A Magical Birthday Party

If throwing the perfect party was as easy as waving a wand and saying “abracadabra” we’d miss out on all the DIY fun that comes with it! If you’re looking for the perfect way to add a little magic to your next party and get creative in the process, we’ve got just the party idea! From snacks and wands to party favors and decorations, this is a super cute way to say “Happy Birthday” to the little (or big) magician in your life.

Supplies:

  • Balloon Time Helium Tank
  • Red and white latex balloons
  • Black cardboard
  • Colored craft paper
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Double-sided tape
  • Red ribbon
  • Red polka dot ribbon
  • Decks of playing cards
  • Red twine
  • Hole punch
  • Gold paper favor bags & sweets for inside
  • Stapler
  • Magic Wands & Magic Party Photo Booth Props Kit (both from Amazon)

Instructions:

Playing Card Photo Booth

  1. Take hole punch & playing cards, and punch holes in top left and top right corners of cards.
  2. Thread a long piece of red twine through the holes and spread the cards out along the length.
  3. Hang up on the wall with tape. Repeat as many times as you like!
  4. Inflate balloons using your Balloon Time Helium Tank.
  5. Add ribbon and place around photo booth area and party space.

Rabbit In The Hat

  1. To make your top hat, start by cutting a rectangle out of your black cardboard.
  2. Bend the cardboard around until both ends meet, and stick together with tape to form a cylinder shape.
  3. Cut a circle from your cardboard that’s around 1 – 2 inches wider than your cylinder.
  4. Tape the two together to form your top hat and fasten a length of red ribbon to the base.
  5. Now for the bunny! Fill a white balloon a little more than halfway using your Balloon Time helium tank.
  6. Using tape and glue, decorate with bunny ears, eyes, nose and whiskers.
  7. Fasten bunny balloon to the top hat using double-sided tape.

Party Favor Bags

  1. Cut small lengths of ribbon leftover from your balloon tails.
  2. Grab a gold paper bag, a playing card and a piece of ribbon, and staple the ribbon and the playing card to the bag as shown.
  3. Fill with yummy candy and repeat as many times as needed to ensure each of your guests can take one home to enjoy! (And maybe a few more for yourself!)

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Note: Adult supervision is required when using balloons. Please read all warnings and precautions on the Balloon Time carton.

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