… SUPER LANDYN! Superheroes commence! We celebrated Landyn’s 4th birthday in style a few weeks ago. Spiderman was there, Batman, Wonder Woman, Superwoman, & Captain America, the birthday boy himself! Captain America’s baby sister even made an appearance! 😉
So before we get into anything else, let’s talk the details of how I pulled this “Super Landyn” party off! Luckily, it was gorgeous out. And I mean.. gorgeous! Like t shirt weather and the kids just had a blast running around in the backyard. The invites I made myself, you might remember the post here about those.
I wanted to create a DIY Photobooth. I’ve seen them done before with the big frames for kids to hold up, but since this was a Superhero thing I switched it up. First, I hung a white sheet and just had a bunch of balloons hanging out on the floor. I made some DIY photobooth props with POW signs, POP, and an “L” for the birthday boy. Most of them I printed big on black and white color and then mounted them onto colored poster board. Even though the booth didn’t really turn out like a imagined with a bunch of four year olds participating, it was still cute and they had fun holding up the cool signs!
Clearly too many kids wanted to fit in this one – HA!
The second photobooth, I wanted to make it look like the superheroes were flying over buildings. I had my husband print a large sheet of buildings at his office and we laid that down on the floor for the kids to lay on top of. Even though they didn’t really get the “flying over buildings” concept, it was still pretty funny! The superhero cape Landyn is wearing here are the capes I made for each child to take home with them. Super easy & no sew! I got that from this post on Pinterest.
For food, we did “Create Your Own Heroes!”, popcorn, & veggies. For as many people in my house, the whole making your sandwiches thing worked out great! And for the popcorn, I made cones out of superhero coloring pages and dumped the popcorn into those and the outside of my kitchen island was covered in superhero coloring pages for the kids to color – it ended up turning into people leaving fun Happy Birthday messages for LC too!
One last little detail I’m so proud of, is the balloon wreath that was hanging on our front door. I used this tutorial from Pinterest, except I didn’t use as many balloons as she did and I made my own superhero symbols to attach throughout the wreath. I love how this turned out and I think I might save it to switch out for different themes for future parties!
Overall the party was SO.MUCH.FUN! All of the work I put into making everything on my own was well worth it – both for the overall look and for my bank account! 😉 This was the first year I didn’t buy everything from Etsy or different places and printables. I both designed, printed, and put together everything on my own!
I really can’t believe our little man is 4!!