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Rainbow Tie-Dye Party + Printables

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Have some rainbow fun with a tie-dye party that includes free decor printables.Rainbow Fun Tie-Dye Party with Free Printables - Need a unique party idea for you and old alike? Check out this rainbow fun tie-dye party. Have a colorful time with the free download printables.My daughter has been missing her friends since school ended and wanted to have some kind of get together with them. I suggested that we tie-dye and she readily agreed. She still wanted a theme, so we decided on Rainbow Fun. In addition to creating colorful clothes to wear, we enjoyed many rainbow snacks.Rainbow Fun Tie-Dye Party SnacksA few weeks before we had the party, I asked people to bring the clothing they wanted to tie-dye over. Since many of these items were new, they needed to be laundered. It’s important to wash out the softeners and stiffeners that come in new clothes so that the dye will properly adhere to the fabric. I labeled each garment and then washed and dried them. I also prepared the dye squirt and spray bottles and had a bath of soda ash ready.all free clear laundry detergent for washing whites

Rainbow Fun Tie-Dye Party

Our party snacks were a lot of fun. We had a rainbow of fruit, colorful crackers, frozen rainbow ice pops, water bottles with rainbow labels, and colorful candy. It was all pretty easy to set up. The rainbow was created with chopped strawberries, peaches, pineapple, grapes, blueberries and blackberries with clouds made out of sliced bananas. I created the frozen rainbow ice pops with strips of rainbow candy and lemon-lime soda. I just had to open the crackers and place them in a bowl, print water labels and tape on water bottles, layer the colorful candy in a glass and display the rainbow lollipops in a foam base. Rainbow Fun Tie-Dye Party Colorful Snacks
The snacks were set up against a colorful background with a rainbow fun banner strung on ribbon. I am offering them as free downloads for you to print for your own colorful party. You need to add your own lettering to the lettering. Grab the rainbow party printables here.Rainbow Party Decor Free Printables
The kids had a great time tie-dying. I set up stations in the backyard for them to make their creations. Step one is to soak the fabric in soda ash. This helps hold the dye. Step two is to tie the fabric. The kids did a great job of coming up with their designs. They also enjoyed some snacks at the tying table. Next, it was off to the dye area. I have this set up on the grass.Tie-Dye Party with Kids Steps Tutorial
I have a table set with the dyes. The younger kids put on plastic gloves to keep from dying their hands. The dying itself was done on an old screen set up on saw horses. It’s great for letting excess dye drip through to the ground. I keep a hose nearby to wash off the dye between dying sessions.Tie-Dye Party with Kids Dye StationMy son joined the party and created some wild shorts. My daughter sprayed her shirt while it laid on the ground.Tie-Dye Patterns TechniqueWhen the kids were done dying, I placed each item in a plastic bag. I wrote their names on each bag and sent them home with them. I instructed the families to let them sit 24 hours before rinsing thoroughly. Place Tie-Dyed in plastic bags and let them sit for 24 hoursI like to rinse my tie-dye outside with a hose. I rinse and rinse until the water runs clear. Then I wash the colorful clothes separately in the washing machine.
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Frozen Rainbow Ice Pops

Frozen Rainbow Ice Pop Freezer Pops Recipe AD - Enjoy a frozen rainbow! These ice pops are super easy to make and even funner to eat!

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Shirley Wood

Tuesday 29th of May 2018

What a fun summer party theme! It looks like everyone had a fun time and got some new summer attire too! So glad you shared with us at Merry Monday. Sharing this on my FB page this week.

Diana Rambles

Tuesday 29th of May 2018

Thank you, Shirley!

Emily

Monday 18th of July 2016

Now I want to have a tie-dye party! This looks like so much fun - a great way to spend time outdoors! #client

Diana Rambles

Monday 18th of July 2016

It was a lot of fun! #CL

Amy Mayen

Thursday 14th of July 2016

That's an epic party! For some reason the themed parties really go over well with the older kids. I've noticed a good visual presentation really sets the atmosphere. I love this idea for a party, it gets harder to impress them as they get older and I like the hands on-ness of tie dye. Great ideas!

Diana Rambles

Monday 18th of July 2016

Tie-dye is great for any age. The kids really had a great time!!

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