Nothing Says Happy Birthday better than balloons!
Highly colourful enjoyable and playful, these inflatable orbs have long been a favourite at parties, especially the Birthday variety. Modern balloons can be made of Mylar which may be brightly shiny and large in size with personalized messages imprinted on them. They may say Happy Birthday Bobby! or whatever is desired. Buy some of the long thin variety and twist them into various shapes to make balloon animals or figures that kids love. Allow the children to blow up some themselves and you may find they have balloon 'fights' as they release them to go flying every which direction. Nail some up on a board and throw darts at them to win party favors. The ideas are endless and the fun is built right in to party balloons.
Count the ways balloons entertain us all
Have you ever seen hot air balloon races? They are a popular and entertaining sport that millions enjoy watching or participating in. Big and wildly colourful, these inflatable monsters can carry several people for many miles. But balloons also come in the form of weather balloons that soar up thousands of feet to obtain information regarding what is happening way up there in the sky and then transmit that info back to weather stations where vital details will be helpful to meteorologists in forecasting weather and predicting stormy situations. They are the true heroes in the world of balloons! Balloons are even put to use by military around the world. They can soar way up high and float for hours, making the ideal observatory for activity way below on planet earth.
No matter your nationality or age everyone loves balloons!
Want a really affordable toy to amuse your kids for an afternoon? Bring home a big bag of brightly colourful balloons. It may cost a dollar or two but they will have a million dollars worth of fun with them. They will blow them up, write on them, shoot them at one another, and if you have some type of compressed gas and blow them up (with parental control) they can release them to fly who knows where. Even put a note inside before inflating and tying off then see if anyone finds it and responds. As you can see the possibilities are endless with balloons!