Archive of ‘Games and Activities’ category

How to Make Galaxy Bottles

Galaxy bottles

One of my favorite new party themes that we introduced to the shop this fall was our rocket ship birthday.  My kids love dreaming about outer space – shooting off in a rocket ship, flying to see the moon and exploring the planets.  I love the idea of bringing these things to life at their […]

Pizza Cookies


This post contains affiliate links which help support Katarina’s Paperie. As always, we only recommend things that we truly love. Full disclosure here. Although the first thing we think of when it comes to planning a pizza party is guests making their own pizzas, we’ve been working on creating other pizza party activity ideas.  We’ve been working […]

Art Party Activity Ideas

Art party activities

An art party are a great way to let your birthday child and their guests get in touch with their creative side.  Whether you feature one art party activity or create a round robin set-up where guests can rotate through, art themed celebrations can be so much fun.  One of the best parts for the […]

Kids Christmas Charades Game


This post contains affiliate links which help support Katarina’s Paperie. As always, we only recommend things that we truly love. Full disclosure here. We’ve been really getting into games lately around here now that the weather is colder and days are shorter.  Not the traditional board games, though it seems, but more active games.  Ones where […]

10 Thanksgiving Party Games for Kids

Thanksgiving Gamesfor kids

    As much fun as Thanksgiving is, it can also require a lot of patience for kids.  The turkey can take FOREVER to cook (or so Little Bug tells me every year) and Santa Claus can never arrive soon enough at the end of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade.  Finding ways to keep the […]

Free Printable Pumpkin Scavenger Hunt


Fall has finally arrived here at the studio – crisp temperatures, crunchy leaves and fresh apple pies. The season has finally committed to changing.  One of my favorite things about fall in Virginia are our family walks.  I love grabbing a sweater and exploring our neighborhood together. This is also the time of year my littles are […]

Watercolor Heart Bunting


With all of the snow and cold weather of the recent, I’ve turned to introducing Little Bug to water color painting. Although we’ve tried acrylic painting in the past, I’ve found it a little messy and hard to manage with Baby M around. Since I didn’t want to stifle Little Bug’s creative exploration, I decided […]

Advent Calendar Activity Ideas for Family


Last year was Little Bug’s first true advent season. I filled her beautiful quilted advent calendar with an assortment of little toys and other toddler advent ideas.  Although it was a lot of fun sharing in her excitement of discovering a new surprise every day, I wanted to create a more meaningful advent season this […]

Free Printable Airplane Party Craft


We’ve been flying up, up and away at the studio lately.  With our addition of the vintage airplane invitation in the shop and winter taking flight this week in the form of very cold weather, I decided to dream up an flying airplane kids craft that both Little Bug and I could make together.   Photo […]

Free Printable Pumpkin Decorating Awards


After the pumpkins have been decorated and treats enjoyed together, it’s time to give out the pumpkin decorating awards.  Everyone loves to get an award and kids enjoy having their work recognized too. These adorable little pumpkin decorating awards are a sweet keepsake from a fun day of making art and a nice way celebrate […]

Baby Wish Card Pumpkin Patch


One of my favorite additions to any baby shower are wishes for baby cards. It’s such a sweet way to send love to the new little bundle of joy and make a wonderful keepsake for the parents-to-be. For a little pumpkin baby shower, use wish cards in the shape of a pumpkin to create a […]

Chalkboard Pumpkin Guest Book


Fall is here (even though we’ve been experiencing a last hurrah of summer this past weekend) and it’s time to start adding some special touches to fall parties. If you are expecting an autumn baby, a little pumpkin baby shower might be just the party to celebrate. I’m imagining mini pumpkin favors, sweet caramel apple […]

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