Brighten the scene with candy lights. Cellophane and string lights come together for a sweet effect.
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This appetizing take on the memory game invites little revelers to flip paper popsicles and match colorful patterns.
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When you shape scrapbook paper into treats cones, everyone gets a carnival-inspired surprise.
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Skip Pin the Tail on the Donkey. Instead, square up for some friendly competition with an edible bingo game.
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Budding paleontologists dig personal sandboxes filled with dinosaur figurines and their own little sifters.
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Lift spirits (and lengthen attention spans) with a hot air balloon that transports toys or party favors up, up, and away.
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Fallen chestnuts transform into engaging toss toys when you nail on streams of crepe paper.
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The old bob-for-apples trick takes a sugary turn when you dangle mini donuts from ropes.
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Avoid the who-drank-from-my-cup situation with plastic glasses wrapped in colored ribbons that set them apart.
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Lime rinds, red Jell-O, and chocolate chips combine in a confection of sweetness sized for tiny hands.
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Invite Roy G. Biv to the party with a rainbow table runner made with soft felt.
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Sprinkle fun into snack time with an old-fashioned popcorn bar with your choice of spices and extras like peanuts and M&M’s.
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You know you have little plastic creatures lying around the house. Spray paint them gold and artfully top cupcakes.
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After the candles have been blown out, celebrate with confetti shooters. They work like push pops to propel tissue into the air.
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The real fiesta begins whenever you hang pinata-inspired party lanterns.
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Add a balloon and pom-pom to an inverted party hat, and you have an ice cream cone balloon lickety-split.
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Fancy up the typical party favor by wrapping pieces of sidewalk chalk in clear plastic so they look like candy sticks.
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