Alice In Wonderland Tea Party
Little and pre-teen girls will love an "UN-BIRTHDAY" party anytime! Don't Wait… CELEBRATE!
This is easy fun for Brownie Troops and Children's Groups
Using construction paper, cut out-hearts, spades, clubs and diamonds. Place these around the room and on the backs of chairs. Make large playing cards on poster board for wall cut-outs and make a bridge of playing cards (glued) for a centerpiece. Toss hats everywhere and fill them with flowers. Use dolls hats for holding nuts, cookies, etc.
Straw Hat Cake
Bake a cake in a round 11-inch (six-cup) oven proof bowl. Sprinkle sugar on a plate and invert the cake on to it, frost and decorate with sugar flowers. Use fondant to make a ribbon.
Bonnet cake Bake a single round cake and one small soufflé dish cake. The little cake will sit on top of the large cake to form a hat. Ice with yellow frosting. Use broad strap licorice for the black bow and flowers and candles in the brim.
Top Hat (Mad Hatter) cake
This cake is made by cutting ovals from two 8x12 cakes.
Serve Ginger Ale in real or plastic champagne glasses or tea cups. Make small cookies, cakes that read "Eat Me". Set out conversation hearts.
Activity & Parade: A "Decorate A Hat" craft activity that the guests make and wear at the party and take home as a gift:
Children-size straw hats
Tissue paper flowers
Ribbon and bows
Glue (glue gun for older children/teens)
Let the children decorate. When the guest are finished decorating their hats, have a parade with music to show them off. Present awards for their accomplishments. Ensure you have a ribbon or prize for everyone. Make up categories - most creative, most beautiful, silliest, etc.
Tea Party Games:
Rules & directions for the below games can be found at http://www.boardmanweb.com/party/mad_hat.htm
Paint the Roses
Red Teacup Relay
Use papergoods to make set-up colorful and clean-up easy!
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