“Give Back” Holiday Party Craft Activity >> No Sew Blankets

“Give Back” Holiday Party Craft Activity

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“Give Back” Holiday Party Craft Activity >> No Sew Blankets

Today's mom's have little trouble creating beautiful and festive children's birthday party celebrations but sometimes between our own crazy busy schedules and the quest to throw the this year's most talked about event, we forget to add the little things that make the day especially meaningful. We think it is important for kids to know how much we love them but equally important for them to understand they are not the center of the universe. Children need to learn and develop  a healthy sense of self which includes compassion and caring of others. What better day to teach this lesson than on the very day they are lavished with gifts. Teach by example – integrate a “Give back” craft activity into your child's birthday party in addition the the usual birthday fun and party games.

And with the holiday spirit upon us, why wait for your child's next birthday party. This “Give Back” craft activity would be a wonderful addition to any classroom holiday party and equally brilliant to incorporate into your own kid-friendly holiday celebrations. Continue Reading →

Winter Wonderland Mitten Theme Party Ideas

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Mitten Theme Party  >> Mitten Gift Tag

Winter Wonderland Mitten Theme Party

This is undoubtedly one of our most popular party packages, all year round.  Obviously it is a perfect theme for holiday parties, but it also works well for all winter events including bridal & baby showers, adult & children's birthday parties, sweet sixteen parties, quinceanera celebrations, proms, fundraisers and college parties of all kinds. Every year my son's fraternity threw a major Let it Snow philanthropy event complete with snow and lots of girls dressed in adorable snow bunny costumes. This theme is also completely appropriate for classroom holiday parties since mittens are pretty innocuous and non-denominational. Continue Reading →

Veterans Day Printable Games

Free Printable Veterans Day Coloring Pages, Veterans Day Printable Games

Free Veterans Day Printable Games &  Coloring Pages

Veterans Day Printable Games

After searching far and wide for some fun Veteran’s Day games, we finally decided to call the folks over at Print Games Now to seek out their ideas.   Here is their number one and number two suggestions for Veterans Day printable games

American History Trivia Printable Game, Veterans Day Printable Games    Military Trivia History Printable Game!, Veterans Day Printable Games

 Veterans Day Printable Games >> American History Printable Game | Military Trivia History Game

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Last Minute Printable Halloween Games

Fun Printable Halloween Games

Fun Printable Halloween Games >>. Print Games Now

Printable Halloween Games

Add a little spice to your party with printable Halloween games for kids, and printable halloween trivia games – like scary movies and zombie trivia – for adults. So many different party games to choose from!  How does it work? Each company is a little different but generally you pay for the games and as soon as your payment clears, the company send you a file to download. Then all you need to do is choose and load your paper, print the files, and cut them out. Every company we have ever worked with, always sends clear directions with the files so even if you are a newbie to printable DIY, they make it easy. Continue Reading →

Coco Birthday Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

Coco Birthday Party Planning Ideas and Supplies

Coco Birthday Party Planning, Ideas, and Supplies

Coco Birthday Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

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If you and your family have not yet seen Disney Pixar's Coco, we highly recommend you head to the nearest theaters ASAP! This is easily one of our all time favorite movies. Coco is an educational, adorable and heart-warming animated film about Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). If you and your children are a fan of the movie seriously consider using the movie to inspire your next birthday party. Not only will your party be visually brilliant, its beautiful meaningful message will set your party apart from the rest, in only good ways! (This is a great theme for classroom parties as well). Continue Reading →

Halloween Printable Games

Halloween Printable Games

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Halloween Printable Games

Print and Play! 

What could be easier?  Are you like us — we plan every detail of our parties. We plan the invitations, the party decor, the party favors, the food. But we never think about planning activities absolutely convinced that our guests are interesting and engaging individuals and can easily entertain themselves.  (except for children's parties where we plan and schedule every minute).

And then once in a while, we either have a sneaking suspicion a day or so in advance or are caught completely off guard right then and there. It is then we realize things aren't going so well.  We have had political conversations go ballistic and strident parenting advice get a bit overbearing.  There is not much to do about it except quickly change the conversation.  That's where these Halloween printable games come in extraordinarily handy.  In just a few minutes, we can change the course of the evening.  Don't get caught in a scary spot.  Plan ahead this Halloween by having a stack of pre-printed games ready at a moments notice.  Have a fun-filled Halloween and party hearty!

One more thought … many of these print and play games work great in a classroom.  Some are even customizable so you can tailor them to your lesson or set them aside for your classroom Halloween celebration.

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