I knew I didn't want Sock Monkey, Mod Monkey, or jungle/safari - he wanted plain monkeys. But it sort of evolved into Barrel of Monkeys theme!
Barrel of Monkeys and banana Runts candy bags
Activities / Games
Jumper "Monkeys Jumping on a Bed"
?? What budget? ;)
What People Ate
Cake, Monkey bread, Banana pudding, "monkey munch", banana chips, oreo balls, monkey cake pops, and M&M candy
What People Drank
Lemonade and Chocolate milk out of Barrel Drink dispenser
Mattox (the birthday boy) blew out his candles IMMEDIATELY after I lit them - before anyone could even start singing Happy Birthday.
Mattox kept whispering the entire time. Have no idea why except he is shy, so I guess he was trying to avoid any extra attention.
Most Touching Moment
His older sister saved her "money" from school (from learning sight words) and "bought" him a plastic dinosaur because she remembered it was his birthday - and she wanted to get him a present just from her. oh.be.still.my.heart.
His friend-girl, Emory! Had a monkey dress and kept the monkey ears on the entire party!