Miffy’s Birthday Activities

It’s Miffy’s birthday! Help her celebrate her big day or yours with these fun Miffy-themed party ideas.  From decor to desserts, it’s a great way to spend the weekend.

Miffy Banner

Supplies:

Different color construction paper

Pencil and black marker

Scissors

String

Punch hole

Instructions:

Step 1: Draw thick outline of Miffy on different color construction paper. Make as many needed to cover wall or hanging area.

Step 2: Cut out each Miffy along the outline-leaving a thin black outline all around.

Step 3: Make hole in each hand one inch in from outline.

Step  4: Connect Miffy cutouts by looping string through each hole.

Step 5: Hang Miffy banner in selected spot.

Miffy Ears

Supplies:

Thick and oversized white construction paper – suggested measurements: 24 in. by 36 in.

Scissors

Glue

Stickers, paste on accessories from arts & crafts store such as stars, beads, wiggle eyes, etc.

Step 1: Outline Miffy ears on each piece of construction paper in advance of your guests arrival, so that all ears are the same size.Miffy Ears

Step 2: Layout paste on accessories in bowls on a table along with scissors and already outlined ears.

Step 3: Welcome your guests and let them decorate their own party hats/ears! Have them cut along the lines and fold and link back. Wear for birthday cake photo ops.

Miffy Birthday Goody Bags

Treat your guests with a Miffy goody bag! Here’s how you can make your own:

Step 1: Draw Miffy’s face very carefully on to some white fabric. Then get a ruler to measure 1/2 inch around her face. Mark lightly with pencil and cut around the outline. Do this twice, once for the front and once for the back of your Miffy bag.

miffy bag

Step 2: If you want your Miffy outline to be brighter, use special cotton to sew her features onto the fabric. This is quite tricky, so you’ll need an adult to help you with the sewing needle and thread. Otherwise, draw Miffy outline with sharpie marker.

Miffy with scissors

Step 3: Ask a grown-up to sew the two pieces together by sewing the outline of the face and the outside line of each ear to the tippy top only.

Miffy sewing

Step 4: Once you have sewn around the face outline, fill your Miffy bag with your favorite treats and tie a ribbon around Miffy’s ears to keep the treats safely inside.

Mini Birthday Cake Sandwiches

Written by Cricket Azima & The Creative Kitchen, which teaches children about food and how to cook in a fun, safe, and educational manner.

Miffy loves to bake. Especially mini cupcakes she can share with her friends!

Makes four cupcakes

Ingredients:

• 2 Vanilla cupcakes (fully baked, and if applicable, wrapper removed)

• 2 Chocolate cupcakes (fully baked, and if applicable, wrapper removed)

• 1/4 cup Vanilla frosting, or to taste

• 1/4 cup Chocolate frosting, or to taste

• 1/4 cup Washed, hulled, and sliced strawberries

• 1/4 cup Chocolate chips (if desired, mix chocolates and use half white chocolate and half semi-sweet chocolate)

• 4 tbsp. Cake-decorating sprinkles

Before you start

Miffy always asks Aunt Alice to help her make things, as it’s not safe for her to use the oven without someone there to make sure she’s safe. Make sure you bake with a parent to keep an eye on you – they can help you reach all the things up high, as well as handle anything toasty! Miffy likes to wear an apron when she bakes to stop spills and mess getting on her clothes – so that might be a good idea for you too.

Step 1: Gently cut each cupcake in half, horizontally (leaving a cupcake bottom and top – much like a muffin). Place each half (two vanilla bottoms, two vanilla tops, two chocolate bottoms, and two chocolate tops) on a plate or cutting board, with the inside or crumb-side up.

Step 2: Using a small spatula or butter-knife, gently spread about 1-2 tablespoons of vanilla frosting on the bottom-halves of each of the four chocolate cupcake halves. Using a separate small spatula or butter-knife, spread 1-2 tablespoons of chocolate frosting on the bottom-halves of each of the four vanilla cupcake halves.

Step 3: Sprinkle chocolate chips and sprinkles over the frosting on the bottom-halves of cupcakes.

Step 4: Carefully place strawberry slices on top of chocolate chips and sprinkles.

Step 5: To assemble, place each of the two vanilla top-halves on top of the two chocolate bottom-halves, so that the chocolate frosting-side is face down – and a cupcake top and bottom have been placed tighter to make a whole cupcake formation again. Place the chocolate top-halves on the vanilla bottom-halves so that the frosting-side is face down and again, a cupcake top and bottom have made a whole.

Step 6: Carefully and gently spread chocolate or vanilla frosting over the whole cupcake – so that the cupcake looks like a layer cake.

Miffy’s Top Baking Tips

The oven is hot!

The oven is hot and Miffy doesn’t want anyone to get burned! Adults should always be the ones using the oven.

Wear an apron

When you’re making your goodies you should use an apron to stop spills and mess getting on to your clothes.

Cake dough

Cake dough might taste good, but you should never eat raw egg. Wait until it’s cooked so that it’s tasty and safe!

 


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