Math-Magical

2011 is quite a unique year for several reasons. Here are some fun math related coincidences for this year. This year has 1-1-11 and a 1-11-11 and a 11-1-11 and a 11-11-11. Add the last 2 digits of the year you were born to the age you will be this year see what you get. 73+38 = 111 or 06+05= 11 For more great party ideas from a complete children’s event and party service visit our website. Par-T-Perfect of North Carolina 828-335-5437 (KIDS)

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

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

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

Halloween fun food

Rice krispie creatures Make a huge batch of rice krispie square mix- see box for directions Coat kids hands in oil Have them create and mold rice krispie creatures Lightly paint with food colouring Line up the creatures for a great photo op

the evolution of lootbags

Lootbags have evolved from paper bags decorated with stickers and containing a few candies to almost gift basket proportions. Now people are looking at more eco friendly options. One larger item like a beanie baby, ball, art set,beach sand set is a popular choice. Reusable bags are another option with fewer items/ better quality.Check out our new  fabric shoe party purse and mini burlap sack loots at www.par-t-perfect.com

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