Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Party details
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Birthday
Little Guy celebrated his 4th birthday with a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle party. He's been loving all things Ninja turtles recently and asked for a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Party for months!
Little Guy and Big Sister celebrate their birthdays in the same month and we've been doing a combined party each year. You may have seen our Tinkerbell Fairy party post for Big Sister's theme. These two kids try to challenge their mom on their birthday party theme! I was able to combine the party themes going with the green connection between Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Tinkerbell :)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Party Food
We had a few Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle themed food items. Mountain Dew turned into Radio-active slime juice. The chocolate covered oreos were easy to make into little ninja turtle faces using lime green chocolate melts from Joanne's. (Add a coupon and this was a great deal!) Little Guy's cake was a turtle face. The kids had frozen pizzas since the Ninja Turtles love their pizza!
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Party Decorations
The decorations for this party were pretty simple. Streamers in the turtles colors were cut and snipped to give them a ruffled look. I hung them behind the cake and around the ceiling. More streamers were draped across the cake table to pull the colors in. I made some fabric turtle masks (see below!) and tied them around four balloons to make turtle faces. Add a scrap of paper behind the eye holes and you've got the Ninja Turtle faces!
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Party Activities
This party had very little planned activities. The kids could just run around and play and have fun doing their own thing. Each child had a fabric Ninja Turtle mask in their treat bag. These masks were so easy to make. I found thin cotton fabric in the quilting section at Joannes
I purchased a half yard of each color and this was way more than enough (hence the costumed balloons in the party décor!) I folded the half yard lengthwise and cut 2.5 inch wide strips. The eye holes were cut 3/4 inch from the fold. At the end of the mask, taper the end to a point, starting 8 inches from the end.
One play activity the kids could pretend and interact with, was our pizza shop play house. You might have seen the post here. Little Guy and Big Sister had fun helping me make this pizza shop in the week leading up to the party.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Party Favors
The favor bags were green paper bags I found at Paper Mart and fit in with the green of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and the Tinkerbell Fairy themes. I had a little help from one of the other Aunts while the cousins played one day, making these bags into turtle faces. I hand drew the mask shape and cut circles with a hole punch. We glued them on the bags with a scrap of white paper behind the holes for eyes. Draw on a black circle for eyes, and done! In the bags were our Ninja Turtle masks, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle fruit snacks, and a handful of candy. Easy!
We had such a fun day celebrating Little Guy and Big Sister. I can NOT believe they are 6 and 4. Where has these years gone??? Doesn't every mother say that ;)