The Best Birthday Parties Ever!

A Kid's Do-It-Yourself Guide

From the Series Crafts & Activities

  • Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 3
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

What kind of birthday party would you like to have? Have you always wanted to be an astronaut? Do you love rainbows? Do you find a roomful of monsters appealing? Or perhaps you’re a budding artist? No matter what your interests, you can put together a party that is truly yours. All that’s required are some scissors and paste and a few easy-to-find household materials. THE BEST BIRTHDAY PARTIES EVER! has everything you need to know to plan and create twelve dynamite theme birthday parties. Each party section included clearly illustrated step-by-step instructions for making invitations, table decorations, party hats, favors, and creative cakes. Also, there are instructions for lots of games to play at each part, as well as a craft for your guests to make and take home. So, have fun putting your party together, enjoy your best birthday party ever – and happy birthday!

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Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Social Studies
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Millbrook Press ™
Language English
Publication Date 2012-08-01
BISACS JNF015000, JNF026100
Dewey 793.2'1
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Features Activities and Reviewed

Author: Kathy Ross

Kathy Ross grew up in upstate New York in the 1950s. She credits her unusual and very creative elementary school education at Oswego State Teachers College coupled with a childhood that afforded her time to "be" for her endless ability to create. Kathy has written many children’s songs, is a writer for the Highsmith Summer Reading Manual, has made dozens of television appearances, and has given workshops for both children and adults around the country. Kathy has published more then 60 books to date. She was honored to be the featured author of the month on the website of the Children’s Book Council.

Illustrator: Sharon Lane Holm


School Library Journal

“Ross, a veteran author of theme and holiday craft books, has come to the rescue of children and parents short on money but long on creativity. This do-it-yourself guide includes ideas and instructions for invitations, hats, decorations, cakes, favors, and games. Themes include outer space, rainbows, bugs, monsters, artists, dinosaurs, puzzles, firefighters, and Hawaii. The ideas, particularly the hats, will appeal to very young children. . . The illustrations are colorful and plentiful. . . this is. . . a decent purchase to fill an often-requested need.”
School Library Journal