I just love all these cute and unique pumpkin teapots - and our grandchildren will as wellFall! The colors are starting to change, the leaves are beginning their sweet autumn descent, the temperatures are cooling, and there are several fun childrens toy and real tea party sets that are perfect for this truly delightful season. I thought it would be fun to do another series, this time with the focus all about fall harvest delights – both here and at my Squidoo site. Today’s post will be all about the tea sets – some new, some we’ve spotlighted previously but just in case you missed them, I am sharing bigger pictures of them. Upcoming will be tea party accessories, tasty goodies to eat and drink, and games and crafts with a harvest flavor. If you pop over to the side column, you can sign up for the free email update to keep you posted on when each article goes up. ♥♥♥♥

First up is this very delightful, slightly retro, childrens porcelain tea set. I thought the colors looked very autumny. What do you think? The one caveat to this set is that when you go to the site, it states “colors may vary.” Pish tosh! That does seem to make it a bit problematic. Then again, the pictures they show seem to be all about the same, so I think it will work out. But I did want to warn you. Better safe than sorry, true? ♥♥♥♥

 

Its fall and I love this autumn-al colored porcelain childrens toy tea set

 

Many of us have children or grandchildren who are getting older and more responsible. Many of those already have plenty of toys, gidgets, gadgets, and games so when it comes time for birthday and Christmas gifts, it can be quite difficult to figure out what to get them. For those children who have the inclination, unique and lovely children’s real tea party sets could be just the perfect surprise. And the nice thing is that you can get more than one (seasonal, floral, etc.) and they make a lovely addition to a sweet old-fashioned but oh-so-useful hope chest, if they have one.

That way, when this beloved child or grandchild is ready to go out into the world on their own, they will already have some special dishes of their own, coupled with delightful family memories to keep them from getting lonely. And for the time being, wouldn’t it be a fun tradition to not only give them such a precious gift, but to give them the even more valuable gift of spending time with them – having tea, chatting together, and continuing to forge those bonds of sweet closeness and memories at a time when it would be too easy to grow apart? (I have to admit, I’m getting a bit misty-eyed at the moment as I type this!  ♥♥♥♥) Here are some delightful sets I found that would do admirably for those special occasions (can you guess which is my favorite?):

This delightful set, featuring lovely autumn leaves, has a high-fired ceramic body and is hand painted. But it’s microwave and dishwasher safe (some of my favorite words). This set comes with two eight-ounce cups, a tray, and a 28-ounce teapot. I really like this, though the leaves aren’t a common shade for autumn – being more of a pink maroon. Then again, that makes this perfect for Pink Saturday!

Lovely fall and autumn children s real tea party sets

 

I really loved thise cute antique-style and very unique teapot, sugar, and creamer set. Until I read that they only have one available. Another pish-tosh, I must say. But it was so adorable, I HAD to share it with you. And who knows, maybe they will get more in.

LOVE this gorgeous pumpkin tea set - perfect for a children s real tea party set as they grow older

While the coloring for this cute tea set isn’t what I would consider autumn and harvest shaded, these unique teapots are shaped like pumpkins. These also have a limited quantity available (six) but not as limited as the gorgeous one above. And it is definitely cute as well.

 

Green pumpkin unique teapots and children s real tea party sets

I must admit, this is the one. The teapot and tea set I liked the best! I so love its colors. It’s beautifully hand painted in orange with green vines and yellow blossoms. It is 9″ x 6 ” and stands 5 3/4″ tall. Again, it’s dishwasher and microwave safe.

I just love all these cute and unique pumpkin teapots - and our grandchildren will as wellAnd not to worry, there are, indeed, matching and also unique tea cups with saucers that should do fine for holding a crumpet or a very cute cupcake with harvest decorations, don’t you think?  The cup is a 9 oz. cup that is beautifully hand painted in orange with green vines and yellow blossoms and made of porcelain with a 6″ green leaf shaped saucer. And yes, it’s also dishwasher and microwave safe.

The matching tea cup is as cute as the unique teapots for fall and autumn tea parties for children and their grandparents

Well, what do you think? Aren’t these lovely for celebrating the crisp sights and sounds of autumn time? Have you others to share with us? Please do! Just add them to the comments section below. And thank you so much for visiting. Happy Autumn!

♥♥♥♥

Ann

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Butterflies mean that spring is here - time for the cute kids real and toy tea party sets to move outside as well as inside - shIt’s spring again! The winds gently kissing our cheeks, the dead branches showing new signs of life with petals and leaves about to explode, and the children and grandchildren begging to play outside again after a long winter cooped up inside. Spring means butterflies and dragonflies, flowers blooming, fun with kites flying, balls soaring, and children’s tea parties (for girls and boys) moving outside. Not only that, spring also means it’s time for the Ultimate Blog Party 2013. How can one season contain so much richness? It can’t! It must explode into wondrous bits of fun and memories and sweet joys! Come join in the fun and WELCOME to all of you!

I do love children’s tea parties and toy (and real) tea party sets, don’t you? Both online AND off! For this fun Ultimate Blog Party 2013, I  decided to share ideas for a lovely butterfly tea party for children. I chose a new tea party set I just discovered at Amazon that is perfect for spring time tea party fun.

I love this gorgeous children toy tea set with butterflies and dragonflies flowers and berries and more - perfect for spring and summer tea parties

It’s a Miniature Porcelain Butterfly & Dragonfly Tea Set that is both beautiful and collectible. Its size is petite – perfect for tiny hands or bigger children who love tiny toys. This set includes a teapot, a tray, 2 teacups, 2 saucers, a creamer, and a sugar bowl beautifully decorated with spring flowers, berries, butterflies, and more. Of course, you’d only wash this by hand, just to keep its colors bright.

Can’t you picture the lovely photos you can take of your special little girl or granddaughter and yourself on a lovely warm spring afternoon? Set the outside table with this adorable tea set with little bubble sets by each cup. For my younger grandchildren, I would provide colored construction paper and sparkly colorful butterfly and dragonfly stickers to make fun pictures…

Butterfly and dragonfly stickers make a delightful addition to the cute spring kids toy tea sets for your childrens tea party

For my older grandchildren, butterfly origami would be an exciting new adventure for us.

Origami butterflies make a delightful addition to a spring childrens toy tea party with lovely floral and butterfly tea sets

Either way, what a delight to spend some time together, sipping our tea (juice) and delicately nibbling on sugar cookies and talking of winter past and summer plans to come.

After we finish our tea party and craft, I’ll make sure I have a couple of interesting and colorful books about butterflies to read together. National Geographic Kids is always a wonderful resource with such books as

Caterpillar to butterfly - a fun colorful and educational book to read to our grandchildren after a tea party

and

Migrations of butterflies - perfect for a childrens tea party with such cute butterfly tea sets

And then we might make our own butterfly kites and run hither and yon, delighting in flying them in the same delectable wind as the butterflies dancing around us on a sunny spring day.
A fun project for a kids tea party after you snacked with the toy tea sets is to make your own kite

What a fun way to spend an afternoon with a sweet child we love so much. And won’t the photos we take be a wonderful treat for decades to come?

Thank you so much for popping in to visit Children’s Tea Party Sets and Ideas. Do come again! And have a lovely Ultimate Blog Party as well as a delightful spring! ♥♥♥♥

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While out tea-set-sight-seeing, I spotted this cute idea which gave me an even cuter thought. Once our kids and grandkids have outgrown their kids toy tea sets, how about turning them into delightful vases for spring flowers? What a sweet decoration for our homes!

Spring is blooming and what a fun idea to decorate an old unused kids toy tea pot from your grandchilds old set

Sweet memories – past and present – and it doesn’t even have to be spring flowers. Leaves in autumn, Christmas tree branches or holly berries at Christmas, and don’t forget those lovely camellias in the midst of winter!

P.S. Do visit the ever delightful Rose Chintz Cottage – full of gorgeous tea sets and home decor ideas abundant as well as Spiritual Sunday – a lovely way to encourage and refresh our hearts and spirits.

P.P.S. Don’t forget to come back tonight at midnight for the Ultimate Blog Party 2013! Very fun!

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A fun winters tea party with snowflakes and tea setsHappy New Year! The holidays are over and outside playtimes are rather chilly. That means it’s the perfect time of year for a snowflake tea party, whether there’s any real snow outside or not! So start by grabbing your favorite children and grandchildren and a cute white toy tea set like this Children-Size Tea Cups & Saucers in a traditional and simple white porcelain with a 22K Gold trim,

A white childrens tea party set is perfect for January fun with your grandchildren

or, for that matter, a real tea set with snowflakes, like this October Hill Ceramic Snowflake Collection Teapot

Too cute for a kids toy tea party - its not a set but its adorable for January

which comes with matching tea cups.  What cute tea sets to share with our children and grandchildren.

Absolutely - our children and grandchildren will love these snowflake tea cup set too

Next, gather up some fun craft supplies for your winter snowflake tea party:

  • Construction Paper – white, a variety of shades, or maybe even some cute specialty paper with different shades and designs.
  • Markers and/or crayons
  • Scissors

Gather the children to a table and have them fold each sheet of paper in half, then in half again, then in half again. Instruct your little ones to take the scissors and cut clips on each of the sides to make cute and very simple snowflakes, like gorgeous creations:

Cutting snowflakes are fun for a cute winters kids toy tea party with a white set

These are fun decorations for a cute kids toy tea set party

Or, if you have older grandchildren, how about some really fancy snowflakes like these:

They can make their “snow flakes” all white or color them before OR after they have cut them. Then they can use them to decorate their room after their tea party. Or perhaps send one with an “I love you” note attached to a special grandparent or long distance friend.

Next, enjoy reading together from a fun snowy day book like The Big Snow by Berta Hader and Elmer Hader and Snow by P.D. Eastman.

For the tea party itself, how about straight pretzels dipped in white frosting. You could even use the frosting to glue them into snowflake shapes as fun and tasty snowflake snacks. Or you could use the really yummy, cute, and easy snowflake pretzels from Rold Gold.

Rold Gold makes cute and yummy peppermint dipped snowflake pretzels

And to drink? After all, it is a childrens tea party. How about herb tea like Bigelow Orange and Spice tea, warm apple cider, or my personal favorite – hot chocolate with a white “snowflake” of whipped cream on the top (check out this wonderful sounding recipe). Delicious!!!

A fun and tasty time for all, full of warmth, laughter, and lovely memories to enjoy for years. And very important – don’t forget to take plenty of photos. ♥♥♥♥

P.S. Have a lovely Pink Saturday.

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This is such a cute cupcake gift bag from Dollar Tree! It would be delightful for a birthday gift. You could create a whole childrens tea party all around this. Cupcakes with cute designs and decorations, pink “tea,” and polkadot balloons. Instead of pin the tail on the donkey, how about pin the cherry on the cupcake and use one of these medium size bags. A multi-colored childs toy tea set, or a red, blue, or pink one would work wonderfully.

This cute cupcake bag would be a perfect gift bag for a childs birthday tea party - then add unique cupcakes to the food for the party along with a tasty tea and cute tea set

Happy Rednesday, Wordless Wednesday, and Pink Saturday!

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My granddaughter and I spotted these when out shopping. Wouldn’t they be a fun addition to a dress-up box for grandchildren. And perfect for a childs tea party complete with a princess toy tea set.

Princess dress-up clothes would be fun for a childrens princess tea party with a princess toy tea set or perhaps one of the kids toy tea sets with pink roses

Happy Rednesday, Wordless Wednesday, and Pink Saturday!

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