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Party Favor Fun

It seems like it'd be easy, but it can be hard to come up with fun, themed party favors that don't break the bank (and have a ton of sugar in them). Whether you're having a zoo party or an airplane party, we've got you covered!

Boxes of animal crackers are the perfect party favors for a zoo-themed party! Plus, it's about as easy as it gets when it comes to favors, just have each guest grab a box on the way out! Photo credit to The Knot!

The only thing that could make those animal crackers any cuter is one of our adorable zoo-themed thank you tags! With choices like lions, giraffes, monkeys, zebras, and more, kids can pick the box with their favorite animal on it!

Having a backyard beach bash? What about a surf's up soiree? These easy-to-make DIY fish soaps make awesome party favors! You can customize them to your liking and use plastic sharks instead of plastic fish, if you prefer! Find the directions at The Blue House Chronicles!

Attach one of our festive, surfing-themed favor tags to each soap for the perfect finishing touch!

How fun are these clothespin airplanes? Your party guests will be "flying" around with them all the way home! If not for a party favor, these DIY airplanes would also make a great party activity for slightly older kids. Find the step-by-step instructions at Create Craft Love!

Add one of our adorable airplane theme party favor tags and voila, you have picture-perfect party favors!

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We Bring the Party specializes in handmade, themed party decorations for a wide variety of occasions. Whether you're looking for that extra little something to complete your theme, or you'd like a complete party in a box to arrive on your doorstep; we can accommodate every celebration, from baby showers, to birthday parties, to graduations! You supply the guests, we'll supply the rest! For more information and to purchase party supplies, visit us at: www.webringtheparty.net

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Indoor Party Fun!

Indoor Party Fun!

Unless you live in a tropical paradise, you probably won't be hosting your child's winter birthday celebration outdoors! But just because you're stuck indoors doesn't mean you won't have fun! These activities and games are perfect for any indoor party!

 Your party guests will love making their own snack necklaces! Put out pre-cut pieces of string and bowls of snacks with holes, and let the kids go to town! Put on a movie after everyone makes their necklaces, as they double as an awesome movie snack! Check out DIY Mama for instructions and hole-y snack ideas!

This balloon tennis game is perfect for a more energetic party crowd! Find a semi-open space, let the kids team up and have at it! The best part is the "racquets" are made from paper plates and the "ball" is a balloon, so you don't have to put every breakable item in your home away! Find the step-by-step directions at the Kids Craft Room

Our DIY craft kits also make awesome activities for indoor parties! We have a variety of kits, perfect for any theme! Each kit comes with everything a guest needs to make a fun, themed craft! You can order any number of kits, ensuring you have just the right amount!

Does the thought of a bunch of blindfolded kids swinging a baseball bat around your house make you cringe? Us too! Not only is this DIY punch piñata a safer alternative, both for everyone attending and your favorite lamp, but it's cheaper too! Find the directions from Made With Happy!

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We Bring the Party specializes in handmade, themed party decorations for a wide variety of occasions. Whether you're looking for that extra little something to complete your theme, or you'd like a complete party in a box to arrive on your doorstep; we can accommodate every celebration, from baby showers, to birthday parties, to graduations! You supply the guests, we'll supply the rest! For more information and to purchase party supplies, visit us at: www.webringtheparty.net

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Make Your Balloons Pop!

Make Your Balloons Pop!

Is any party decor complete without balloons? They're fun, colorful, and bring a theme together. But if you really want your balloons to *pop*, check out these adorable DIY balloon ideas! And if just the thought of blowing up more than three balloons leaves you breathless, check out our party tips and tricks blog post for an amazing balloon inflation hack!

These tulle-covered balloons make the perfect decorations for your little girl's birthday party! You can match the balloon and tulle colors to perfectly match your theme, and, bonus, they're super easy to make! A unique idea is put different colored tulle over white balloons, it looks pretty cool! Check out Sweet Society for the step-by-step instructions!

How cute are these pom pom covered balloons? While they can be a little time consuming to make, clearly the results are well worth it! You can use whatever color pom poms you'd like, and could even use glitter pom poms for an extra sparkle! Find the directions and tips at Design Improvised

Kill two birds with one stone with these balloon centerpieces! Use vinyl lettering and fancy ribbon to make these adorable centerpieces! You could put your child's name on them, or use numbers to designate tables, the possibilities are endless! Check out A Practical Wedding for the instructions.

Is your child an animal lover? These balloons are a must at their next party! Made from printable kits, these balloons would be an awesome party craft! Let the kids pick which balloon animal they want to make, and let them take home the finished product as a little party favor! Find the printables and directions at Delia Creates!

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We Bring the Party specializes in handmade, themed party decorations for a wide variety of occasions. Whether you're looking for that extra little something to complete your theme, or you'd like a complete party in a box to arrive on your doorstep; we can accommodate every celebration, from baby showers, to birthday parties, to graduations! You supply the guests, we'll supply the rest! For more information and to purchase party supplies, visit us at: www.webringtheparty.net

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DIY with our Party Craft Kits!

You and your little one have finally decided on a theme, cake flavor, and guest list, and you thought that was the hard part! Now that you have all of that planned, you're faced with the task of keeping a bunch of kids entertained during the actual party. Planning activities and gathering all of the necessary supplies can be very stressful, both to you and your wallet! Our DIY craft kits come with all of the necessary supplies for each guest to make a fun, themed craft! From paint kits, to foam crafts, we've got you covered!

Our zoo animal craft kit is perfect for any zoo or safari party! Each kit comes with everything a child needs to make his or her own animal magnet. The best part? Everything is self-adhesive, meaning no messy glue!

Our cat painting craft is a fun activity for a kitten-themed party! Each kit includes a wooden cat, eight paints, and a paintbrush! You can choose the number of kits you need, so you have just the right amount for your party guests!

This airplane craft is a great way to entertain guests at an airplane-themed party. This craft kit comes with everything needed to make a foam airplane and requires no cutting or glue! There are multiple model options, all of which come with decoration instructions!

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We Bring the Party specializes in handmade, themed party decorations for a wide variety of occasions. Whether you're looking for that extra little something to complete your theme, or you'd like a complete party in a box to arrive on your doorstep; we can help make your party picture-perfect. With our large assortment of themes, we can accommodate every celebration, from baby showers, to birthday parties, to graduations! You supply the guests, we'll supply the rest! For more information and to purchase party supplies, visit us at: www.webringtheparty.net

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A Dino-mite Party!

Choosing a party theme isn't always easy! As my kids have grown, I've come to realize that I get less and less say in things. First, it was with their Halloween costumes, and then their clothes, so I know my days of adorable birthday parties will soon be gone! After months of discussion, my son decided he wanted either a Lego party or a dinosaur one! He tried to convince me to merge the two themes but I held firm that it couldn't be done. At last, we had a theme. . .dinosaurs!
The next step after finally deciding on a theme: sending the invitations! This is likely our last "just family" party, so I went for quick and easy online invites, sending them via e-mail and Facebook! You can download the background here, then just add text!
Now, it was time to decide on the cake. I do not cook. Well, I cook sometimes, but only because my family insists on eating all of the time, it's not my strong suit! So, my initial plan was a bakery cake, but my six year old and I couldn't find one we agreed on. My next plan was to order cupcakes and put toppers on those (you all know how I love my toppers)! Then, I came across this little gem from Sprinkle Bakes!
I actually already had the sand molds, so that part was easy! The only problem is that my son, Hudson, prefers vanilla over chocolate, so we decided our dinosaur skeleton would be found in sand instead of dirt! Here's our adjusted recipe:
Ingredients:
2 boxes of cake mix (white, prepared per package instructions)
2.5 tubs of prepared vanilla frosting
1 package golden Oreos, finely crushed in the food processors
1.5 lbs white chocolate
Quick and dirty instructions:
1. Mix, bake, cool, and frost the cake (frost all the way to the edges, you don't want to lose any sand!)
2. Melt the chocolate (slow and steadily, don't ask how I know this). Put in the molds and freeze
3. Crush the cookies, spread most of the "sand" around, and place the dinosaur mold on top, then sprinkle with a little extra sand.
I made the cake the day before and covered it tightly with plastic wrap and foil. It spent the night on the counter and was delicious for the party (and a few days beyond)!
So that leaves the menu, everything was dinosaur-style, of course! We had Pterodactyl wings (chicken wings), Brontosaurus burgers, omnivorous pasta salad, Stegosaurus spikes (watermelon wedges), Dino bones (regular and white chocolate covered pretzels), Dinosaur Claws (Cheetos and Fritos), and Herbivore Haven (a veggie tray)!
I also created some Dino-themed freebies! Pictured below is the Dinosaur Maze, but there are also dinosaur coloring pages and a dot to dot! Image credits to Little Red's Clip Art
The party was a great success, everyone had a dino-mite time!
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Forest, Friends, and Fun!

These chocolate peanut butter acorns are an awesome, creative, and tasty snack, perfect for a forest friends party! All you need are mini-Nutter Butters, Hershey's Kisses, and mini-chocolate chips! You can either put a bowl of these out at the party, or put them in individual baggies as a party favor! Check out Honey and Butter for full instructions!

These DIY animal track stamps are a great way to keep the kids entertained! Make the stamps ahead of time and then give each party a guest a large sheet of paper and some paint! Then, have the kids label the animal that corresponds with each set of tracks! A quick Google search will bring up all sorts of animal tracks you can re-create! For more information, check out Green Kid Crafts!

Another fun animal-related activity is making paper plate raccoons! There are tutorials for all sorts of animals, but I thought these raccoons were too cute! All you need are paper plates, gray tissue paper, black and white yardstick, glue, scissors, a stapler, and some fun punches. Parents can help the kids with the more difficult parts like cutting and stapling! Check out Glued to my Crafts for step-by-step instructions!

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Raccoons, Foxes, and Squirrels, Oh My!

Fall is going to be here before we know it! Our forest friends party theme is perfect for an autumn birthday party! Plus, who doesn't love cute furry animals? In addition to labeling good, these party food buffet name tags are adorable and feature porcupines, foxes, squirrels, and more!

When I think of "forest food" my mind instantly goes to s'mores. Unless you plan on having an outdoor party, s'mores might be a little difficult to make. These bite-sized s'mores are delicious, easy to eat, and much less messy! Check out Grey Grey Designs for the recipe! My mouth is watering just looking at these!

Our forest cupcake wrappers add the perfect personalized touch to your party! Plus, they're reversible! Pictured below is the animal track print, and the other side features a forest green tree print! If you want to make two different kinds of cupcakes, use the wrappers to help you remember which is which!

These ultimate chocolate cupcakes are every kid's dream! In addition to the super chocolatey cake, these cupcakes are topped with a delicious, rich chocolate fudge frosting. If that doesn't sound chocolatey enough, you can add chocolate ganache to the filling! Check out the full recipe at Pretty Simple Sweet

Add one of our forest friends cupcake toppers for the perfect, and adorable, finishing touch! The kids will love being able to pick their favorite forest creature!

For more We Bring the Party Forest Party items, find us at: www.webringtheparty.net 

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