Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Charlie and the Chocolate factory - Part 1
Wonka Bar wrapper

Print on Gold Paper

To us the lucky finders of the Golden Tickets (each of us having found one in our Wonka Bars last night!) the gates of Mr. Wonka's factory were flung open at precisely 9:00 AM.

Dolls danced, fireworks ignited and we were met by none
 other than the fantastically weird Mr. Wonka himself!

Welcome to my factory. I shake you warmly by the hand.
Don't touch anything! and for heaven's sake

Two of our "dancing dolls".

The Chocolate Factory

Mr Wonka's factory was a child's dream come true. A chocolate river ran down a fudge mountain. The grass, mushrooms, leaves, rocks and flowers were all made of candy and we were invited to have a taste.

"Everything in this room is edible including me! But that, my dear children, is called cannibalism and is in fact frowned upon in most countries."    - Mr. Wonka

Chocolate pudding flowed from the mountain. The grass was edible Easter grass.
The rocks were made from chocolate and the mushrooms were meringue.

The leaves and flowers were fondant.

The chocolate mountain

Everyone turned into Augustus Goop, shoveling chocolate
 into their mouths as fast as they could!

Next came Mr. Wonka's magical orchard where the trees not only produced fruit, they produced candy fruit!

Lickable Wallpaper for Nurseries

Mr. Wonka next directed us to our very own spot on a sheet of lickable wallpaper.

I melted Jolly Rancher candy and painted it on a sheet of new wallpaper.

Our next stop was The Sheep Shearing Room where a crazy pink sheep baaed and bleated behind a closed door. Mr. Wonka reached his hand in and out came mounds of pink cotton candy for each of us. (After all this time Pace is still a little afraid of the bathroom. He has vivid visions of a berserk and VERY loud sheep!)

Fizzy Lifting Drink

I think this was every one's favorite stop on the tour of The Chocolate Factory! Each child was given a personalized bottle of Fizzy Lifting Drink, a very tasty and highly bubbly Soda Pop. As the child drank he became extremely gassy, so gassy that he lifted right off the ground. The only way to come back down to Earth was to belch, and belch they did!

Not only did Merrill belch on command, he finished his entire bottle while suspended in mid-air!

The winner of the biggest burp was the littlest one to fly, Tuff!

Even some of the moms wanted in on the action!

Bubbles and more Bubbles

Everyone wrote down a guess for the number of gumballs in the jar and the winner is...

...Lauren! Good guessing sweetie!

The winner of first one to blow a bubble was Danii!

To be continued....

Gramma Luvlee

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  1. That has got to be one of the coolest things I have ever seen! Wow, amazing, and I bet it was SO much fun. I wish I had found a golden ticket ;) So happy that I have found your blog! I will be following along now to see what other fun we can have over here!

  2. You are so creative Aunt Fonda, if I could just bottle an ounce of that up I would be one happy girl! Glad that I found your blog so I can know sneak a peak at your awesome adventures!

  3. Oh my goodness you are a fun lady! Lucky family.

  4. How odd, I just recently posted on our chocolate factory party we held last year! You had some great activities, the lickable wallpaper is genius! love the fizzy lifting drinks too, and the chocolate pudding mountain, and the meringue mushrooms! :)

  5. Oh my goodness this is SO creative! My kids just recently watched this movie (the old one with Gene Wilder) and they loved it. They were very confused by the Oompa Loompas and thought they were bad guys. I just explained about the orange make up and I think they better understood. But oh my goodness would they like a party like yours!!!

  6. WOW that looks like so much fun! So inventive! I want a wonka-themed party too (nevermind that I'm not a child, haha)

  7. What a fun party! Great job. Thanks for sharing at the Sunday Round Up. I love to see what you share on your blog, I'm now following you.
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  8. Oh my goodness you are too creative! How fun, looks like everyone had a blast! Thanks for linking up to Party Time at So Very Creative!

  9. Wow! You put so much work into every detail of this party, and I LOVE it! I love the lickable wallpaper, and the Willy Wonka is the real deal! Thanks for sharing at oopsey daisy!

  10. This is unbelievable--it looks like SO much fun!


  11. wow.. this is amazing.. The lickable wallpaper and chocolate mountain are so awesome and I love all the fun kids had at the party.. Great work! Thanks for linking up at friday fun party.. :)

  12. Fun, Fun, Fun.... Thanks for linking up.


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  14. You are so insanely creative! Your grandchildren are going to have the most precious memories of time spent with you! It is all just perfect!

    Take care,


  15. Can I be your grandchild?! I love Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. All of the parties I have seen have been so cool! Please stop by and post this on Dare to Share.


  16. Oh how magical! I am in love with every party you've thrown.... ESPECIALLY this one... I've always been a big fan of Charlie & The Chocolate Factory - and the newest, Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory... every child's dream is to be able to eat everything in sight - especially when it's made from chocolate & sugar!

    Thanks for sharing!

    Have a great week!
    Stringtown Home

  17. You are so clever!! I'm sure your grand-kids just LOVE it at your house!! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Link It Up Thursdays.