The Dora Theme party :)

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I know I’ve been really irregular the last week. Had a new project to work on & this party to plan..
We’ll actually, the whole party was planned at the last min. My FIL’s trip kept getting postponed.. we were not sure if he would be here on sunday night or not. Then hubby dearest was not sure if he would be in town as he had a meeting in chennai to attend.. When things actually fell in place, it was already 7th Sept. Then the mad rush for a party hall that serves only veg food. Lil P is mad abt dora and I thought why not have a party with that theme? So first I created the e-invite

dora theme invite

Once the invites were out, I had to plan the gifts, games & decor. For return gifts, I bought Dora coloring books, Dora story books, Dora bracelet , Dora stickers from jayanagar shopping complex. Borrowed Divs idea and pasted dora stickers on voilet paper bags.  

For the games, i had a lot of dora stuff at home. We played the β€œpiece the dora puzzle” where each kid had a piece of puzzle and they had to complete the puzzle in a group. the fastest group won!

dora puzzle

 

 
Then we played the passing the parcel, except we passed around a dora hand puppet that we had at home. and to the tune of Dora theme song.
dora puppet
 

Then we had a Dora ABC treasure hunt. Again I had the Dora ABC game at home. Each kid had to pick up an alphabet from a bag & then run around the stage to find the object starting with that alphabet.

Dora ABC game

By this time most kids were tired and so I gave them some dora coloring pages to color away.

Now the tough part.. Decor!! It was too late to call a party organiser ( already 10th Sept by the time we finilased our list & hall). i called up couple of guys if they had any decor to go with the dora theme… None had. So we called a local guy in BTM to put up the balloons.. Only pink, orange and Voilet to go with the theme. I made a few posters & got them printed at local printexpress shop A3 print costed me 30 rs each. and put them up around the room. Finally the cake, Sweet chariot had a dora cake in their catalogue & voila! our party setup was ready.
Some pics..

3rd birthday
 
For prizes, I had got some fun certificates printed in A5 size and gave each girl a dora bracelet and the boys got a dora keychain.
dora certificate
 
Yeah! we had fun πŸ˜‰

PS: I can make invites and posters for your kid’s birthday too.. Just give me a hint 2 weekends in advance so that i can work on the graphics! My hubby was mighty pleased with what all I could dish up considering the fact that i was working at office till 9PM everyday!!

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  1. That was quite a great achievement in a short span of time! Very nice choice of place, theme and invitation πŸ™‚

    Sure, I would be more than happy to use your services as and when required. But for the time being it is way too far!!!

    Nice to see the lovely collage of photos. Once again all my blessings and wishes to the kiddo dear.

  2. You planned such a fun-filled party in such a short span..Awesome! I am so so proud of you. πŸ™‚
    I am sure Lil.P and friends had a blast.

  3. U hv done some gr8 work there Shru! Pat on ur bk πŸ™‚ Lovely lovely all of them!

    Let alone kids, I myself feel like being a part of Lil’Ps bday party nw πŸ˜‰

  4. @Mohan: Thanks! .. never say “too far”.
    @Dilse : thansk we had fun! Lil P was very very excited and was squeling when she saw the posters n cake!
    @Meira : *Takes a bow*
    @AJ: Really felt like I was doing what i love after so long.. πŸ™‚
    @Disha: Thanks πŸ™‚ *hugsss*
    @timepass: hehe. I was just doing time pass πŸ˜‰ I sang ur lil poem to lil P. She couldn’t stop giggling. She liked it too.
    @Komal: So sweet of you to say that. I’m really touched πŸ™‚
    @Swati: Ya!! loads of fun..
    @swaram: i think i’m trying to relive my childhood thro my daughter.. It was so much fun.

  5. @EC & SG: Thanks πŸ™‚
    @TPL: I just saw my internet bill πŸ™ a whopping 2568 rs!! Yikes. In my quest to have a dora party i must have downloaded 100 articles related to dora. Hubby dearest was the sweetest during the week and took complete care of lil p πŸ™‚