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any ideas of games etc for an 8th grade graduation party??

We have a DJ, though wondering if any good ideas for 8th grade graduation..thanks

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 11:55 AM on Jun. 18, 2010 in Entertainment

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  • Ask a Crowd
    Invite more kids than usual. Especially if other graduation parties are going on at the same time, you may have to invite 15 guests to get 10. It's not really a graduation party if only three or four people show up. Two helpful tips: Invite enough adults to help chaperone--it's nice to have at least one grownup on hand for every five kids. And don't invite a few of the kids to stay overnight. That's a sure way to create hard feelings.

    No Cutesy Decor
    It's your choice whether to decorate for the party--most middle schoolers concentrate more on socializing than decor. If you decide to dress up the place, you don't have to use kitschy theme decor like cardboard mortarboards taped to the wall.. Make the place festive with streamers, balloons and flowers--things that please all generations, including the one in the middle.

    Fun, Fancy Meal
    Serve a sit-down dinner with fancy place settings. Graduation is a special day,
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:03 PM on Jun. 18, 2010

  • Fun, Fancy Meal
    Serve a sit-down dinner with fancy place settings. Graduation is a special day, so why not let the kids feel special? It's fun to have adults and siblings dress as wait staff and serve the kids in courses. Get away from pizza and burgers for this nice meal. You don't have to spend a fortune on good cuts of meat--try chicken, veggies and mashed potatoes; lasagna, salad and garlic bread; or homemade mac and cheese.
    Games and Movie
    After dinner provide Wii games, ping-pong and air hockey. Introduce games that may be new to some kids--think badminton, croquet or shuffleboard. Middle schoolers mostly have outgrown organized party activities, but some--like treasure hunts--can still be fun. Show a movie to end the festivities, and serve candy, drinks and popcorn.

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:03 PM on Jun. 18, 2010

  • I think 8th graders would be more happy to do their own thing, no organized games. I think it would be great to have some loud music and lots of "self serve" entertainment. Have the game system hooked up, tons of couches, a computer nearby, and a do-it-yourself ice cream sundae station!
    iloveconan

    Answer by iloveconan at 11:12 PM on Jun. 18, 2010

  • i also think DJ is good idea..we rented snow cone machine since it was summer..kids loved
    Loricourt

    Answer by Loricourt at 12:49 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

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