Give your little all-star the best baseball party ever
The MLB All-Star Break starts this weekend, and the All-Star Game itself on Tuesday, July 16 is the perfect opportunity to give the kids a fun baseball party, whether it’s a for a birthday or just to have some summer fun!
BirthdayExpress has got all sorts of baseball party supplies, from team-specific decorations to baseball piñatas – now there’s something you can take a swing at! For party tips based around America’s pastime, take a look at our Baseball Fan Party Planning Guide. For the highlight reel, keep reading:
There’s more you can do with a ball than just play catch! Dust off the schoolyard favorite 500: one person throws or hits a ball to a group of party guests, and the one who comes up with the catch is awarded points. First one to 500 wins and takes over as the “batter!” Or, have a wiffleball home run derby. The plastic bats and balls are manageable by kids of all ages – who can knock the most out of the yard?
Baseball party food!
Of course we suggest serving ballpark favorites like hot dogs, popcorn, and peanuts, but you can really hit a home run with your guests by following these suggestions:
Make your very own ballpark style soft pretzels with this recipe from AllRecipes.com! For best results, prepare just before the party and eat while still oven-warm.
Credit goes to Just Cake for this awesome baseball cake. A simple square cake for the diamond, and cupcakes decorated to look like baseballs! Very cute!
Baseball first birthday!
Preparing the very first special birthday for your little slugger? Look no further than our Lil’ Slugger 1st Birthday Party Packs! These kits include everything you need for a spectacular party: baseball-themed plates, napkins, silverware, decorations, and favors.
We hope we’ve given you enough ideas to make this Midsummer Classic a great one! Whatever your plans are for this weekend, be sure to share with us on Facebook!
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July 11, 2013 Thursday at 9:06 am