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Party food for a 3 year old.

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Distel Sun 08-May-05 20:05:02

On Saturday We are hopefully having a picnic in our local park for my dds 3rd birthday. I don't really want to do sanwiches as with any luck it might be hot - any nice ideas that arn't too sticky/chocolaty?????????????????

Party is for about 10 friends + adults.

sallystrawberry Sun 08-May-05 20:06:34

went to a great party today the mum had done party sausages (no sticks btw could take someones eye out)little bowls with carrot sticks, celery and grapes, as wel as the usual sandwiches and cakes.

Distel Sun 08-May-05 20:09:02

How are you feeling today? Better I hope x x

cazzybabs Sun 08-May-05 20:09:09

we did sandwhiches but cut them with biscuit cutters (annabel Karmel) - and everyone commented on them. crisps, fruits (watermelon slices, grapes, strawberries), biscuits, and drinks for the grown-ups. Ohh ice- cream!

sallystrawberry Sun 08-May-05 20:09:57

yeah much better ta
dh hads got it now.

sallystrawberry Sun 08-May-05 20:10:52

little sausage rolls

Distel Sun 08-May-05 20:12:22

Love the idea of having ice-cream, any ideas how long it would keep in a freezer bag?

MarsLady Sun 08-May-05 20:12:25

I love party food and now you've made me hungry lol

Distel Sun 08-May-05 20:13:41

Keep the ideas coming, I am making a list

sallystrawberry Sun 08-May-05 20:16:32

cheese sticks
bread sticks

sallystrawberry Sun 08-May-05 20:18:46

little fairy cakes not choccy coverd cakes
jammie dodgers
party rings (cant have a party without party rings although couldnt eat them to much food oulouring)

sallystrawberry Sun 08-May-05 20:28:57

dont forget to ask everyone to bring a teddy for a teddy bears picnic

Distel Sun 08-May-05 20:31:21

Ohhhhh, thats a FAB idea

sallystrawberry Sun 08-May-05 20:36:51

resealable plastic bags from tesco (the freezer/sandwiche ones) take up far less room that plastic containers and are fine for fruit and veg sticks.

Distel Sun 08-May-05 20:38:49

We were thinking of doing pizza as it is one of those things that is quite nice cold.

sallystrawberry Sun 08-May-05 20:40:45

good idea but sometimes slices get stuck together, stick a bit of greaseproof paper between em to stop sticking, before you put them in containers.

Distel Sun 08-May-05 20:42:48

you sound like you have experience of this

sallystrawberry Sun 08-May-05 20:44:56

yep lolol

sallystrawberry Sun 08-May-05 20:47:34

you could do sandwiches but like soldiers (little sandwich fingers) with one slice brown and one white
sorry Im getting carried away I love doing kids party food lol

Distel Sun 08-May-05 20:49:01

We were worried about sandwhiches drying up a bit if it was hot (fingers crossed)

beansmum Sun 08-May-05 20:49:20

tortilla? the spanish(?) omlettey kind not the mexican kind. quite easy to make and yummy cold.

sallystrawberry Sun 08-May-05 20:49:33


Distel Sun 08-May-05 21:03:24

That souns nice, Do you make it like Omlette but with peppers and sausage in it?

sallystrawberry Sun 08-May-05 21:04:40

I wanna do a party!!!!!!
my dd birthday is on february and Id love to have a picnic for her but far to cold
I think I might just organise one anyway for dds nursery pals

Distel Sun 08-May-05 21:05:49

Thats a nice idea - make it in the holidays when she wont see her friends for a while.

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