20 January 2012 / by Radmila Gurkova

€4,000 For a child's birthday party?


Stephanie Kaster of Manhattan set out to plan the birthday party of a lifetime for her daughter. Little three year-old Sophie, had not have many birthday parties to compare to, so after careful deliberation and her mother Mrs Kaster saying:

"I just thought, 'If I go to another paint-a-ceramic-bowl or stuff-a-bear party, I'll shoot myself,'" She decided to think further than just the tailored boring birthday party….

Take a look at these party ideas for child at their next birthday party.............

Therefore, after a slight hesitation - she booked a fondue restaurant, hired a musical troupe to perform as the “Wiggles” (her daughter's favorite group) and ordered a four-layer cake. Each for each guest took home a Fisher-Price guitar and custom CD.

The price tag? €4,000.

"I couldn't believe that I'd ended up spending that much," Kaster says.


  • How much should you spend on a child's birthday party?

  • Have you ever been to a child's birthday party?

  • Do you get what you want on your Birthday?

  • What type of parties are best?



Word Image Definition Example Listen
Birthday Celebration of the day you were born We had a party on your birthday Listen
Booked   To reserve or make a reservation for (a hotel room, passage on a ship, etc. We booked a table at our favorite restaurant. Listen
Party Fun event with music, dancing and food I went to a birthday party  Listen
Favourite   The best for you  My favourite colour is blue.  Listen
Guest    A person who spends time at another's house; if you visit my home you are my guest My first guest is The Queen Listen
 Indulge Allow oneself to follow one's will Dessert came, but I didn't indulge  Listen
 Troupe   A group of dancers or performers The dancing Troupe came into town  Listen
 Fondue A dish of hot liquid in which small pieces of food are cooked or dipped Beef fondue; chocolate fondue.  Listen
 Planned To make plans for We planned our vacation  Listen



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