Last year when he was 9 years old, he was not really in the party mood. He has a tendency to be introverted and just isn't into partying. So we took him to the Lego Store at Downtown Disney and had him pick something. He selected one of the most complex Lego Technic Sets that have been released. The LEGO Technic 42009 Mobile Crane MKII.
|Large Crane moved to France with us|
We (me, primarily) also needed cake, so we went to Meijer and picked up this cupcake dragon.
We didn't feel like renting out a party room at the trampoline place. They tend to have a weird sweaty vibe. Fortunately, we discovered a Dave and Buster's a block away from Sky Zone and made a reservation there for post-bouncing food and cupcake consumption.
Guests? We could have celebrated with Will, Alex, Dan, myself, Dad and Lee. But we sent out a note to our friends and ended up with 10 total kids at the event and a bunch of parents. We got to connect and socialize with friends we haven't seen in a while, and we had some kids to eat the cupcakes. (That's my cupcake story and I'm sticking to it.)
It was good we picked some indoor activities. Because LATER THAT DAY...