Keep an eye out for kids party supplies for few weeks before your teddy bears picnic on your everyday shopping trips. Look for small teddy shaped items.
A good hunting ground for teddy related items.
out for snacks, party favours, tiny teddy biscuits, bags of gummy bears
or chocolate teddies. Anything with a teddy theme can be used for a teddy bears picnic.
Find items to decorate a teddy bear cake and other treats.
a teddy car cakes with round biscuits for wheels, M & M’s for headlights and liquorice sticks for bumper bars.
Make a teddy face from a round cake covered in chocolate rice bubbles for fur.
Another place to look for kids party supplies.
Small teddy ornaments, party streamers, paper trumpets, teddy magnets, pencil toppers, or rubbers can all be used as prizes at a teddy bears picnic party.
Try the scrapbooking section for teddy stickers or stamps.
Look out for any kids party supplies
Making your own party supplies is a cheap and simple way to hold a succesful teddy bears picnic party.
Although there are lots of printable invitations on the internet for you to use you can easily make your own.
Use this teddy bear shape to cut out a teddy bear from brown cardboard.
Draw a nose,eyes and mouth with black texta.
On the back write:
Teddy Name Badges
Make a name badge for each child and teddy attending the picnic. They help identify each child and link them to their own teddy.
Teddy puppets can be used to play hide and seek, to act out an action rhyme or to make a puppet play.
If you are going to hold games at your teddy bears picnic party make some teddy bear medals like this for everyone who joins in.
Honey bags can be used to hold each childs party loot.
Make them out of yellow party bags form the dollar shop. Simply write "HONEY" on each one with black texta. Add each childs name to avoid any confusion.
Teddy Bear Swag Bags
Another way of carrying home goodies from a teddy bears picnic party.
Tie the goodies up in a checked picnic cloth or serviette.
Tie it to the end of a stick for kids to carry home
Tableclothes and Napkins
Traditionally teddy bears always have red gingham tablecloths. Table clothes and napkins can be expensive kids party supplies to buy but they are cheap and easy to make.
Just cut the appropriate size squares from red check material. They do not have to be hemmed. They make a teddy bears picnic party really bright and cheerful.
Another idea for a teddy bears picnic party is to read a teddy story.
Keep the story short and get a a book with lots of pictures and repetitive words so that children can join in.
Borrow a book from the local library or buy one locally or on the internet.