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Where the Wild Things Are Party Supplies
Where the Wild things are Birthday Party Ideas
So you've got a little monster that wants to throw a wild rumpus in your home and that's got you looking for where the wild things are party supplies and some ideas to make it happen for them on their big day right?
If you want to make the day full of roars and fun, then you are going to need a little help. Never fear though, your little monster will be thrilled with all the great ideas on offer and how you've put their party together.
Featured are ideas for decorations, party favors, invitations, birthday cake and cupcake decorating and much more.
Where the Wild Things Are Party Invitations
To start off, you will need some monster themed invitations. Etsy is your best bet for these because you will be amazed at the invitation on offer for Where the Wild Things Are.
The invitation in the pic is an example of what can be found on Etsy, it may break your budget but there is no denying that it will be invitations that all your guests will love. Who wouldn't want to come to this party? However, it is still an invitation that you have to write out yourself.
If you want an invitation that is personalized there are plenty of options on both Etsy and Ebay. You can go as affordable or as elegant as you want to create the perfect party beginning for your little one.
Where the Wild Things Are Party Decorations
Now it is time to focus on turning your home into a one of a kind jungle. This can be done easily with just some tissue paper and construction paper. Nikkiikin.com shows this perfectly with how well her cake table turned out with just some creativity and some scissors. Her focus was to just do around the table in this picture but you can bring this theme throughout the whole house. The tissue paper balls can be hung from the ceiling and you can use brown construction paper or brown painted newspaper to create tree trunks. If you have a hallway that your guests will be walking through, there would be nothing more spectacular that a few large trees against the wall and leaves and branches hanging from the ceiling.
Another great idea if you are throwing an outdoor party or even an indoor party, is some creative use of green tablecloth. Plumberry Pie had the great idea to hang green tablecloths from the ceiling to create a jungle canopy. You can add embellishments with your paper leaves or even with leaves that you collect from outside. Plenty of balloons and streamers will also add to the fun of the party. The more of a jungle you can turn your home into, the easier it will be for all the kids to turn into little monsters and have fun.
Where the Wild Things Are Balloons
This 31" Max mylar balloon is a must for any where the wild things are themed party. Include some green yellow latex balloons and feature this as the center balloon ot will look awesome.
Where the Wild Things Are Party Food Ideas
Next to plan is the food. You can get away with all your child's favorite foods here with a few monstrous touches. You can put a sign on the table that says "And his Dinner was Still Hot" to explain why you make the choices you did. You want something that would be like your little monster's dinner. Although the book suggests some sort of soup or pasta you should do something that your child would want to eat. You can also add some cute touches like making crown cookies or embellishments. You can also do some veggies and fruits, the type of foods that the monsters would have in the jungle, labeling it Monster Food will make the kids more likely to dive in.
Where the Wild Things Are Cake
The cake can be tricky but you can go with some edible cake decorations from EBay and you will still have a very stunning cake. There are also some amazing cake kits that will have Max and his monster friends coming to life on top of the cake.
Cococakecupcakes also created a beautiful monster cake and was nice enough to give a rundown of how she did it. It isn't for those with no experience with fondant or cake decorating but it can be something to try out if you feel up to the challenge.
Where the Wild Things Are Cake Toppers
Create a scene from the book on top of your cake with this pop up cake topper. This would probably work best with a cake that has been frosted with green icing.
If your planning to make a wild thing cake this mask cake topper would be perfect. All you would have to do is place it on you round cake and add minor details.
Cupcakes a are always a welcome treat and these where the wild things are cupcake rings offer a way to have your cupcakes match the theme. The rings can also be kept as favors for kids to wear on their fingers after they have eaten their cupcakes.
Where the Wild Things Are Party Games and Activities
For Where the Wild Things Are activities, it is time to let the children embrace their inner monster. If your child likes crafts, then one idea would be to have the kids create their own monster puppets and put on a puppet show. Good House Guest showed off how her guests made a couple of adorable paper bag puppets for her. All you need is some felt, some fur, glue and plenty of imagination.
Bright Hub Education has another great idea for letting the kids have fun with the story and the characters. You can let the children recreate their own wild rumpus. If they made puppets you can let them use their puppets or otherwise just let them use their imaginations. Put on some music and let the kids create their own monster dance moves. If you have a large group of kids you can put them into groups and have them create their own dance. Choose some unbiased adults if any or let everyone vote to see which group does the best. Give all the groups a prize for having fun and being so creative with their dances.
Where the Wild Things Are Party Favors
Speaking of a prize, one possible prize could also be a great Where the Wild Things Are party favor. Since Max is given a crown to wear to be the King, you can use the great tutorial at Small Things to make felt crowns. If you decide to have the kids throw their own wild rumpus then you can reward all of them with their own crown to wear for the rest of the party. There is no reason why only your little one gets to be the star. Another idea would be some simple but always appreciated goody bag. Tracie Stier-Johnson created some amazing Where the Wild Things Are themed canvas bags that you can create for all the kids, These bags are big enough to fit the crafts the kids make, the crowns and any other goodies that you might want to include. They are also a favor that even the parents will appreciate as it is completely reusable.