two boys holding sports balls

Sports World Party

If your child has a hard time deciding which sport is his favorite, combine several sports for a Sports World party. Have the party in your yard, nearby park or local school sports stadium.

Party Invitations
Design invitations with a photo collage of sports equipment or favorite athletes. Include a photo of your child dressed in lots of sports gear (example: wearinga football helmet, holding a basketball, dressed in a baseball uniform, and standing in front of a soccer net).

Party Decorations
Decorate with sports gear (balls, bats, nets), posters or famous athletes and favorite team pennants.

Games & Activities
Have relay races (passing a soccer ball), a ball throw (foot ball through hanging tire or hula hoop), free throw contest (basketball) and batting contest. Play tug of war and set-up an obstacle course. Play sports trivia.

Arts & Crafts
Make a sports collage (cut photos from sports magazines).

Party Refreshments
Serve sandwiches, a veggie tray with dip, corn chips, seedless grapes and sports drink or juice. Decorate a cake with plastic sports figures or cupcakes decorated like various sports balls.

Party Favors
Send guests home sports medals, award ribbons or trophies, sports trading cards, jump ropes or paddle balls.