Throw Your Caps in the Air !
Whether you are celebrating a nursery graduation or someone special in your life is getting their master's - it's an exciting time in life and deserves a fantastic party . You can have a great party even on a budget with these DIY Graduation party ideas. From college survival kits to creative ways to give money, these will inspire you.
High school graduation cap, sparkles
1) High school graduation cap, sparkles
Get some glitter card stock and create a mortar board shape. Use letters to create the message you want
2) Mickey Mouse
A Mickey Mouse themed hat is also very fun and you can swap this for any Disney theme such as Cinderella for example.
High School Survival Kit
3) High School Survival Kit
Some cute ideas to include in a care package. You could include things like Command Hooks, Poster Putty,Organizer Baskets, anything you think they will need to survive the highchool period.
4) Customized Kisses
These are really Simple to make. Buy a bag of Hersheys Kisses and cut out little photos of the graduate to customize.
Star Cake Toppers
5) Star Cake Toppers
Could there be anything more fitting than shooting stars for a graduate cake. Get some glitter card stock in silver and gold. Cut out star shapes and stick onto wooden sticks. Pop into the cake of your choice.
6) Cardboard Mortarboard
Make a graduate hat out of black card and write your message in glitter.
Confetti Filled Balloon
7) Confetti Filled Balloon
Fill balloons with confetti for a very celebratory tone. Decorate balloons with streamers, garland, ribbons, tassels, silk flowers to dress up your graduation party with a festive decor to set up the tone.
8) Graduation Memorabilia
Neat way to display all your child's high school graduation memorabilia instead of storing it in a box
Call Your Mother
9) Call Your Mother
A Perfect gift to give that graduate who just will be having to much fun to remember to ring home. Buy a cushion from your local craft or dollar store and attach the appropriate message using a glue gun. Just make sure you personally pop this on a chair in their dorm so they have no excuse but to remember.
Words of Wisdom Jar
10) Words of Wisdom Jar
Words of Wisdom mason jar - this idea could also be used as a guest book for a wedding. The words of wisdom will be fun to read afterwards!
Nursing Shadow Box
11) Nursing Shadow Box
Great to display in an office or something rather than these things just collecting dust somewhere shoved away. Customize this to whatever they have graduated in for example nursing, veterinary, teaching etc.
Graduation Memories Table
12) Graduation Memories Table
This is a perfect idea if you are renting a function room.Highschool graduation memories table with book for friends to sign.
Graduation Survival Cake
13) Graduation Survival Cake
The perfect gift for your high school grad. It includes all the things they will need to survive college.
Mason Jar Gift
14) Mason Jar Gift
Mason jar filled with $10 in $1s rolled up, candy, bubble gum, gift card and a college check list which you can find on the internet.
Gift for Parents
15) Gift for Parents
Frame some memories for proud parents to hang in the pride of place in their home. You can get very creative with this and have pictures from every graduation from elementary school through to university.
Graduation Cap Straw Toppers
16) Graduation Cap Straw Toppers
Simple graduation cap straws will make any beverage more exciting: You will need
- Black Card
- Yellow embroidery thread
- Craft knife
- Hole punch
- Glue stick
17) Money Balloon
Fill different balloons with cash. Great as a game for a party . Fill with $1 even up to $20.
18) Graduate Banner
The perfect way to adorn your dessert table. Get squares and write the letters 'graduate'. Atach to some rope and fix to the table.
World Travel Grad Cap
19) World Travel Grad Cap
This is a cute idea for someone who is taking a gap year to travel. You could make it as a cover for a photo album that they willl fill with all their travel snaps.
Amy, The Glitter in My Tea on July 23, 2016:
Thanks for featuring my graduation cap straw toppers!
ezzly (author) on March 09, 2016:
Yes I think you can !!! Why not print off the individual letters 'graduate' and stick each page to colorful card. Get some buddies to help out !! Congratulations!!
Samuel orris from Texas on March 09, 2016:
Tomorrow our last graduation class. SO, Can I make a Graduate Banner within one day ?
ezzly (author) on March 07, 2016:
Thanks so much DDE
Devika Primić from Dubrovnik, Croatia on March 07, 2016:
Great ideas and so useful