A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Do you have an idea for improving the Craftster swap process?  Suggest and discuss it here on the Talk About The Swap Process board.
Total Members: 316,592
Currently Running With Scissors:
347 Guests and 13 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Fall Festival Party - ideas needed!  (Read 857 times)
Tags for this thread: fall_festival  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
fancycrafter
« on: October 04, 2012 08:15:05 AM »

I am planning to have a fall festival type party, NOT a Halloween, just fall festival. I need ideas for what type of things to make to decorate and what type of things to do... ideas for everything from table settings to games to decorations. This is my first time having this type of a party. It will only be for a small family gathering including my niece who is 5 and possibly (not certain yet) my other niece and nephew who are 2 and 3. I'm not sure exactly what all to do and most ideas I have come across online are for large festivals for like a church or school where there will be lots of kids/adults. I need some ideas for just a small gathering.
I was thinking a bonfire and have hot dogs to roast and smores. Other than that I'm not really sure. Maybe a small pumpkin for each kid to decorate? Then just have markers, paint, etc. for them to use to decorate it. And maybe 'goodie bags' for both kids and adults... but what to decorate them as and with? What to put in them (other than candy, of course)? There will be maybe 9 adults and 3 kids. Any and all suggestions would be very helpful. Thanks.

Note: I can not do hay rides, just not far enough out in the country and do not have anything for a means to do so with. Not enough kids to do that for anyway.
« Last Edit: October 04, 2012 08:18:24 AM by fancycrafter » THIS ROCKS   Logged
Aislynn
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 3691
Joined: 25-Oct-2007

View Profile
« Reply #1 on: October 30, 2012 06:47:12 AM »

Well, the nice thing about adults is that they can occupy themselves easily.  It might be fun to have some interactive things where the adults help the kids, or set up some games that they can all play together (bean bag tosses are great for this, as is bobbing for apples).  To decorate, you can use gourds, leaves, and mums.  Oh, and hay bales if you can find them.  You could also set up a caramel apple dipping station, with different toppings (mini chocolate chips, nuts, coconut, etc.) and let people do that.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Sewers are for ninja turtles--seamstresses are for sewing Wink

My wist!  http://www.wists.com/aislynn
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Scrap Busting Artwork
Let's Monkey Around!
Meatless Monday: Lemon Cornmeal Waffles

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2016, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.