Visit FamilyCorner.com for tons of seasonal ideas!
quick link - go to our home page quick link - kid's crafts, family fun, printables, etc quick link - sign up for our free newsletter quick link - holiday crafts, recipes and ideas quick link - gardening, organizing, saving money, decorating and more quick link - our FunBook is filled with lots of quick ideas, tips and crafts quick link - join our bustling community of friendly members


Go Back   FamilyCorner.com Forums > > >

Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 05-09-2004, 07:44 PM
Member
FamilyCorner Newbie
 
Join Date: May 2004
Posts: 6
Messiest Party Ever!

Okay, I know I'm a crazy mom, BUT for my daughter's upcoming 11th birthday party, we are having a "Messiest Party Ever" theme. I figure they are only this young once, and as long as it's in the back yard, I'm fine with it!

We are doing things like having areas for the kids to make their own goo.

Another to make toothpaste putty.

A game where you put gummy worms in whipped cream on a plate. The kids race to get the gummy worms out of the whipped cream and into a coke bottle with their hands behind their back.

They are also doing a few science experiments like putting water in a bowl, then adding pepper. When you add just a drop of dish soap, the pepper shoots for the outside of the bowl really fast. If you put milk in a bowl, put one drop of food coloring, and then add a drop of dish soap, it makes neat swirls and designs.

We're going to set up the sprinkler and have water balloons.

For a favor, I'm going to the mens section at walmart(or wherever) and getting the 3 packs of hanes white t-shirts. I'm going to give each kid a shirt to wear during the party and the one with the messiest shirt at the end wins.

Keep in mind all these kids are older(10, 11, and 12) so these ideas would be okay(like with the pepper) But can you come up with any other MESSY ideas? And I need to come up with a cake idea. I was thinking of just making a tiered cake, making it lop-sided and each tier a different bright color like lime green and coral, etc.

Please help me ladies. The party is in June.
Reply With Quote
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 05-09-2004, 09:30 PM
Irish Angel's Avatar
Nine Year Member
FamilyCorner Junkie
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: Chambersburg,Pennsylvania
Posts: 1,476
Very cute ideas!
Sounds like you came up with quite a few great ideas!
I will have to think and see if I can come up with anymore~
__________________
Hugs and Blessings,
Cathy


Admit your mistakes so that NO ONE else can exaggerate them
You can NOT amputate your HISTORY from your DESTINY~ Beth Moore
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 06-16-2004, 03:07 PM
trainlady's Avatar
Nine Year Member
FamilyCorner Postaholic
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Right here in my cozy little cottage!!
Posts: 13,900
This sounds like a party your daughter will never, ever forget!!!
And that's what life is all about is making special memories!!!
How creative you are!!!
Enjoy the party and do let us know how it went!!!

As for a "messy cake", you could "decorate" it with crushed Oreo's to make it look like you got it out of the trash!! Or have cupcakes or brownies and let them decorate with Oreo dirt and gummy worms, etc...

Do you have a "dress theme".....like telling them to come to the party in their dirtiest, ugliest clothes!!

Egg toss is always fun and messy!! Feeding chocolate pudding to each other with each being blindfolded!! It's a team race to see which two finish all their pudding first!! Chocolate is definitely the messiest!!!!

Have lots of fun and Happy Birthday to your daughter!!!!

hugs,train
__________________
"I'd rather be riding the train"
Reply With Quote
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Retro 70's party ajrsmom Children's Theme Parties 6 10-03-2017 05:48 AM
Fall Party Ideas ajrsmom Alternative Party Ideas 5 09-24-2012 06:54 PM
Chex® Party Mix Contest Amanda Contests & Prizes 1 09-23-2008 08:29 AM
Golfer's BD Party ajrsmom Other Adult Parties 0 02-26-2004 08:09 AM
Rescue Heroes Ideas mjsjtjcj Children's Theme Parties 12 02-21-2004 07:12 PM



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 09:25 AM.


Copyright © 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.

POPULAR AREAS OF FAMILYCORNER.COM

Our Family FunBook is packed full of ideas from parents just like you!

Our members say that they have never found a friendlier message board community than ours!

Our kid's craft section is filled with easy ideas for creative little minds.

We have tons of free printable coloring pages to keep your little ones happy.

We offer a wide variety of free newsletters delivered right to your inbox.

Our Household Hints & Tips have a wealth of information on cleaning, organizing, and more!
Go to the funbook Go to forums Go to kid's crafts Go to printables Go to newsletters Go to Hints & Tips

Home || Newsletters || Advertising || Terms of Use || Privacy || Services || Submissions || Contact Us || Media Opportunities || Link To Us || Shop || Feedback || Staff || e-Cards || Reminder Service



FamilyCorner.com® is sponsored in part by...




Visit our friends --> MomsMenu | Main Street Mom | She Knows | Baby University | Personal Fitness Zone | iChef.com

Copyright Notice | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use/Disclaimer