I have long been a fan of the mystery.
From my early years, when I devoured every Nancy Drew or Hardy Boy mystery I could find, to today, when I still love to read, what (and play!) detective.
My favorite detective movies are the old Thin Man Movies. Not exactly appropriate for little kids - but I love them! Tracking down "who done it" with humor and 1930's splendor...they are great fun!
Whether you are planning a detective theme party or mystery party, the theme will involve a mystery or scavenger hunt of some kind.
Having a slumber party?
A mystery can also lend itself well as slumber party games, with a mystery or hunt developing throughout the evening.
If you'd like to create your own mystery, with a little planning it can be done.
Read all about the mystery detective party I recently created.
It was a lot of fun, as a matter of fact, it was one of the favorite parties I've ever planned.
As mentioned above, you can go on a hunt. Here are some tips and links for how to plan a treasure hunt or scavenger hunt.