Sunday, March 16, 2014

A Beautiful Butterfly Tea Party

We had Charlotte’s fourth birthday party today at the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History.

Charlotte wanted a butterfly party, and what better place than the monarch butterfly capital of the United States.

Our only responsibility for the party was the cake.

Butterfly Birthday Cake - Small heart cakes for the wings, cupcakes for the body, twizzler antennae and mouth, and mini chocolate chip eyes

Everything else was covered – pizza, drinks, decorations, activities, take home favors.

I was absolutely in love with the decorations in the party room.  It was so cute!  And I loved the mismatched china and patchwork tablecloths.  With a group of kids ranging in ages from 22 months to 5 years it was a wonder nothing got broke!  They all did a great job being careful!

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The party coordinator led the kids in outside activities – digging for fossils, decorating seed packets, making newspaper flowerpots, planting seeds, playing in a birds nest, and flower pounding.

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The kids also were led through the museum on a scavenger hunt.

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It was such a cute little party, and really easy for me.

And Charlotte sure enjoyed having fun with all of her friends!   

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Rachel Ross said...

What a cute party! That looks like so much fun!

Jen said...

The party looks amazing! :)

Mrs.B said...

What a fun party! Love the theme.

Traci@TheHallway said...

Looks AWESOME!! How cool is that place! Happy Birthday Charlotte!!

Sarah said...

Love how the cake turned out! Happy 4th bday to adorable little C!

Shannon said...

What a cool place for a party!? Happy 4th birthday, C!

Also, I just the picture of your hubby with a pink burp cloth on his shoulder. TRUE MAN right there! Swoon.

Hana R said...

So many birthdays this weekend! I love the cake!!! Happy birthday to Charlotte!!!!

Hilary @ Peanut Butter Spoonfuls said...

Such a cute party idea! And how nice they provided all of that!!

Jenn said...

That is such a CUTE party!! And I'm loving that it's educational and minimal work on you! Happy birthday to Charlotte! :)