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No More Goodie Bags: 12 Birthday Party Favors That Won't Get Thrown Away

by Lindsay Hutton

How many times has your child come home from a birthday party with a goodie bag full of dollar store trinkets that get forgotten about almost immediately? The next time you're planning a birthday, forgo the penny candy and cheap toys and send your guests home with one of these fun and creative party favor ideas.

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Plant pot and seeds with gardening tools

Small Pot and Seeds


Forget the party store — look to your local gardening store for goodie bag inspiration! Pick up some packets of easy-to-grow vegetables, fruits, or flowers. Put them in a small pot (check the dollar store) with planting instructions for a fun (and educational) party favor.

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