Don't have an account yet? Get the most out of your experience with a personalized all-access pass to everything local on events, music, restaurants, news and more. Rule: Pretty much everything is better if you add a monkey to the equation. And a fist is pretty much the most badass part of the monkey, so that only helps. Owner Ortavio Griego thought of the name when a friend told him his hand looks like a monkey's fist when he's tattooing. Monkey Fist is also a type of knot and a kung fu style that uses monkey-like movements, which conjures images of monkeys tying knots and doing kung fu.
The decorations match your theme perfectly and the specialty cake has been ordered. Everything is set for that moment when guests arrive, but how will you entertain them once they get there? Since most first birthday celebrations include relatives and friends whose ages range from young to old, you may wish to plan a variety of activities so that everyone from the birthday girl to grandpa can join in the fun. A sectioned off area for soft play is a safe and fun place for babies and toddlers to gather while bigger kids are busy with games like musical chairs. Place a soft mat in a corner of the room, or use click-together style baby gates to create a baby zone in the center of the room. Fill the space with foam balls and soft blocks that babies can enjoy whenever they need a little time away from the bustle of the party.