Food and drink ideas

General tips

  • Ensure that nut-free alternatives are available
  • For younger children, it is better to plate their food individually, rather than letting them select from a central plate
  • Hot food should be allowed to cool slightly first and always test it before serving

Party food ideas

Frog in the pond

  • Make up blue or green jelly as per the directions on the packet
  • Pour the jelly into clear plastic cups and refrigerate
  • Once jelly has set insert a chocolate frog into the centre of the jelly
  • Serve with small spoons

Fairy Bread

  • Butter bread (white or brown)
  • Spread coloured sprinkles over the bread
  • Cut into triangles and serve


  • Note: Popcorn can be a choking hazard, only serve to children that are capable of properly chewing their food
  • Heat about ⅓ cup of vegetable oil in a large pan
  • Add the unpopped popcorn
  • When the popping has more or less died down, remove from heat and place in brightly coloured bowls
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