your John Deere party in green and yellow. If you have toy
trucks and tractors, hang those, or put them on the table
for decoration and play while you're waiting for guests to
arrive. Get some straw or hay - if you cannot get bales of
hay, try using raffia for a straw-like feel around the table
top. Stuffed animals around the area can add to the farmyard
Dress up for a day of hard work at your John Deere theme party.
Ask everyone to wear blue jeans or overalls. Give everyone
a baseball cap and some work gloves. You can find work gloves
at dollar stores. Red bandanas wrapped around the neck will
add to the feel as well.
Send your John Deere invitations in a red bandana, with the
card wrapped up inside. Maybe with a few strands of raffia
or straw in there. You can send a tractor shaped invitation
-print a tractor picture from the web to use as a stencil
and cut out of green construction paper or cardstock.
Have a barnyard theme food buffet at your John Deere party.
Chicken fingers, pigs in a blanket (hot dogs wrapped in crescent
rolls), deviled eggs, haystacks - pretzel and potato sticks
mixed together. Make green punch for a special treat. Or make
Cowshake surprises - blend together softened vanilla ice cream
and chocolate sandwich cookies. Or add some green and yellow
food coloring to separate bowls of vanilla ice cream. Cut
out sandwiches in the shape of animals, if you have animal
Make a tractor cake for the John Deere party with a tractor
cake pan, or you can build one with a few loaf pan -cakes.
Put chocolate sandwich cookies on the sides for the tractor
Play farmyard games at your John Deere party. Pin the tire
on the tractor. Find the eggs - hide plastic eggs with treats
or notes inside them around the party area before the guests
arrive. Farmer says - and let the actions be farm related,
like "pulling weeds", "milking the cow",
"chasing a chicken", "quack like a duck".