Sunday, January 11, 2009

Paige's party is coming

Paige is super excited. I let it slip last week that she's having a birthday party. She didn't even know her birthday was coming up. Bad Mommy! Now she's worrying about who's coming to the party, and what color everything will be. For the record Grammy & her friends MUST be there, and everything should be pink.

This year we're going with an arts & crafts themed party. You know, all the stuff most parents won't let their kids play with at home. We'll set up on the carport with tables and different stations. We're set to have:

  • Paint
  • Markers, crayons
  • Play doh
  • Tattoos
  • Chalk
  • Construction paper
  • Glue
  • Googly eyes
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Stickers
I think that's it. I have several crafts lined up, such as making their own necklace, and a hand print flower. I'll provide aprons for the kids so they don't get their clothes all messed up. For those I'll go to the thrift store & purchase button up shirts to cover their clothes.

When the party is over I'll wrap everything up in the plastic tablecloths & throw it away. We can get out the power washer & hose down the carport if needed. We've invited 12 kids. Most are around 2 to 3 years old, with a few closer to 5 or 6.

I think overall it's a great idea for a kids party. We should have a blast. Her party is scheduled for the 24th at 11:30. A light lunch will be served: ham salad sandwiches, egg rolls, pizza rolls, veggie tray, relish tray, chips & dip, and cake & ice cream. We'll ice down drinks for everyone & let the party tend itself. I want to be able to enjoy her party & socialize with friends and family. I don't want to have to spend the entire party trying to keep things running.


C. Beth said...

That sounds great!!

We're having Chickie's party Saturday. Plus I'm listing a house this week. Plus we're leaving town a week from tomorrow, for 9 days.

Wow, I just realized how busy this week is going to be. I'll try to enjoy Chickie's party--your plan sounds great.

Maria said...

Sounds fun! take alot of pictures!