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Birthday Party Ideas

April 12, 2000, 12:00 AM

Birthday Party Ideas
Birthday Party Ideas

It seems like spring and summer are the busiest season for kids' birthday parties. There are always sleep overs, bowling and pizza parties, but if you're looking for something different Angela Kennecke has three unique birthday party suggestions in this week's Parent Time. Gymnastics Party 13 of James Gaspar's kindergarten friends are tunneling through tubes, jumping into pits of foam blocks and sliding down a giant slide. James is flipping over his 6th birthday party at All American Gymnastics Academy. Ranee Eszlinger from the All American Gymnastics Academy says, "It's fun for all ages, that's the most important thing." It also keep these high energy boys from giving James' mom a headache. Theresa Gaspar says, "I've had some in my house before, it's out of control. They love doing it, so much to do here, trampolines and jumping." The party is getting rave review from James' friends. "You can do a whole lot of fun things. You can have fun," says one of his guests. After the tumbling session, the kids head to a party room for traditional birthday fare provided by mom and dad. The cost of a gymnastics birthday party? About 130 dollars for up to 12 kids. That's an hour in the gym and an hour in the party room; and according to the now 6 year old James, well worth it. Pottery Party Melissa Sletto is turning 10. She's celebrating in a creative way. "I love anything to do with art and I love ice cream," says Melissa. Melissa and her friends will paint their ice cream bowls first at "Prairie Fired Pottery," and later they'll dig into ice cream cake. Her dad, Greg Sletto says, "Makes for a convenient way to have a party, no fuss, no muss." The store where you paint your own pottery says parties are a big part of the business. Owner Kim Hayes says, "Adult parties, kids parties, during store hours, what Melissa's having. Then after hours parties, wedding shower coming up." One of the things kids like about the pottery party is that each birthday child goes home with a plate that their friends will have signed. And at 10 dollars a head, their friends go home with their own pottery party favors. For Parent Time. I'm Angela Kennecke. Art Party Another birthday idea is an Art Party at the Visual Arts Center at the Washington Pavilion. Children complete an art activity and parents bring the cake. The Art Party costs 55 dollars for 10 children.

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