The party was a great success. Whew! All the kids had a good time and Son No. 1 really enjoyed the time with his friends.
Just what do you do with a group of eleven- and twelve-year olds? They are at that awkward age where kiddie games are too ‘babyish’ , yet you need to fill the time with something. The gang played soccer for quite awhile. Then we took a break and hit the cooler. Bottled water and lemonade were the two popular choices.
Then it was on to the bean bag toss. Nothing special, but the wife and I felt that it would be a good game to wind down before the pizza arrived. And…it gave the kids a chance to work in teams.
All it takes is a bucket and eight bean bags. I made them up the day of the party and they worked out really well. Here’s a picture: