Our son is crazy about all things animals and has always loved Eric Carle books - an author synonymous with two, four and more-legged friends, so I just had to take advantage of this while Cooper was still young!
The Birthday Boy, of course!
Themed birthday cake and cupcakes, cookies, cakes and candies
Activities / Games
Safari bounce house and slide; Very Busy Spider web toss; The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse horseshoes; Pin the Tail on the Panda Bear, Panda Bear; Mini Cooper driving, 10 Rubber Ducks water table play; Observation Station house play
Customized goody bags with animal print sunglasses, animal coloring books and crayons, DIY animal sun visors and animal crackers
Our son and daughter watching the bounce house be blown up from the window - anxious to get in
What People Ate
Lite lunch fare including foods that the Very Hungry Caterpillar ate - holes included :) (strawberries, watermelon, pineapple, salami/cold cuts and swiss (and other cheeses), carrots, tomatoes, pickles...), chips, sub sandwiches and pinwheels for kids, and yummy desserts
What People Drank
Arnold Palmer (iced tea lemonade), assorted soft drinks and juices
Most Touching Moment
When our exhausted little birthday boy hopped into his red wagon with his big orangutan and alligator and went to fall asleep
Daddy driving the Mini Cooper car back from down the block where the kids left it. Just a tad too big for it!