Potatoes and birthday parties? You may be thinking french fries and potato salad but I’m thinking POTATO CRAFTS. Potatoes make some pretty awesome art and are so inexpensive… which makes them perfect for a low-budget party activity. The kiddos are going to love this! Did you know that potatoes are just one of the many… Read More Potato People Party!
Imagination and birthday parties go hand in hand. That is why I decided to dream up a fun way to make superhero finger puppets for next to no money at all. All you need for finger puppets is – Paper – I used construction paper. Tape – to tape your cone together so it doesn’t unravel. Drawing/Coloring… Read More Superhero Finger Puppets!
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Ever been a kid’s birthday party? Ever notice what happens when it’s time to open the presents? Everyone wants to help. They swarm around the gift opener like a starving wrestling team around a hot pizza. It’s no different when you’re the birthday boy with a…
This post is all about kittens and birthday party fun – dog lovers beware 🙂 We’re going to make some kitty headbands, face paint, and games all out of love for these cute and furry creatures. These ideas are inexpensive and really easy to make, requiring little to no money at all depending on what… Read More Kitty Fiesta!
I scored this amazing book from a thrift store and am absolutely in love with it. The pictures and colors are beautiful and the content is super-great as well. Betty Crocker’s Parties for Children was written by Lois M. Freeman in 1964. It contains “…everything you need to know to make party-giving for 5 to… Read More Betty Crocker’s 1964 Party Book!
At last it is May in the Midwest and April shower’s have brought us many May flowers. Since flowers have been on my brain, I’ve been trying to think of easy and inexpensive ways to incorporate them into birthday parties. I got to thinking about paint and stamps so I peeked into my recycling bin… Read More April Showers Brought May Flowers!
I get that it’s easier to create an invitation electronically. You can send it electronically, edit it electronically – low cost, low maintenance. We must never forget, however, how good that feeling is to get a physical invitation in the mail that you can touch, smell, and admire every time you pass by it on… Read More Invitations – Make ‘Em, Mail ‘Em!
Balloon Ball is a homemade version of the classic, old-school, arcade game of Skee Ball. This is a fun activity to do at any party and is fun for all ages. All you need are three boxes and as many balloons as you wish which can both be found at any Dollar Store. Spruce the… Read More Balloon Ball Bonanza
When someone explores, they are filled with wonder, imagination, excitement and determination. Dull moments are few with surprises popping up here and there. Using the theme “explore” at a birthday party means endless fun and activities for all! As soon as guests arrive, have everyone construct their very own binoculars – this will instantly make them… Read More Explore: A ‘Wonder-full’ Party
Field goals, friends, and fierce eye paint – FoOtBaLl MaNiA. The season is well underway and if your special birthday person is feeling a victory dance coming on, my ideas for a cheap and easy football-themed party will be a hit. To make this birthday party extra special, you’ll want to find out your birthday… Read More Field Goals, Friends, and Fierce Eye Paint!