Rocket Birthday Party: Here is an agenda as well as jet pack instructions and food suggestions for a rocket birthday party.
10:30 Color Space Shuttle
10:45 Hand out Jet Packs
10:47 Intergalactic Treasure Hunt
* Find rocket (I had a large rocket, just like the Gift box above, in a room)
* Black Hole (Room with lights off and a black light.)
* Nebula Galaxy (The main room w/ decorated ceiling)
* Space Storm (Room with tons of white streamers hanging from ceiling and a fan going. I taped long strands of streamers to fishing line and hung the fishing line from one wall to another.)
* Shooting Star Sandwiches (Any kind of sandwich cut with a star cookie cutter.)
* Alien Eggs (Hardboiled eggs)
* UFO Space ships (Beagle spread with cream cheese, banana cut into circles spread around beagle, and a hardboiled egg in the middle.)
11:15 Racing Cloud Contest
* Cotton balls
11:25 Rocket Balloon Races
11:35 Present Time
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Make these awesome jet packs for each guest at the party:
1. 2 two-liter soda bottles filled with “styrophome peanuts”
2. Attached bottles together with several different colors of tape
3. Straps are made with duct tape.
4. Cut an X at the bottom of each red pastic cup (need 2 per pack)and attach to the spout of the bottle upside down. (I used hot glue.)
5. Tape red and orange tissue paper (inside the cup) and cut ends to look like flames.