Birthday Parties for Children: How to Give Them, How to Survive Them
Everyone knows the basic ingredients of a traditional birthday party: a cake with candles, presents, and games. However, successfully pulling it all together for a roomful of toddlers or young children takes thoughtful preparation. Jean Marzollo's ultimate party planner provides every detail parents need, including lists of age-appropriate foods and activities, ideas for kid-made party invitations and placemats, suggested read-aloud books for quiet time, advice on handling crises such as hurt feelings or sudden chaos, indoor and outdoor party tips, and directions for making wonderful parties on a budget. Discover how to create exciting theme parties such as a zoo, circus, Valentine's Day, Halloween, baseball, cartoon, or country fair party, and how to organize a child's first deep-over party. Packed with helpful illustrations, easy-to-follow instructions for dozens of games, and special recipes, this is the perfect guide to birthday party planning for anxious parents and their children.
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Age Level ahead animal crackers Apples baking balloons baseball birthday child birthday party Blob Bull's-Eye Toss cake candy cards chair chocolate circle Clothespins colored competitive or noncompetitive Competitive Version cookies crayons Cupcake Party cupcakes Dinosaur dolls Donkey draw Drop the Clothespins Duck eggs Favors finish line food coloring freeze frosting Games and Activities Give each child grownup guess guests Hide Hot Potato Ice cream cones Ice Cream Sundaes Inside Games Items for Treat jack-o'-lantern juice kites Let the children markers milk music stops Needed noncompetitive Location Noncompetitive Version Number of Players party Menu Peanut Hunt Pin the Tail plastic plates Play like Hot Play like Pin popcorn Prizes Rabbits Relay Races Ring Scavenger Hunt secret leader serve Seven-Up spoons stick string sugar tagged tape teaspoon Treat Bags Type of Game Valentine vanilla ice vanilla ice cream Whoever wins