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RUBBER DUCKY THEME BIRTHDAY PARTY INTRODUCTION

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A Rubber Duck theme birthday party is quite a splash and it is no wonder. Ducks are cute and adorable just like your little one so the two just go naturally go hand in hand. So if you want a great party theme for your little one that is lots of fun but wont quack the famiily budget, duck on in for a tub full of great ideas.

 

 

RUBBER DUCK PARTY DECORATIONS

 

Whether you are hosting the party at your house, having it at the park or at a public location like an amusement facility, you will want to add plenty of decorations. Decorations set the mood for the whole party so we have looked deep and wide for great party decoration ideas so you can just relax and enjoy the swim. We'll keep you afloat.

 

Greet your guests with a personalized Rubber Duck theme banner like this one from Birthday in a Box. It will make your guests feel welcome and mark the spot of your party as well.

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All kids love balloons so make sure to fill the room with them. You can mix duck theme mylars with solids such as yellow, white and light blue. Check out this absolutely adorable “family of ducks” balloon and the “just ducky” one below.

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rubber duck birthday partyA standee will fascinate the children and really make your party room festive. Donald Duck has risen to the occasion in this piece available through Shindigz.

 

 

 

 

rubber duck birthday partyOf course you will want to add light blue, yellow and white colors throughout the room. One great way to do this is to drape crape paper from each corner to the center of the ceiling. You can also bring color in by using table covers on the table or tables. Rubber Duck theme ones are really cute to use on at least one table. You can use solid blue, yellow or white on others if you have more than one. We think table decorations are so important, we have devoted a special section to just that.

 

Another quick and easy decorating tip is to place rubber ducks wherever you can. Arrange them on tables, hang them from the ceilings and even put some in yellow and blue crates or baskets for the little ones to play with. Plush stuffed ducks and any other likenessof our feathered friend flies (or floats) as well.

 

 

 

 

 

 

rubber duck birthday partyBaby bath items can be set around the same as ducks can be. Wrap some little soap bars in light blue, yellow or white organza and tie with a tiny ribbon. Alphabet tub toys are inexpensive and can be dampened and stuck to the wall.

 

 

 

Don't forget the pinata! A duck pinata will not only serve as a great decoration, it is a fun game as well.

 

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Another inexpensive idea is to print out cute pictures of little ducks and put them on the wall like posters.

 

Hopefully you will find some of these ideas to be helpful and that our ideas have spun up a few of your own.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RUBBER DUCK BIRTHDAY CAKES

 

The birthday cake is most children's favorite party of the party so make your's extra sweet. We have some adorable cakes to choose from that are easy to make so you wont get your feathers ruffled in frustration.

 

As with any theme, option for the cake include picking one up at your local grocer, ordering from a boutique or bakery, or baking one yourself. Well, there is an exception: conning a close friend or family member into making it for you!

 

If you opt to make your own but are short on time and want a quick and simple solution, you can bake your own cake and decorate it with this cute little ducky cake kit from Shindigz.

 

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Another easy idea is to bake and frost a cake in light blue icing then add little rubber ducks and miniature baby bath items. If you don't find the bath items you are looking for or want to customize your own, shape out of fondant and use fondant paint to create the color of your choice. Little bars of soaps and bubbles are simple to make as are mini bottles of lotions and baby shampoo.

 

 

 

 

rubber duck birthday partyRub-a-dub-dub, a duck in a tub! Check out this awesome cake my sister made recently. With our step-by-step instructions you too can make a Rubber Ducky cake just like this one. Click here for more details.

 

 

rubber duck birthday partyA simpler version of the cake above is to use a duck shaped pan and invert onto a light blue surface. Frost with yellow frosting except the beak which should be orange. Add white and blue circles of fondant for the eyes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

rubber duck birthday partyRubber Duck candles light up your creation and your little one's face as well.

 

 

 

Serve the cake on Duck theme plates and don't forget the cordinating napkins!

 

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DUCK BEVERAGES

 

Splish-splash, the little ones are getting very thirsty so serve them some really fun Duck drinks.

 

Duck Punch is quite a splash! The kids will love the little floating ducks in the bowl and it is tasty as well YELLOW DUCK PUNCH

 

3 qts. unsweetened pineapple juice
1 (6 oz.) lemon juice - directions on can
1 (6 oz.) orange juice - directions on can
2 (2 liters) clear carbonated beverage like Sprite
Ice cream or sherbet

 

Gently combine all ingredients and chill til eeady to serve.

 

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rubber duck birthday partyMy sister made this Duck Punch with a clear punch. If you prefer a yellow or clear punch, see our Yellow Duck Punch recipe.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Another idea is to fill up a baby bath tub or blue or yellow bucket with iced down boxed drinks.

 

 

 

 

rubber duck birthday partyFor a really cool effect, place some duck shaped ice cubes in each drink.

 

 

 

 

Don't forget to serve the beverage in festive Duck theme cups like the ones seen here.

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YELLOW DUCK PUNCH

 

3 qts. unsweetened pineapple juice
1 (6 oz.) lemon juice - directions on can
1 (6 oz.) orange juice - directions on can
2 (2 liters) clear carbonated beverage like Sprite
Ice cream or sherbet

 

Gently combine all ingredients and chill til eeady to serve.

 

 


DUCK TABLE DECORATING

 

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Check out the awesome table my sister set up for a recent Rubber Ducky party.

 

Tables are so fun to decorate you may want to do several. No matter how many you have, we have some great ideas for you.

 

rubber duck birthday partyA tablecloth is a must. You can purchase a Duck themed one (as seen bleow) or go with a blue or yellow solid. If you are setting up more than one table, you can mix and match.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Little rubber ducks can be set about the table. You can even find duck shaped dishes to serve out of. Use your imagination and you may be surprised what can make a cute dish. Check of Rubber Ducky tub toys and bath accessories for fun ideas. A soap dish (new and clean of course) is great to set candies in.

 

Balloon bouquets make a nice addition to the table décor. You can mix blue and yellow solid latex ones with a Duck theme mylar or two. Anchor with an little duck balloon anchor or a tub toy. You can even tie them to an extra party favor box.

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Top off the table with a Duck theme centerpiece like the ones below. They are just too cute to pass up!

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rubber duck birthday partyOf course your Duck cake will spruce up the cake table and our Duck Punch is a decorative and delicious addition.

 

 

 

 

 

Duck theme paper plates and napkins add fun and flair to the table as well do don't forget to order yours.

 

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DUCK SNACKS

 

Please...feed the ducks! Your little one and his or her guests will indeed be getting their feathers ruffled if they get too hungry so let them dive in to these simply ducky ideas.

 

rubber duck birthday partyIf your party falls around mealtime, you will want to include some more filling foods. Duck shaped sandwiches are fun and easy too. Prepare sandwiches like peanut butter and jam (or honey), chicken salad or tuna and cut with a duck shaped cookie cutter.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

rubber duck birthday partyThe kids will especially like snacks served up in yellow plastic cups with “Duck Food” written on them. Place a cute little duck sticker on them for more fun and fill with colorful Cheerios cereal.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Another cool duck snack idea is goldfish crackers. You can get them in orange or multi-colors and they come in all flavors.

 

 

 

Fruit and veggie trays are a hit at any party and healthy too so make sure to include them at your party. Check out this apple duck, perfect for a fruit tray centerpiece.

 

 

 

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Another healthy option is “Little Duck Organics”. They are easy to eat and come in three delicious flavors.

 

 

 

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rubber duck birthday partyFor sweet treats, set out some little duck shaped candies like these. Or, make your own with candy melts using this fun duck mold.

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Another great idea is to dip long, thick pretzels into a melted candy melt mixture. Roll in tiny candy sprinkles and when they are dry, wrap with cellophane and tie with a curly ribbon. Try using light blue and yellow candy melts for a color coordinated effect.

 

Duck shaped cookies are easy to make and fun to eat. Simple make our sugar cookies and shape with duck shaped cookie cutters.

 

See our Duck Cake and Duck Cupcake sections for even more great ideas.

 

 

RUBBER DUCK ACTIVITIES

 

Little “ones” love to do fun things, like imitating grown ups, stacking and sorting. They like repetition and can spend hours and hours doing the same thing or can be bored in just a few minutes.

 

Keep your Rubber Duck activities short and simple to avoid fussy babies and frustered moms. Playing music in the background is a great idea to sooth frazled nerves.

 

 

RUBBER DUCK ROUND UP

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Sit the little ones in a circle and place a box or basket in the middle. Give each child a handful of rubber ducks and let them put the ducks in the basket...or not.

 

SKITTISH DUCK

 

Dress up like a duck or have an older child or another adult do so. Put on a skit for the little ones. Think Sesame Street and Baby Einstein and you will do fine. Infact, you can actually “be” the duck on Baby Einstein. For more Duck skit suggestions, click here.

 

·                  For costume ideas, see our Rubber Duck Costume section.

 

 

 

 

RUBBER DUCKY SING ALONG

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Sit the children in a circle for “circle time”. Play some songs about ducks and encourage the little ones to sing along while they play with rubber ducks. You can go to an online music download site, like Amazon, and record your own songs like: “Rubber Ducky, You're the One “(an oldie but goodie), and “Song About a Duck” and “The Gooey Duck Song”. You can also order or download an entire CD about ducks, such as “The Green Duck” available on Amazon. Donald Duck has some music out as well!

 

 

 

rubber duck birthday partyDUCKIN' IN FOR A PUPPET SHOW

 

With a puppet like this one, put on a Silly Ducky puppet show. You can even set up a backdrop made out of a sheet to hide your body so the children only see the puppet. You can go around the room and have Silly Ducky say a thing or two to each child, say the alphabets or even recite a nursery rhyme like the Mother Goose nursery rhyme of “Drake and a Goose.” It really doesn't matter what the Silly Ducky says, the little ones will enjoy the show no matter what you come up with.

 

 

 

 

 

 

FIVE LITTLE DUCKLINGS SONG AND FINGER PUPPETS

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Purchase five little finger puppet ducks or make your own.

 

 

Have the children sing the “Five Little Ducklings” son with you as you hold up five (finger) ducks, then four, then three, and so on.

 

*If you do not know the tune, you can listen to the song online or create your own tune, the little ones wont mind!

 

 

Five little ducks
Went out one day
Over the hill and far away
Mother duck said
"Quack, quack, quack, quack."
But only four little ducks came back.

Four little ducks
Went out one day
Over the hill and far away
Mother duck said
"Quack, quack, quack, quack."
But only three little ducks came back.

Three little ducks
Went out one day
Over the hill and far away
Mother duck said
"Quack, quack, quack, quack."
But only two little ducks came back.

Two little ducks
Went out one day
Over the hill and far away
Mother duck said
"Quack, quack, quack, quack."
But only one little duck came back.

One little duck
Went out one day
Over the hill and far away
Mother duck said
"Quack, quack, quack, quack."
But none of the five little ducks came back.

Sad mother duck
Went out one day
Over the hill and far away
The sad mother duck said
"Quack, quack, quack."
And all of the five little ducks came back.

 

 

 

 

DUCK PARTY FAVORS

 

Send the little ones home with a smile and lots of fun Duck treats. The favors will remind the children of the fun they had at the party and will also help ensure the children will leave without crying to stay.

 

The first thing you will want to do is to decide upon a container for the favors. Check out these adorable fillable favor boxes!

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You can also opt to fill a sand pail or use cellophane bags with a duck theme.

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Or, make your own. Just decorate yellow lunch sacks with Duck theme stickers and use a 3D paint pen to write each child's name on them.

 

 

 

Now that you have decided upon a container, you have a good idea how many favors will fit and what size they should be. It's time for the fun part...filling them up.

 

Rubber duckies are a must. Bath toy favors are a splash like this rubber duck bath book. Swimming pool toys are great ideas too.

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These little bean bag ducks (below) make cute additions as does the plush duck on the right.

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rubber duck birthday partyYou can even go all out and include this handprint kit.

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You can order personalized Duck theme items like magnets, book markers and stickers.

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Bubbles, small packages of crayons, stickers,

little coloring books, magic towels that expand in water, miniature containers of play dough, sippy straws and pocket size books are all excellent choices.

 

Don't forget to feed the ducks! Little packs of goldfish crackers make nice add ins and the Little Duck snacks below are not only delicious, they are healthy as well.

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Duck candies can be found if you look around, think Easter like marshmellow Peeps. These cute duck candies were found at a candy shop. You can even make your own using a duck mold and candy melts. Wrap a handful in colored saran wrap and tie with a curly ribbon.

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Another way you can go is to purchase pre-packaged sets of favors. Many come complete with a container as well. These are time savers and often save money as well.

 

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RUBBER DUCK ICE BREAKERS

 

Ice Breakers are a great way for children to get to know one another. Little ones are often shy around new friends so some very simple Ice Breakers are good to do early in the party.

 

WHO'S DUCKIN' IN TO SAY “HELLO”

 

Have the children sit in a circle. Hold up a little stuffed duck or dress up like a duck yourself. Go around the room and ask (or let the duck ask), “Who's duckin'in to say 'hello'?” Take turns saying each child's name followed by, “Stella's duckin' in to say 'hello'”. Have the children say 'hello' to each child as you name him or her.

 

I LIKE...

 

Set out a basket of toys and let each child pick one. Go around the room and tell each child's name and what he or she picked to “like”. Let the child hold up the toy he or she chose and say something nice about the child. One round could go like this, “Jake picked a tractor. That's a nice tractor, Jake and you are nice too.” The game may sound a bit corny to adults but to a very young child trying to warm up to a party, it is a lifesaver.

 

rubber duck birthday partyDUCKS IN A ROW

 

 

Have the children follow you in a line. Do little activities like clapping your hands or skipping and have the children follow suit behind you. Play music in the background for even more fun.

 

 

 

 

TALK LIKE A DUCK

 

This one will really quack the kids up! Go around the room, introducing the kids and saying something about each one. The twist is, as you do so, talk like a duck! You can even wear a duck costume if you want to go all out.

 

There's a technique to the art of talking like a duck so before the party, you might want to practice.

 

First, open your teeth just a little and place your tongue so it is touching the roof of your mouth. Put it a slightly inside the crack between your teeth and blow air. Try to direct the air into the cheek that your tongue is on so it swells up in that cheek. Blow hard into the cheek until your tongue vibrates against your teeth, making the duck sound.

 

 

DUCK GAMES

 

INSIDE (OR OUTSIDE) GAMES

 

 

 

DUCK, DUCK, GOOSE, GOOSE

 

This one is a classic and loved by all children. Have the children sit in a circle, facing inward. Pick a child to be “it” (the fox). The “fox” will then walk around, tapping each player's hear, with each tap calling out, “duck.” The child who was tapped tries to tag the “fox” before the “fox” takes the “gooses” seat in the circle. If the “goose” succeeds, the “goose” becomes the “fox”.

DUCK HUNT

 

Prior to the party, hide small rubber ducks all around the party area, inside or out. Give each child something to put their finds in like a decorated paper sack or a basket. On the count of “three”, let the fun begin. Set a time limit or play a song while the children hunt and the one with the most ducks wins the game.

 

BOTTOMS UP

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This game is excellent for very young children. Before the party, place different colored stickers on the bottom of a dozen or more rubber ducks. Place them, right side up, on a table and let each child pick one. Each color stickers should match up with a sticker placed on a party favor. A red sticker on a duck may win the red stickered little plush duck and a green stick might match up with a bean bag ducky.

 

 

 

DUCK TOSS

 

Line the children up and let them take turns tossing rubber ducks into a bucket. For older children, have a line they must stand behind and add a twist, like standing on one leg or tossing while jumping up and down.

 

 

DUCKY PINATA

 

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The pinata game is always a hit. Purchase an adorable duck pinata like this one from Pinatas.com. Hang it from the ceiling, a tree or wherever you can. Let the children take turns hitting it with a stick until the duck bursts out all the goodies.

 

 

 

 

 

OUTSIDE GAMES

 

DUCK POND

 

rubber duck birthday partyFill a container with water and float rubber ducks in the “pond”. Let each child pick one out of the water. This game may sound a little too simple but little ones really get a splash out of it in fact, it is my Grandson's favorite.

 

For older children, let them rope a ring around a floating duck in order to win a prize.

 

 

 

 

JUST DUCKY OBSTACLE COURSE

 

This game can be made really simple for the very young or more complicated for older children. Set out whatever you can round up to be obstacles to go through, over, under and around. A crawl through tunnel is perfect for the game but a large box that is open on both ends works as well. Lawn furniture, pillows, boxes and blankets make great items to use. Let the children race to the finish line as they manage the obstacles.

DUCK SKIT

 

 

For this skit, you will want to dress up like a duck. Check out our Rubber Duck costume or create one of your own. If nothing else, wear a yellow t-shirt and orange socks.

 

For props you will need a bar of soap, wash cloth, some bath toiletries and a pillow.

 

DUCK- (enters the room all happy)- Hello boys and girls. My name is Rubber Ducky. Can you say Rubber Ducky?

 

(wait for response)

 

DUCK- Today I am going to take a bath because...that's what Rubber Ducky's do!

 

(Pretend to take a bath by acting as if you are soaping up, washing you hair, etc.)

 

DUCK- Does soap go in the bath? (hold up the soap)

 

(Hopefully the children will say, “yeeeees!”)

 

DUCK- Does a wash cloth go in the bath? (Hold up the wash cloth.)

 

(children- “yeeees!”)

 

DUCK- (continue with each bath item until you get to the pillow) Does a pillow go in the bath?

 

DUCK (AND CHILDREN)- Nooooooooo! A pillow does not go in the bath tub!

 

DUCK- (taking the pillow and leaving the room)- OK, I am going to bed with my pillow then!

 

 

 

DUCK CRAFTS

 

Craft time is a lot of fun for children. It gives them a chance to create and sometimes even to get a bit messy. If you are planning a craft that may get messy, you can request on the invitation that each child bring a play shirt or you can even use old pillow cases or towels to drape around them.

 

Since the duck theme generally includes the very young, they made need assistance from you or their parents. Keep crafts simple and fun and don't forget to let each child take his or her creation home. Another fun idea is to display the projects until time to go.

 

COLOR ME YELLOW

Download then print out our duck coloring page and let the children color or paint the duck yellow. You can pass out other colors too just make sure everyone has a yellow and orange.

 

PAPER PLATE DUCKS

rubber duck birthday partyMy two and a half year old Grandson made this paper plate duck. It's easy to make by following these instructions:

 

Let the children paint or color a white paper plate yellow or simply use a yellow paper plate. Help the children trace their hand on a yellow piece of construction paper and three fingers on an orange piece. Cut the handprints out. Cut a circle out of yellow construction paper and a beak out of orange. Staple or glue the yellow tail and orange feet and glue on the head. Add googley eyes and glue on the beak. Cut a 1” strip of white or yellow ribbon and cut tiny strips but do not cut all the way down so they stay attached together. You can use several strips of tiny curling ribbon if you would rather. Glue the curls on. Make feet marks with a black thin marker. There you have it, one fine duck!

 

 

 

RUBBER DUCK GLOBES

Use our instructions for a snow globe but substitute a miniature rubber duck as the toy inside. Shavings of soap or blue glitter are prefect to go inside. When the children have finished with the project, let them “shake and show and tell”.

 

 

 

 

BUILD A DUCK

 

Download and print out our build a duck pattern. Use it to cut pieces of art foam sheets, yellow for the duck and orange for the beak and feet. Give each child the pieces needed to build a duck and let them glue their own together. Pass around googley eyes to be glued on. Write each child's name on their creation so they can take them home to remember the funnest duck party ever.

 

 

 

PLAY DOUGH DUCKS

 

Give each child some yellow play dough and help him or her make a duck. A little orange play dough can be given for the beak. For the really little ones, you can set out some balls of yellow play dough, some big and some small so they can easily put together their own. Little triangles of orange play dough works perfect for the beak.

 

* You can purchase a large tub of play dough or even make your own using our homemade play dough recipe and instructions.

 

DUCK MASKS

 

rubber duck birthday partyThis project is fun to make and the kids will have a blast with the finished product too. Help the children cut eyes out of a white paper plate. The holes should be where the children's eyes will be if put up to their face. Let them paste yellow beaks on to the paper plates and then attach large popscycle sticks with glue or tape. The kids can even put on a duck themed skit when they have made their creations.

 

 

rubber duck birthday partyHANDPRINT DUCK

 

 

I love handprint art projects (as if you can't tell), because they are fun for the kids to do and they make great keepsakes to pull out later, remembering when your child's hands were once that small. When my toddler Grandson goes to color, he automatically starts by tracing around his own hands. Grandma has taught him well!

 

Help the children trace their hand prints onto yellow construction paper. Cut out a pair of webbed feet and a diamond shape from orange constructin paper and an oval out of yellow. Cut oval shaped white and balck shapes for the eyes. Give the chidren the parts needed to make one duck, using their handprints for the wings. It is funnest to let them glue or paste them on wherever they see fit but you can assist if you want to. Be sure to write each child's name on the back of his or her duck for a nice take home treasure.

 

 

FOAM DUCKS

 

For this creation, you will need two styrofoam balls per child, three sequins of any color and two small to medium sized googley eyes per child. You will also need enough yellow paint to go around and some orange and yellow sheets of art foam. You will also need some medium sized pom-poms and orange or orange print or medium sized fabric ribbon.

 

Before the party, cut out orange webbed feet, yellow wings and a stocking hat which is a large triangle that will be glued together. Go ahead and glue the stocking hat together since it needs to be pressed down to dry sturdily. A hot glue gun is great to use if you have access to one.

 

Let the children paint their two balls yellow. Then let them glue on eyes and sequins. Glueing the hat, feet and hands on may be tricky so you may need to assist and if you have a glue gun, you may need to use it but make sure to not let the children near it. Help each child tie a ribbon onto the neck of their duck and add a pom-pom to the end of the stocking hat. This is a project the children will truly be proud of.

 

 

 

DUCK COSTUMES

 

Children love to play dress up so make your little one's party extra fun with a propper duck attire. From itty bitty to big kid sizes, we have got cha covered!

 

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rubber duck birthday partyDon't be left out. Quack the kids up when you join in the fun. You can go all out with the adult size costume or simply wear the duck head and beak.

 

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The family dog is sure to be the splash about town when he makes his debut as a doggy duck. Amazon carries this cute little pup outfit and is quite reasonably price so as not to “ruffff-le” any feathers.

 

 

 

For a cheap but fun way to show off your duck love, you can opt for a t-shirt like this one from Birthday Direct.

 

  • Bake one cake in a duck shaped pan acording to the directions on the pan. Instructions vary depending on the pan but they generally call for one cake mix or one batch of homemade batter.
  • When the cake is baked and cooled, frost with bright yellow tinted cake coloring except for the beak and that is to be frosted orange.
  • Bake two 9x12” cakes using two boxes of mix or one double homemade cake recipe.
  • When the 9x12' cakes have baked and cooled, invert on onto a white sheet of sturdy cardboard that has been covered in light blue cellophane.
  • Frost the sides with white frosting.
  • Place the second 9x12” cake on top and frost the sides of it, smoothing both side into one.
  • Cut out the center of the top cake for the “tub” and carefully remove it.
  • Frost the top and all exposed edges of the 9x12” cake that is on the top with white frosting.
  • Use sparkling cake decorating gel to color the “water” inside the tub.
  • Shape outter eyes, faucet, and soap out of white fondant.
  • Shape two faucet knobs out of yellow fondant, inside of eyes out of light blue fondant and the baby's name out of alternating letters of yellow and blue fondant.
  • Make bubbles from fondant gel and roll in cake decorating sparkle dust or glitter.
  • Place the duck cake in the “water” on top of the cake.
  • Arrange bubbles and soap around the duck.
  • Arrange more bubbles along the bottom edge of the cake all the way around.
  • Add sugar shape ducks and tiny duck charms just above the bubbles that are around the bottom of the cake.
  • Add a small blue satin bow in the front of the cake at bottom center.
  • Arrange the letters of the baby's name on the top of the cake.
  • Lightly sprinkle a little cake decorating sparkle dust or glitter over the entire cake.
  • Store in a safe place until time to serve.

 

 

 

 

RUBBER DUCK PARTY DECORATIONS

 

Whether you are hosting the party at your house, having it at the park or at a public location like an amusement facility, you will want to add plenty of decorations. Decorations set the mood for the whole party so we have looked deep and wide for great party decoration ideas so you can just relax and enjoy the swim. We'll keep you afloat.

 

Greet your guests with a personalized Rubber Duck theme banner like this one from Birthday in a Box. It will make your guests feel welcome and mark the spot of your party as well.

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All kids love balloons so make sure to fill the room with them. You can mix duck theme mylars with solids such as yellow, white and light blue. Check out this absolutely adorable “family of ducks” balloon and the “just ducky” one below.

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rubber duck birthday partyA standee will fascinate the children and really make your party room festive. Donald Duck has risen to the occasion in this piece available through Shindigz.

 

 

 

 

rubber duck birthday partyOf course you will want to add light blue, yellow and white colors throughout the room. One great way to do this is to drape crape paper from each corner to the center of the ceiling. You can also bring color in by using table covers on the table or tables. Rubber Duck theme ones are really cute to use on at least one table. You can use solid blue, yellow or white on others if you have more than one. We think table decorations are so important, we have devoted a special section to just that.

 

Another quick and easy decorating tip is to place rubber ducks wherever you can. Arrange them on tables, hang them from the ceilings and even put some in yellow and blue crates or baskets for the little ones to play with. Plush stuffed ducks and any other likenessof our feathered friend flies (or floats) as well.

 

 

 

 

 

 

rubber duck birthday partyBaby bath items can be set around the same as ducks can be. Wrap some little soap bars in light blue, yellow or white organza and tie with a tiny ribbon. Alphabet tub toys are inexpensive and can be dampened and stuck to the wall.

 

 

 

Don't forget the pinata! A duck pinata will not only serve as a great decoration, it is a fun game as well.

 

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Bring your walls to life with this Just Ducky wall art from Birthday Express.

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Another inexpensive idea is to print out cute pictures of little ducks and put them on the wall like posters.

 

Hopefully you will find some of these ideas to be helpful and that our ideas have spun up a few of your own.

 


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