I don’t know about you, but we are completely obsessed with these London Olympics. We are glued to the TV and love cheering on our American team (is anyone else super tired from staying up so late watching prime time?). Also obsessed, Lisa Moore of Moore Minutes celebrated her son’s birthday with a Little Athlete Olympic Training Party. In true Olympic fashion, Lisa invited guests to jump, run, squat, etc…learning what it takes to train for the Olympics. Here is a little bit more about the party from Lisa (below),
THEME: This theme focused on little athletes in training for the Olympics. We even had an “athlete station” with rolls of sweat towels and water bottles for the little athletes to re charge during “training”. The party’s surprise attraction was a surprise visit from a fitness coach! He came in, taught the kids about wellness and exercise and did a workout with them. After the workout he awarded them with customized awards on our Olympic podiums. We also did an art project of designing awards. And finally we played classic outdoor childhood games like a potato sack race.
DECOR: Along with the little athlete table, I set up 3 other tables.
The first table was called the RE-energize and RE-hydrate Bar. This table was designed for the Little Athletes to line up for AFTER their training workout. It was health-focused with an area with PROTEIN, one with CARBS, and one with FRUITS & VEGGIES. On the side of the table was a beverage wagon with boxed juice, h2o, and v8 juice.
The dessert table was playful and fun, decorated in Olympic colors. It had orange cotton candy Olympic torches and we had extras for each guest to take one home. We also served Ancient Greece Olympic olive wreath cookies. The cake was a simply stated design in gold.
The last table was our Olympic Ring Pizza main lunch table. It also had a 3 layer RED, WHITE, and BLUE USA punch that I made and real Olympic torches on either side with giant balloons at each end, in Olympic colors.
FAVORS: Along with the cotton candy Olympic torches, the party guests got to take home their own sweat towel autographed by the special guest fitness coach. The favor buckets held treats that were athletic centered: a whistle, water bottle, Olympic colored socks, Patriotic salt taffy, and gold medals.
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