Scroll design or on a fan write the party invite and
Invite the kids to come dressed up like a Character or in traditional type Chinese
Chinese Kites, paper lanterns, fans, paper dragons. (make by
taking long pieces of construction paper and fold accordion like. Attach a dragon head and
tail to either end). Origami animals.
Chinese Shirt favor bags
Cake and Food:
Use a bundt cake, cut in half and shape like
For an idea of what it looks like. Glaze it bright red instead, add
green candy melts down the back for scales. Print and laminate a Mushu head,
attached to a piece of red covered toilet paper tube and stick in the
cake. For the tail use a bunch of M&M wrapped in colored plastic wrap and tie
with bright ribbons, strung along behind the cake -- sort of like a kite tail. For candles
use those long skinny sparkler one
Homemade fortune cookies...make age
1/2 cup flour
1 T cornstarch
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
Mix above together
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1/4 cup egg whites (about two lg. eggs)
1 1/2 teaspoons water
1 teaspoon vanilla
Stir until smooth
Bake on greased cookie sheet. Spread dough into a circle. Bake at 300 until cookie turns
When done, place fortune in center, quickly fold by bringing two opposite sides of the
cookie together, grasp ends of folded cookie and pull together to crease. (should make
Serve any Chinese food, if you plan on feeding them. Serve with chopsticks and tea. Find
Chinese teacups to drink from.
Find 'Chinese take out' boxes to put goodies in. Silk items,
Chinese yo yos, finger traps, Mulan figures, cup and saucer from Chinese tea set, fortune
Games and Activities:
Make Streamers- need chopsticks and crepe paper. Have the kids
attach one end of the crepe paper to the chopstick and twirl them about.
Chopstick relay- Each team gets a pair of chopsticks
and must carry, push etc a balloon to one end of the course then back to the next in line.
They may not touch the balloon with their hands.
Decorate hair combs with flowers and other items.
Decorate the 'take-out' boxes with stickers, etc