13 Graduation Party Ideas

Whether it's from preschool, middle school, or college, graduation marks an important milestone in your child's life—one that calls for a celebration! Click through this slideshow for graduation party ideas that celebrate your grad's accomplishments and make memories that last well after school's out.

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Diploma Invitations

Celebrate your little one's move to big kid school by throwing a very special graduation party complete with friends, crafts, and lots of energetic fun.
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Graduation Timeline

For a cool art project, help your child create a "Me Timeline," a unique poster that works on a key math and social studies skill: putting events in order.
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Graduation Keepsake Plate

Want a graduation memento that you can actually use? Create a signature graduation keepsake plate that is easy to make, inexpensive, and useful!
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Self-Portrait Collage

Help your ambitious kindergartener imagine her bright future by creating a self-portrait collage of jobs she's interested in.
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Ribbon Awards

Craft these awards out of ribbon for a birthday, party, holiday, or any other event you can think of!
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Brag Sashes to Celebrate an Amazing School Year

Make a brag sash with your child to celebrate an amazing school year filled with accomplishments.
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School Pride Marshmallow Pops

What's red, white, blue, and yummy? Patriotic marshmallow pops, of course! Whip up a tasty treat to share with the family on the next big holiday.
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Hamburger Cookies

Let your preschooler develop her fine motor skills in this cooking activity that has her creating hamburger cookies, a great snack for any party or BBQ.
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Friendship Pencils

Make these homemade friendship pencils for a party or the beginning of school and have a stylish writing utensil that kids will love trading.
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Diploma Frame

Help your preschooler celebrate his big day by crafting a special, sparkly diploma frame to celebrate his achievement!
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Paper Plate Ring Toss

Mix fun with basic math in this fun homemade game of ring toss! Make rings out of paper plates and you're ready to play anytime, anywhere!
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Crab Soccer!

Invite your child and a few friends to get crabby in this game of soccer with a twist: Instead of running, players "crab crawl" around the playing field.
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Improvisation Game

Here's a party game that's guaranteed to bring along lots of laughs. Kids get creative as they act out improve scenes with some help from an audience.
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