snow much fun

Take the party outdoors for sledding, tubing or snowshoeing Serve hot chocolate from thermoses and snowman shaped cookies – 3 baked overlapping with pretzel arms Have a snowball target toss game Have a snowman making competition- bring fun stuff to dress them have a candy hunt in the snow make snow candy with a camp stove 1c brown sugar 1/3c butter 1 tsp vanilla- heat until melted and pour over clean snow to harden to toffeelike candy snow painting- give kids pots of water with a few drops of food colouring and a brush and let them go wild! Give … Continue reading

Halloween Birthday Party Tips From Oakville Par-T-Perfect !

Happy Birthday, Punkin’! Pssst. Hey — jack-o’-lantern. Yeah — you! Move it on over. The birthday pumpkins are in town. And we’re carving out a little space of our own. For autumn birthdays, there’s no better way to decorate than with the true legend of the fall — the pumpkin. Here’s a few ideas to get you started…and some tips to make it easy on yourself.  First, a few ideas… “Blaze of Glory” Pumpkins Line up enough pumpkins so you can carve one letter in each to spell “H-A-P-P-Y B-I-R-T-H-D-A-Y.” (Math tip — that’s 13.) Place a candle or flashlight … Continue reading

10 Great Halloween Party ideas for kids

Halloween Hullabaloo!! Slime bucket for spider rings – use cellulose wallpaper paste, green food colouring , water and $ store spider rings – kids reach in to get prize – keep paper towels handy Marshmallow bobbing – bucket of water put marshmallows in just as child is ready to bob or they dissolve – use large ones Wrap a mummy – divide kids into teams of 6 or so have them create a mummy with toilet paper and tape Mini pumpkin deco – glue on hair , draw faces, glitter eyebrows, mini capes, little felt hats – a fun take … Continue reading

Fall Fling Faves

Throw a Fall Fling for your kids as a back to school social 1 Write invites on large leaves with permanent marker and hand deliver 2Rake up a huge pile of leaves for leaf pile jumping 3 collect chestnuts for chestnut toss games 4 Make bird feeders with old toilet paper rolls rolled in peanut butter and then birdseed- hang on trees outside 5 Have an apple buffet – cut up several different types of apples into slices- sprinkle with lemon juice. Offer caramel. chocolate and peanut butter dip 6Have a mini scavenge- largest leaf, a red leaf, a seed … Continue reading