Creativity

September 24, 2015

Planning the perfect party

Children’s birthday parties can leave the most capable parents in a state of nervous exhaustion, right? But kids’ parties don’t have to be a nightmare anymore! By following our expert tips we guarantee a stress-free day for you and a perfect birthday for your child. Want to know how? Simply follow these rules: TINY TOTS PARTIES  Short and sweet is the golden rule for 3-5 year olds. Opt for lunchtime, as children are less tired. It’s best if some parents stay. Structure the party by: Organising games for the first half-hour. Traditional favourites like sleeping lions and musical statues are always popular. Play nursery […]
September 24, 2015

Meet our exciting new partner Cookie Crumbles

 It’s the start of Great British Bake Off season again with the 12 contestants baking some scrummy cakes, pavlovas, biscuits and more over the coming weeks.  If your child is a budding baker we have some really exciting news.  Twizzle have a new partner – Cookie Crumbles!  Cookie Crumbles provide fun, educational and imaginative cooking activities for children.  Twizzle provide fun-tastic parties with fabulous entertainers, theming and more. Together Twizzle and Cookie Crumbles create an inspirational party  – one that will always be remembered. Cooking is both fun and educational.  Children learn fine motor skills, develop maths skills, to building […]
September 24, 2015

Check out our Peppa Pig Parties!

Peppa Pig continue to be a really popular theme for parties this year. And no wonder! Just look at these fabulous decorations from a recent party for a five year  old – how pretty are they?  A personalised sweetie table, birthday cake table and balloons create a beautiful setting and the party bags filled with scrummy sweets for your guests. Theming is a great way to make a birthday girl, or boy, feel really special. If you are on a budget there are loads of great ideas in many of the supermarkets Peppa Pig party cakes, lots of lovely pretty pink piggy sweets to fill […]
September 24, 2015

Jurassic World is here: time to party?

 At last the long awaited Jurassic World is being launched this weekend! The Dinosaurs have returned to trample across our cinema screens as we watch in awe!  Jurassic Park is open again on Isla Nublar for visitors – and we intend to be there!  If your children are as fascinated by the sight of a T-Rex as we are why not throw a Jurassic Party, either for your kids birthday or as an end of term treat? As the sunny weather is here at last, your children could go on an archaeological dig to find dinosaur eggs, bones and pre-historic […]
September 24, 2015

Create your own Easter egg hunt

Easter for many households is a family time with children of all ages getting together  – but how to entertain them with something seasonal and fun?Creating Easter Egg games are the simplest piece of seasonal family fun, and goes down well with children of all ages! We find that Easter-Egg games around the house and garden are a great annual event, sometimes repeated many times in one day by popular demand! Aside from chocolate being a big motivator, it provides lots of fun and laughter for everyone concerned. We thought we’d share a few tips: Equipment: A basket, bucket or ‘party box’ […]
September 24, 2015

Halloween Party Recipe Ideas

Halloween is probably one of our favourite times of year and a great opportunity to get creative. You really can go to the extreme when planning a Halloween themed party. One of my favourite spooky recipes is Blood Soup! It’s actually just Beetroot Soup and has quite an impact on guests as well as being really healthy! Here’s a rough recipe: 4-6 medium beetroots 1 tin (500g) ripe tomatoes, diced 2 cloves garlic, chopped roughly 1 medium onion, peeled and finely chopped 2 tbsp olive or sunflower oil 500ml good strong stock (beef, vegetable or chicken) Salt + Pepper to […]
September 24, 2015

Minions Mania Has Arrived! Make A Minion Finger Puppet

 Are you going bananas about the Minions yet?  Want to have some Minion fun with the children?  Watch our short video above make some finger-puppets with the kids. They are creative, fun and super easy to make, so you can all join in.  Once  and then how about putting on a puppet show for all the family?
September 24, 2015

Making Car Journeys Fun

  How to get children to enjoy car trips Car journeys with children can be really stressful. All that whining, fighting and arguing can make even the shortest trip seem like hard work – never mind those long trips to visit relatives over Christmas. But take heart – it really doesn’t have to be like that! By following a few simple strategies your children can actually enjoy those car journeys – and so can you. Golden rules of in-car kids entertainment Children often behave badly when they are bored, tired and hungry. Anticipate these basic needs, and you’re half way […]