May 24 2016
Birthday Party Banner and Treats
Post by sara albers

Kids Birthday Party make your own treats - dipped rice crispy treats!

Birthday Party Banner and Treats - have the kids dip rice crispy treat in chocolate and decorate!

We are hosting a belated birthday party for Calla here in San Francisco this week. With life so busy right now with the end of the school year, along with prepping for their visit, I need to simplify the birthday party planning. Here are a few things that make planning a kid’s birthday party easier – pick a color scheme, not a character theme and keep it simple! Calla loves orange and pink so that made my theme easy. We are excited to be partnering with Zazzle to try out their new line of bunting flags. You guys, these bunting flags are fabulous. I created my own flags, choosing the color (pinks and oranges), shape and letters. I chose to make a simple “happy birthday” banner so we can use it for years to come. And the flags are made from plastic so they will wear so well inside and outside.

Kids Birthday Party make your own treats - dipped rice crispy treats!

I ordered some plates, paper straws and favor bags from Zazzle too. I have to say the favor bags are so stinking cute. We customized the text to read, “Be Happy.”  Another trick to a kid’s party success is combining an activity with the food or treat at the party. Who doesn’t love rice crispy treats? For a twist on cupcakes, the kids will dip rice crispy treats into melted white chocolate and decorate with sprinkles. The kids can add mini marshmallows, coconut flakes, mini chocolate chips and sprinkles.

Kids Birthday Party make your own treats - dipped rice crispy treats!

White Chocolate Dipped Rice Crispy Treats

  1. Melt white chocolate chips (or a block of white baking chocolate) on a double boiler.
  2. Cut rice crispy treats into squares.
  3. Dip half of the treat into chocolate.
  4. Lay onto wax paper and add sprinkles.
  5. Let the chocolate set and slide into favor bags.

Kids Birthday Party make your own treats - dipped rice crispy treats!

Birthday Party Banner and treats - make your own chocolate dipped rice crispy treats at the party!

Birthday Party Banner and Treats - have the kids dip rice crispy treat in chocolate and decorate!

Birthday Party Banner and Treats - have the kids dip rice crispy treat in chocolate and decorate!

Birthday Party Banner and treats - have et kids decorate their own rice crispy treats at the party!

Photos by Sara Albers. All rights reserved.

This post was sponsored by Zazzle. All opinions are my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that support Alice & Lois.

 

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    2 Comments

  • NameLindsay - Shrimp Salad CircusMay 25, 2016 at 6:13 am

    I love the simplicity of these banners — not too over the top but still a gorgeous statement piece!

  • Amy | Delineate Your DwellingMay 25, 2016 at 6:32 am

    I didn’t realize the banner was plastic, how nice! And I adore the idea of sending dipped rice crispy treats home with your guests. Love it.