Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Getting Ready for Another Round...

...of Birthday parties!

I can't believe it, but next month Maddie is going to turn 4! She is going to have a costume party with rainbow accents. Let me tell you, there are not a lot of kid's costume birthday invites (that aren't Halloween related) out there, but I lucked out and found the perfect invitations of Etsy.




Aren't these so cute? They are from Gracie Girl Designs and I am super happy with her customer service and designs. I think we will probably be getting Jamie's 3rd Birthday invites from her as well. He is going with a pirate theme (subject to change).

We are planning quite the costume party spectacular. Have any suggestions for what to do with a group of 3-6 year olds?

5 comments:

  1. Patty (@PattyMarq)March 20, 2012 at 4:35 PM

    the nerd in me says science http://pbskids.org/zoom/activities/sci/

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  2. That's an awesome link Patty :)

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  3. Patty (@PattyMarq)March 20, 2012 at 6:23 PM

    If I didn't like you, I'd say do something messy, like paint, but I like you so don't do paint. Although I do suggest you buy a photo signature mat http://www.walmart.com/ip/Burnes-Signature-Mat-Shadow-Box-Photo-Frame-Black/19335418 and put Maddie's picture in the middle and have her friends sign around it, I think it's a tidy way to remember the party.
    Hmm... for the activities, it'd be nice if you could have them make something they could take home. Like get a bunch of little plastic pots (or drinking cups), dirt, and seeds, and have them plant flowers that they can take home and hopefully grow since it's SPRING!

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  4. And it will be even more spring in late April :D I'm thinking possible some sort of craft project to do with dress up - like decorate crowns and shields or something. We shall see!

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  5. Patty (@PattyMarq)March 22, 2012 at 5:10 PM

    decorate masks! glue guns are cheap, get some popsicle sticks, and paper plates, I did this for last New Year's Eve party, helped some friends decorate masks, the best ones where when instead of painting actual masks, I just cut paper plates in half and painted them like a penguin, day of the dead, etc, then hot glued them onto sticks.

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