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Please help me with birthday invite etiquette.

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mummyloveslucy Tue 15-Jan-13 21:02:14

Hi, my daughter is in year 2. She's only been at the school for about a term, but has made loads of friends.
She is friends with all the girls, and two of the boys. She wants to have the whole class at her party, but that will cost a fortune and make it really chaotic.
Is it o.k to invite all the girls, then just 2 of the boys? Or will other boys see the invites and be disapointed they're not invited?
Not sure what to do. Also, if you could recommend party ideas for potentially 30 children, that would be great. smile

MousyMouse Tue 15-Jan-13 21:05:21

I think if it is less than half the class it's ok.

mummyloveslucy Tue 15-Jan-13 21:08:03

Hmm, well there's 17 girls, then the two boys, so it wouldn't be. Maybe, we should invite the whole class then.

stella1w Tue 15-Jan-13 21:13:13

I invited whole class cos dd want all the girls and half the boys...so wish me luck for sunday when there willbe 40 kids

mummyloveslucy Tue 15-Jan-13 21:15:57

Wow! Good luck. grin

mummyloveslucy Tue 15-Jan-13 21:17:26

What are you doing for the party?

MousyMouse Tue 15-Jan-13 21:17:38

sounds like fun grin hope you are not doing that at home, that would be shock

stella1w Tue 15-Jan-13 22:26:14

Church hall, entertainer!

mummyloveslucy Wed 16-Jan-13 09:19:07

I'll probubly do the same. I didn't want to do the catering for that many, but it'll be far too expensive not too.

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