Add details to your beverages for pizazz
Kids will love the details you add to make the birthday drinks special. A pretty swirled
straw, a dangling monkey, a wedge of citrus gummy candy, a pretty parasol umbrella
and a Maraschino cherry! Here are quick and easy ways to add a dash of excitement
to party drinks for kids...
Candy decorations for drinks
- Swirled Paper straws: Send your party to a soda shop with vintage drink
decorations. Thick swirled paper straws, above, add a festive touch all on their
own to your beverages. They don't get soggy! Pair them with swirl lollipops in
matching colors and you'll instantly add a vintage flair. The swirled pops look
amazing when nestled and propped in a mason jar of jelly beans
- Lollipops: Colorful lollipops make a sweet statement for beverages when used
as a swizzle stick, so enjoy your inner child! Pick colors that complement your
drink and party theme. For the adults at an alligator party, you can add a
playful touch to a vodka tonic with a lime sucker stirrer. The kids will enjoy the
lime lollipop with lemon lime soda.
- Rock candy: Colorful rock candy makes a pretty drink decoration. Choose a
lightly colored beverage so that you can see the confection.
Grown up drinks
Kids love pretend. Indulge in the thrill by offering alcohol-free drinks with grown up
looks. Reserve this party idea for kids five and up as some garnishes are choking
- Have at it with the Maraschino cherries, skewer up orange slices and lemon
wedges with those frilly toothpicks.
- Serve a smoothie with a parasol.
- Try home made slushies in plastic margarita glasses, or sparkling apple juice in
champagne glasses, and grape juice in wine glasses.
- Add drink charms or plastic stirrers.
- Tell them to drink responsibly!
- Freeze colorful drink flavors into ice cubes or add a dash of food coloring to
ordinary water. The colors will dissolve nicely with clear beverages, such as
lemon lime soda.
- Freeze gummy candies in your party them.
Fruit decorations for drinks
You can make plenty of fun drinks for kids with lemonade and here are some recipes
- Watermelon slices: Slice watermelons thin and you can use cookie cutters to
create beautiful decorations. This idea is particularly suited for girls parties. A
small star-shape is an ideal beverage decoration to serve poolside for a
Hollywood stars party or a Spa party. Or cut watermelon in butterfly shapes for
a fairy party or in flower shapes for a Garden Fairy party. Watermelon
decorations are ideal with pink lemonade.
- Starfruit. Sliced starfruit is a classic garnish to float in punch bowls. Or edge the
drink glasses with a wedge for a magical touch for a Wizards party.
- Wizard Drink: Rim your punch bowl with a lime to wet the Mix equal
portions of lemonade with a refreshing sparkling of a lemon lime soda
and a dash of blue food coloring. Then float your starfruit slices the.
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