People Throwing Graduation Hats in the Air

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It’s May! Besides Spring being in full bloom, May also means it’s graduation time across the country. Whether you have a loved one graduating this month or are graduating yourself, we’d like to be the first to tell you, CONGRATS!

Graduating is a huge accomplishment. It signals the next chapter of your life and the start of a new beginning. For today’s post, we’ve compiled a list of creative ideas to celebrate your graduate!

Check HAPARI’s Graduation Party Ideas below:

Diploma Napkins

Diploma Napkins

Looking for a quick and easy way to make your graduation party themed? Try these diploma napkins. Simply us cloth white dinner napkins and tie a black ribbon around them. Or use ribbons in your school colors for some extra "Pomp and Circumstance!" Viola! Cute, diploma-themed napkins! What an easy-but-fun way to make your grad's day a special one!

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Graduate Cap Chocolate Snacks

Graduate Cap Chocolate Snacks

For a yummy chocolatey treat, try these peanut butter cup graduation treats! You'll need Reese’s Peanut Butter cups, Godiva chocolate, and Sour Punch Straws. Use some chocolate syrup as glue to connect the pieces into graduation caps. Yum and Oh-So-Cute!

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Graduation Advice & Gift Box

Create this advice and gift box for your grad party! Perfect for sharing advice that you wish you’d have known when you were a young graduate. It’s also great for putting cards and money in.

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Graduation Advice & Gift Box

To make this Advice & Gift box you’ll need:

  • 2 Small Cardboard Boxes
  • Black Paint
  • Glue
  • Scissors

Cut cardboard boxes in half so it lays flat. Paint both black and wait for it to dry. Once it’s dry wrap it into a circle shape. Use second cardboard box to make the flat brim. Glue together. Add tassel and cut a thin slit in the middle.

Photo Booth Props

2015 Photo Booth Props

Want to create memories that will last a lifetime? Try using these awesome photo booth props to add some creativity to your graduation party photos. We suggest buying these from a vendor like the one listed below. They’re relatively inexpensive - $18.00 for the set of two - and can add laughter and fun to your event!

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Grad Cake Pops

Graduation Cake Pops

Last but not least, try your hand at these delicious graduation-themed cake pops! The best part about making these is that you can customize your cake pops to your liking. A few ideas to customize your cake pops:

  • Making your cake pop hats match your school colors
  • Try adding custom faces to your pops
  • Decorate the top of the grad cap

We hope these graduation party ideas help you celebrate your graduate. Our hats are off to all those graduating this month - what an awesome accomplishment. Congrats class of 2015!

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