Giving Back

Unexpected Rewards


I am searching in my life for ways to give back for the privilege of being able to do a job I so completely love.  Being a children’s musician and performer means the world to me.  This… Continue reading

Parties: Then and Now

“It’s My Party (and I’ll Cry if I Want To)” was sung by Leslie Gore in 1963.  This was written during the  Cold War when John Kennedy was President, so why are we still accepting this as status quo?  Okay,… Continue reading

Making My Own Kind of Music

Music deeply affects me.  It brings back memories, evokes emotion, inspires dreams, and makes me sing along.  As a child, all I ever wanted to do was sing.  Music has framed my whole life is more ways than just my… Continue reading

Best and Worst Parties from Parents Like You

My name is Dylan Glanzer. I am  a creative musical party entertainer whose biggest fans are under 5! As a professional actress and singer with a Masters in Early Childhood Education and 20 years in the party business, I’ve helped thousands of… Continue reading

Can Music Encourage Your Child to Read?

A post from Best Blog For Kids Who Hate To Read:  A family blog for reluctant readers and their parents.  by Gail Terp


Music and Literacy in Early Childhood

Written by Dylan Glanzer

Music is the universal language… Continue reading

Marvelous Music Books for Kids

From “Best Blogs for Kids Who Hate to Read”  Published April 16th, 2012 by Gail Terp

Today’s book suggestions come from Dylan Glanzer. Miss Dylan runs Great Kids Parties in NJ and she knows music!  In our next post, she’ll talk… Continue reading

Parenting a Preschooler: Who’s in charge here??!!

I have been doing Kids Parties in NJ for just about 20 years now and most of the children I entertain are between the ages of 1 and 5. These young people are so curious and so easily distracted, that… Continue reading

Kids Birthday Party Games

Here are some FUN, easy, and smart games for you to play at a Kids Birthday Party! You can DIY or have entertainers like us come in to facilitate, but either way, you can’t lose with these win-win games!

Babies… Continue reading

Postive Behavior Through Play

It is well-known that young children have a short attention span.  Moms everywhere know how exhausting it can be to keep a toddler entertained and happy.  Well, I have good news.  There are ways of doing this without becoming exhausted… Continue reading

The Importance of Music in Early Childhood Development

No matter where you turn, music for children is everywhere. From programs like Mommy & Me™ to Music Together™, major products from companies like Baby Einstein™, and even programming from your local PBS station – everyone agrees that music is… Continue reading

Gifts for Your Children Don’t Have to Cost a Thing!

Okay, so we all do it. We run to the store to buy what our children have asked for all year long.  Every commercial is so cleverly constructed to inspire those young minds to sheer, uncompromising desire. But what if you don’t… Continue reading

Party Planning Made Easy!

As a children’s party entertainer in New Jersey, I’m often asked questions about party planning by parents looking to make their kids’ birthday party extra special.  I thought it would be helpful to share with you some of my most helpful suggestions so that… Continue reading

What Makes A Great Early Childhood Entertainer?

At Parties by Dylan & Company, we consider ourselves Early Childhood Specialists.  We know our audience.  We have been doing kids parties in new jersey for 20 years now!  Children from age 1 to age 5 are very unique little people.  They are… Continue reading

10 Tips for Great Kids Parties

Miss Dylan has been doing kids’ birthday parties in NJ for over 24 years. Do you want your child and their friends to be totally engaged, energized, playful, curious, surprised, successful, and happy for a whole hour at your party? Would you like to have Peace of Mind knowing that your party is in good hands with a reputable and reliable company? Would you like to have wonderful memories that last a lifetime as you celebrate each milestone in your child's life? The key is the variety of music and the short, age-appropriate activities we offer. Each party is unique because every group is unique, so though we work from a basic party format, we can gear the party especially for your child and their friends. That is why “Our Biggest Fans Are Under Five!” Continue reading

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