We had 5 game booths, one face painting booth and one photo booth.  Each of the booths was covered by an awning.  I borrowed a couple of them and then found a great deal at a local grocery store for the rest of them.  I loved how each game had their own space and look.  The kids all walked away with a overflowing box of prizes.

 

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Duck Pond – They had to match two ducks with the same number on the bottom to get a little glow in the dark ducky prize.

 

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Ring Toss – We had to drink a LOT of root beer so that I could make this ring toss board.  The prize was a large punch ball balloon, you can see them all hanging from the ceiling of the tent.

 

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Plinko – My Dad built this AMAZING Plinko game for me, SO THANKFUL!!! I then painted it and pounded in the pegs.  I glued two old CD’s together and painted them for the round disks that plink, plink, plinked to the bottom of the board.  This was a big hit for all ages!

 

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Ball Toss – I bought a traditional apple bushel basket and painted it and then set it on an angle.  The kids had to throw the waffle balls in for a mini beach ball prize.  For all the games that required the kids to stand behind a line, I made “age line” boards so that they knew how far away to stand.  You can kind of see them in the grass in this pictures.

 

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Milk Bottle Pyramid – I painted 6 empty baby puff cereal containers gray and then filled them with rocks and stacked them in a pyramid. 

 

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Face Painting and Tattoos – Marc and Julia were rock star face painters for me.  There were some pretty amazing designs on the faces of the kids at the end of the party.  Thanks guys!

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Photo Booth – I used a refrigerator box to create the photo booth.  We hung a curtain backdrop and then covered it with red and blue wrapping paper.  I made some lip and mustache props and then raided the kids dress-up stuff for the rest.  Oh, and I bought a whole bunch of clown noses that all the kids got to take home with them.

 

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That sure is a cute boy sitting in the photo booth!


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