My Cole turned five on Saturday, which means we had a very messy party.
confetti is messy
aprons were handed out as each child arrived
messy jell-o blocks. (a hit!)
messy finger painting with colored shaving cream
(I should have required the aprons)
messy make-your-own banana splits
we read Mr. Messy
messy thank yous: silly string, finger paint, pixie stix
What we did:
Messy snacks (pirate's booty, muddy buddies, carrots & dip, apples & caramel and chocolate milk)
Finger painting with colored shaving cream
A super-sized surprise ball (with messy surprises: sidewalk chalk, bubbles, stickers, mini squirt guns..)
Make-your-own messy banana splits
It was exciting and manageable (thanks to help! next time, less kids..) and possibly the perfect theme for a group of 4 and 5 year olds.
See the messy party invites here.