Puppy party Ideas:
A doggy cut out with party details on the back
A Kennel cut out with details of the party printed in the kennel
For my puppy party I made a CD with doggy songs, like How much is that doggy in the window, who let the dogs out, puppy love and hound dog and sent it out as the party invite
Cut out (or bake!) some doggy bones, and attach a tag with the party details
Blue, brown and white are great puppy party colours, alternate the blue for pink for a girl party!
Make a simple kennel out of cardboard boxes
Have paw prints leading up to the house – You can make these from card, or draw them with chalk on the pavement
Play ‘doggie” music – Some suggestions are who let the dogs out, puppy love, hound dog, How much is that doggy in the window, Bingo
Cut out bones from white card for placemats
Dog Hound Treasure hunt – Get the kids to pretend to be hounds and sniff out the clues to find a prize
Best in Show – Ask each child to bring to the party their stuffed animals (dogs) – have a judge give out awards different categories
Red Rover – for older children
Pin the tail on the doggy
Craft Activity – Make some simple house structures from card (free templates available on the internet), and have the kids decorate their own house
Dog Trainer Says – Just like Simon says!
Make a dog house out of cardboard boxes and Let the kids decorate it at the party – provide paints and crayons
If the party has lots of tots, set up a corner with a ‘dog bed’ and lots of stuff animals with picture books of dogs so the kids can have some quiet time if things get too crazy for them!
Play (perhaps in the background) a Doggy movie, like Benji, 101 Dalmatians, Lady and the Tramp or Beethoven
Make doggy balloon animals for the kids. There are some great tutorials on YouTube, and they are always a huge hit
Have dog ears, noses, collars and tails available to dress up the puppies!
A jar of brown face paint will work brilliantly for painting noses
Tie a red bandanna around the neck to complete the look
Serve the food in new clean dog bowls. Use a pen to mark their names on the side
Serve cookies shaped as dog bones. Brownies and other baking can also be served this way
Serve Scooby snacks, available at supermarkets or the warehouse – The cookies are shaped like bones, dog tags and other similar doggy characters!
Make pup cakes! Ice normal cupcakes and make a paw using 4 brown m and m’s as the toes and a large choc melt or button as the paw pad
Party favour ideas
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