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Party Recap

Invites:
William is "shooting" for 9.
Take your best shot at a NERF WARS birthday party

Decor: Printed Targets, streamers, Army men, signs

Craft:
Names on eye protection & dog tags with black marker
Decorate shirts with colored duct tape
Create felt name or symbol to apply to bullet pouch

FOOD:
cheese puff bullets
carrot darts
cheesy popcorn bullets

DRINKS:
Orange and Blue Gatorades
Water bottles

SWEETS:
malt ball- cannon balls
Pixy Stix "Gun Powder"
Brownies
Mint Ice Cream pre-scooped into liners
Cookie Cake with target bullseye

Activities:
Shooting gallery
1) cans on ladder
2) blue plastic cups stacked with army men on card table
3) hanging hula hoop on rope
4) helium balloons weighted down
5) Targets printed on cardboard boxes

Agility Obstacle Course
1) Balance Beam (while parents shooting)
2) Monkey Bars
3) Up then down Fireman pole
4) inner-tube circles as "tires" to run/step thru
5) Up Slide and down stairs
6) Run across blacktop
7) Rocket Stomp

Capture the Flag- Operation Orange vs. the Blue Bombers

RULES:
1. NO hits to the face.
2. No running over kids that were not with our party.
3. Have fun!

Favors:
safety glasses & dog tags & cloth bullet pouch
goodie bags filled with small gun/bullets, camouflage gliders & camouflage suckers

Thank you:
Hope you had a blast!

Idea

Party Highlights

  • What People Ate

    cheese puff bullets carrot darts cheesy popcorn bullets

  • What People Drank

    Orange and Blue Gatorades Water bottles on ice

  • Best Moment

    Birthday Boy winning Capture the Flag

  • Funniest Moment

    due to wind, candles wouldn't light

  • Most Touching Moment

    at end of party, younger brother collected all the boxes used as shields/forts/barriers and made a long "boat" all the kids set sail in.

  • Best Dressed

    added black stripes under the boys eyes for camouflaged

  • Desserts

    malt ball- cannon balls Pixy Stix "Gun Powder" Brownies Mint Ice Cream pre-scooped into liners Cookie Cake with target bullseye

  • Party Favors

    safety glasses & dog tags & cloth bullet pouch goodie bags filled with small gun/bullets, camouflage gliders & camouflage suckers

  • Activities / Games

    Shooting gallery 1) cans on ladder 2) blue plastic cups stacked with army men 3) hanging hula hoop on rope 4) helium balloons weighted down 5) Targets printed on cardboard boxes Agility Obstacle Course 1) Balance Beam (while parents shooting) 2) Monkey Bars 3) Up then down Fireman pole 4) inner-tube circles as "tires" to run/step thru 5) Up Slide and down stairs 6) Run across blacktop 7) Rocket Stomp Capture the Flag- Operation Orange vs. the Blue Bombers

  • Budget

    $150 (borrowed the guns and bullets so very minimal cost)

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4 comments

  • Amy A

    Amy A wrote:

    Drew bandit faces on each balloon

  • Amy A

    Amy A wrote:

    Note: I gave all the boys sun glasses so no one got "their eye shot out" - Oriental Trading Co. Camo sunglasses

  • Amy A

    Amy A wrote:

    Thanks Aunt Karen for the cookie cake

  • Julie R

    Julie R wrote:

    What a FUN FUN party you put on for your darling boy Amy! Jaden had a great time celebrating William's Birthday with a bang. You're one heck of a Mommy! :-)

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