Birthdays are a big deal for kids (and can be a bit of a stresser for parents).  But New York City parents are among the lucky, with lots of options and new spots opening on the reg. Want to freshen up your birthday party game? We’ve got you covered. Click through for the inside scoop on six new locations in and around the city where you can host the best bash yet!

Little Pulp’s Printmaking Workshop for Kids

Unleash your inner artist at Little Pulp’s printmaking workshop for kids. The shop creates and prints personalized sketchbooks and notecards specifically for children. And the great news is, the company recently started offering birthday parties! Kids will be able to image, create works of art, and get messy all at the same time for 2.5-3hrs of fun.

The basic party package ($460) includes exclusive use of the full shop and all stations/activities for up to 10 kids, ($550) up to 15 kids, and ($635) up to 20 kids. Each additional child is $20. All guest will make a series of their own prints and everyone will work together on a large print for the birthday child. And don’t worry mom and dad, you won’t be left out, parents are able to make their own prints as well. In addition, party-goers will be able to work on all the other activities throughout the shop.

And when your young Picasso gets hungry, staffers will be on-hand to help clear the work table and set it up for food. Little Pulp doesn’t provide food or beverages, but parents are more than welcome to bring in food for their guest.  For party favors, they offer custom sketchbooks with each child’s name for an additional fee. Ages 2 and up.

Little Pulp’s Printmaking Workshop
8000 Cooper Avenue

photo: Little Pulp

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— Elaina Herndon