A Small Favor: Goodie Bag Themes for Your Next Party

Every child looks forward to receiving a favor bag at the end of a party. The excitement of receiving one of these is something no one wants to grow out of. Putting them together is a fun activity, too—if you grab a friend or two to help you, it can be a great memory-making session for everyone. If you aren’t sure what to put into your goodie bags, here’s a tip: everyone loves a theme. We list seven themed favor ideas you can give out at your next party.

  1. Movie Night

Give guests a collection of items they can enjoy at their next at-home movie night.

  • A bag of popcorn
  • Popcorn seasoning
  • A box of candy
  • Fuzzy socks
  • Coasters
  1. Purse Emergency Kit

Stuff cute zippered pouches with some purse essentials.

  • Mints
  • Chapstick
  • Hand sanitizer
  • A nail file
  • Band-Aids
  • A hair tie
  1. Book Club

Give out a small collection of items to help guests sit back and relax as they read their favorite novels.

  • A candle
  • A couple of tea bags
  • A bookmark
  • A chocolate bar
  1. Spa Basket

Everyone loves a spa day! Stuff a cute bath tote with some spa must-haves.

  • Bath salts
  • A face mask
  • Nail polish
  • Toe separators
  • A bottle of lotion
  1. Wine Not?

Do you have a collection of wine-lovers at your get-together? Consider a selection of accessories to complement their drinking experience.

  • A stemless wine glass
  • A bottle opener
  • Glass markers
  • Bottle stoppers
  1. Memory Notebook

To help guests remember their experiences with you and appreciate future memories, try this meaningful gift. Give each guest a notebook with a personalized label on the front and encourage them to record a positive memory inside it every day.

  • A notebook
  • A pen
  • Highlighters
  • Fun Post-it Notes
  1. Game Time

Do you and your circle of friends play a lot of games? Put together a small, portable gaming kit.