Kid Party Food Ideas - Without the Stress!

Written by Mila Sidman

Another kid party coming up? Youíve probably planned and organized everything from party games to favors to who youíll inviteÖ but what aboutrepparttar kid party food?

Birthday party food doesnít have to take hours to prepare or completely blow your budget. When it comes to kids and party food, variety and presentation arerepparttar 141546 answer.

Rather than cooking a few specialty dishes, aim for serving lots of small dishes of fun and kid-friendly finger foods.

Try to serve mainly savory foods and only a few sweet treats. This will help avoidrepparttar 141547 dreaded sugar highs. Here are a few time-tested party food tips.

Presenting Kid Party Food - Make it fun, fun, fun!

Honestly, it really doesnít matter what you serve as long as you wow them withrepparttar 141548 presentation. You wantrepparttar 141549 kids to seerepparttar 141550 table, light up and rush to their seats. OkayÖ so how do you do that?

1. Plenty of color - Use colorful kid tableware, balloons, serving bowls, etc.

2. Plenty of variety - Serve lots of small bowls or plates containing a selection of different finger foods such as cut fruit, bread sticks, mini muffins, mini wraps, crackers, cheese, etc.

3. Serve Fun Foods - You can easily turnrepparttar 141551 most normal foods into fun kid foods. Cut sandwiches with fun cookie cutter shapes to make them more interesting or roll them into pinwheels, cup up a selection of veggies and fruit and serve with a colorful dip. Also make all foods kid size. Cut everything from pizzas to hotdogs into small bite size pieces. This will make it easier to eat and be more fun.

Baby Shower Game "Distraction"

Written by Randy Wilson

The best baby games for baby showers to entertain all of your guests and letrepparttar mother-to-be benefit fromrepparttar 141463 experience of others. Your baby shower then will become more than a party. Itís an entertaining learning experience.

One ofrepparttar 141464 most educational baby games for baby showers for new moms is also oftenrepparttar 141465 most fun. Itís called Distraction. This is for two or three players at one time. The supplies you need will be two to three dolls.

Because baby showers are usually held inrepparttar 141466 7th or 8th month of pregnancy. Itís probably more relaxing and fun forrepparttar 141467 mommy-to-be to only watch. This is because this is one ofrepparttar 141468 more active baby games for baby showers.

Two or three volunteers (perhaps one or two people who donít yet have children?) arerepparttar 141469 actors. They begin simply by holdingrepparttar 141470 dolls. The baby shower hostess tells them their babies are crying. They each try to consolerepparttar 141471 baby.

This is whererepparttar 141472 distractions begin. Members ofrepparttar 141473 ďaudienceĒ (your other baby shower guests, includingrepparttar 141474 guest of honor) begin yelling out distractions one at a time. All ofrepparttar 141475 acting mothers have to deal with each distraction, while still comforting their crying baby.

As baby games for baby showers are forrepparttar 141476 entertainment ofrepparttar 141477 baby shower guests, let them get as creative as possible. Potential distractions can includerepparttar 141478 dog needing to go outside. Then maybe they waited too long to letrepparttar 141479 dog out and have to clean up a doggie accident while not droppingrepparttar 141480 crying baby.

Meanwhile,repparttar 141481 UPS man comes torepparttar 141482 door needingrepparttar 141483 mommies to sign for a package. The phone might also be ringing while something is burning onrepparttar 141484 stove. Getrepparttar 141485 picture?

Itís hilarious to watchrepparttar 141486 waysrepparttar 141487 mommy actors deal with all ofrepparttar 141488 distractions. These types of baby games for baby showers are also good forrepparttar 141489 real mommy-to-be to pick up some words of advice from veteran mothers.

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