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Decorations for a Festive Thanksgiving Feast

The Thanksgiving dinner ideas that follow will help you pull your harvest look together for the biggest impact. Most will work whether your party location is indoors or outdoors or whether you’re decorating a gymnasium, a classroom or a home. Outdoor Decorations: • Welcome your guests and greet your neighbors by hanging an Autumn Border […]

Go West for a Backyard Birthday Campout

A Western theme is a great one for summer birthdays because it dovetails nicely with barbecues, evenings around a campfire and the ever-popular kids’ sleepover parties. Perhaps one of the best parts of a summer campout party is that a child who is old enough to camp out in the back yard will also be […]

Even More Games for Kids’ Parties

Here’s another batch of kids’ birthday party activities, tried and true, and ready for you. Squeeze-the-Orange Race Object of the Game: Each team tries to beat the other(s) in passing an orange down a line without using hands. What you need: One large orange per team (or try a small grapefruit, a ball, or a […]

Spark Dreams of Rescue Heroes with a Firefighter Birthday Party

If you ask a room full of young children what they want to be when they grow up, you’re sure to hear several say, “I want to be a firefighter!” Firefighters have a cool job, wear cool gear, and drive the coolest trucks. The folks at ShindigZ Party know this, and stock lots of Firefighter […]

Boys and Girls Love to Party with My Horse

Whether you put them in a barn or corral them in the backyard, birthday boys and girls who love horses will love the My Horse party. Have (or help) your child choose a slogan for the party to set the tone and make it his/her own: “Horsin’ Around Birthday Party!” “Riders Rule at Taylor’s Horse […]

Young‘uns Love a Barnyard Bash

While a farm party theme is adaptable to folks of all ages, there’s no party for young children quite like the Barnyard Bash with its rich palette of primary colors and cast of party animals. The Barnyard Bash Kit-N-Kaboodle is a great start for planning a special party for the youngest of young’uns. This party […]

More Games for Kids’ Parties

Here’s more of the tried-and-true for you! Hot Potato Game Object of Game: Try to avoid holding the “hot potato” at the wrong moment by passing it on to the next person as fast as you can. What you need: Toy or other item as “hot potato,” noisemaker as the sudden “horn” to stop play […]

Kids Love to Party with American Heroes

If your child is crazy about all things military, secret missions and G.I. Joe™, American Heroes is a great theme for a birthday party. A good place to start is the American Heroes Birthday Party Kit. This kit is all about the camo, in shades of green, black and silver-gray. The basic kit contains invitations, […]

Choose a Sunny Day for a First Birthday Party

Unlike typical birthday parties for school-aged children, a baby’s first birthday party will tend to include guests who reside in a number of age brackets. One theme that holds wide appeal for a range of ages — not to mention both boys and girls — is a Sesame Street™ theme; and the Sesame Sunny Days™ […]

Decorate a Warm-Weather Venue for a Twilight Garden Party

As the weather gets fine and we look ahead to milestones in the coming months – birthdays, retirements, anniversaries, graduations and weddings – a garden party stands out as an enduring, tried-and-true theme tradition for spring and summer. Evening events, indoors or out, are quite naturally seasonal candidates for a twilight or “midnight” garden party. […]