KATIE CARLIN Sydney’s iconic Luna Park is famous for their rides, views, carnival atmosphere and the giant, open-mouthed face that marks its entrance. But there is also another experience on offer that you may not have heard about – birthday parties.
Seven years ago today recently engaged superstars, Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes welcomed their first and only daughter together, Suri Cruise, into the world.
To start the first birthday celebrations off here is a sweet first birthday invitation for your little angel's big day.
Staff writers What’s a party without balloons, and lots of them. Here are a few different games to play at your kids party.
It's Essential Kids' 1st birthday, and we'd like to share our best moments, and give you the opportunity to win a family trip to Hawaii.
Jill Dupleix These fried risotto balls stuffed with a little extra something are loved by young and old, are easy to make and are a good way to use leftovers. Make more risotto than you need. Refrigerate the leftovers overnight, then roll the rice into balls, coat in beaten egg and breadcrumbs, and pan fry, bake or deep fry.
Hundreds of you have shared your birthday cake creations and now you can show us the rest of your party too! From the decorations and party food to the games and party favours – if you threw it we want to see it!
We asked you to share your birthday cake photos, and you sent them in by the dozen.
Have you created a baked masterpiece, or perhaps a kitchen disaster, in an effort to celebrate your child's birthday? Share your photos here and see your name up in lights!
Take a look at these fantastic creations you submitted for the boys.
A creative twist on an old favourite, it's the Very Hungry Caterpillar like you have never seen him before - all decked out on a cake for Amelia's first birthday!
Let's talk parties
If you're celebrating a birthday for your under-5, share your ideas, themes cakes and stories in our forums.
School-age parties are a whole new world for parents to conquer. Get ideas and advice from EK members in our forums.