Christmas customs – where did these traditions come from?

While we prepare for the upcoming Christmas season with advent calendars, decorating our trees, putting lights up and hanging our stockings; have you ever wondered how these traditions became part of our celebrations? Well, we did & here’s what we found! Christmas trees were first decorated in 16th century Germany. They chose fir trees for both indoors & out. Decorations included apples, roses, gilded candies and colored paper. It was believed in the Middle Ages to symbolize the Garden of Eden. It is also believed that Protestant reformer, Martin Luther was the first to put lights (really they were candles) … Continue reading

Christmas Season has arrived to Victoria!

Now that Halloween has passed, our focus turns to the upcoming Christmas season! Par-T-Perfect Victoria LOVES Christmas! Did you know that Par-T-Perfect Victoria does corporate Christmas events? We have full serviced, all inclusive theme packages! We bring all the fun AND we can even help you arrange a visit with Santa! This year our elves are most excited about our newest Christmas package – Christmas Chefs!  The children at your party will create mini graham cracker gingerbread houses, participate in games, face painting & so much more!  It will be a party your company or organization talks about right through … Continue reading

A warm and festive drink for the Holidays

At Par-T-Perfect one of our favorite drinks to make this time of the year is Spiced Apple Cider. We find this delicious drink warms you on the inside and makes the house smell festive during the party or gathering. Spiced Apple Cider   You will need: mulling spices, apple cider, cheese cloth, string, cinnamon sticks, and a pot. Cut cheese cloth into a 6′ square. Put mulling spices into square  cut cheese cloth and pull all four corners in and tie at the top with the string to create a ball of spices. Pour a quart or a gallon (depending … Continue reading

Santa Tracker 2010!

Its December 1st which means we get to start out yummy advent calendars and pull out the Christmas decorations, lights and all! If you have any little kiddies who get excited for the arrival of their jolliest friend, remember to log on to the Norad Santa Tracker on December 24th. This will tell them where Santa is all around the world and adds a realistic touch to the magic of Christmas Eve. In addition to watching Santa fly around the world in his sleigh, consider taking a couple bites out of “Santas” chocolate chip cookies and leaving the glass of … Continue reading

More than meets the eye!

For over 5 years now Par-T-Perfect in Western North Carolina has built a reputation for our exceptional Children’s Birthday Parties and Events at very reasonable prices. We are well known for our two hour action packed Par-T-Fun packages that includes a supervised bounce house, face painting, games, and Balloon Twisting by one of our fun Party Leaders. Yes and we do hundreds of these parties in the Spring, Summer, and Fall, but what do we do in the winter when the weather turns cold? We move indoors, yes that’s right Par-T-Perfect has so many super fun and reasonably priced indoor … Continue reading

Vancouver’s Christmas Staff Training Event!

We’ve recently put on a very successful and fun Christmas staff training event where tons of kids came and enjoyed the many different activities that we had for them! Our craft station where they made a special gift to take home with them. Christmas themed face painting from our Ice Princess and Christmas elves! Christmas relay games, carol singing contest and more… Make your next Christmas event a memorable one with our jolly Par T Perfect staff!

christmas craft party ideas

build a birdhouse and decorate it with christmas designs and colours put it outside with some birdseed. Be sure to use permanent paint! Great birdhouse kits at Michaels craft store. Go to the Wal mart craft section- great prices – get a bunch of craft kits and have a mini craft party for your child and a few friends. Serve juice and cookies Buy dollar store stockings, jewels, glitter, metallic ribbon and make glamour stockings. You can also make pet stockings with googly eyes, felt, little bells, ribbon