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Garden Fairy
Birthday Party Planning Guide

Exclusively at BirthdayExpress.com


Having trouble planning your little ones special Garden Fairy party? Look no further we have the solution for you! Discover fun filled games and yummy recipes that will make her big day a memorable one.

Party Checklist

4-6 Weeks Before the Party

  • Select Date:



    Plan a safe, inviting place for kids to have fun. Set time to 2-3 hours for young children, and 3-4 hours for older kids.

  • Create Guest List

    Just fill out the handy list in this guide!

  • Order Garden Fairy Birthday Party Supplies, 
Garden Fairy Favors & Party Activities

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  • Order Birthday Costume/Outfit & Gifts

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  • Book Entertainment (optional)

2 Weeks Before the Party

  • Order Cake

    Schedule to pick it up one day before the party.

  • Mail Garden Fairy Birthday Invitations

    Let the birthday child help by adhering the stamps and putting the invitations in the mailbox.

  • Create List of Parent Phone Numbers

    Keep on hand in case of emergency.

  • Plan Party Menu

    Check out the recipes in this guide. Ask parents if kids have any food allergies.

  • Choose Party Games & Collect Party Supplies

    This guide has ideas that match your party theme!

2-3 Days Before the Party

  • Prepare Cameras

    Check batteries. Charge video camera. Buy film or video cards. Get Birthday Message Cameras for the kids to use.

1 Day Before the Party

  • Make Food & Drinks, Bake/Get Cake, Buy Ice

    Set out chilled/heated foods just before kids eat.

  • Childproof & Decorate Party Area

    Remove breakable items and objects that could prevent guests from moving freely. Decorate with balloons, crepe paper, and other items included in your party pack.

  • Set Up Party Games, Fill Favor Boxes & Piñatas

    Invite your party child to help!

Party Day!

  • Fill Birthday Balloons with Helium

After the Party


Magical wands

  • Pre-cut stars (assorted colors)
  • Long, thin, wooden or plastic ticks
  • Markers
  • Glue
  • Glitter
  • Jewels
  • Tape

Prior to the party have a craft table set up with a basket of pre-cut stars in different colors, long thin wooden or plastic sticks, markers, glue, glitter, and jewels. As the guests begin to arrive assist them with decorating their very own magical fairy wands. Once the children have completed decorating their wands attach the stars to a stick with tape. This is not only a great activity to start the party but these wands make the perfect take home gift as well.

Pixie Hide and Seek

  • Various winged stuffed or plastic toys
  • 1-Fairy toy

This is a great game for an indoor or outdoor party! Before the party begins hide various winged stuffed or plastic toys and one fairy around the party area. Gather everyone and explain to them that a fairy is missing and they must help you find her. The guest to find the fairy wins. The prize for this game can either be the fairy they found or another prize of your choice.

Musical Dragonflies

  • Enough chairs for each guest -1
  • Construction paper
  • CD player/stereo
  • Party music

Get the party started with an all time favorite game! Have one less chair than there are players available. Dress up the back of each chair with small construction paper wings. Arrange the chairs in a circle and be sure to leave enough space between each chair for walking. Turn on some fun party music and have the kids walk around the outside of the circle. Once the music stops the players are to race for a dragonfly. The player left without a dragonfly leaves the game. You then remove one chair and repeat. The last player in the game wins a prize.

Fairy Freeze Dance

  • CD player/stereo
  • Party music

Let them get fairy crazy! Designate an open space in the party area as the dance floor and have a stereo with fun party music close by. Gather all your guests onto the dance floor and explain to them that once the music starts they are to dance and flutter around as silly as they can, but when the music stops they have to freeze right where they stand. The person to move while the music is stopped is out. The last person on the dance floor wins a prize.


Butterfly Cake

Estimated Total Time: 40 minutes

  • 1-Box of your choice cake mix
  • 1-Container of vanilla frosting
  • Red food coloring
  • Solid color edible cake dots

Bake cake as directed on package in the butterfly cake pan. Cool cake completely and remove. Empty vanilla frosting into a mixing bowl and add a couple of drops of food coloring and stir. Frost the entire cake with pink frosting. Place solid color edible cake dots around the boarder of butterfly wings and body.

Butterfly Sugar Cookies

Estimated Total Time: 17 minutes

  • 1-Package of sugar cookie dough
  • 1-Container of vanilla frosting
  • Red food coloring

Unroll and chill sugar cookie dough as directed on package. Cut using butterfly cookie cutter and place on a non-stick baking sheet. Bake as directed on the package. Cool on a wire rack. Empty vanilla frosting into a mixing bowl and add a couple of drops of red food coloring and mix. Frost the entire top of each cookie and serve.

Fruit Kabobs

Estimated Total Time: 10 minutes

  • 4-5 of Your favorite fruit
  • Melting chocolate (optional)
  • Skewers

Cut each fruit into cubes. Place each piece of fruit onto skewers. For an even sweeter treat drizzle melting chocolate over the fruit kabobs and serve.

Garden Patch Platter

Estimated Total Time: 10 minutes

  • A variety of your favorite vegetables
  • Vegetable dip of your choice
  • Serving platter

Wash and cut vegetables. Arrange onto either a rectangular or circular serving platter. Place vegetable dip in the center of platter and serve.

Fairy Wand-erful Chocolate Sticks

Estimated Total Time: 10 minutes

  • Bakers melting chocolate
  • Large pretzel sticks
  • Sprinkles

Heat chocolate as directed on package. Dip half of the pretzel into the chocolate. Pour sprinkles onto the chocolate end of the pretzel stick

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