Kids Party Idea: Travel and Transport

Kids Party theme: Travel & Transport

If you just live life, you will find inspiration all around you. My good friend, Ronel, inspired me with a lovely DIY party she designed for her four-year-old son. She found some ideas online and put it together so well, that I just had to share it as this edition's DIY family project. Her boy was super chuffed and all his friends wanted to play with their own “hot air balloon” party packs. 

Party packs:

Kids part idea hot air balloon party pack

You need:

Paper “baskets”
Strings to match your colour scheme +-2m per pack
1 Helium balloon per party pack
Snacks
Paper Punch

Method:
Take the paper punch and make four holes in your basket.
Cut four strings and tie them to the basket.
Fill your basket with snacks.
Collect your helium balloons, tie them to the strings and off they go!

Note: Party packs included healthy fruit snacks, low salt biscuits and helicopter oats crunchies. 
The empty party packs hovered slightly, instead of balloons taking off and causing tears, so the kids loved playing with it afterwards.

Decor: 

Ronel made use of jets, clouds and aeroplane cutouts to round off the table decor, so it actually looked like the balloons were about to take off into the clouds. Every child got a paper placemat with an aeroplane painted on it.

Helicopter oat crunchies recipe:

Kids part idea helicopter crunchie cookies2 Cups Oats
1 Cup coconut 
3/4 Cup Sugar
1 Cup flour
1/2 Teaspoon Bicarbonate of Soda
1/4 Teaspoon Salt
2 Spoons of golden syrup
1/2 Cup Butter or Margarine

Method:
Melt Butter and Syrup
Mix all the dry ingredients
Add melted butter mixture to the dry ingredients
Mix thoroughly using your hands or a wooden spoon
Mould it in the pan, +- 1cm thick
Bake for +- 15 minutes
Cut with a cookie cutter, while it's still hot. 
Cool and then decorate if you wish

If you or your friend hosted an awesome kids party- please do share it with us on Facebook! #Kidsparty #WithKids

This article originally appeared as part of our travel and transport editorial in www.thingstodowithkids.co.za/magazine

Tanya

Tanya is our practical, "go-getter" adventurer, mom. With an honours degree in Biokinetics, diploma in Business Marketing & Administration, and as a master analyser, she loves blogging about the nitty gritty, educational topics, and how to simplify life. She is an extroverted logical thinker and enjoys writing about products and services that solve problems and makes life more enjoyable. She is a scientist at heart with a love for life, travel, family, friends and universal principles. In her free time, Tanya works and reads books on spiritual and business growth, and thus created a career that will involve family life, problem-solving and travelling. She surrounds herself with geniuses who share her values, love for wisdom and life.

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