Oh, Goody!

Mini Magic 8 Balls
Jennifer Causey
These fun favors will keep guests entertained long after the party's over.
Jennifer Causey
Jennifer Causey

Water Works

Budding artists will love to stash this set in their backpacks. $6 for 12; partycity.com

Jennifer Causey
Jennifer Causey

Temp Job

These cute critter tattoos are easy-on, easy-off. $5 for 12; weegallery.com

Jennifer Causey
Jennifer Causey

Star Struck

These fun frames are shady -- in the best way. $4 for 10; partycity.com

Jennifer Causey
Jennifer Causey

Puppet Pals

Kids will love to play with these plush creatures. $5 for 10; ikea.com

Jennifer Causey
Jennifer Causey

Crayon Creation

This star is like a pack of crayons in one -- each point has different pigments. $7 for 5; etsy.com/shop/ChiclilHippo

Jennifer Causey
Jennifer Causey

Quick Draw

A tiny Etch-a-Sketch is ideal for drawing on-the-go. $4 for 2; partycity.com

This sweet treat is easy to make and perfect for goody bags.

Jennifer Causey
Jennifer Causey

Chalk it Up

These are perfect for piecing together a sidewalk masterpiece. $18 for 12; etsy.com/shop/abathshoppe

Jennifer Causey
Jennifer Causey

Bright Idea

A pencil sharpener that's both practical and playful. $6.50 for 12; ustoy.com

Jennifer Causey
Jennifer Causey

Tee Time

These bounce much higher than golf balls -- just keep them away from sand traps! $7 for 12; orientaltrading.com

Jennifer Causey
Jennifer Causey

Retro Fun

Old-school travel games are charming enough to banish backseat boredom. $13 for 12; partypalooza.com

Jennifer Causey
Jennifer Causey

Smiley Stickers

Slap these shiny smiles on everything from notebooks to bulletin boards. $2.50 for 100; orientaltrading.com

Jennifer Causey
Jennifer Causey

Good Fortune

Thank you's are even sweeter when they're edible! Send a "thanks for coming" cookie home with each guest. $2 each; beau-coup.com

Jennifer Causey
Jennifer Causey

Short and Sweet

Who wouldn't want to pocket these pint-sized colored pencils? $3 each; shopsweetlulu.com

Jennifer Causey
Jennifer Causey

Dino-mite

This prehistoric placeholder makes kids' books even more fun. $3 for 12; sears.com

Jennifer Causey
Jennifer Causey

Magic Trick

Will kids adore this petite fortune-teller? Without a doubt! $5 for 4; shindigz.com

Originally published in the May 2012 issue of Parents magazine.

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