Balloons are such a simple and inexpensive party decoration that kid’s love! They’re great for decor and play. I’ve thrown elaborate parties with tons of organized games, only to have the kid’s interest lost in the balloons!  Here are some of my favorite balloon decoration ideas.

balloon decorations without helium. Smart since there is a global helium shortage cheap easy party decor. put a small marble in the balloon before hanging it upside down and they won't move around so much when air hits them or people walk by

This easy paper Polka Dot Garland makes a perfect party decoration and can be made to fit any theme or occasion.

Polka Dot Garland {DIY How to

DIY Polka Dots : DIY Polka Dot Garland DIY home decor - white/silver and blue perfect for a boy baby shower!(Diy Pillows For Boys)

Make into a game for any age by adjusting length of ribbon: Bat at the balloon or jump up to tap it. Fun indoor gross motor.

hang balloons on ribbon for a kid's party! Super cute and we have a great entry way into the living room now that this would work great for. Maybe for her birthday morning!

Use glow in the dark paint to paint dots on inside of jars, bottles etc. Can also paint on outside. Needs charged by bright light

Glow in the Dark Jars. Use recycled jars and glow in the dark paint. Great use of old items and can use it as solar powered light if needed!

30 Sparkling New Year’s Eve DIY Party Decorations Adorable idea with photos at the end of balloons of family and friends #shoppriclesscontest

love this idea for a graduation party or special birthday . photos hanging from balloons to create a chandelier over a party table.very fun party decoration and conversation starter. Great for anniversary party. Gather photos from over the years.

balloon bunting - The Burlap Bag (use a threaded needle to string the balloons)

This is smart: Balloon bunting. Blow up balloons and tie a knot. Use a needle and dental floss to string balloons together. Hang 'em up! No more need for helium. by mollie

geronimo balloons | primary petals

Hanging colorful tassels from the ceiling brightens up the whole day.Related: 50 Decadent Ceilings Thatll Blow Your Guests Away