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Blues Clues Party Ideas
birthday party ideas for kids.
Fun and easy theme
ideas that will help Blue celebrate with your child.
Creative ideas for Blue's Clues party games, food, decorations,
invitations and much more.
Paw prints can be created out of blue paper or felt
and paste onto the front side of solid blue note cards. * Blue's
paw prints are easy to make using one large circle with four smaller
circles at the top.
Note cards with light green and dark green stripes.
All along the pathway to the birthday party venue tape Blues Clues paw prints to the
Cover the party table with a light or medium blue
tablecloth and use dark blue solid color plates, cups, napkins and
flatware. Have a shovel and a pail at each guests spot at the
table that they can use for the games, to collect piñata candy and to take home as a
goody bag to hold their treats. Let larger pails hold party
food such as caramel corn, goldfish crackers, pretzels, etc. and use the
shovels to serve the items.
For fun set out new blue plastic dog dishes for plates.
Blues Clues Party Games
Blue and Magenta
This is played just like the game Fox and Hen.
Two bean bags are passed around a circle. One beanbag is trying to
catch the other one. You need a blue bean bag (Blue) and a
pink bean bag (Magenta).
Have the children sit on the floor in a circle. Give one bean bag
to a child and the other bean bag to the child that is seated opposite
them. Tell the children that Blue and Magenta are playing tag.
Blue will try and catch Magenta and Magenta will try and run away.
They then start to pass the balls in the circle clockwise. The
game should get faster and faster as they try and catch and stay away
from each other all at the same time. When Blue catches Magenta a
new round begins.
Freeze Dance Game
Play fast music on the radio or put in a Blues Clues CD and tell the
children to dance until they hear the music stop. When they hear
the music stop (or an adult can yell "freeze dance!") they must freeze
right where they are in whatever position they are in until the music
Pin the Birthday Hat on
Place a very big poster of Blue on the wall and put a piece of tape
on the back of paper party hats.
Blindfold the children, spin them around, and point them toward the poster.
The one who pins their hat
closest to the designated spot on Blue's head is the
Blue's Prize Walk Birthday Game
Blue's Prize Walk is played exactly the same as a cakewalk.
Before the birthday party cut out large blue circles and put a number inside eash
one ... 1 - 15. Then tape the circles to the floor in a big circle
where kids will have room to jump from one number to the next number.
It is better if you have several more spaces then the number of children
that will be playing. Tell the children that when the music starts
they will begin to walk or hop around the circle. When the music
stops they must stand on a number and stay there. Have a
container ready with the numbers in the circle and pick one number for
the winner (you can also use 2 or 3 dice to determine a number) and that
winner gets a prize or a cupcake. You can also play this near the
end of the party and give them their goody bags as they win. Then
they can sit down and watch the game and look through their goody bag
while they wait for their parents.
Bean Bag Toss Game
Cut several circles (about 5" wide) out of a piece of
cardboard or a large box. Decorate the cardboard with blue
paint or make it look like a Blue's Clue's character. Use blue beanbags or socks (filled
with beans and tied) for the kids to
throw into the holes.
Blues Clues Hunt
Before the birthday party set up a big treasure hunt that will lead children to 3
clues having to do with a part of the party. The clues can hint at
the birthday cake, presents, or a bounce house for example.
Draw three clues that have to do with the object you want them to guess
on blue paw prints. (Make the first one they will find harder so
they won't guess it right away.) In between the 3 clues set up
several other clues on plain paper that will lead them from place to
place around the party area looking for the next clue. Kids love
this game and will want as many clues as you have time to make. To
make it last longer assign tasks to some of the clues that the
guests will have to complete before they are handed the next clue ...
such as building a 4 foot high block tower, everyone must stand on their
heads, build a human pyramid, do the hokey pokey, etc.
Before they start give each one of the kids a small notebook and pencil
to write down any clues they find. At the end of the hunt ask the
children what they think the blue paw print clues mean ... when they
guess right go and have cake or play the game you were leading the kids to
Shovel and Pail Relay
Set up two sets of pails and shovels (one for each team) with the
shovels on one side and the pails on the other. On top of a small
table place objects for the kids to carry on the shovel to the pail on
the opposite side. The objects can be small stuffed animals, Blues
characters, blocks or small balls. Divide kids into two or
more teams. The teams stand in a line and give the first
child in each line a shovel and tell them to pick up an item with the
shovel and run to the pail and put it in. Then they must run back
and give the next child the shovel. The first team to get all of
the objects in the pail wins. If an item is dropped while being
carried on the shovel then the child must pick up the item, go back and
Blues Clues Party Food
Blue soda or Kool-Aid
Blue Jell-O Jigglers cut with a bone shaped cookie cutter
Sandwiches, fruit, Rice Krispie Treats or brownies cut with a bone
shaped cookie cutter
Party Favor Ideas
Blue colored candies
Tie the party favors up in a blue bandana