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Decorate tricycles or other riding or pulling toys for a parade. Some decorating ideas are: weave crepe paper through bicycle spokes; tie balloons or streamers to handle bars; make a float in a wagon; hang noisy cans or pie plates from the bikes.
Start a parade around the playground or down the sidewalk. Add marching people, rhythm instruments or noise makers to the parade.
Play marching music from a tape recorder. Note: some children have no concept of staying in line or "following the leader" in a parade setting. State a brief practice time before decorating. This will help to alleviate confusion later.
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This activity is perfect for little girls who love Disney movies and dream of becoming a princess. It's ideal for birthday parties or sleepovers and can be done any time of year. Almost all Disney movies have a romance story in them, from Cinderella to Beauty and the Beast to The Little Mermaid and little girls are famous for dreaming up big fairy-tale weddings. Why not have the girls create wedding invitations for the characters in their favorite movies? You can use this site:http://www.mixbook.com/cards/wedding-invitations to get an idea of what real wedding invitations look like and you can also visit www.coloringbookfun.com to get printable pictures of the characters. This activity can be simple with just the use of some paper and crayons, or you can go all out with decorating the invitations using glitter, ribbon and any other craft supplies you have on hand. You could even stage a pretend wedding! The options are endless and no matter how simpleor complex you make it, it's sure to result in a great time!