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Rock Star

Tweens: they're at that wonderful age when they don't want to be babied anymore, but they aren't quite old enough to do things off on their own yet. They also tend to be incredibly passionate about their interests as they are exploring their independence, but they don't carry the insecurities that often come along with age of adolescence. When it comes to birthday parties, it's clear that the tweens have moved beyond the princesses and dinosaurs, and moved onto themes that really show their personalities. These 10 tween birthday party ideas are sure to be a hit with both girls and boys in the tween set.

Rock Star Party

Is there a tween out there that doesn't love at least one of the singing talent shows that are so popular on television right now? We think not. Let the kids become rock stars for a day with a party like this one designed by Krista Salmon of Kiki's List. Guests received special VIP passes as invitations, and got to enjoy activities that included singing, a guitar piñata, and rock 'n roll tattoos. Oh, and don't forget the swag bag that featured rock star t-shirts, microphones, sunglasses, and glitter gloves. The local paparazzi might even think there's a real rock star in town.

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Photo Credit: Krista Salmon