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10 Things Your Kid's Birthday Party Doesn't Need


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Piñatas
Bats and blindfolds can lead to some unpleasant situations.
Bats and blindfolds can lead to some unpleasant situations.
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Sure, piñatas were a birthday party must-have when you were a child, but they just aren't very safe.

Think about it: Uncoordinated, blindfolded kids on a sugar high (remember, they just ate cake and have been downing soda all afternoon) spin around until they're dizzy, then wildly swing a bat at a suspended object that is closely encircled by other children. Need we say more?

If you want to go retro with the party entertainment, we suggest a nice game of Pin the Tail on the Donkey or a beanbag toss.


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