Shiver me Timbers! The party was a great success!! The kids had a great time, and there was plenty to do that everyone enjoyed :)
First order of business - we all needed to look like pirates.
1) A hat was a given. There are a bunch of free hat printables around - but these hats from the party store were cheaper than they would have cost to print them.
2) I wanted the "color your own bandanna" because I wanted to kids to spend some time coloring while people were filtering in. That worked out great! Of course, not everyone arrives at the same time, so this was a great first craft, because it could go as long as necessary.
You can see the sign on the table in the above picture. The sign has pictures with each item the kids are supposed to take.
4) I found a great post on a blog called The Fickle Pickle - which is where I got a number of ideas that I used in my party - one of which being these mustaches.
They are SO simple to make! 2 Pieces of felt for each mustache:
And my absolute FAVORITE part of the pirate apparel:
Here are all my sweet pirates dressed up and having fun!
Having everyone dressed up made the party very festive!
Soon, I'll show you some of the decor, the games, and more!
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