Back 2 School!

As Staples says “It’s the most wonderful time of the year!”  Is it really though?  There is so much going on at this time, it’s easy to miss something.  With school registration, and extracurricular activities, back to school shopping and the worry of packed lunches we thought we would try and help with a few back to school tips. School Supply Shopping List: Glue Sticks 3-4 for the year 4oz bottle of glue Scissors Water based markers and pencil crayons Pens and No.2 Pencils Sharpeners Large pink eraser Highlighters for 2nd grade or higher Notebooks 3 Ring binder Pocket Folders … 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

We Got It!!!

Hey Western GTA Ontario, WE GOT IT!!!! We went and picked up our Giant Slide. It has a single lane and measures  20′ x 18′ x 20′ high. We’ve already had it out at a couple fun fairs this past weekend and the kids are loving it!! Guess what else??!! While we were picking up the slide we bought another new toy….. An inflatable Basketball Toss of our very own!!!! It measures 8′ x 8’x 10′ high and we are now offering it as an option with our Sports theme packages as well as on an “a la carte” basis.  Stay … Continue reading

A Theme Within a Theme.

The classic Teddy Bear Stuffing party is always a favorite.  It is good for both boys and girls and therefore great for birthday parties and Teddy Bear Picnics.  Not too many people know that we offer many different types of critters to stuff. We usually offer either the teddy bears or an assortment of critters but have you ever thought of having a certain type of critter to fit in with a theme? My son is into Dragons and in fact was one for Halloween this past year.  We have agreed on creating a magical stuffing party with Dragons (using … 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

thanksgiving dinner ideas

Let the kids decorate the table with leaves, gourds, chestnuts, school art Wrap mini gifts, tie a ribbon to each and run one ribbon to each plate – use place cards so everyone gets correct gift – mini puzzles are great play thanksgiving themed charades or pictionary after dinner

New Party Ideas Oakville

Things That Go Party Sept 10, 2010 I just finished putting together a new birthday package called Things That Go!  This would be a wonderful party theme for any child that loves to be on the move.  The first is the Things That Go supplies. This partyware (pictured) would go great.  If you’re just looking to have a racing party, maybe use a Race Day Party Pack or even Disney’s Cars partyware.   You can find plates, cups, napkins, party favors, personalized birthday banners, placemats, centerpieces, balloons, and many other party supplies. For your Things That Go party invitations, why not make your … Continue reading