A reference for hosting children's parties covers a wide range of topics from themed celebrations and games to food preparation and goodie bags, in a guide complemented by time-saving tips and more than 120 child-approved recipes.
Any parent in search of novelty or time-saving hints and tips to help plan the perfect party should look no further! The ultimate celebration guide, Complete Party Planner will help you finesse life's special occasions, from birthday parties to Mother's Day, Fourth of July to Christmas. You'll find an assortment of fanciful party foods -- Avocado Frog Dip, Apple Smiles, and Cucumber Crocodiles -- easy and creative recipes that embody Annabel's signature attention to your child's health and tastes. Punches and cookies, dips and skewers, these party-tested crowd-pleasers are sure to be instant hits. Also included is Annabel's step-by-step introduction to mastering the basics of cake decorating, helping you create cakes that will impress children and parents alike. From the playful Burger and Fries cake to the delightful Princess cake, these recipes will transform any child's birthday into a memorable affair. Alongside the expansive collection of recipes are directions for cute invitations, party themes, silly games, hilarious contests, and neat party favors that will appeal to both boys and girls of all ages. Once you've conquered birthday parties, Annabel has included ideas for making holidays year-round easy, tasty, and above all, child-friendly. Whether it's choreographing the perfect Easter egg hunt or whipping up a cauldron of spooky witch's brew and some Dead Man's Fingers sandwiches, these no-fail activities will help assure that all your holiday celebrations are a smash.