Flower Girl (ages
4 to 8) - The flower girl tosses petals on the aisle before the bride walks
down it. You can have as many flower girls as you would like.
Gift Attendant (ages
12 and up) - A gift attendant is responsible for the gift table. He or she
watches the table during the reception to insure that gifts remain on the
table. After the reception, he or she helps to load the car with gifts. This
is a simple role that is great for the responsible child.
Guest Book Attendant (ages
14 and up) - The guest book attendant's job is to get people to sign the
guest book. He or she should be in a location where this is feasible, and
should ask each person that enters to sign the guest book. This is not a
role for a shy child, but should be reserved for someone who is friendly.
Instruct this attendant to ask each guest to "please sign the guestbook" or
"will you sign the guestbook" for best results.
Junior Attendant (ages
8 to 14) - This is the perfect title for a young girl in the groom's wedding
party or a young boy in the bride's wedding party. See junior bridesmaid and
junior groomsman usher for role description.
Junior Bridesmaid (ages
8 to 14) - This role is reserved for girls who are too old to be a flower
girl and too young to be a bridesmaid. In most cases, her only duty is to
come to the rehearsal and to walk down the aisle. Some couples do include
junior bridesmaids in other festivities such as showers (but no bachelorette
parties). Older girls can be regular bridesmaids.
Junior Usher/Groomsman (ages
8 to 14) - This role is reserved for boys who are too old to be a ring
bearer and too young to be a groomsman/usher. As a junior groomsman, his
duties include going to the rehearsal and walking down the aisle. As a
junior usher, he helps to seat wedding guests. A junior groomsman/usher
can't attend bachelor parties, but can be invited to showers (co-ed, groom)
if the couple wishes. Older boys can be regular ushers or groomsmen.
Personal Attendant (ages
14 and up) - The personal attendant is expected to help with the
preparations before the ceremony and/or reception. The role varies, but this
person (boy or girl) is a "wedding helper" and helps the bride or groom
where needed. He or she can also be called a Bride's Attendant or Groom's