silver, water-based Gen Glitter mixed with confetti is THE slime for kids' birthday parties. 

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How to Throw an Ice Cream Party for Your Little Sweet Tooth

How to Throw an Ice Cream Party for Your Little Sweet Tooth

File these decadent scoops under fun birthday ideas to save for future celebrations or Friday nights with the whole fam. If there’s one kids birthday treat that will satisfy every sweet tooth, big and small, it’s an ice cream party. We decided to throw the Sundae Funday of our birthday dreams complete with cotton candy ice cream, unicorn sprinkles, chocolate sparkle pops and pink-and-blue everything.

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How to Make Glitter Slime That Looks Like Liquid Gold

How to Make Glitter Slime That Looks Like Liquid Gold

We spend a lot of time perfecting formulas over here at PnP HQ — making sure the texture is just right, the finish isn’t tacky, and the payoff is nothing short of pretty. So, naturally, we couldn’t resist nerding out on a kids’ slime recipe that’s as glittery, glossy and GOLD as 14 Karat Wear It. 

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Stephanie Prosa on Creativity, Body Positivity & Choosing Safe Kids Makeup

Stephanie Prosa on Creativity, Body Positivity & Choosing Safe Kids Makeup

Kids are growing up even faster with the digital world at their fingertips. They’re going to be curious...As parents, its our job to be open and honest and walk them through this. Unfortunately, we are the first generation with kids on social media so we’re on our own learning all this. An important thing to remember is to allow your children to express themselves. They’re learning who they are and what they like. The world around them is inspiring them and thats not such a bad thing. 

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