There's not a whole lot that can top a "bounce house" for a two year old's birthday party. (Not in Jude's mind, anyway.) As long as you have a big enough back yard, or a park to set them up in...you are good to go! These outdoor playgyms are incredibly fun for the kids, as well as the few brave adults pulled in by their apprehensive toddlers. Closest thing to this that I got to do as a kid was to bounce on the sofa or bed. And we didn't have the encouragement of our parents standing by, cheering us on. It was more like, "if I catch you jumping on that sofa one more time.........!"(you know the rest). Ahh, the good "new" days!
Happy Birthday, Jude!
P.S. What have your grandkids most enjoyed doing for their birthday parties?