Teamwork: Cup Stack Take 2
Last year the cup stack was one of my FAVORITE team building activities (see post here). So, naturally, I wanted to give it another shot! The Cup Stack is a fun, yet challenging activity that promotes team work. The supplies are basic: cups, string, rubber bands. I go ahead and tie the string to the rubber bands so it is ready to go. I make a few for groups of 4 and a few for groups of 5, this way no matter what the numbers are in the classroom I can make it work. I start by asking students…
Party Game. An old navigation map glued to foam board with letter cutouts. Add construction paper to make the airplanes and the game is complete. Using glue, a picture frame and a map I already had, the entire project cost only $3.00! Definitely within the party planning budget. I purchased the construction paper, letters, and foam board at the .99 cent store. Super easy and inexpensive.
How to make a scratch off lottery ticket?
You probably know the scratch off lottery tickets? Ever wondered how to make them? Well, they are very fun & easy to make. I used to make gr...
SPY PARTY- SECRET AGENT BIRTHDAY OPERATION
**Consider yourself pretty special that you're allowed to view this SECRET AGENT BIRTHDAY OPERATION. You see, only SECRET AGENTS were invited to my 11 year old's SPY THEMED PARTY. (Cue the James Bond theme song...) Invitations were sent to the special SECRET AGENTS. They read as follows: YOUR SECRET MISSION, IF YOU CHOOSE TO ACCEPT IT, IS TO HELP CELEBRATE THE 11TH BIRTHDAY OF AGENT JACOB ALL SECRET AGENTS MUST REPORT TO THE SPY TRAINING CENTER (aka-jacob's home) SPY TRAINING WILL INCLUDE…
"literature is my utopia." - helen keller
a lover of books, reading, words, stories, and other forms of lit-related geekery. reality sucks, and books always take me to a better place. "I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library." - Jorge Luis Borges...
Spy Birthday Party & The SECRET to a Great-Looking Kids' Party
For a recent birthday, I picked a secret agent / spy theme, because I thought it would be cute. Turns out, I was RIGHT. Agent Initiation At the "Orientation" table, the kids all got: Code
The Ultimate DIY Spy Party
Lifestyle blog showcasing craft tutorials, holiday fun, party planning, recipes, DIY projects, travel tips, and more. Easy & inexpensive family fun.
Nerf Gun Party - Design Dazzle
Terrific Nerf Gun Party for boys that is big on fun without being childish. Awesome nerf gun games and nerf gun party decor and food ideas!
Spy Birthday Party - Part II
All the decorations were black and white: question marks, foot prints on the floor, lots of homemade signs by E & C with warnings and cautions and "Spy Training Here", etc. The floor was scattered with black balloon "bombs" tied with red string. Upon arrival all special agents were seated at Spy Headquarters, decorated with maps and more question marks. At each place setting was an envelop marked "TOP SECRET" addressed to "Special Agent ______" (This allowed me to have a seating arrangement…
Detektivspiele: Am Kindergeburtstag aufregende Fälle lösen
Steht ein Kindergeburtstag vor der Tür? Dieses Jahr geht?s ans Fälle lösen mit spannenden Detektivspielen.
Craft project: Secret Message with Decoder (intro)
What can be more exciting then making something for your friend or perhaps your dad that contains a 'Secret Message' . Jennifer from Ambrosia Creative was inspired for this week's craft project by her friends 'secret spy' party invites and...