"The kids didn't actually see the party room or favor bar until halfway through the party because I had it tucked away inside," Jill says. "We spent an hour having 'recess' outside. We provided plenty of hula hoops, skip ball, ribbon wands, bubbles, sidewalk chalk, and ladder ball, and the kids really enjoyed free play and socializing.
"As soon as they came inside for cake, the squeals began! It was the ultimate confirmation that I did a good job."
Source: Peas & Thank Yous