Our Orange Themed Backyard Brunch!

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To celebrate summer this year, my little gardeners threw a summer brunch for a few of their friends!  Today I wanted to share with you what nine kids did in our backyard!! First we decided what to do…

“Orange you Glad It’s Summer?!” Themed Brunch

Menu:

Yogurt Bar (different types of yogurt & toppings like granola, raisins, etc)

Fruit Kabobs

Homemade Blueberry Muffins

Homemade Lemon Cookies

Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice, Water & Tea

Activities:

Paint with Oranges

Pick Orange Carrots in the garden

Goodie Bags

 

Prep work

First we cut and dried oranges in the oven. The kids will use them to stamp orange paint on an art canvas.

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We made goodie bags (and tested our orange paint stamping idea). I purchased white paper bags and stamped them with an orange half covered in paint. We filled them with a few goodies: orange water gun, orange pencil & eraser, mango applesauce, Annie’s fruit snacks, a sun craft, and a YummyEarth lollipop. :)

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The Party

Guest arrived in the morning… they ate & squeezed their own OJ.

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We made orange prints in the backyard!

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Loved how different each turned out. :)

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One family went home and embellished their project a little more! So cute!

IMG952060Before we washed up from the paint, we headed over to the garden to pick carrots. A few of the children had never seen carrots pulled from the ground.

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It was a really fun morning!  We will have a garden update next week!

Happy Summer, Bee

2 responses to this post.

  1. What a lovely idea Bee. The kids had fun and I bet you felt really good about the whole day…beats a pizzeria get-together – and now go home – any day of the week!

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  2. Love orange for summer! It’s so bright and fun!

    Reply

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