How to run a Virtual (zoom) Birthday Party

Rainbow Unicorn Party Pole

Birthday parties and all celebrations are still on!! and now, they’re online, and in drive by mode,  its quite the change.

We strongly suggest you get a hold of an Entertainer in your area

Entertainers are  now offering Virtual party kits

with slime or another craft for all your party attendees to make together/online

These are the sorts of parties we are now running

Virtual iso Party Planning made easy

1 time day/date

2 what will they do?

3. pack party packs with a cupcake / slice of cake  and a craft or thing that  you will have them do

4  have a party pole installed and hang out the front so that your friends can drive by and you can swap gifts for party pack boxes for everyone to curbside pick up

5 Go back home and get onto Zoom or another virtual attendance set up

6 have an entertainer (usually the one that organises the crafty bits etc) run a few party games online, chat and make the craft, sing the birthday song and everyone gets their cake

7. you can have a watch party for a movie and the kids can chat at the same time.. so doing something together / apart

virtual party note..,

**it’s a bit fussy to start, but very little clean up at the end

** it also means that grand parents and even interstate relatives can join in the party for a bit

I hope this help, stay safe


Yard Art
Party Pole for a Virtual Birthday

3ft fun @groovyballoons

You cannot top the 3ft Balloon for high impact decorations, I personally have used them as centrepieces for a 30th Birthday Party, Confirmations, Gender reveals, Christenings, Valentines deliveries and so very many more,

They Fill out an Organic balloon garland beautifully, I have made them into floating unicorns and painted faces on them, used as toppers of balloon columns, I have made them into Elephants, Massive Spiders, Pumpkins for Halloween and even massive AFL style Footballs, I have made massive balloon animals or Hearts, just look at the photos, they are crazy!

The beauty of using premium quality latex balloons is, no only are they stunning, they are Biodegradable, so when you pin an bin them, after you have had all the fun and taken all the photos, they will de compose when properly taken care of (did you know, you can compost them?)

  • 3ft balloon, exploding balloon, 90cm balloon

If you want to discuss 3ft balloons, email me and lets have a chat

have a marvellous week



Princess Party Games

Are you lost when it comes to running Party Games for a Princess theme? well, here are some ideas from your Melbourne Kids Party Professionals.

If you would like to Book our Services for Balloon twisting in melboure, Click here, we have all the games and suprises and fun that can be had at a Princess Party

if you want a more hands on approach (and fair enough)

Here are some ideas

Making your Crown, get gold cardboard and cut into shape get sticker jewels from your local variety store, the kids can make a gorgeous crown and then you can have a princess parade

All type of crowns for all types of princesses

Magic Carpet ride – Kids Party Game

Princesses set up a start and a finish line, they line up on a carpet square or pillow case, and sit on, to move they rock side to side or scoot along on their bottom , they “race” on their magic carpets to the finish line

Who sang this?

Have some princess songs ready and start to sing them, kids that get the most right get another jewel in their crown

Make your own lipgloss

Depending on how old the party attendees are, you can make lip gloss with Aloeveragel, glycerin and cosmetic glitter, get little pots from the variety stores and they can mix and pack their own gloss, they can also decorate the pots with stick on jewels


Take turns in acting out the adventures of your favourite princess, every right answer gets a jewel on their crown

I’m a princess.. what will I wear?

Any doll will do, but for very little ones, you can get them to re create or invent a brand now gown for their dolls in play doh, this is of course non competitive and it’s just nice for them to do it

So that’s all I’ve got for the moment, when I think of some more, I’ll add to this post, have a marvellous week, I wish you and you family happiness and health- Mel

All the colours of the rainbow

On the weekend, I became a CBA, This qualification came from Qualatex, it means that I have passed the high standard of creating amazing balloon art and understanding the principals Of Design, colour, line, rhythm harmony

This is such a boost for me getting my act together and making this crazy balloon business work better with both the environment and out customers

I’m so excited, let’s bring it on

Massive balloon decorations

Some days you just love what you do so much.

Being a Balloon artist I am part of a quite small but skilled community, I love that we pull together for events like this, a couple of fellow balloonatics got married so we all converged on Noosa Leisure Center and built an Enchanted Balloon Forest, it was so much fun

I ran lead on the wedding cake, it was Fabulous

5meters (14ft) tall it took two artists and 6 or more helpers two days to create

Stay tuned for more amazing photographs from #ozballoonwedding @noosaleisurecentre

Because Miss Donna and Mr Jay got married

Unicorn party – games and set up

There are just so many ways to theme up a party, and play around with what you can do

Depending on their ages, there are so many things that could work for this style of party

I recently did an 8yo Unicorn party, it was Fabulous, here are some of  the games we played

The most important thing is to engage their imagination, and for this, you don’t really need much, just a dash of silliness and some coloured material

First step is, decide with the kids (I have had them tell me it’s a fart/tinkle noise)  what noise a unicorn makes and that is the sound to start and finish games

Have pockets of glitter and make the unicorn sound and throw glitter in the air

  1. tell a story together, this is done with a lot of engagement from the children, we tell a story of a little unicorn (children name and age the unicorn) you start the adventure with this unicorn sleeping and have the chldren be asleep.  then make up a story with the kids input (remember the input because you retell it backwards as the unicorn goes out for an adventure then finds it’s way back home.  The children absolutely love this game, because it engages them in all forms, they get to create a character and take it on an adventure that is all their own

2. Team games, make two hobby horse unicorns out of balloons and have the two teams race once around the table/chair/clothesline and then hand the hobby horse (they mush ride it like its a horse)  over to the next one in line, the team done first starts neighing loudly

3. balancing games with a parachute – kids in the centre are wearing the unicorn horn (balloon horn perhaps) and then you can wash them in the huge unicorn  washing machine (everyone runs around the circle with the edge of the parachute, it twists up and the unicorn in the centre needs to keep their balance

more parachute games here

Running games – blow up a balloon if they can (most cant) assist with your balloon pump and tie off  then they have races frontways backways sideways all together around the yard

2 teams

Jelly bean / Marshmallow run – spoon in mouth,(everyone has their own spoon) picking it up from one bowl and putting it in another

Unicorn tails (snakes or rainbow straps) pegged on a string and have an eating competition

Make unicorn Gel – clear aloe vera Gel plus a drop of glycerine plus loads of super fine glitter can be used for skin or cheeks or lips (always avoid eyes) This is an excellent one for older kids, get them to decorate the pots you put it all in after they have made their magical glitter Gel

Make glitter slime, I have been making slime for years with kids, however there is now an issue with borax so we don’t use it any more, here is a slime recipe that I have been using and adding glitter too so it’s all squishy and lovely

  • 1.5 cups  of white glue
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Baking Soda
  • 2 tablespoons of  saline solution (make it yourself with water and salt)

Mix it, add some shaving foam to make it fluffy, then add food colouring and glitter, loads of glitter, it’s a gooey slimey mess

Aaany way, I had heaps of fun at the party, so did my little friends, happy Unicorning


Peace and love





Arches and decorations setting the scene for your event 

When you plan an event what feeling are you getting across? Is it a convention or a birthday party or product launch? When you decide the atmosphere you want the guests/delegates to feel, balloons set the scene and are gorgeous so you can get your attendees to hashtag #yourevent, set selfie prizes on Instagram and across all your social media, balloons and our outstanding high impact decor share well, look amazing and will keep people talking

Choosing the pieces you want for your event is all about the venue, sometimes less is more, an entry arch  or two columns as the guests are coming in set the scene, perhaps lights or multiple floor decorations giving a “red carpet” feel,  table centerpieces and another gorgeous backdrop for photos, or even, a photoframe are quite on trend now

Retail decorations 

Sometimes it’s to celebrate a season or a sports team, sometimes it’s for fun, sometimes it’s to highlight an area of the store, but every now and then, a little fancy, a little changeing it up with some colour makes the world of difference to the way the staff feel and therefore the customers feel too, a breath of fresh air in the form of  colour and movement

Hot air ballooning 😆

I’ve just gotten back from some training (always working on making things better for my customers), one of the luxurious gifts I can now deliver are Hot air balloons, seriously the most fab thing I’ve seen, they take ages to make and are quite simply sumptuous and are ready to be delivered today, order by 1pm Melbourne time to have it delivered before 5