Daniel's guests tried out his vintage typewriter, a hand-me-down from his great-grandmother.
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All the kids wore these classic name tags at the party.
Angela set the table with a Bubble Wrap runner, topiaries made with rubber bands, and clipboards, pencils, and pens at each place.
She filled her armoire with office products, a vintage globe, and Daniel's gifts wrapped in postal boxes and brown paper.
The fixture was surrounded with red balloons and yellow, legal-paper airplanes hanging from paper clips.
In addition to "garbage-can basketball," the kids competed in a distance match with airplanes made from legal pads.
The kids used a dry-erase board to doodle pictures for Daniel.
Daniel and his friends gathered at the watercooler for refreshment and some chitchat.
Angela made vanilla cupcakes with paper toppers held in place with paper clips.
Originally published in the December 2012 issue of Parents magazine.