High School Musical, the runaway movie hit is a very popular choice for the Tween age group, and will probably be the first choice on the list for girls of this age group. Big benefit to choosing a High School Musical theme: ease of décor and game ideas, plus you get to score big wow, you are so cool points as well.
Let's start with the easy items first: the décor. To save time and money, use reusable items that can be considered the birthday child's gifts as well for décor. Ideas include:
Games that are adapted to the theme are always a hit, but be wary of games that might seem "too young"
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Stick with easy to serve and eat fare but name it for the characters of the movie. Little grab bags with hair clips, lipgloss and other High School Musical themed items. A High School Musical birthday cake does not have to be fancy, simply a favorite flavor sheet cake with HSM decoration is perfectly acceptable. The key to this theme is the music after all- the food will be secondary.
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