You just want to plan a super fun birthday party for your child. A special day of celebrating that he will remember and look back on fondly when he's older. Just like you had when you were younger. ...But life is busy and you are running out of time to plan. ...But you don't have enough space at your house to host a bunch of kids inside if it rains. ...But you can't come up with party games all the kids (of different ages) can play. … [Read more...]
3-Ingredient Chocolate Cake Batter Dip
In about 3 minutes you can stir together this easy 3-Ingredient Chocolate Cake Batter Dip! It’s a delicious, fast, and kid-friendly party appetizer, sweet treat, or special after-school snack for all of your favorite little people! Hi, friends! I’m happy to be back this month with yet another simple, family-friendly recipe to share with all of Megan’s readers! Can you believe that it’s almost time to head back to school? With busy schedules … [Read more...]
Fun Rainbow Food For Kids
Rainbow activities are everywhere right now! An easy way to add to the rainbow fun is with colorful rainbow snacks. I've added a list of rainbow foods that are kid-friendly, look super yummy, and quite pretty! Inviting your kids into the kitchen to help whip up a batch of rainbow waffles or rainbow fruit kabobs are great ways to encourage trying new foods. And I don't know anyone who could turn down a rainbow treat! Rainbow Snacks for … [Read more...]
Spider Party and Play Date Ideas!
Spiders are such a fun theme for a preschool birthday party or play date! Kids love to sing The Itsy Bitsy Spider song and you can use that excitement for a party theme. My sister had a spider themed 3rd birthday party for my niece and it was both easy and fun! The key to preschool parties and play dates is to keep them simple and set up multiple stations or activities for the kids to wander around to. That way the kids can play and have fun … [Read more...]
Gruffalo Party Food and Movie Night
We have been having so much fun with The Gruffalo and the Virtual Book Club for Kids this month! Our friends at The Gruffalo North America sent us a copy of The Gruffalo DVD (affiliate link) to watch so we decided to invite some friends over for a Gruffalo Movie Party! I came up with three Gruffalo themed snacks for the kids to try while they watched! The Gruffalo cupcakes were just chocolate frosted cupcakes with candy on top. The horns and … [Read more...]
Go Orange for Hunger: Super Hero Capes
Today we have invited all of our friends to a Hunger Hero play date at the park in support of No Kid Hungry's Go Orange days. All of the kids are bringing food donations for our local food bank--and turning into Hunger Heroes! I made bright orange capes for all of our Hunger Heroes to wear out of plastic tablecloths from the Dollar store. They were super easy to make! You can get 8 capes out of 1 108 inch table cloth. I began by unfolding the … [Read more...]
Letter P Pancake Themed Activities
After school got out for the summer my oldest went to camp each morning for a week. The younger two were bummed they were missing out on all the fun so we invited some of their friends over for a pancake themed play date! Everyone wore their pajamas to get into the letter P and pancake spirit and we started off the fun by making pink pig noses! (Did you catch all the P words so far?) We talked about the sounds animals make and how letters make … [Read more...]
Batman Birthday Party!
Someone turned 4 last week!!! And had his heart set on a Batman themed birthday party. So, we ordered some cool Batman capes from Sew Plain Jane and invited his friends and cousins over to have some fun! At the last minute I made the girls Batman shirts using Heat and Bond and some polka dot material. The birthday boy is, of course, already well stocked in the superhero shirt department! We had a bounce house and Batman tattoos for the kids to … [Read more...]