Do your girls like tea parties? Mine do and we regularly have a few of the neighbor girls over for some apple juice and pretty cookies. Here are some easy “princess” tea party activities you can do with your kids.
Tea Party Menu
For chocolate tea cakes: Make brownie mix, only add 1/4 cup of flour to the batter. Drop spoonfuls on a greased pan, sandwich two cookies with frosting and yummy, pretty dainty cookies that took mere minuets to make! We have also enjoyed rainbow cupcakes in a recent party. Don't want a lot of sugar?? Cathy made some play dough creations that look yummy enough for any dress-up party!
Ideas for Dress Up:
Every Princess needs a castle! This is a castle tutorial written in Swedish, so you might not be able to read it but the pictures are self-explanatory. Lilla-A has detailed plans for you to make your own.
And I am in love! My girls love flouncy skirts and tutus! Here is a great tutorial on how to create your own princess dress from Nora of One Simple Bliss.
These tea party sets, made from plastic Easter eggs, buttons and some creativity were made by SungHee – she takes the best pictures!
Dress up and play pretend. Become a fairy with this simple flower garland tutorial. I bet my girls would love to make these into head bands for school!
If your kids like putting dresses on themselves, maybe they will like to pretend with a DIY paper doll. This pattern comes complete with it's own changeable dresses.
My crafty blogging pal Maggy, of Red Ted Art, inspired this collection of royalty fun with mini-toilet-tube crowns, perfect for a dress up party game, or as party favors. Her blog has tons of ideas!
And Victoria of Subtle Revelry created a fun DIY princess party hat with liquid starch and a whole bunch of string. Cute!
Put the topping on the dress-up outfit with some home made accessories. The blog, Tikkie, has a fun kids necklace tutorial explaining how to use take and plastic straws to create beads.
Tea Party Ideas
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