DIY Music Party

My boys LOVE music.  So, when my oldest son turned five, a "Music" party was a no-brainer.  Of course, the goal was to plan something:  fun, memorable, and not expensive.  Here is a peek at our DIY Music party.


When the gates arrived, my son greeted them with a pair of "rock star" glasses and a backstage pass.  (I used self laminating luggage tags from the Dollar Store to make personalized back stage passes.)


Activity #1 - Decorating guitar shaped cookies - Each child decorated some to eat and some to take home.  I had some ziploc bags with pre-printed name labels so there wouldn't be any confusion when it was time to go home.


Activity #2 - Making musical instruments - We made guitars out of kleenex boxes, stickers, markers, elastics and rulers.  I used pre-printed name labels again to make sure everyone could identify their guitar at the end of the party.  


Activity #3 - Karoke - Every child had a chance to sing while the other children played instruments.  At the end of every performance, "The Star" received a medal.  


The Drum Cake -  My boys always look forward to their cake.  This one was super easy to make.  I decorated the sides with Smarties and Ovation (mint and chocolate) sticks, and topped the cake with two lollipop "drum sticks".  


Here is another cake that would work.  I got the idea here.  (I made this one for my middle child when he turned three.)


Don't you just love it when a party comes together?  :-)

Gina Bell (aka East Coast Mommy)


*** If you like this post, you might like this one about Unique Loot Bag Ideas or these 5 Truly DIY Parties for Kids.





9 comments:

  1. What an awesome idea!! Love it!! The cake is perfect! Great job with the details super mom ;)

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  2. What a wonderful party!! Love it ~ I love those....so adorable! Visiting (already following) from the Tues. hop & wanted to invite you to link up with our "Fun in the Sun" Hop every Monday throughout the summer:

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  3. Love the back stage passes!

    Following from the Help a Momma out party link up.

    Come follow mine too! I did a DIY party for my daughter last month. So many cute ideas out there!
    http://sewleelaa.blogspot.com/2011/05/going-bananas.html

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  4. so adorable! music parties are always a lot of fun. i made one of those guitar cakes for my son's 6th birthday party last year.

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  5. I know I already commented ;) But wanted to say THANK YOU so much for linking up! So happy you did!! Again, AWESOME party and ideas ;)

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  7. Another informative blog… Thank you for sharing it… Best of luck for further endeavor too.

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  8. Wow! This is amazing! You have such incredible ideas! Probably using this party theme for my son! THANK YOU! I hope you don't mind if I pin this!

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    1. Of course not! It was a lot of fun, and I hope your son loves it as much as mine did. :-)

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