Madagascar viewing party!

At the end of May, I had the chance to host a "Madagascar" viewing party for the girls and their cousins, thanks to Claritin and the Children's Claritin Moms Crew (of which I am a member). The girls LOVE Madagascar, and we're so excited to see Madagascar 3 when it opens in theaters this month...so you can imagine how excited they were about this party.

Of course, we decided to go with the "circus theme" - hot dogs, popcorn, and animal crackers were some of the food options. And, I found some "Penguins of Madagascar" fruit snacks for some extra fun.

And, because my favorite preview for the new movie is when Marty the zebra sings "polka dot polka dot afro circus!" (see here), I had to make Marty's Polka Dot Circus cookies  - in reality, these were just a "Funfetti" cookie mix with "polka dot" sprinkles. 

Before dinner, the kids decided to go outside and try their hand at some "circus tricks" -  the girls were experts at the "ball through the hoops" trick. They also walked a tightrope and did some acrobatics on the swings!
I had printed out some Madagascar 3 games and coloring pages, so as the popcorn was being popped, the kids had a chance to be artistic. Then, it was time to watch the movies. The best part of the whole night...hearing the kids laugh out loud at Marty, Gloria, Melvin, and Alex. Thanks to Claritin for a great time!

Disclosure: I'm a member of the Children's Claritin Moms Crew and received a party kit to host this party. No compensation was provided. All opinions are mine.


  1. very cute! looks like a lot of fun. Love the animal crackers too!!!

    your blog looks great, cute background and colors

  2. Very fun!!! We are going on Friday with a bunch of friends from school to see Madagascar 3!!!!