Pixar Disney Cars Four Year Old Birthday Party

by Heather Bock

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Welcome to JP’s 4th birthday party!

He’s getting close to five now, so I’m finally getting around to posting about his last birthday party. I thought I should do it before he has another one.

I had a lot of fun with the decorations!

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While we were on a long car trip, I drew lines on some of the streamers to make them look like roads. I don’t know if anyone actually noticed, but it was simple and fun for me and the kids anyway.

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I didn’t hang all of them:

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Other decorations:

It’s a little hard to see, but behind this group is a “car wash”–streamers hanging down. It was a lot of fun for the kids to run through it! I got the idea here.

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The kids helped make a few, too.

It was fun to find snacks and drinks that fit with the theme.

Of course, we ate at Flo’s Cafe:

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At the refueling station…

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…we had:

I loved the cups, the idea for which I found at this cute little Cars party. I printed the eyes on label paper, cut them out, and stuck them on all the cups.

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For snacks, we had Luigi’s whitewall tires and Luigi’s leaning tower of tires (ideas here and here):

We had Fillmore’s organic veggies (although I don’t think they actually were organic–oops), fruit reminiscent of a traffic light (idea here)…

…Mater’s tater chips, and pretzel rod stop lights (idea here).

For activities, we had cars and trains set up inside.

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Outside, we played “Red Light, Green Light,” of course.

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We had Ramone come and do his magic with some pink and green paint on the kids’ hair:

We had the kids toss rings around the cozy cones:

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And we played a fun game (idea here) with a water gun and car cups strung on two ropes. I printed the car parts onto label paper, which didn’t stick too well, but it was cute anyway. Whoever got their car to the end won!

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I loved making the cupcakes–Maters (idea here, although I used mini Oreos instead of the Right Bites for the hood, I used mini marshmallows instead of frosting for the teeth, and I used opened up mini Oreos for the wheels) and Lightning McQueens (idea here)!

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When they left, they were given Pixar Cars toys and stickers in goody bags.

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I hope anybody else planning a Cars party can use some of these ideas!

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