Party bags - is this poncey?

(24 Posts)

This sounds fab, OP. I wanna come to this party.

SillyBlueHat Thu 16-May-13 20:24:28

Monarch butterfly - Lizzie?

Greg is also good. I will have one Greg and one graham, since I have two grasshoppers to name.

I also have a fire ant, a blue ant, a stag beetle, a rhino beetle, a willow leaf ant (very specific), a jewel beetle, a monarch butterfly and a praying mantis!

HeathcliffeItsMe Thu 16-May-13 18:38:47

I think they sound nice. Also surely Greg the grasshopper?

Some are a bit older though giveme, so they might? <clutches at straws>
Our age range goes from 4 - 11.

fuzzpig Thu 16-May-13 18:36:45

I think it's cute smile

givemeaclue Thu 16-May-13 18:35:04

Not poncy and a nice thing to do although none of them will look at it

Graham the grasshopper! Yes!

I'm putting in an insect joke too. blush

What did one bee say to the other? Buzz off.

Hysterical.

louisianablue2000 Thu 16-May-13 18:07:04

Not poncy, more nerdy but I say that as an out and proud nerd. DD2's birthday coming up, I may have to copy...

:-) Sharon the greenbottle?

RedPencils Thu 16-May-13 16:32:25

Utterly poncetastic. smile

No, it sounds fab! (And please do name them, but give them "MN names")

StealthOfficialCrispTester Thu 16-May-13 16:22:36

Sounds fantastic!

BornToFolk Thu 16-May-13 16:20:10

I vote nice! DS (5) loves "facts" (especially if related to poo, so I say leave the fly in)

lljkk Thu 16-May-13 16:18:28

Not sad or poncy at all, sounds great to me.

mermaidbutmytailfelloff Thu 16-May-13 16:16:35

Gertie grasshopper? Graham?

I sadly probably must agree with the fly.....but the kids would love it.

Is eating dead things any better though, that's the question?! I think I should leave the fly out. I think maybe they basically eat anything disgusting. Don't they eat the food, vomit, and then eat the vomit? They are truly revolting.

I have 15 coming but it wouldn't matter if I had a couple the same since I have two of each sort of insect and they won't open them until they get home anyway.

Will I appear insane to the parents if I name the insects? The grasshopper looks like he should be called boris but really needs an alliterative name I suppose, like his friends.

Cherryhd Thu 16-May-13 15:29:57

'Flies eat shit' grin

mermaidbutmytailfelloff Thu 16-May-13 15:27:02

Except.....greenbottle flies according to wiki eat dead things....

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Green_bottle_fly

raisinggirls Thu 16-May-13 15:25:24

Nice I think! How many do you have to do though?!

mermaidbutmytailfelloff Thu 16-May-13 15:25:09

Completely poncey - but wonderful! My ds's would have loved it, especially the one about eating shit.

CheerfulYank Thu 16-May-13 15:24:53

Awww,I think that sounds fun and my science-y DS would love it.

I tend to go crazy planning party themes. I really enjoy it, so why not? smile

Also is there an "e" in poncey? Poncy?

Anyway, ds is having a forest school party for his 4th birthday.
In the party bags I'm putting a small craft set (makes a caterpillar), a chocolate ladybird, haribo gummy worms and a really nice largish plastic insect (wild republic one).

Would it be totally sad to put a little fact in about the insect? There are ten different sorts in the bag so I was thinking things like "grasshoppers have five eyes!" and that sort of thing. I've removed the greenbottle flies as the only fly fact I could think of was "flies eat shit!" which obviously was not appropriate.

Think that would be nice or silly?

Actually I also wanted to give them names - I'm Stanley the stag beetle and I'm one of the biggest beetles in this country.
I'm Bobby the blue ant and I'm actually a type of wasp although I can't fly.

I need more hobbies don't I?!

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