Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Themed Meals


I have always loved to plan parties for my family.  I remember starting planning holiday fun when my two oldest were 5 and 2.  That was a magical age. I stayed at home all day with my girls and we didn't make a lot of money, so I remember trying to create Holiday Fun for us.  It started to become a tradition and my girls loved to see what would happen on holidays.  Even when I went back to work outside the home they still loved when I would create Holiday Fun for them, even if it was on a much smaller scale. 

Pinterest has so many ideas for themed meals, parties and activities. So if you feel in the mood to create some Themed Meal Time check out our pinterest board and some of these food ideas we have done in the past.

Holiday Parties.......

Heart Shape Party Food for Valentine's

Green Party- St. Patrick's Day
 Green Eggs and Ham, Green Oatmeal or Lucky Charms

Picnic Lunch- Leprechaun Switch
One year we made a picnic lunch. Picture on the left. 
When we came back from running errands to go on our picnic
 our lunch had been turned green by the Leprechaun.
Rainbow Snack
Holidays are probably the easiest to create a Themed Meal for.

Have you heard of National Food Holiday Days.  Pick a day and check out this website and you can create your meal around the National Food Holiday.

Did you know.......
March 14th is National Potato Chip Day?
March 25th is National Waffle Day.
March 26th is National Spinach Day.
March 28th is Something on a Stick Day.

Themed Meals for PRESCHOOLERS
Preschoolers love themed meals and can be especially easy to create. 

Use a book for Inspiration:

Try using shapes to create lunch whether it is a orange for a circle, pizza for a triangle
or using a cookie cutter to cut heart shape PB and J's.  
Your PRESCHOOLER will love it!!! 

Pick a letter for the day and make a lunch using that letter. 
C: Carrots, Celery and Cucumbers, Crackers and Cheese, Clementine, Craisins,   

Themed Meals for

Polar Express Movie Night

Teen Beach Movie Night

Themed Meals for

The ideas are endless just think of a fun day you want to celebrate and then begin planning!!


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