some quick and inexpensive decorations, consider purchasing
an extra package of Shrek theme napkins. When fully unfolded,
these make for great, versatile party decorations that you
can use in a myriad of different ways. Have fun experimenting!
For a fun way to fill a large, blank wall, put up the Shrek
themed napkins in a checkerboard fashion, alternating in between
standard green napkins (making sure they are the same size)
It is a GREAT way to fill a wall with a colorful Shrek theme!
If you have access to some dirt at the entrance to your party,
take the time to add some water to it to make some soupy mud.
Using some old pieces of wood and some black paint (or a black
Sharpie marker) make a sign that says Shreks Swamp
so that your guests will feel like they are entering Shreks
home when they arrive at your party location.
Shrek brings to life all of the fables and fairy tales that
we all grew up with. Visit your local library and pick up
as many different fable and fairy tales picture books as you
can and place them throughout your party area, propped up
for a nice display. These make for great table centerpieces
or table top displays.
your guests arrive, write a different character from the Shrek
movies on nametags. As your guests arrive, give one nametag
to each guest explaining that not only is that going to be
their name for the duration of the party, but they are also
responsible for remembering all of the other party guests
new character names. For added fun, you can have everyone
remove their nametags for a final game to see if everyone
can remember which party guest was matched to which Shrek
Have a Gingerbread decorating activity! This is a great activity
all on its own, but the fact that it fits so nicely in with
the Shrek theme is perfect! This is also great because youve
set yourself up for either a fun snack for the party goers
or a nice take home party gift for when they leave.
music from the movies are nearly as popular as the movies
themselves. See if you can check out any of the soundtracks
from your local library and play the music throughout your
party the guests will definitely connect with the music
and will probably find themselves singing along!
posters make for great decorations AND great prizes for any
games that you have planned! As each game is played, allow
the winner of the game to choose a poster to take home that
you have hanging up! No more throwing away of the party decorations!
(See below for some cool Shrek posters)
Party Posters from 123 Posters
Shrek 3 Princesses Poster