If there’s one party prop that’s still a major player on the kid-birthday circuit, it’s the photo booth. Whether you make a backdrop, create a selfie station, or go all-out with a cardboard box creation, the giggles and keepsakes that result are totally worth the effort. Flip through our album below, and find your favorite way to “say cheese!”

Totally Quotable

Let your kids voice their thoughts with these super-cool chalk board bubbles! Pictures might say a thousand words, but letting those party animals write down their thoughts (or draw another picture) adds a whole ‘nother dimension of fun. Craft your own speech bubbles with this tutorial by kid-wrangler and graphic designer Rae Ann Kelly.

photo: courtesy Rae Ann Kelly

Did you have a photo booth at your party? Share your tips and tricks below!

— Gabby Cullen & Christal Yuen