Barnyard Birthday

My little man turned 2 a few weeks ago.  We had several birthday parties, and one was a barnyard theme.
To start we made barn birthday invites, using red and white card stock.  I simply wrote out all the information with a black marker to save on time and brain power.

The message inside said:

“Oink, Moo, Cock-a-doodle-doo
Holy cow, Caleb’s turning 2!”

In keeping with the theme, I planned a menu and party display to reflect the theme.  If you haven’t seen the Barn Cake and Animal Cupcake tutorials, you’ll need to head to Little-d-Tales Facebook page for photo tutorials of the process!

As you can see there were “cow tales” caramel candy, a veggie tray as “Farmer Caleb’s Garden,”  thin mint “tractor tires.”

We also had yellow finger jello as “hay bales,”  a box of mixed chocolates as “cow-pies,” buffalo chicken dip as “screaming chickens”

Chips as “pig feed” and some Easter Malted Milk candy as “Farm Fresh Eggs”

I did serve some real food too… Hot beef sandwiches, Homemade Mac n’ Cheese (for the  under 4 crowd), potato salad and a few other family favorites.

I did not capture any of the games, but we did a Stick the Spot on the Cow using felt and velcro, and my husband was kind enough to give Horseback Rides.  And last but not least, each child left with a treat-filled bandana complete with mini planters to start their own garden, stickers, and pencils.

Next up is the Football themed birthday party, stay tuned!

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