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Great Ways to Save Money on a Kids’ Birthday Party In January

Unless you’re a professional party planner, you probably face the prospect of organizing your kids' birthday parties with a groan and a sigh. Where will the party take place? How many children should you invite? What will be the entertainment? And most of all, how much will it all cost ? The fact is, many great kids' birthday parties don't require a lot of fanfare or expense. The trick is to think about the activities your child likes to do and then try to come up with birthday party ideas that can incorporate his interest Here are some great ideas for [...]


Kiddies Party Games

A Party is never completed with some fun exciting games!! Party games make kids birthday parties come to life! These birthday party games will make your birthday party or the one you're hosting a hit without having to spend any extra money on supplies for the party games. Amazing Games for Kids Birthday Parties: Prize Walk - Write numbers from 1 to 30 on square charts and stick them on the ground within a circle. Play some music and have the children walk around the circle and instruct them that when the music stops Bubble Wrap Race- This simple game is [...]


Top 3 DIY Decorating Ideas for Your Next Party

Give your party a creative and one-of-a-kind touch with these easy-to-create DIY decor ideas for any occasion. 1. Ice Cream Balloon Cones Cut Paper for Cone - Use a dinner plate and pencil to trace a large circle onto brown Kraft paper (Image 1). Find the center of the circle and, using the ruler and pencil, draw two lines out from the center to create a wedge that's about 1/5 the area of the entire circle (Image 2). Use scissors to cut out the circle and wedge to create the cone template. Tip: The finished shape should look like a pie [...]


Plan a delightful party for your child!

Birthday parties are great in boosting your child's self-esteem. Making them feel very special on their birthday is one of the best gifts you can give to them. But how and where should you start? Here are 7 steps that will make your planning easier: Create an invite list - Your invite list will determine your budget. It will dictate the size of your venue, the party theme, as well as activities. Get creative ideas - To gather creatives ideas for your party theme, you can go to a lot of places for inspiration such as Pinterest. Plan the program and [...]


Discover 5 steps to planning the perfect kid’s birthday party no matter your budget

Celebrating your little one’s birthday is an exciting and special event. You can spend anything from R800 to R5000 – it really all depends on you. Either way, here are some helpful hints on how to plan the perfect kid’s birthday party: 1. The besties! Check to see if your child’s best friends can make the proposed party date and time 2. Get your kid involved. If they haven’t already been reminding you at every turn about the birthday cake they want or who to invite to the party, get your child involved in the party planning. 3. Ask them to [...]


Don’t forget to enter our amazing Funtubbles competitions.

A Birthday Party a month exclusive to Gateway Theatre of Shopping and The Glen Jhb! Comment Below with Why your little one should be the winner, your location and birth date which is during the month of September and 2 lucky winners will be selected for Free Venue Hire and R150 credits loaded for the 1st 10 kids. Email us on with your kids picture and tell us WHY YOU SHOULD BE THE NEXT FACE OF FUNTUBBLES. We can’t wait to read your story!


Reopening of Funtubbles Gateway!

Funtubbles is a place of laughter, great memories and joy. With the relaunch of their recently renovated Gateway branch, where we have been creating smiles for the past 8 years. We offer state of the art games, with an indoor carousel, which is completely unique and new to South Africa. They also have some excellent facilities like the XD theatre, dodgems, family swing, rope climbing, rock and tug, the beanbag toss which is the only one in South Africa. We have awesome prizes, even some adults might want to take the prizes home. With well known brands like, Star Wars, Peppa [...]