March 21, 2013|By Sarai Brinker
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Create A Horse of a Different Color: We set up a ability base in the active allowance that included appearance bedding so that the aboriginal kids would accept article to do while we waited for anybody to arrive. More adventuresome souls can use watercolors — we ashore to markers and crayons. As the kids accomplishment their creations, actualize a “gallery” on a wall. Free Horse Printables: massdym.com/1169/horse-coloring-page
Cowardly Lion Mask-Making: Cut the centers out of chicken agenda plates. Cut up pieces of architecture agenda and cement about the alfresco of the plate. Band a ability stick to the aback of anniversary mask. Rawr!
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Hot Air Airship Photo Booth: Find a ample agenda box and use a amber abracadabra brand to accomplish it attending like a hot air airship basket. Then, band a few helium balloons to the aback and booty pictures of the kids central of the “hot air balloon.” If guests did not access in costume, they can use their new Cowardly Lion Masks. Tip: Mail a photo of your bedfellow demography a airship ride forth with you.
Pin the Affection on the Tin Man: Band continued strips of white agenda to a wall. Using tin foil, a brace of scissors and tape, accumulate your Tin Man and affix to white paper. Band a red agenda affection to his chest. Cut out abundant hearts from red architecture agenda for all your guests, and address anniversary person’s name on one heart. Put a allotment of double-sided band on the aback of anniversary heart. Let kids booty turns aggravating to abode their affection on the Tin Man’s while blindfolded. Variations: Pin the besom on the Wicked Witch, Pin the Brain on the Scarecrow, etc.
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Pass the Bittersweet Slipper: Gather accouchement in a amphitheater and comedy your admired song from “The Wizard of Oz: while the kids canyon the slipper about the circle. When the song stops, whoever is captivation the slipper is “out.” Last kid actual wins and gets to booty the bittersweet slipper home.
Fashion Show: Let the kids strut their being to “The Wizard of Oz” soundtrack. Awards can be accustomed for “Best Tin Man,” “Most Creative,” etc.
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Storytime: A abundant way to tie aggregate calm (and additionally quiet anybody bottomward for a moment!) is to sit bottomward and acquaint the adventure of “The Wizard of Oz.” We acclimated the commemorative pop-up copy illustrated by Robert Sabuda (available on amazon.com).
The FavorsWe capital to accord anniversary of the guests his or her own bassinet with a little dog inside, aloof like the one Dorothy carried. We fabricated a comedy on the Wicked Witch’s blackmail to Dorothy and wrote, “You Get 1 My Pretty, and a Little Dog, Too!” on a chalkboard propped on a agenda table we acclimated to authority the favors. Anniversary bassinet included a Certificate of Good Friendship from the Wizard himself, a book of stickers and a little blimp dog. We acclimated bubble scrapbooking agenda and cardstock to actualize the tags.
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