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Kids Balloon Twisting

Rated 5.00 out of 5 based on 3 customer ratings
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Kids Balloon Twisting

Balloon twisting is a great queue buster for any event! Our fun and friendly team can twist magic into your event in a matter of seconds! From balloon animals to dinosaurs, laser guns and flowers, there’s almost no limit to what we can create from balloons!

Ideal for school galas, Christmas parties, kids birthday parties, fundraisers or corporate events, balloon twisting is always a popular activity.

Book The Magic Brush team of balloon twisters for your upcoming children’s event today!

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Our most popular balloon creations are:

– Pirate swords and fairy wands
– Dinosaurs and crocodiles
– Ponies and bunnies
– Dogs and elephants
– Flowers and butterflies and so much more!

Check out our package deals where you can book an option of two of our  services in one easy booking. Our party package prices start from $280.00.

-Gold Party Package
-Silver Party Package
– Corporate Kids Entertainment Party Package

Our team uses Qualatex latex balloons, which are are made in the USA and Canada from 100% natural, biodegradable latex with no added fillers. Qualatex balloons are produced in plants that have met ISO9001/2000 standards.

Our artists can work with any theme you have in mind, but please just mention your theme at the time of booking.

Our Auckland and Christchurch kid’s balloon twisters are happy to arrive at your event in costume. There is an additional charge for this. Your costume options include:

– Fairies: Woodland Fairies, Unicorn Fairy, Tinkerbell
– Disney Princesses: Ariel, Elsa, Cinderella
– Christmas Elves

We have a large network of local artists in: Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Tauranga, Taupo, Rotorua

From time to time, we might be able to arrange for artists in the following cities, depending on availability. Please contact us before booking these cities and the rest of New Zealand:  Nelson, Gisborne, Hawkes Bay, Napier, Whangamata, Tairua, Waiheke Island, Gulf Harbour, Orewa, Whangaparoa and Great Barrier Island. Travel and accommodation fees where applicable are additional.

Environmental Concerns

Here at The Magic Brush we take looking after our planet very seriously.

We only use Qualatex brand latex balloons which are made from natural rubber, which is a renewable resource and biodegradable, however we do not want our balloons to be littering the environment.

We do not condone the practice of balloon releases, even with biodegradable balloons, as they pose a serious risk to wildlife and marine environments.

We recommend that spent balloons should be disposed of in a responsible manner, either in a compost heap where they will have the best conditions in which to biodegrade within a few months, or in landfill waste where they will also break down safely.


General FAQs

What areas or cities do you cover?

The majority of our team is based in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. However we do have artists located in Hamilton, Taupo, Tauranga, Rotorua, New Plymouth, Palmerston North, Napier & the Hawkes Bay.
Our artists are available for travel NZ wide for a travel fee and we can arrange accommodation too if overnight travel is required for corporate events.

Can I book the same artist I met at another event?

If they’re available, absolutely! If they’re not available we’ll do our best to move things in order to accommodate you request. Alternatively, we can book from our large pool of artists and will book someone with a similar style and level of experience.

How far in advance do I need to book?

Our online booking system allows bookings four days prior to your event. While we do have a large network of artists available, it is recommended that you book in advance.
In the rare instance, if we are unable to fill your booking request, a full refund will be provided and you will be notified ASAP. For our private clients, we do require full payment prior to confirming a booking.
October through to May is our busy corporate season, so artist availablility might be limited. Please refer to the cancellation and changes terms below.

Why are your services so expensive?

Our artists are priced at industry standard rates, meaning our prices are super competitive amongst other professional companies.
We do offer some premium add-on options, but they are totally optional to make your event experience unforgettable.
Our artists are all self-employed professionals and are re-imbursed accordingly. We are also GST registered so all prices include GST and will be reflected in your invoice.
Our artists contstantly particapate in training workshops and our company constantly offers our artists upskilling options, with their knowledge and skill constantly being taken to the next level.

What type of balloons do you use?

We use professional modelling balloons (Qualatex) that are designed to be twisted and stretched. All of our twisters also come with their own pumps to allow them to inflate the balloons with ease.

Do you have public liability insurance?

Yes, all our contract artists are covered under our $2m policy through AIG Insurance. An Insurance certificate can be provided upon request.

Do your artists require breaks?

Yes, for bookings over 4 hours, a quick 10 minute refresh and meal break is required.

Do we need to supply adult helpers?

Adult supervision is required at all times as our artists would be focused on child on their seat and their task at hand.

Number of Kids and Artists Required for your Event

How many kids can you accomodate per hour?

It depends on the service booked and type of event. For face painting, balloon twisting and glitter tattoos: 16 kids per hour with quick designs or 10 kids for full faces/multiple balloon designs. For larger events, our artists can work to the length of queue and can twist simple/one balloon designs to improve queue times. Please refer to the individual service description and select from our options for more information on how many guests can be accommodated for a specific service.

I'm having under 10 kids at my party; do you allow only an hour booking?

Due to the mobile nature of our service, the minimum booking time per artist is 1.5 hours. Our artists need to take their travel, set-up and pack-down times into consideration too. If you are only having under 10 kids at your party, this would would allow for either a more premium service with each guests, OR allow us to include some adults in the booked time too. If you are having an intimate party, our pamper party or party package options might be more suitable.

What if I'm having 50 - 100+ children at my event?

Not an issue. We would recommend booking a minimum of 2-3 artists to reduce queue times. Our artists will bust out quick designs and bring limited options for selection for corporate clients or large events. At private parties, we allow for a more premium experience, with each guest being able to choose the type of design and colours they prefer.

Can adults attending the event participate in your services too?

Yes absolutely! Our services are designed to be enjoyed by everyone young at heart and keen for a bit of fun! We just recommend booking additional time or artists if you would like adults included too. If things get too hectic at large events and queue times are over 30mins, we don’t allow adults to be painted, to ensure the kids have an enjoyable experience.


Our balloon twisters start from $195 incl GST for a minimum 1.5 hour booking

– 30 kids small 1 balloon designs in 1.5 hours

– 15 kids 2-3 balloon designs in 1.5 hours

– additional travel costs apply for locations more than 15km from CBD

– clients are also required to provide queue control, pigtails or barriers for large events.

– parking charges are additional unless a car park can be provided for our artists

Bookings are only confirmed once full payment has been made. Upon booking confirmation, our artists schedules are confirmed also.

In the unlikely event that we don’t have an available artist in your area, travel can be arranged for an additional fee. We will notify you of this at the time of your booking and if this is unsuitable, you will be entitled to a full refund.

Please refer to our terms and conditions and cancellation policy

3 reviews for Kids Balloon Twisting

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    Divina Lacey

    Hi Sam, your Balloon Twister Nat was so lovely and absolutely fantastic with the kids a real natural, we would definitely use your services again.

    – Divina, Dulux Wellington, New Zealand

  2. Rated 5 out of 5

    Lisa Hays

    Our son had a balloon 5th Birthday so a balloon twister was a must! We were super pleased with the service and highly recommend to others!! Great range of balloon shapes and such a lovely smiling face for a kiddies party! Thank you guys so much!

  3. Rated 5 out of 5

    Allison Poole

    Just a quick note to say a HUGE thanks for providing your lovely balloonist on Saturday! It was such a miserable day and very low foot traffic, but she smiled away and made an effort to engage with children and parents.. so thank you so very much!
    I hope your day went well.
    Thanks again!

    Alli – All Saints Creche Ponsonby

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