Par-T-Pets Adorable and Affordable Teddy Stuffing Parties!

Par-T-Pets are the latest activity available throughout North America for kids birthdays and events. Host your own teddy stuffing party with our adorable 8 inch Par-T-Pets. Our parties come with complete service or you can order from our on line store. For only $7.95/Pet Can ($6.50 US). For more details or to order yours visit us at www.par-t-pets.com.    

The History of Pinatas!

What’s a party of any kind without a piñata?!  It is guaranteed to make any party come alive!  Have you ever stopped to think of the history behind the piñata? Well, of course we had to do a little research and find out! Our first bit of research was with our Par-T-Perfect Durham Region Office – the fabulous owners are from Mexico and shared some of the history with me. I was surprised to find out that piñatas had a religious context! According to some of the Google searches I did, there is a thought that Marco Polo discovered piñatas … Continue reading

Grandparents Day Ideas

About Grandparent’s Day Grandparent’s Day is celebrated in September, on the first Sunday following Labor Day. This year that date falls on Sunday September 9th.  Founded by Marian McQuade, her primary purpose was to celebrate  and honor the  elderly in nursing homes.  She also hoped to encourage grandchildren to inherit the wisdom and heritage from their grandparents. In 1978, President Jimmy Carter made it a national holiday. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Grandparents_Day Story Time with Grandparents Check out some of these books for a story time on Grandparent’s Day. Book list from www.apples4theteacher.com     Abuela ( English with Spanish Phrases) by Arthur Dorros   Funny, … Continue reading

Went Shopping…. Again!!!!

Large Frame Games Yes, we did a lot of shopping this spring! Not only did we buy four new inflatables to accommodate demand, we went out and bought four new large frame games.  They measure 7’X7′ and give a great impact for any event.  They can be set up in about 5 minutes, indoors or out! Feed the Bears game. The kiddos just love tossing the plastic food into the bears’ picnic basket!  It even comes with its own picnic basket filled with yummy food! Not only did we buy four new inflatables to accommodate your having fun experience, we went out and … Continue reading

Getting Fit with the Family!

With February behind us, so many of our New Year’s Resolutions have already flown out the window, with the number one New Year’s Resolution being losing weight or getting fit. The fact is getting fit should not only be a resolution every January but every month! Easier said than done, we know but here are a few tips to hopefully keep you on track by getting your family involved. Make fitness fun. Include the entire family (Even the dog if you can!) Sign up for your communities walks, or bike rides and train as a family. Fitness can be free … Continue reading

Children’s Art Festival Feb 17 & Camp; 18th

Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out the Children’s Art Festival in Richmond! When: Friday February 17th 9am-3pm and Saturday February 18th 2012 10am-4pm Where: Richmond Cultural Centre – 7700 Minoru Gate Richmond BC What: It gets bigger every year and you won’t want to miss this one! This is a great opportunity to have the kids try several different drop in classes from Hip Hop to Lantern Making. Also enjoy “imagination Stations” and performances for only $5/child. (Classes are extra) Check out their website for more information http://www.richmond.ca/news/richmondcalendar/EventSearch.htm Don’t forget to visit Par-T-Perfect in the Library for … Continue reading

A Super Bowl Party for Kids

Here are a few ideas on how to keep the kids entertained during the Super Bowl. Decorations Use your teams’ colours and if they didn’t make it to the Super Bowl you’ll want to divide the decorations so guests can choose a team to get behind. A general football theme is also perfect. Game Day Food A football party menu for kids won’t be hard.  You’ll want to serve snacks that are easy to eat and hearty, like mini sandwiches and dips. Pizza is another favorite. Of course, you can never go wrong with hot dogs and hamburgers. Super Bowl … Continue reading

Christmas Fun with the Kids!

With Christmas just around the corner, here are a few ideas that you and the kids can do to get ready for the big day! First of all, you should find out if you are Naughty or Nice ! There are so many cool safe internet sites that have great Christmas games, activities and so much more! Here are a couple that we found: http://www.claus.com/index.php http://www.northpole.com http://www.santagames.net You’ll want to get started early on your letter to Santa this year so he will have time to write back! Visit the Canada Post website for more information on how Santa can … Continue reading

Help Celebrate the Grey Cup with Par-T-Perfect!

If you are looking for something to do with the family this weekend, you must check out the 2011 Grey Cup Festival! The events will be taking place from Thursday November 24th – Sunday November 27th. (times vary) Some of the events will include live bands, autograph zones with CFL players and alumni, interactive sports games, obstacle courses and special guests like Bobs and Lolo. Make sure to stop by the Face Painting Zone where Par-T-Perfect will help you show your team colours with some fabulous cheek art and face painting!! Visit the Grey Cup Festival website for more information … Continue reading

Tis the Season to Plan Parties!

  Tis the season to plan parties… office Christmas parties, mall arrival of Santa, Christmas brunch at the golf club, special holiday sales and events. You need something fun and memorable for the children to do. High holiday energy and small spaces can present a challenge for the party organizer. We have theme parties with holiday crafts, gingerbread scented playdoh, reindeer stuffing, musical candycane walk, mug painting and more. Let our elves create a complete holiday event for you. We also have mini golf, indoor bouncy castles for the energetic ones and Santa! Whatever your needs we can help.  Here … Continue reading