Today was Kate's 5th birthday party! Check out the agenda to see how much fun was in store.
Right on schedule! Activity #1 was coloring the birthday banner.
Grandpa and Grandma shared a moment beneath the birthday banner.
Snacks! The bowl of popcorn was ENORMOUS!
The second activity was musical presents! Presents were passed around the circle until the music stopped. Whoever was holding the present got to keep it and exit the circle, and the another present would go around. Everyone got a present!
Pass that present!
Next up was School with Mrs. Maroney. When Kate comes over to Mom and Dad's house for babysitting, one of the activities Dad often does with Kate is play school. He is the teacher, Mrs. Maroney, and they do lots of activities! He brought along Gypsy and Baby, too.
Answering questions for prizes!
Lots of group answering!
Abram answering a question.
"Guess what animal I'm drawing!"
Here is a video of School with Mrs. Maroney!
After school, we headed outside.
Q: How many kids can fit inside the clubhouse?
A: A lot!
About to start the next activity.
Egg race! Contestants had to carefully walk around the race track holding an egg in a spoon.
Anna and Kate!
After the egg race, it was piñata time! Everyone was super excited about this activity!
The birthday girl got to go first.
After the first round, we did a second round without blindfolds. Go, Abram!
After the piñata, we headed back inside for birthday cake. Mer did a great job decorating the cake!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU!
Kate wanted a piece with the horseshoe on it.
Then it was time for presents. Present time was INTENSE. All the kids got in a really tight cluster and the cluster sort of shuffled around the living room as Kate opened the presents.
Kate got bunny slippers!! Lucky!!
Cooking up a storm.
Birthday party aftermath.