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Friday, December 21, 2012

Happy Holidays from the Silly Team!


We hope everyone is having a peaceful joyful holiday! 

Silly Sally's has been having a wonderful season performing at Holiday parties to birthday parties as you can see by the photos. We love to entertain kids of all ages. Feel free to follow us on twitter or facebook to get more updates about what we are doing in the upcoming year. We are always looking for volunteers this time of year to visit charities and bringing smiles to children. 




Monday, October 22, 2012

Ahoy There Silly Mates!



Pirates are sailing around the open sea to plunder goods and delicious delights at this adventurous birthday party. Silly Sally’s performed and helped with the d├ęcor!
The lil' adventurers will be dying to find the treasure!

 
The journey will begin with costumes, face painting, and FUN!!!
Delicious treats will be waiting at the end of the long day.
The pirates will gather around all at together to enjoy their cake and treats with lots of fun!
You can check out more photos from this party at SillySallys.com.

Who knew being a pirate could be so much fun?!?! We enjoyed this event with lots of laughs and digging for treasure. We are looking to entertain for more voyagers in the future with smiles and joy!

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Science Invention Party!

 That's right... Invention Boy to the rescue!  Does your child like science experiments?  Have an invention themed party for your little scientist!
Lego invention contest
The punch table
Caution!  Drink at your own risk.
Light bulb idea balloon hats and designs
Two scientists making some wacky creations!
The kids loved the science experiments done by our entertainer!
The light bulb cupcake cake was yummy!



Book your science invention party today at www.sillysallys.com.  We can send you a silly scientist to make light bulb idea balloon hats, perform science experiments, and perform a funny show.  Need help with catering or decor?  Call us for a consultation.
Have a silly day!

Monday, July 16, 2012

Tour de Cure and Silly Sally's


The Silly Team created fantastic balloon hats and designs and beautiful face painting art at the North Shore Tour de Cure on May 20, 2012. 



The Tour de Cure supports the American Diabetes Association.  It was great that the Silly Team could help raise money for a great cause while making people smile and laugh!

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Balloon Twisting and Balloon Design


Balloon Twisting and Balloon Design

Balloon twisting and balloon design is both art and a performance in itself! From years of balloon twisting at kids’ parties, I’ve learned some important things about creating balloon designs when entertaining at birthday parties and school events:

  1. Hats!
Balloon hats are perfect for kids’ parties. You can go totally wild with the colors, height, and design of balloon hats.

They’re great because most balloon hats begin with a “helmet” base, and you can build off of there. That way, each kid at the birthday party can have their own unique balloon sculpture, and there is much less risk of popping if the kids are just wearing the hats on their heads instead of bopping them around. Imagine Seussical like hats floating around your party!


Some kids will request swords or balloon doggies or other balloon animals at their parties, but if a kid isn’t too particular and just wants something colorful and fun, balloon hats are the way to go!

Also…adults love balloon hats too!

  1. Oh no, what if a balloon pops? Believe it or not, this can be the fun part. It’s a chance to be silly and make jokes about repairing the balloon! If a balloon doggy pops, he can go to the balloon vet! If a balloon hat pops, it can get taken to the hat repair shop! It’s an opportunity to crack silly jokes and entertain, so kids’ frowns are turned upside down very quickly, and no need for tears if a balloon goes snap, crackle, pop!

Finally, here are a couple tips for balloon twisting if you want to try it for yourself:

-          Don’t overfill your balloon with too much air: it might look nice and full if you do, but the more you twist, the more room you’ll need in the balloon, and a too-full balloon will pop more easily.

-          Practice, practice, practice! When doing certain balloon designs, sometimes the balloon has to be a certain length, or has to fit around a kid’s head. Don’t be afraid to measure a balloon around a kid’s head, it can be something silly to add to the show! When you practice the precise measurements of the balloons, and where to twist one balloon onto the next, eventually you can twist balloons at super fast speeds and it will still come out perfectly!

-          Be silly! Every step of the balloon twisting process, from blowing up the balloon, to the twisting, to adding more fun colors, is a chance to be creative! When I am making balloon designs, I always have a captive audience, and why NOT entertain at the same time? As a party clown, I often use the balloon as a silly prop, like a telephone or a bowtie, to make jokes and interact with the children as I am making the balloon creation. It really adds something special to balloon twisting, and I love it when I am able to see kids smiling the whole time!


Check out this video to see Silly Sally in action making balloon hats and entertaining at kids’ birthday parties and events:



And here is another cool instructional video for some balloon designs, if you want to try yourself!



Happy balloon twisting!

-Silly Sally

Thursday, May 31, 2012

"Back to Action Power Rangers!"

Jayden the Red Ranger

Leading the Rangers Through Training Camp

Balance Practice

Strength Practice

Jayden and the Ranger Trainees

The silly team recently put together a mighty morphin' power ranger party!  Jayden, the red ranger, led the kids though an obstacle course and through various challenges that included qualities such as agility, strength, and balance.  Fun was had by everyone as the ranger trainees went through training camp!  Theme parties are a blast!  What are you planning for your next party?

Friday, January 20, 2012

New Clown Video!

We recently performed for a camp fair. Here is our fun clown video! We hope that you enjoy it.

Click here to see Silly Sally's clown show!