History of Bouncy Castles

We’ve been told by many children over the years that their party was the best because of the bouncy castle!  That got us wondering who & when bouncy castles were invented!  Here’s what we found out: There is an ongoing “disagreement” between the U.S. and England about who invented the first bouncy castle – our research shows that in 1959 John Scurlock of Shreveport, Louisiana experimented with inflatable covers for tennis courts. He noticed his employees jumping on the covers.  University students in England about 1961 designed a bouncy castle for a fundraising event. The first inflatable rental company was … Continue reading

Creating lasting birthday memories & traditions

Birthdays are all about the birthday person! Creating family birthday traditions that last a lifetime will be fun & make the birthday boy or girl feel even more special on their day!  Here’s some of our favorites!  Have fun, be creative and remember on your birthday, it’s all about YOU! Be King or Queen for the day – let the birthday girl or boy pick everything for their day from what’s for dinner to not doing any chores.  Let them rule the roost! Decorate a crown or purchase an “It’s my birthday pin” for them to wear all day so … Continue reading

Spring Has Sprung in Sudbury!

The weather is warmer, the sun is shining brighter, the days are longer and look at that…the snow is almost all gone! After a very long and cold winter, Sudburians will finally get to enjoy some time outdoors. Take some time to celebrate and enjoy the great weather! Get outside with the kids and play! -Have a dinosaur dig. In a sandbox, hide little plastic dinosaurs and have the kids dig them up with a spoon or shovel. -Play street hockey -Bucket toss game. Get a couple small sand pails and some small balls. Get the kids to toss the … Continue reading