Art Birthday Party

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An artist party is great for almost any child and can be geared to most ages. Younger children can enjoy coloring, painting, and easy games. Older children can be challenged to draw abstract self portraits and guess famous painters. An artist party can be held at home (preferably in the yard or garage), at a park, at a children’s museum, or a paint-it-yourself ceramics studio. Make invitations incorporating recent or older drawings done by your child. Ask guests to wear clothes they can get messy or provide “smocks” out of white plastic garbage bags (cut neck and arm holes and tie … [Read more...]

Dinosaur Birthday Party

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A fun party for any dinosaur fan. Have a dinosaur party at home, a nearby park or a local natural history museum. Barney and Land Before Time dinosaurs are favorites of the preschool crowd. Older children may be budding paleontologists and will be more interested in real dinosaurs and learning or sharing information related to the life and times of dinosaurs. Make invitations in the shape of a dinosaur or dinosaur footprint. If delivering the invitations, instead of mailing, place the invitation inside a plastic egg with a small plastic dinosaur. Decorate with plastic or … [Read more...]

Pirate Birthday Party

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A Pirate Party is a rip-roaring good time for just about any child and a fun way to celebrate your little buccaneer's birthday! Have a Pirate Party at home, nearby park, or local beach where guests can hunt for treasure and enjoy a day of active adventures. Design invitations like a treasure map with X marks the spot of the party or in the shape of a treasure chest. If delivering invitations, instead of mailing, enclose plastic coins and a few rhinestone “jewels” or roll invitation and place inside a bottle with a some sand and seashells. Decorate the party venue with a … [Read more...]

Princess Party

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Celebrate like royalty with a Princess Party. The party can have a general old-world, magical theme or can be based on your child’s favorite fairy tale Princess, such as Cinderella or Sleeping Beauty. No need to choose though. Have a Princess Palooza and celebrate all the princesses, especially your birthday girl. Visit the Disney Princess site for inspiration. Make invitations in the shape of a unicorn or with a drawing of a tiara or castle. If delivering the invitations, instead of mailing, roll the paper and tie with a ribbon like a scroll. Decorate with balloons, … [Read more...]

Super Hero Party

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If your child is hooked on a super hero, this can be a perfect theme for a birthday party. The popularity of specific super heroes is often tied to recent movie releases and may include Avengers, Ninja Turtles, Transformers and more. Even old-time superheroes, such as Superman, Spiderman, and Batman, are well know by children thanks to TV show reruns and movie remakes. Design party invitations with a drawing or photo of favorite super hero or a superhero logo (example: giant S for Superman or bat silhouette for Batman). Decorate with drawing or photos of superhero, superhero … [Read more...]