Yesterday was No 5's sixth birthday party. With a predicated forecast of tops of 42 degrees (celsius) we were feeling that a 2pm party may have been a bit of a mistake. Plus we haven't done many 'little' kid parties for a while and our creativity was lacking.
Anyway we rallied the troops and managed to pull off a fun party. We had lots of games (did you know that ministers are often quite good party entertainers? Good to have a back up career plan ;),
facepainting (the 12 year old has learnt to do it this year - highly, highly recommend encouraging this skill)
pass-the-parcel cobbled together five minutes before the guests arrived