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Showing posts with label balloons. Show all posts
Showing posts with label balloons. Show all posts

Monday, March 28, 2016

Stress Balls


Balloons are filled with sand, given an emotional face with drawn on markers and funky yarn colored hair for a stress ball with repeat crafter me.

Good for ages 7 and up.

Get the instructions here:
http://www.repeatcrafterme.com/2012/03/emotional-stress-ball-balloons.html

Saturday, March 19, 2016

Easter Egg Balloons


The tied ends of balloons are glued onto colorful Easter eggs to create a fun treat with a joyful riot.

Good for ages 6 and up.

Get the instructions here:
http://www.ajoyfulriot.com/2015/03/16/balloon-easter-eggs/

Monday, August 24, 2015

Juice Box Balloon Cars


Straws with bottle cap wheels are attached to juice boxes and powered by a balloon and straw to make a fun moving car with hello wonderful.

Good for ages 7 and up.

Get the instructions here:
http://www.hellowonderful.co/post/make-a-balloon-powered-recycled-juice-box-car

Monday, May 18, 2015

Balloon Basket Cars



An empty berry basket and a balloon make the basis for this diy car from one artsy mama.  She then adds pencils and wooden wheels.  Kids will have fun blowing up the balloons and letting them roll. 

Good for ages 7 and up.

Get the instructions here:
http://www.oneartsymama.com/2015/03/craft-lightening-recycled-balloon-car.html

Monday, November 10, 2014

Turkey Balloons


Orange balloons make the body for a turkey with this toddler friendly Thanksgiving Day craft.  Family corner uses colored paper to glue or tape on the feathers and turkey head, eyes and beak.

Good for ages 2 and up.

Get the instructions here:
http://www.familycorner.com/crafts-kids-family-2/thanksgiving-turkey-balloons.html

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Balloon Lego Car


Legos and balloons work together to make an interactive car.  The crafty mummy shows how to build the car, power and blow it up and let it go.

Good for ages 7 and up.

Get the instructions here:
http://thecraftymummy.com/2013/03/balloon-powered-lego-car/

Monday, July 14, 2014

Hot Air Balloons


A helium filled balloon turns into a hot air balloon with the addition of ribbon and a cute basket.  Kids can place a note in it for when it lands.  Bkids shares all of the details.

Good for ages 6 and up.

Get the instructions here:
http://bkids.typepad.com/bookhoucraftprojects/2011/05/project-84-hot-air-balloon.html

Friday, January 20, 2012

Squishy Balloon Birthday Party Favors


A cute send off for a ballooned themed party is to make squishy balloon people.  Simply fill a balloon with playdoh or sand and draw on some cute faces.


 We made that gives a step by step account and adds googly eyes to her version.

Balloon Birthday Present: Balloon Birthday Party


 Balloons make for a creative gift wrapping for a fun birthday present.




Choose craftiness has a really innovative idea for making balloons into a very special birthday gift.  She recommends placing dollars and special notes into blown up balloons and then tying and mailing them.  Kids will have so much fun receiving a box of balloons and even more fun popping them to find all of the gifts inside.

Get the instructions here:
http://choosecraftiness.blogspot.com/2012/01/birthday-balloons.html


Be different act normal has a similar idea adding confetti to the balloons as well.

Get the instructions here:
http://www.bedifferentactnormal.com/2012/05/money-balloons-gift-wrap.html


 11 cupcakes shares how to make the balloon packaging really cute.

Get the instructions here:
http://11cupcakes.com/2011/07/25/gift-wrapping-balloon-pop-2/


Increasingly domestic hangs the balloons up to be popped in the air.

Get the instructions:
http://increasinglydomestic.blogspot.com/2011/04/very-extra-special-happy-birthday.html

Balloon Filled Favors


The gunny sack fills balloons with candy and then blows them up and decorates with markers.  A really creative balloon favor idea.

Get the instructions here:
http://www.thegunnysack.com/2013/03/easter-basket-filler-idea-balloon-egg-pinata.html

Balloon Favor Bags


Domestic goddesque simply ties a helium balloon onto the favor bags for a really pretty favor.

Get the instructions here:
http://domesticgoddesque.com/2012/03/rainbow-themed-birthday-party/


Another idea is to make hot air balloon favors placing goodies in the basket.

Original image here (source unknown):
http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-JXySlsawIPI/T4t7n229iVI/AAAAAAAAG84/mCVIdCkxmaY/s1600/3rdbirthday6.jpg

Balloon Candy Favors


Turnstall times has a very cute way of turning a giant pixie stick into a balloon party favor by simply taping on a cutout balloon and writing a short note.

Get the instructions here:
http://tunstalltimes.blogspot.com/2011/08/classroom-pictures-part-2-d-o-n-e.html

Balloon Messages: Balloon Birthday Party


The dating divas has a fun and inexpensive and memorable gift idea for a balloon themed birthday party.  Along with the invitation mail guests a balloon.  Ask them to blow it up and write a message on it and either bring it to the party or send it back in the mail in time for the birthday.  On the day of the birthday have the birthday boy or girl blow them up and read all of the messages.

Get the instructions here:
http://www.thedatingdivas.com/just-the-two-of-us/birthday-floats/


The thinking closet places notes inside blown up balloons and leaves them as a surprise.

Get the instructions here:
http://www.thinkingcloset.com//2013/02/05/the-art-of-the-surprise-note/

Balloon Lollipop Party Favors: Balloon Birthday Party



One charming party has a very cute and easy idea for party favors - wrapping a lollipop in fabric and tying with string. The end result looks like a balloon. She used yellow gingham fabric and bakers twine, but you could use more festive color fabric and curling ribbon to emulate balloons instead.

Get the instructions here:
http://onecharmingparty.com/2012/04/20/spring-party-2/

Balloon Animal Party Favors: Balloon Birthday Party




Make your own balloon animal kits start at about $5.  Kids will love to see you make them and they make a great party favor.

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Monster Balloon Creatures: Balloon Birthday Party


Have the kids create balloon monsters using curling ribbon and precut eye, antennae, teeth and mouths.  A very creative idea for a balloon party craft activity from Spoonful.

Good for ages 3 and up.

Get the instructions here:
http://spoonful.com/crafts/monster-balloons

Balloon Races - Balloon Birthday Party Activity


A little learning for two has a really great balloon game featuring a balloon, straw and piece of string for each participant.  Each child blows up their balloon and tapes it to the straw and they let go.

Get the instructions here:
http://alittlelearningfortwo.blogspot.com/2010/11/balloon-rockets.html

Parents.com has a cute game using balloons, pool noodles and a laundry basket.  Kids need to use only the noodles and see how many balloons they can get into the laundry basket in 5 minutes.

Get the instructions here:
http://www.parents.com/fun/games/family/camp-mom-20-activities-to-make-summer-awesome-for-everyone/?page=9 

Science sparks shoots what she calls flying balloons into the air and watch them circle around.

Get the instructions here:
http://www.science-sparks.com/2012/08/17/flying-balloons/

We made that uses straws to glide her version.

Get the instructions here:
http://we-made-that.com/balloon-rocket/

Balloon Jewelry Activity: Balloon Birthday Party



Michelle page has a great way to use balloons to make an easy bracelet, a perfect activity for a quieter and less messy option for a balloon birthday party.

Good for ages 5 and up.

Get the instructions here:
http://michellepaige.blogspot.com/2011/08/make-your-own-balloon-bracelets.html

Water Balloon YoYos: Balloon Birthday Party


Zakka life has a fantastic idea for a party activity and/or favor -- making water balloon yoyos.  Think of what fun it will be when they break.

Get the instructions here:
http://zakkalife.blogspot.com/2009/07/how-to-make-yo-yo-balloons.html

Ballloon Scavenger Hunt: Balloon Birthday Party


Activity mom shares a great game for a balloon birthday party.  Blow up 10 balloons and number them 1-10.  Hide them around the house and have the kids search for them in order.  When they find them have them pop it for the next clue.

Get the instructions here:
http://www.activity-mom.com/2012/07/balloon-game.html
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