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Kid’s Party Food: Rice Krispie Treat S’Mores

| By Stephanie Keeping | Party Food Comments

Would you like to wow your guests with kid’s party food that has proven to be popular at countless boy birthday parties? What if you could multiply that success by two? You’ve just found it: the marriage of Rice Krispie Treats and S’mores! You can use the microwave to make these ahead of party time and display them on a dessert table or put them together at a campfire with the kids.

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A Boy’s Nautical 1st Birthday Party

| By Jennifer Carver | Party Central Comments

Whether you’ve earned your sea legs or not, this boy’s nautical 1st birthday party is definitely one not to miss.  Come aboard for a sea of inspiration from Stephanie Forgues, party planner and owner of Cygne de fantaisie.  Aqua, red, royal blue and white are paired for a striking color palette and made this milestone 1st birthday for “Captain” Georgi a beautiful occasion.  See how simple nautical props, darling printable décor and beautiful desserts add to the occasion.

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Kid’s Party Activities: Slime Recipes

| By Layne Quintanilla | Party Crafts and DIY Comments

Gooey, slippery slime. Kids are fascinated with it…and I’ve heard that some mothers are, too! The first time we made a batch, it ate the finish off my dining room table. That formula is not included here! There are many different recipes to try; some last for months and others are a one-time play activity. Kids of all ages enjoy creating the different textures. In this roundup of 39 recipes, you'll find edible slime, glow-in-the-dark slime, fluffy slime and magnetic slime. There are slime recipes for a night sky, ocean swirl or star shine. Find snow slime, rainbow slime, and two ingredient slime. Make glitter, sparkle, or polka dot slime. Some use borax but some are borax free. Call it science, call it a sensory experience, call it a kid's party activity--any way you look at it, you can call it fun!

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21 Awesome Games that Teach Kids to Read

| By Toni Thomason | Boyish Charm Comments

Do your kids love game night as much as mine? It's something we always look forward to each week...sometimes twice a week!  There just isn't a better way to spend quality family time together than playing a board game, especially when a board game is educational AND fun.Old favorites are comfortable choices but sometimes you'd like new ideas. You'll want to check out these 21 awesome games that help teach kids to read. From Zingo Sight Words to Snatch - Word Stealing Game, there is something fun for every age level. You'll find some that would make an awesome kid's party activity, too.

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A Boy's Robot Themed Birthday Party

| By Stephanie Keeping | Party Central Comments

A fun and unique boy's robot themed birthday party for the littlest "Bleu Crew" member, Noah-Paul, was created by mom, Becky, of Bleu Cupcakery.  Inspired by Noah's favorite color (blue), his fascination with robots and some pretty sweet robotic dance moves, Becky got moving on ideas for one cool party for one lucky little boy. Fabulous vendors and friends were enlisted to help pull off a perfect celebration full of festive decorations, an engaging dessert table and fun for Noah and his guests.

Boy's Robot Birthday Party Ideas

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Party Time Linky: Week 9

| By Stephanie Keeping | Party Crafts and DIY Comments

Can you believe we are already on week 9 of the Party Time Linky? Time flies when you're having fun! There are so many talented and amazing ideas out there and I am enjoying every one of them. I can't wait to see what new ideas are posted this week! Are you ready? Let's get this party started! 

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A Soaring to New Heights Back to School Party

| By Jennifer Carver | Party Central Comments

As school resumes and your children begin their new learning adventures, help them prepare for “take off” with an exciting airplane themed back-to-school party! Here at Banner Events, we know that the end of summer often brings mixed emotions for children. We’re sharing some fun ideas for your little flying aces that will surely lift their spirits and get them excited about soaring to new heights this school year. From an incredible airplane cake to cloud cupcakes and “jet fuel juice” to luggage style favors and a real plane, this back-to-school party is sure to send spirits soaring.  Don’t miss any of the high flying details captured beautifully by Karina of A Fresh Take Photography.

Boy's Plane Back To School Birthday Party Ideas

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10 Spooky DIY Halloween Projects and Crafts

| By Toni Thomason | Party Crafts and DIY Comments

The kids are heading back to school and that means fall is right around the corner. That also means Halloween is on it's way. It's never to early to start planning those Halloween parties or projects you have always wanted to do. We have gathered several great projects and crafts for Halloween. From free printable party games to party or treat bags, your next kids Halloween party will be extra spooky!

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