Kids Birthday 06.28.12

{School’s Out!} Summer Pool Party Ideas

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colorful summer pool party cupcake toppers

Are you ready for some summer fun?! Laura of LAURA’S little PARTY designed this Summer Pool Party for her daughter and her friends – to help them celebrate what is likely one of their favorite times of the year. ;) And something most moms will appreciate too: this budget-smart bash features lots of $1 items and FREE printables from Amanda’s Parties To Go!

(P.S. If you’re looking for inspiration for a budget-friendly Adult poolside bash, my “Color Your Summer” Party has decor ideas & free printables that would match this party perfectly!)

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • $1 steals: pineapple cups, bubble wands, flip flops & goggles
  • Colorful polka dot pool party printables
  • Clever use of sand castle buckets “risers” and treat holders

summer pool party flips flops

summer pool party towels

colorful summer pool party toys

school's out for summer pool party ideas

colorful summer pool party ideas including sand castle buckets


PARTY DETAILS, as told by Laura

School is out for the Summer! To kick off the end of the school year, I wanted to plan a colorful pool party for my daughter & her friends!

I wanted something simple, festive, and inexpensive. I supplied flip-flops, goggles, pineapple cups, and bubble wands, for each girl. Each item cost only $1 from my local discount store.

The free printables that I found over at Amanda’s Parties To Go set the tone for my party decor. I set up all the party goods on my daughter’s desk.

I set up my beach umbrella, displayed the cupcakes on an ice chest, and I filled a drink tub with brand new beach towels for all the guests. Small beach pails were used throughout the table.

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POSTED BY:jenn s.JENNIFER SBRANTI is the Founder and Creative Director of Hostess with the Mostess®, a hip and modern party planning resource.

9 responses to “{School’s Out!} Summer Pool Party Ideas”

  1. Kathy Branconier says:

    Super Cute….inspires me!

  2. nichole says:

    where did you find the beach towels?

  3. please tell us where did you find the beach towels?

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  5. Melissa says:

    I got these same towels at Walmart last year



  7. prenaysia says:

    hey love the summer themes but i think it need a little bit of more darker colors to bring out the theme

    • prenaysia says:

      um sorry you is right i thought about it and it is a summer theme keep doing what you doing