Our little man turned 8 last week! It's amazing to think that on a dark and stormy night 8 years ago, I got to play catch (literally) with my first son. :) For his party this year, he begged for a Thor-themed party to go along with the Captain America party last year. Sadly, Thor wasn't in the latest movie to come out, so there wasn't any Thor-specific party stuff and we went with the whole Avengers team instead.
So we compensated by making Mjolnir (Thor's hammer) watermelon,
Mjolnir cheese and pretzels
And the crowning achievement:
The Mjolnir Cake (complete with lightning!), which was a big hit.
Speaking of big hits...
We got a hold of a few Nerf Mjolnirs and I stayed up all night creating a "Whack-a-Loki" game.
and whack it, they did!
Then we put the hammers to a more precise use and played Lawn Hammers.
They had to toss the three hammers and get them in a hoop on the ground.
Then we put their swinging arms back into action with a pinata.
It was quite a mad scramble for the candy. :)
The day really couldn't have gone off better.
Everyone had a lot of fun, from the littles...
To the adults.
Happy Birthday, big guy!
What's next year? Iron Man? :)