Our eldest's 6th birthday party
I added some cupcakes with little raspberry worms.
We were ready for the day ...
We chose the local park and playground, just in case the weather did turn sour and we had to get back to our home. The park can get very popular on a Saturday afternoon and so we made sure we were there early to set up and get one of the picnic tables.
When 60 or more pensioner's got off a bus and descended on the barbeque area with an hour before the party was to begin we feared the atmosphere may be subdued. But fortunately swings and seasaws were not what they were interested in.
The park was an excellent venue, it felt wonderfully warm and a natural environment, with grandparents well needed to keep an eye on the children who ran off to explore as Mums and Dads chatted around the food.
"On your marks, get set, GOAT ... ". A restart was organised as they were only allowed to start on "GO".
Ten minutes later and he was ready to race again and this time he was the easy winner. Thanks to all the racers who allowed the birthday boy that little gift.
Prizes were handed out for all competitors and included some lovely character finger puppets.
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Clean up was easy! We placed all the compostable tableware and left over food into our biodegradable bags and took them home to help grow our own garden.