Mousetrap Machine Science Show for Kids coming August 31st in Winnetka!

Want your kids to get a sneak peek at the science curriculum they’ll be learning this year in school? In Illinois, grades 3 & 4 learn about simple machines – exactly what they’ll see on stage with the Mousetrap Machine …
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Olaf from Frozen – 2.0

I’m always trying to improve in existing balloon designs. I had created an Olaf from Frozen balloon earlier in the summer. It was good, but didn’t quite capture the “essence” of the Olaf character 100%. I think this afternoon’s piece, …
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Big Balloon Show, Smarty Pants a hit in Villa Park

We recently got a nice writeup on our performance of the Big Balloon Show at the Villa Park Recreation Center in the pages of the local Villa Park Suburban Life newspaper.  Check out the entire article, plus lots of nice …
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Elsa from Frozen Balloon Centerpiece – Sneak Peek

If you’ve got kids (or you’re a kid at heart), it may come as no surprise that the movie FROZEN has become incredibly popular. Here’s a sneak peek at my new Elsa from Frozen centerpiece – it’s a great balloon …
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Olaf from Frozen Balloon Centerpiece

With the runaway popularity of the Frozen movie, I thought it would be a good idea to bring one of the movie’s favorite characters to life in balloons. Here’s a sneak peek at my first try at Olaf as a …
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Smarty Pants Big Balloon Show New Video

The Smarty Pants Big Balloon Show is the world’s greatest balloon stage show extravaganza! The show features magic, comedy, audience participation and Smarty’s award-winning, giant balloon props. My wife Miss Dena and I have been performing the Big Balloon Show …
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Mousetrap Machine Science Assembly in the News

Did you know that Smarty Pants presents an educational science assembly for elementary schools?    This assembly teaches students how simple machines work – and all the machines are made of balloons! We recently presented this science assembly to students in …
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Winnetka Current Covers Smarty Pants Big Balloon Show

We recently received some nice coverage of our Smarty Pants Big Balloon Show performance at the Winnetka Community House in the pages of the Winnetka Current.  Over 250 kids and parents bought tickets for the Big Balloon Show, and enjoyed …
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Smarty Pants at the Winnetka Community House!

Coming this Monday, February 17th, Smarty Pants and Miss Dena will return to the Winnetka Community House with an all-new edition of the Big Balloon Show.  It’s a day off from school for kids in the Chicago area, so there’s …
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Happy New Year from Smarty Pants

Happy new year – hope to see you soon in 2014!  

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