Monday, May 23, 2011

Pirates & Polka Dots Party (part 3)

in case you missed part 1 and part 2...

Part 3 is all about the activities and/or entertainment.  
I like to have a few things for the kids to do..crafts, games, etc...  

BUT it's hard to compete with a BIG ARSE PIRATE SHIP!
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I did manage to sneak in my polka dotted planks - 
the ladybug and lizard raced - once.  
How cute are their shirts?? 
Thanks to Tanya from FrouFrou Britches!!
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I also had Pirate Swords (bubble wands) and a refill station.  
The kids played with them & even refilled a few times.  
These swords also doubled as favors.
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We had a Treasure Chest pinata, at the request of the lizard & ladybug.  
I filled it with pencils, stickers, tattoos, coins, beads, gum and lollipops.  
Everyone got a turn to whack at it.  HUGE success!
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The big birthday gift was this giant playset built by my dad and uncle.  
Slide and swings arrived in time.  
Everyone was impressed (even the parents) at the set.
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I attached a fishing net (from $Tree) on the fence (opposite the pirate flag),
slipped in rolled up treasure maps with pink/red ribbon & a Pirate charm.  
Everyone grabbed one on their way home.  Each map read:
"we hope you had a swashbuckling good time.  
Thank you for joining our Pirates & Polka Dots adventure".
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and just in case you thought I wasn't looking out for the 'older' pirates 
- a special 'treasure chest' of drinks :)
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So there you have it!!  
My Pirates & Polka Dots Party!!
I'm already working on our next party - 
Pre-K Graduation!!!


7 comments:

Melissa C said...

Fantastic party! Loved every detail, plus the grown up pirate drinks rocks ;)

Frog Prince Paperie said...

Your kids probably had an unforgettable time! Lucky lucky kids. I love all the details of the party--GREAT JOB, Stacey! :)

Mandy said...

Awesome job! Thanks for sharing the pics! You are so creative! =)

Kelli @ RTSM said...

How fun is that big pirate ship! And the bubble wands were such a great idea for party favors! It looks like your party was wonderful! Love those shirts too:)

FrouFrouBritches said...

Wow! That pirate ship is amazing! The swingset turned out GREAT! They did fabulous on it! Love the polka dotted planks too. Such a cute idea! Love it all! Thanks for the shout out too!

Gwen @ Gwenny Penny said...

Looks like another completely amazing party, Staci! Bravo!

Alison said...

What a cute party! I love all the fun details; it looks like your little ones had a fabulous time!

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