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  • How to Host a Birthday Party: An A-Z Guide By Franny Tyska
    • Always plan ahead! You have to get ready for the special day!
    • The key is this motto:
    • Perfect Planning Produces Perfect Parties!
    • The first birthday parties began before the rise of Christianity, to ward off evil spirits!
  • B is for Balloons
    • Balloons are perfect to make any celebration special, including birthdays.
    • There are many games you can play with just a single balloon, so there good if you want to save money.
    • Did you know balloons long ago were made of animal bladders?
  • C is for Cake (or cupcakes)
    • Parties NEED cake (or cupcakes) to make it seem special. You also can sing happy birthday at the of eating cake.
    • You can make a cake or by it at a bakery.
    • Greeks called cakes "plakous” , which means "flat."
  • D is for Decorations
    • Decorations can be confetti, streamers, balloons, etc.
    • You should put decorations up so people know that your party is special.
    • Madonna used a 2-ton disco ball (a decoration) that was embellished with 2 million dollars' worth of crystals for her Confessions Tour in 2006.
  • E is for Excellent Invitations
    • Send invitations out to all of you friends so they know your having a party.
    • Include the Who, What, When, Where and Why.
    • A long time ago when there was no other way, invitations had to be hand delivered by scullery maids, no matter the weather conditions!
  • F is for Favor Bags
    • Favor bags are a great way to tell your guests “thank you.”
    • Favor bags are small bags filled with inexpensive treats.
    • Favor bags are often called treat bags or goodie bags.
  • G is for Guests
    • You simply MUST HAVE guests at a party.
    • Don’t invite to many guests or the party will get too crazy!
    • Make sure you are nice to your guests or they’ll want to go home.
  • H is for Hosting it at your House
    • Only host it at your house if your ready for a mess!
    • Make sure you clean up your house before your guests come or they’ll think you’re a slob.
    • Did you know that 15% of Americans live in apartments instead of houses?
  • I is for Ice Cream
    • Ice Cream is a delicious treat that you should eat with your cake.
    • I recommend that you keep the ice cream in the freezer…. 
    • In 1700, Governor Bladen from Maryland served ice cream to his guests.
  • Juice J is for
    • Juice is a delicious drink that would be a good substitute for soda, which is very unhealthy.
    • Make sure you get the juice ready right away for guests, because there bound to get thirsty soon.
    • Cranberry juice has been known for a long time to prevent or even treat bladder infections.
  • K is for Kitchen
    • I recommend that you keep your guests OUT OF THE KITCHEN!
    • Cooking fires ( which occur in the kitchen), are the number one reason of home fires and home fire injuries.
  • L is for Late
    • At a birthday party, it’s fun to stay up late.
    • But, don’t stay up quite too late or you’ll be really tired in the morning.
    • Did you know that 11-12 year olds need at least 9 hours of sleep a night?
  • M is for Music
    • Music is great for a party.
    • It sets a nice, positive mood.
    • This is the song with the longest title,
    • 'I'm a Cranky Old Yank in a Clanky Old Tank on the Streets of Yokohama with my Honolulu Mama Doin' Those Beat-o, Beat-o Flat-On-My-Seat-o, Hirohito Blues' By Hoagy Carmichael in 1943.
  • N is for NO CLOWNS
    • Seriously. Trust me on this.
    • Clowns are not good for 12-13 year olds birthday parties.
    • Did you know there are four different types of clowns?
  • O is for Opening the Door
    • Make sure your ready when you open the door.
    • Make sure you smile and say “hello!”
    • If you want to say hello in Bulgarian, say “Zdravei!”
  • P is for PRESENTS!!!
    • Presents are fun to get.
    • Make sure to say “Thanks!”
    • The first present giving traces back to Ancient Rome!
  • Q is for Queen of the Party
    • You’re the host, so your in charge!
    • But remember, your guests want to have fun, so be kind and courteous.
    • Always remember to let them make choices, too!
  • R is for Running Guests out the Door
    • Once the party is done, you will have to run the guests out the door.
    • Make sure to say “Thanks for coming!
    • Did you know the earliest doors were found in Egyptian tombs?
  • S is for Success!
    • YES! You finished! NOT! You still have more to do!
    • But first, take a breather for about an hour.
    • Oh no! YOU FELL ASLEEP! WAKE UP! You still have more to do!
  • T is for Thank You Cards
    • Thank you cards are a big pain.
    • But you have to thank your guests for coming.
    • Try not to give fill in the blank cards because they don’t mean as much as the real thing.
  • U is for Under the Table
    • Make sure you check under the table for left over crumbs and food.
    • Get out a vacuum and suck it up.
    • Did you know that Hubert Cecil Booth invented the vacuum. Thank God!
  • V is for Very Messy
    • Your house is probably a wreck.
    • I suggest you clean bit by bit so you don’t get stressed.
    • Once you are done, RELAX!
  • W is for Wrapping Paper
    • This you should NOT throw away.
    • If there is enough, you can save it and reuse it.
    • Did you know that the Chinese invented wrapping paper?
  • X is for X-tra Food
    • You probably ate a lot of food- but NOT ALL OF IT!
    • Keep the extras for your next meal.
    • Did you know that the name “Extra Food” is the name of a Canadian super market?
  • Y is for YOU’RE DONE!
    • Congrats on your party that is FINISHED!
    • You might be a bit sad, but remember, you can rest and look at your presents now!
  • Z is for Zippety-Do-Da
    • Zippety-Do-Da, Zippety-Day, my oh my it’s a wonderful day! Your Parties over, and it’s time to play, Zippety-Do-Da, Zippety-Day!
    • Have fun at the rest of your parties, kids!
  • Bibliography
    • Google
    • Tess
    • Wikipedia