WhenCotton arrives at your party, she will begin with guitar music and or Karaoke and dance activities.If planned, a magic show would be presented at this time.Scheduled games and crafts would be held during this segment.
Approximately thirty minutes should be allowed for this segment.
Please request during the booking process.If the party is at your child’s school, check beforehand to see if balloons are allowed.
If not allowed, Cotton will be happy to make balloons for your children to take home after the party.
Balloons do not hold up in the heat, so if you will be storing them in your car,
make sure it's not on a hot day.
Please request during the booking process.Face painting can be elaborate or simple, depending upon its value to the party theme and number of guests.
Cotton often offers a choice of fingernail or face painting.When time allows, Cotton will provide both.If your child (& siblings) wants both, Cotton will explain to the others that it is a special treat for the “birthday girl” and family.
All of the above are subject to your approval, both prior to and during your
When you book Cotton for an engagement which exceeds the minimum time allowances for your chosen party segments, more time and attention to detail may then be devoted to each activity.
There is no “lag time” during Cotton’s appearance.
Customizations and Modifications are always possible.
In certain instances, music, storytelling, games and/or a magic show(with the omission of balloons and face painting) are a better value.
Requests for multiple balloons or face paintings from individual guests.
Peripheral adults and neighbors requesting balloon creations or face painting.
The entertainer’s departure delayed by having to wait for payment.
One or more of the children are busy elsewhere during balloons/face painting, and as the performer is packing up (or has packed up and is ready to leave, they appear with a request.
Other guests parking their vehicles so that the entertainer’s car is blocked-in.
Gathering guests for group photos at the end.Photos are a wonderful way to remember the party.Your entertainer will be happy to join in for photos, if given some advance notice. (It is fine if you would like to video tape Cotton's performance.
Overly-inquisitive friends taking liberties with the entertainer’s supplies and equipment without permission, sometimes unceasingly, sometimes breaking Cotton's equipment.
Crowd management (without support), especially during balloon twisting and face painting.
You can provide tremendous support by
informing Cotton 15 minutes prior to the time her performance is scheduled to end,
and join Cotton inpreparing your guests for her departure.
This will enable Cotton to wrap things up with the least amount of disappointment when they hear her say: “That’s all Folks!”....
Within minutes, even the most timid of children will warm up to Cotton.
Please inquire if you prefer for her to come plain-clothed.