Now, what's a carnival without prizes???
I purchased party favor "prizes" from Hey Yo Yo on etsy. I've discovered that etsy is an amazing forum in which to find unique handmade and/or vintage (or vintage looking) items, like these:
Cute, cute, cute Clown Straws and
Bird Whistles! Remember these??? You fill them with water and them make a really annoying bird tweeting sound??? Love. it.
You can't have a carnival without this stuff:
I found these at the dollar spot at Target.
I also spent an hour at smalltoys.com trying to decide what my favorites were. I finally decided on these: