What a great budget birthday party idea that will be fabulous fun for the kids: a FOOD FIGHT! If the idea interests you and your kid, here are some ways to put this together:

1. It would be great to host this party outdoors, but it you are willing to have the food fight indoors, it would be good to have it in a space that you don’t mind getting messy, like a garage or a basement or perhaps a shed if there is enough room inside. You may want to cover the space with plastic so that clean-up is very easy afterward.

2. When the kids arrive at the party, for both safety and easy clean up, provide kids with shower caps, plastic goggles, and a rain poncho to wear. These will keep the kids safe and relatively clean through the food fight.

3. After they have their outfits on, give the kids a bag of marshmallows and sling shots, and they can start the fun of slinging marshmallows at one another as they wait for everyone to arrive. Make sure the kids are supervised in the designated party area.

3. On a table, put out lots of foods that are perfect for a food fight, spaghetti, whipped cream, mashed potatoes, chocolate pudding, Jell-O, Cereal, hard boiled eggs, popcorn, oatmeal, bananas, etc. Whatever you like, and you can make it even more interesting by putting food dye into the different foods, for example, green mashed potatoes.

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  4. We plan 2 have a food fight for my 6yr olds bday. we are having pudding body painting and marshmallo/toothpick building contests for the little ones. egg racing and jello squirt guns for the older kids, ponchos for the adults , maccaroni necklaces for party favors. a mentos guyser for all ages and a sprinkler to clean everyone and thing off!

    Melissa Rooney said on June 9, 2010
  5. Amazing post. The idea of food fight party is really very interesting. Thanks for sharing different ideas for food fight party.

    Kids Party Idea said on June 16, 2011
  6. Mmmm sounds like lots of fun and cleaning!

    Kids Party Place said on July 11, 2012

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