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Turn your child's party into a full-fledged Puppy Dog Show, or simply choose an activity below to add to your party plan. Either way, you'll need to ask each guest to bring their favorite stuffed dog to the party. Then, set up different activity stations around the party space, and let the children rotate to each one with their stuffed dogs. Some fun choices include:
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- Dog Collar Shop: Let the children make dog collars for their dogs using pre-cut strips of ribbon. If you wish, have circles of construction paper ready with a hole punched near the top of each. Your guests can write their dog's name on a paper circle, and string it onto the ribbon collar.
- Pet Vet: Let each child give their dog a check-up using a toy doctor kit. Bring out your bathroom scale so they can weigh their dog, too!
- Dog Grooming Shop: Let your guests pretend to bathe and groom their stuffed dogs. Set out some empty baby shampoo bottles, a doll bathtub or plastic bowl, and a small washcloth (no water, just pretend!). Next they can use a small hairbrush or comb to groom their dogs. You may want to set out small hair bows and clips for your guests to put in their dog's hair or tail.
- Puppy Dog Show: After your guests have gone to all the activity stations, let them take turns going to the front of the group. Have each child show their dog to the group, tell their dog's name, when they got it, and anything special about their dog they wish to share.
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