A Princess-Power Party

Sparkly Sneakers
Tara Donne
Update the usual pretty-in-pink celebration to create an action-packed event for your spunky sovereign.
Tara Donne
Tara Donne

Taking a Bow

Let rough-and-tumble princesses practice their aim.

Tara Donne
Tara Donne

Paper Castle

Set the stage for royal fun with a homemade obstacle course, including a paper castle with removable felt flags that the girls can pin to the turrets.

Tara Donne
Tara Donne

Couture Cake

Embrace the active theme with a glitzy, sneaker-shaped cake made entirely from store-bought ingredients!

This sparkly sneaker cake is ideal for a princess-themed birthday party.

Tara Donne
Tara Donne

Get Dressed Up

Invite guests to come ready to play, decked out in their favorite party gear.

Tara Donne
Tara Donne

Sparkly Sneaks

Send each princess home with a craft-kit favor: a pair of plain canvas sneakers plus tubes of puffy paint, sequins, rhinestones, and sparkling laces.

Originally published in the May 2013 issue of Parents magazine.

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