After writing about the boys' birthday parties this year, I realized that I never shared Brennan's Construction party from last year! And I cannot just let it go, because that was a really, REALLY fun party to put together.
We had just moved from Florida to Michigan and were living with Brian's parents' while we searched for a new home of our own. So I had plenty of time to put together a really fun party for our little 4 year old!
Decorations were a blast to put together. We used black paper lanterns as "wrecking balls" and coils of orange raffia as " extension cords". Since the boys have lots of construction trucks, we had lots available to decorate the table!
Construction Cones = Candy Corn
Pebbles = Reese Pieces
Gravel = Puppy Chow
Lumber = Vanilla Wafer Cookies
Spackle & Drywall = Hummus & Pita Chips
Nuts & Bolts = Chex Mix
Beams & Concrete = Carrots & Dip
Bricks & Mortar = Crackers & Cheeseball
Landscaping = Broccoli Salad
Debris = Chicken Salad
Wrecking Balls = Rolls
Rocks & Stones = Homemade Chicken Nuggets
We served lemonade at the "Cooling Station", had a Dumping station for gifts, and put out all of Brennan's construction books for his friends to read while at the party.
This big guy loved his construction party. We had hardhats for the kids and Brennan had a blast handing one out to each of his friends. And of course his brothers had a blast too, because what 2-year-old boy wouldn't?
Daddy even dressed up in his hardhat and toolbelt, like a "real construction guy" according to Brennan. That just elevated Daddy right past superhero status in his mind! It was definitely a day full of great memories for our little family!