If you have a child who loves Sharks as much as mine does than a Shark Party may be a great idea! This party was held at the Kenton Country Library and was a huge success. I wanted to share this theme with you in celebration of Shark Week.
How to host a shark party
It is simple to host a shark party. You can start by planning your menu. Goldfish are a great place to start as well as with blue kool-aid. A great tip is to create some Shark Ice Fins in the punch to keep it chilled and to create a great effect for the party. You can pick up a Shark Fin Ice Tray on Amazon.com for less than $2.00. You can also make cupcakes inexpensively. You can make your own fins out of chocolate almond bark that you melt and then cut out with a knife. Other menu ideas include finger sandwiches cut out in the shape of sharks and Swedish fish.
At this party each child got a felt shark fin for their back that they pinned on with two safety pins. This was a really fun addition to the party.
They played feed the shark game that they made out of cardboard. The feed-the-shark game made a great photo op at the end of the party! They also played a shark balloon game where they drew a shark face on a balloon and played a relay game with it.
They played a throwing fish at the shark’s mouth and pool sharks made with pool noodles. They had a cool cardboard boat to play in for the kids and a 9-ft cardboard shark for decoration which the kids loved. They also made a shark party garland and used beach towels for decoration.
I hope these ideas help you plan your own shark party!
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