I bet you never thought you’d see a shark chomping on fruit before. What about chocolate bowls molded from balloons? It’s easy to just put food in a bowl, but why not get creative with it? Keep in mind clever shortcuts for the day of the party — scoop ice cream into cupcake liners ahead of time and place in the freezer to have individual scoops on hand for cake time and no mess. There’s more ideas where that came from in these 7 Totally Clever Kids’ Party Ideas …
Take the classic game a step further by letting the kids decorate the potato sacks. When the party is done they can use them to take home and fill with toys and treasures.
Spotted at Better Homes and Gardens.
Use balloons to make chocolate molds for ice cream sundae shells. Check it out at Jeni’s Splendid.
Carve a shark out of a watermelon and fill his mouth with delicious fruits. Get the tutorial at Watermelon.
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Check it out at Real Simple.
5. Cool Down Treasure Hunt-
Hide a weighted toy at the bottom of the kiddie pool and cover it up with a bunch of inflatable balls. Now let the treasure hunt begin! Find out more at Better Homes and Gardens.
Cook your cookies on a stick to avoid messy hands. Spotted at Prudent Baby.
Use cookie cutters to cut out fruit-see more on Beneath the Rowan Tree.