graham crackers make fun 'dirt' for cake decorating.
giant leaves from large sheets of green construction paper.
These make great table placemats!
for bugs! Either create your own scavenger hunt list or download
one - click HERE
for downloadable lists!
THROW AWAY THE PARTY DECORATIONS! - Save money and do something
your guests will LOVE! GIVE AWAY your party decorations! Use
bug posters (see below for inexpensive resources) to hang
around your party area. Allow the winners of different games
to choose which poster they'll get to walk away with at the
conclusion to the party! Combine decorations with party prizes!
plastic bugs coming OUT of your cake. Once your cake is finished,
use a fork to gauge a hold in the top. Place plastic bugs
heads up down inside the hold as though they are coming out.
Then, create a couple of trails of bugs in different directions
across the top of the cake. The messier the hole is on top,
the better (that way it will look as though the bugs broke
their way through.)
your guests to a local park and arm them with small canning
jars. Let them put in sticks, grass and rocks to create their
own bug habitat. Then, allow them to find creepy crawling
to put in their jars. Depending on the looseness of the ground
and the time of year, you may need to arm each guest with
a small shovel for some light digging.
and Insect Posters! - Great party decorations!
make great prizes for games and parting gifts for your guests
to take home after the party!