Fire Engine Party Ideas!
Heat up your son's birthday party by throwing him a Fire Engine Party! No one will be able to put out this incredibly hot party, not even the firemen invited. This is the perfect theme for a young boy who wants to be a fireman once he grows up. Look at our suggestions for a great fireman party including decorating, food and games.
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Make a fire truck from an empty appliance box by painting it red and cutting some windows. Draw the wheels and a hose with black paint, and add two stools inside for seats. Buy plastic firefighter badges and set them around the table at each guest's seat. Your guests can wear them when they arrive at the party.
Use red and yellow sand pails decorated with firefighter stickers to hold chips, cutlery and napkins. Dalmatian Cookies - Serve Dalmatian Doggie Biscuits! Just use a sugar cookie recipe, and a bone-shaped cookie cutter. After baking, ice the cookies with white icing, and press chocolate chips upside down into the icing to create spots. Have mango orange punch and lemonade in clear beverage dispensers which you can wrap in a running flame pattern border. Round out a table with a large red metal bucket filled with watermelon slices and plenty of napkins!
JorSam’s Fire Engine Money Boxes are a party pack, a gift, an activity, a savings plan, a hold all and whatever else creative kids can dream up as a use for them! This is fantastic for your Teddy Bears Picnic party theme! They are 9.5cm high and 7.5cm in diameter. The removable plastic lids (with a slot in each lid) are available in 5 different colours - red, blue, yellow, green and pink!
While everyone is arriving set up a few stations of fire truck and fire fighter related activities such as: Fire truck puzzles. It is a great way to fill the time while waiting for everyone to arrive.
Leap Frog Ladder Race: What You'll Need: Masking Tape or Spray Paint
Preparation: Mark a start line and a finish line in the playing field, about 20' to 30' apart, using masking tape or spray paint.
At the Party: Explain to the players that they will be racing to put out a fire on the "roof" (i.e. the finish line), but that, instead of climbing ladders, they must hop over each other to reach the top!
Divide the children into pairs. Have each pair line up behind the starting line. When you say, "Go," the first child in each pair should get down on their hands and knees at the start line. The second player hops "leap frog" style over the first player, then drops to their hands and knees. The process is repeated until one team reaches the finish line. The first team to reach the finish line to "put out the fire" wins!
Find the Fire Hydrant: Cut out fire hydrants on red or yellow construction paper. Before the guests arrive, place them all over your party space. Place them under tables, in easy-to-find hiding spots and in a couple higher spots for any older children. To start the game, explain that when there is a fire, firefighters have to find a fire hydrant to hook up the hose in order to get water to put out the fire. Pairing up older children with the youngest will assure that everyone gets at least one fire hydrant. (Cut out three to four times the number of fire hydrants to children attending.) The winner is the one with the most fire hydrants.