10. Give the kids responsibilities where possibleChildren love being trusted with important tasks, as long as they know that they aren’t being patronized. Children certainly can have a few important responsibilities of any wedding.
They can hand out wedding programs and blow bubbles at the crowd at certain points during the ceremony, for instance. Think of any responsibilities you can give kids to keep them busy for hours.
Plenty of kids’ activities involve coloring supplies. While crayons, pencils and paint can keep children entertained, they can be used in the wrong places – on the walls of the wedding venue, for instance.
If you plan to give your children colors, you need to make sure that they are easily washable. It’s also important to not allow toys like balls and frisbees that can cause damage. Wedding venues have plenty of fragile articles, after all.
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