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Activities for a birthday party.

I am NOT an imaginative person. I need help with activities and things to do during a 4 y/o's birthday party. The theme will be Star Wars. I have a decent craft supply. Kids attending will be between babies and around 8 years old. Ideas anyone??

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Goldie_And_Luke

Asked by Goldie_And_Luke at 12:25 PM on Sep. 29, 2010 in Preschoolers (3-4)

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  • The easiest thing for you would be to rent a bouncy house.
    mompam

    Answer by mompam at 12:28 PM on Sep. 29, 2010

  • My son is also having a Star Wars theme. I really like this site- http://www.amazingmoms.com/htm/party_starwars.htm


    My favorite one is this- Light Saber Training Course
    Before the party make some light sabers with foam pipe insulation or
    skinny swimming "noodles". Wrap 4-6 inches from the end with colored electrical tape to make a handle. One red, one black, blue etc. Cont...

    JeremysMom

    Answer by JeremysMom at 12:28 PM on Sep. 29, 2010

  • To play, divide the kids into teams to go through a challenge course.
    Each team will get one "Light Saber". Create tasks for each potential
    Cont..
    Jedi to accomplish (not too hard) with the light saber in hand.
    For example:
    Hit ping pong balls with the light saber
    Crawl under a chair tunnel, go down a slide,
    Roll under a tarp
    Pop bubbles with the light saber -- you get the idea.
    JeremysMom

    Answer by JeremysMom at 12:28 PM on Sep. 29, 2010

  • I Googled Star Wars birthday party and a nice selection of sites came up with various ideas. Hope this helps.
    JoyceTN

    Answer by JoyceTN at 12:31 PM on Sep. 29, 2010

  • Thanks!

    A bouncy house isn't really in our budget, but the light saber thing is!
    Goldie_And_Luke

    Comment by Goldie_And_Luke (original poster) at 12:36 PM on Sep. 29, 2010

  • I always loved hot potato and so do my kids.
    jshimmy

    Answer by jshimmy at 12:36 PM on Sep. 29, 2010

  • No matter what theme you do, you can ALWAYS do pin the ___ on the ___. For my DD's 3rd bday we are doing Princess theme, so we'll do pin the crown on the princess (or wand or something), you could always do pin the light saber on the jeddi, or whatever. LOL

    Another fun activity for kids is to do a ball bit. We bought a pool (like a swimming pool), and bought ball pit balls online from Walmart.. put the balls in the pool, and ta-da, a big ball pit! The kids LOVED it!
    FatGirl239

    Answer by FatGirl239 at 12:52 PM on Sep. 29, 2010

  • We always make cupcakes and have the kids decorate their own
    skittles1108

    Answer by skittles1108 at 12:55 PM on Sep. 29, 2010

  • We also do make your own cupcakes. You might look into using food dye to make the cupcake colors match your theme.

    And we've done the ball pit. A big hit, but I wouldn't recommend putting the 8 yo in with the babies. It was a little hectic to have a 3 yo and a 1 yo in at the same time.
    tyheamma

    Answer by tyheamma at 3:50 PM on Sep. 29, 2010

  • xxhazeldovexx

    Answer by xxhazeldovexx at 10:14 PM on Sep. 29, 2010

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