As we did last week, today we want to show you a new advanced os our Spring Summer 2011 Collection! Tell us wich is your favourite outfit!!!
February 7, 2011
July 13, 2010
Planning a do-it-yourself children’s beach party? Sun, sand, water, kids – the perfect recipe for summer fun. At NECK & NECK we think it will be worth the effort!!
Look! we have found a great site – http://tinyurl.com/2fvuk3f – where you will find all the details to plan a summer kids beach party!!!
The nice thing about a beach party is it doesn’t require access to a golden sandy beach or seashore. You can plan a kid’s beach party for the backyard and not worry about cleaning up sand. It’s also easy to keep the party budget small and easy on the pocket.
Keep the guest list small. A general rule of thumb is: one guest per year of age of the hosting youngster. A seven year old child should have a maximum of seven guests. Ask parents to send a beach towel, sunscreen*, and a change of clothes with their children.
Get your kids involved in the party by letting them design their own handmade invitations. Free beach theme printables that are unique can be found online here
They can also help make party favors for guests. Buy some inexpensive cellophane bags, ribbons, and aquatic themed trinkets at a discount or dollar store. Use items like plastic seahorses, seashells, flip-flop key rings, and ocean colors like blue and white with a punch of neon colors for emphasis to make the beach party bags original and memorable.
Creating an atmosphere for a beach party for kids is simple. Position a plastic kiddy pool in a shady location and fill with sand. Provide some pails, shovels, and sand toys, and watch the kids add the right touch of imagination.
Set up another pool in a sunny area, fill with water, and let the sun warm the water. Be sure to keep an eye on the pool to keep kids from playing in the water unsupervised.
Have toys like hula hoops, beach balls, and Frisbees ready for play. Beach towels work great when kids need a place to sit and rest or eat lunch.
Games are fun, but optional. Have one or two planned, like hula hoop competitions or beach ball volleyball. Be flexible, and let the youngsters indulge in their own creative play. Kids have a sense of wonder and an eagerness to explore and discover things on their own. Self-paced activity combined with group games is a good balance.
Simple refreshments are best: hot dogs, pizza, or hamburgers with chips and a drink. Finish up with an icy cold, juicy watermelon or frosty ice cream. Just have the kids sit on a beach towel, and if they accidentally spill something, clean up is fast and easy. Some paper towels, plates, and cups are the only necessary supplies for this stage of the festivities.
Do water activities last to let the beach party kids cool off and wind down. Let half the group play in the pool, and half in a water sprinkler, and then alternate as needed. Parents can towel them off and have them change prior to leaving the party. Remember to give each guest a party favor bag as they depart.
Clean up is a cinch! The kids who are waiting for rides can help gather up toys, fold beach towels, and pick up trash. Viola! Your kids beach party has been a fun in the sun success, and you have enjoyed it just as much as your guests.
Picture from www.techgirldesignstudio.com
June 15, 2010
Today we strongly recommend you to have a look to the following website http://www.summercamps.co.uk/ If you, parents, are thinking about how to take advantage of your children’s holidays, this is your site. You will find out different kinds of summer camps for your children!
Summer Camps are more than just a kid’s holiday they are about sharing new experiences, making great new friends and building special memories that will last a lifetime. Summer camps is more of an ethos than a simple activity programme and the providers listed here have a passion for making it happen and bringing out the best in children. Do you dare?
February 24, 2010
Visit www.neckandneck.com and access to our online store. Have a look at the new NECK & NECK designs, combination and fresh looks for this season and enjoy it!
July 9, 2009
50% off on all the Summer 09 collection in your NECK & NECK stores in Richmond and Duke of York Square!
Valid until 31/08/2009 in Richmond and Duke of York Square NECK & NECK stores. Not accumulative with other discounts.