Once every four years, we have the opportunity to change the course of our country and vote in a new leader who will grow us a society. Regardless of your political views, this is an opportunity that our forefathers (and mothers!) believed was bestowed to us as members of a free democracy. Let’s celebrate this historical milestone with an election party.
2020 has been a doozy of a year so far, so this party will need to look a little different. I know – such a bummer. But this is a great opportunity to send election care packages to loved ones and zoom together.
Keep reading for more inspiration, but if you’re going to mail supplies to your loved ones – add some tissue. This will help with possible tears that may be shed.
This is an all-American event that typically happens later in the evening. Here are some menu ideas:
- Red, white, and blue cheese board
- Pigs in a blanket
- Hot dogs and hamburgers
- Red, white, and blue Jell-O shots
Really embrace the all-American theme and our culture.
DIYing is always a great way to take a break from your normal day-to-day and get the kids involved. Decorate with your Fourth of July décor and create a fun banner. You can easily print the donkey and elephant images and have your kids draw them.
If you have a Cricut, you can make a custom political shirt to share your swag. I took it a step further and made a beer koozie.
You can also create “I Voted” ribbons out of construction paper – this will help ease the sadness of not receiving a sticker if you vote by mail.
Here are a few suggestions to keep your kids (or yourself) engaged during the long election night.
- Color a map of each state on their outcome (red or blue)
- Color the presidential candidates
- Create a pinata
- Pin the president on the white house
- Learn interesting voting facts
You can download the coloring sheets here.
Make sure you’re registered to vote here.
xo love kim