The key to the success of a sledding party (besides snow), is a fun hot chocolate bar. Using different sizes of mason jars to hold the different components of the hot chocolate bar is simple, and it creates a lot of visual interest. Fill the jars with hot chocolate, chocolate kisses, marshmallows, and cookies. Whipped cream and different types of sprinkles are fun too!
You can also decorate with dollar store snowflakes, a winter themed tablecloth, and this cute "hot chocolate bar" sign.
To download this sign for free: click on the photo below, right-click, save it to your computer, and print it like a regular 8x10 photo.
Getting the party guests to decorate their own cups is a fun party activity, and it will help the kids remember which cup belongs to them... in case they want a refill. Drawing on styrofoam cups with Sharpie markers is simple and fun.
Doesn't the tablescape look cute when it all comes together?
And the hot chocolate is going to be a hit after an afternoon of sledding.
You can use sleds you have, ask guests to bring sleds, or you can make designing and crafting a duct tape sled a party activity.
Snowman Soup (a bag containing hot chocolate, marshmallows, chocolate and a candy stir stick) is also fun.
Snowmen gum favors are adorable and inexpensive too. They are easy to make with scissors, a couple Sharpies, and a little felt (for the scarf).
A sledding party is a simple party theme, and it is perfect for winter. I love the hot chocolate bar and party favor ideas, don't you? Do you have a child that would enjoy this type of party with their friends?