Last weekend we celebrated Zackary’s sixth birthday. He requested a Super Mario Bros. birthday party and I have to confess, I put off planning it a little longer than I should have; I had some potential reviews of birthday party supplies that ended up not working out so when he asked me exactly one week before his birthday, “Mom, am I even going to HAVE a party?” I knew it was time to get in gear!
With a limited budget and only a week to plan, I turned to Google to get some ideas. First I printed off some free Mario-themed invitations from Personalized Party Invites. Rather than leave anybody out, I just invited every boy in Zackary’s class; thirteen in all. Next on the agenda…games! I found two fun free printable games online: Mario Bingo (download it here) and Pin the Moustache on the Mario. Then, to make sure that the baker’s dozen of little boys that would be coming burnt off some of their energy, I drew spots on a dozen eggs so that the boys could have a Yoshi Egg Race!