Birthday Theme Ideas

True magic: Wizard School Party for 7-10 year olds

Harry Potter series is both a source of greatest joy and frustration to kids. Joy – understandable: it opens up the amazing magical world, that seems to step right from every kid’s magical dreams. Adventures, magic items, flying… where the frustration comes from? Quite uniquely, every book is perfect for the same age group as [...]

Educational ride on the Magic School Bus. Kids science theme party.

Once all the preparations for this fantastic party were over (see The Magic School Bus theme birthday party. Preparation), we were ready to get the wheels rolling with all the fun and educational activities that we planed for the party. This party was one of the most successful and impact out of all the ones [...]

The Magic School Bus theme birthday party. Preparation

This party probably was one of the most successful ones we ever made. We did it both this year for my dear smiley boy’s six birthday and when his big brother turned four years and years ago. It was just too good to pass the opportunity to do it again. We sent out the invitations [...]

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, [...]