I had the pleasure of living out one of my own childhood dreams when my son, Leo, turned 5 years old this summer. Thankfully, he completely embraced The Muppets a few years ago when I introduced him to Muppets Take Manhattan and then later, Muppets in Space. By the time The Muppets Movie was released, he was undoubtedly, a super hardcore fan.
I regret this is the only picture worth posting, since it was a busy day and my camera phone was being used to play a playlist full of Muppets tunes!
I really didn’t have to do much in the way of entertainment since the party was at a family member’s Lake House. Twenty or so kids actually had room to run around like crazy and even fish off the pier with their parents. For this, I was grateful.
The Table: I filled various bowls with Waterguns, Bubbles, Coloring Books, Crayons and Sidewalk Chalk.
I also made custom lunch sacks for each child and asked the parents in advance if their little one preferred a PB&J or Turkey & Cheese. Also included was an organic applesauce pouch, a bag of plain potato chips and a moist towelette (mostly for the peanut butter eaters). The colored bags were each decorated with a delightful Muppet face, the child’s name and a party horn.
The parents, however, were privy to a more upscale lunch – I served an assortment of miniature gourmet sandwiches, two fresh side salads, a fruit platter, a variety of homemade appetizers (thanks to my family), domestic beer and wine.
The food tags/decorations can be found on Scribd (soon!).
Please let me know if you throw a Muppets-themed Party – I’d love to feature it here and give you credit!
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