Have you ever try to celebrate a birthday party at Zoom? Birthdays paly an important role in our daily lives. Also, birthdays are a time for celebration and getting together. However, due to the COVID-19 social distancing climate that looks credible. But just because you can’t meet your friends in person, it doesn’t mean you can’t have a fun birthday!
Primarily Zoom is being used for work-related video conferences. But today we are going to use it to plan a fun Birthday party! So, come let’s take a look at our list of the best birthday party ideas on Zoom to help you plan a super fun virtual party. Here’s how to celebrate birthday party On Zoom:
- 1 Record “Happy Birthday” Video
- 2 Host a Netflix party
- 3 Take a virtual trip
- 4 Write and sing a song together
- 5 Play a drinking game
- 6 Use birthday-themed virtual video backgrounds
- 7 Set a theme and have everyone dress up
- 8 Karaoke session
- 9 Cooking and cocktails party 🍾
- 10 Plan a scavenger hunt
- 11 Have a trivia competition
- 12 Dance party
- 13 Order take out/Birthday cake 🥧
- 14 Throw a surprise party!
Record “Happy Birthday” Video
Zoom enables round about 100 members using its free account. It should be getting more than enough to get all your friends on the same video call and sing Happy birthday. Simply use the ‘Record’ button under the screen to record the whole video. Simply the video to the birthday person, as well as all the members for a fun memento.
Host a Netflix party
Google Chrome’s Netflix party extension enables users to initiate a movie viewing party straight from the browser. Simply share the invite link to all your loved ones to have them join in.
Take a virtual trip
Are you wanting ‘doing’ something or going somewhere on your birthday? Fortunately, you are in luck! Simply get your friends and move on to a virtual tour of any number of zoos, museums, and also theme parks. Just come and take a look at the artwork in the Van Gogh Museum or move on to the Pirates of the Caribbean tour in Disney World! Hey, it’s your birthday. Don whatever you want to do it’s your day! 😝
Write and sing a song together
let’s have a surprise to add to your virtual party and makes your day even more special. If you know the one who plays a musical instrument, then team up with them and create a special song for the birthday person. Then teach all your friends the song, and amazed them when they log on to the Birthday call! Record the whole song and send it to them and make it more memorable! 🤪
Play a drinking game
Drinking games an interesting way to break the ice and have everyone getting along. You might not be sitting next to each other, but it doesn’t mean you can’t drink together.
Use birthday-themed virtual video backgrounds
Zoom enables users to impose themselves on virtual video backgrounds. Just search a fun birthday themed video or just an image with streamers, and use it as your Zoom background. Or else if you’re up for it, move ahead and turn a GIF into a video background!
Set a theme and have everyone dress up
As you can’t dress up and move out, why you can’t just dress up and party indoors? Choose a theme and tell everyone to dress up. This is sure to amaze the birthday person. Don’t forget to take a screengrab!
Karaoke session is a party staple. While setting it up on Zoom is quite easy! Have all your guests singing located at the top of their lungs with everyone else. Do you know that YouTube is full of karaoke tracks? Move ahead and choose a karaoke song on YouTube. Then move to your Zoom video call and ‘Share screen’. Now everyone can view what is on your screen i.e the song lyrics. Don’t forget to share the PC audio, or you’ll be the other one singing. Simply make sure you don’t wake the neighbors!
Cooking and cocktails party 🍾
Now let’s bring it down a notch and make a cooking party! Plan a menu and communicate it to all the members. This way they’ll ensure that they have the right ingredients. Also, you select ingredients that are basic and also guaranteed to be there in the birthday person’s house, or else use one of those apps to have the ingredients sent over! And while you’re at it, might have some alcohol sent over too?
Plan a scavenger hunt
Are you going to shake things up a little? Why you are not planning an indoor scavenger hunt. Take all your friends running around the house searching for items. Simply use a timer to add even more competition to the game. For a twist, all the tasks must be finished while holding a glass!
Have a trivia competition
Simply host a trivia completion with your friends and view who is the smartest. You can also create your own quiz on Quizmaker.com and then customize it to the players’ preference. Not just this but also you make a quiz about the birthday person, and view who knows them best. Quizmaker enables you to customize the theme of the quiz to make it more fun and party-oriented. Simply share your screen, and enables the quizzing to begin.
In Zoom you let everyone dance to their heart’s desire. Initially, you want to do is making the best dance playlist. When you have that simply share your PC sound. That way everyone listens to the songs you are playing in real-time. Simply add some funny background to your video call for an added effect.
Note: If you want to share PC audio begin a meeting > Share screen > Advanced > Music or PC sound only.
Order take out/Birthday cake 🥧
A birthday party is nothing without a birthday cake. Amaze your friend and send them a birthday cake, with candles. You blow out the candles on Zoom, while your friends sing Happy birthday song. If you can’t send them a cake, it might be just a dessert.
Throw a surprise party!
Ok, you can also throw a surprise party to a birthday person. But the birthday person doesn’t know that a lot of people are waiting on the other side of the video call. Just manage a meeting, and have the birthday person log in. For fun, everyone could get out of their cameras and move up when the birthday person logs in!
Here’s celebrating a big Happy birthday! to all those who are celebrating their birthdays virtually. I hope our guide helped. Do you think any other tricks to make a virtual birthday even more special? Let us know how you celebrate your birthday party on Zoom in the comments section below.