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    Default Is this suitable food for a 3 year old party?

    Hi everyone,

    Starting to stress about DD's 3 rd bday party after I just realised that 10 kids and 19 adults are coming...

    Got a professional face painter to do the kids faces, and any adults!, now just thinking about food and drinks. (No tea and coffee thanks to my other post!)

    We will of course have a b'day cake, and cupcakes.

    Also red little sausages and sauce, fruit kebabs eg Pieces of fruit on a stick, fairy bread

    Anything else I need? Corn chips and dip?

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    Default Is this suitable food for a 3 year old party?

    I would personally avoid fruit kebabs...pointy sticks and toddlers freak me out. I used little muffin cups for fruit.


    At my DS's 3rd birthday I did:

    Dips & pita bread + veggie sticks
    Yoghurt pouches
    Pikelets
    Fruit in muffin cups
    Watermelon ducks (used a duck cookie cutter...it was a farm theme)
    Homemade sausage rolls
    Sandwiches
    Cupcakes & biscuits

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    I had for 2 year old DS party :

    - fruit stars ( like above pp but star cookie cutter with watermelon/rockmelon/honeydew)
    - mini chicken pies
    - mini beef hamburgers
    - mini crab burgers
    - mini tacos
    - mini cob loaf dip bites
    - mini pizzas
    - frozen jelly ice blocks ( I have those ice block moulds )
    - mini honey joys
    - mini ice cream cones

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    Default Is this suitable food for a 3 year old party?

    Oooo I did jelly shots at DDs 2nd birthday lol, got 4 different colour jelly made it up and then set layer after layer looked awesome and because I did it in shot glasses they were small and the kids loved it! Might do that for DDs party this year again :P oh and mini hot dogs are cool...

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    Honestly with all the kids parties I have held/been to, they never eat the food. They are too busy running around going crazy that they barely have time to eat.

    I honestly wouldnt go overboard with the food as I reckon you will get a lot of wasted food.

    All I do for the kids is:

    Fairy Bread
    Cocktail franks
    Pizza
    Sausage Rolls
    Party Pies
    Chips (not the hot ones)

    Cake

    Thats it....even then they hardly eat!

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    I did cupcakes in those ice cream cones and iced them as icecreams.

    Also we had rissoles, fish cakes, chick pea parcels, spring rolls, mini quiches, zucchini slice as savory.

    Sweets- frozen fruit ices, fairy bread, cupcakes, strawberry lamingtons, cherry ripe slice, hazelnut slice and cake!

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    I usually do a cob loaf with dip for adults. Easy,cheap, feeds loads of people and everyone seems to eat it. Then just veggie sticks and jatz and dip, chips of some sort, fairy bread,party pies, frankfurts, fruit platter. if I'm feeling in the mood I make a slice. the kids only pick at the food anyway, it's more the adults that eat it. The time of the party makes a huge difference to how much people eat too.

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    We keep things really simple, plenty of fresh fruit, crackers and sometimes a slice and muffins

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    Sushi seems to work a treat for the adults and kids. Easy to make and healthier than some of the alternatives. There is never any sushi left over which is always a good sign.


 

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