Birthday Theme Ideas

Lava lamp science project for young wizards

If you ask my kids about creating homemade lava lamps, they wouldn’t know what you are talking about.  Now that my 9 year old is head over heels in world of Harry Potter books, everything must is tinged with a magic glow.  So, occasionally, we just have to get a little bit of Hogwarts in [...]

Make a WOW Potion with your young wizard! Fun kitchen chemistry with kids.

Take some Gargoyle’s milk.  With a  dropper, add a few drops of Salamander Juice, then a few more of Sweet Heart Fluid.  A little splash of …  With your magic wand, give it a swirl… Wow!  Yep, everybody around you go “Wow!” and “Ahhhh!”.   And they will.  This simple kitchen experiment became both one of [...]

Let’s go magical! Wizard School party

My 9-year old is into Harry Potter theme now. Very-very much so! He read the first two J.K. Rowling’s books, watched the first movie. Spells, potions, wands and other wizard things are among his favorite topics to talk with friends about. As you can guess, I did not have any choice of birthday party themes, [...]

Planes birthday party for a 5 year old is soaring into the sky!

The cartoon “Planes” couldn’t be more timely: planes – a perfect theme for our 5 year old party!  It is fun, exciting, and… even educational!!! In my previous post I discussed some key features of every great party: theme, cliffhanger, the special element. The special element, the “oooooh” and “aaaaaah” moment for the kids, something [...]