What a fun birthday party theme. If you're familiar with the show Cake Boss, then you'll know that this theme is all about cake decorating. Simple white aprons and baker's hats would make this extra special. Bake round flat cakes ahead of time and be sure to have one for each party guest to decorate. Set up a large kitchen or dining table with a plastic table cloth and a place for each child to sit to work on their cake. Have another table or use the kitchen island or counter to set up a station full of cake decorating tools and goodies. You'll want to have several small bowls of icing, food coloring, lots of topping ideas like candies and sprinkles for the kids to get creative with. Set a time limit for the cakes to be finished and then let the judging begin. This could be done by a parent or by the Birthday guest of honor. Have small prizes for the best design, most unique, funniest, etc. This way basically everyone wins something! Here are some cake theme birthday invitations to put the guests in the cake decorating mood.
These cute marsupials known as Koalas are native to Australia! Many people think of them as bears but that is incorrect. Koala's are recognized by their round heads with fluffy ears and spoon shaped noses. They also have a short body and no tail! These animals have become well loved and featured in lots of children's stories and decor of all sorts. This is a great theme for children of all ages, boys and girls alike! Picture a sweet cake made up of a Koala's face. Decorated with fluffy icing, black licorice for the nose and cupcakes for the ears. A fun one to decorate. Koala's love to nosh on bamboo, so consider adding some of this to your decor, maybe in a table centerpiece. Cookies or cupcakes can be frosted and decorated by the kids as a part of the fun. Have an assortment of icing, candies, coconut, and sprinkles for decorating. Find cute Koala birthday party invitations to get your guests in the mood!
A Steampunk birthday party theme is a unique one. Steampunk comes from sci-fi or fantasy that is inspired by 19th century industrial steam powered machinery! Think time pieces, wheels and gears and technical inventions. Steampunk can be seen in the Victorian era or the American Wild West. Steampunk style has become popular in fashion, music and art. This would be a fun theme to create a birthday party around and would suit many people from young teens to adults. Collect some old vintage clocks, watches, gear props and create a unique display that'll have your guests talking. Get creative with balloons, banners and decorations featuring gears and steampunk themed party decor. In craft stores you can purchase steampunk gear confetti, add this to your table for a fun look. A clear dish or vase could old a collection of old keys and locks, thrift stores can be a great place to find inexpensive items for this theme. Start with some unique steampunk birthday invitations to set the mood for your party and you'll be on your way!
Boys and girls from the young age of four up to young adults enjoy skateboarding. Skateboarding has been popular for decades. The first skateboards around 1950, started out as wooden boards with roller skate wheels attached to the bottom. Skateboards have come a long way since then, made of a variety of different materials with a variety of wheel sizes available too! Colorful designs and logo's are all the rage. This is a great theme for those that love skateboarding. An old skateboard with the wheels detached could be used as a table centerpiece, decorate or paint it as you like. Donuts decorated to look like wheels would be a fun treat or cupcakes decorated with colorful frosting and those little mini trick finger skateboards could be added to the top for a playful decoration. Posters featuring cool skateboarders or skateboard sayings could be attached to the walls around the table for conversation pieces. Fill up some goody bags with cool skateboard stickers for the kids to take home with them. Find the perfect skateboard birthday party theme to set the mood for your party and get things rolling!
Did you know that there are three classes of snails, land snails, sea snails and fresh water snails. These interesting creatures belong to a class named Gastropda. Of course, the snails that we are celebrating with this birthday theme are the cute whimsical snails that have been made popular by cartoons and kids movies. Cute snails in bright colors with cool personalities. Little sand pails with shovels would make cute decor and then given to each child to go on a treasure hunt of 'snails' that you've hidden either in the house or outside in the yard. These could be small toy snails, wrapped candy snails, colorful snails cut out of bristol board. A prize could be given to the child that finds the most snails. A large snail could be drawn on a piece of cardboard for a version of 'pin the tail on the snail'. Cut out snail tails and add a piece of tape to the back as you have each child take a turn blindfolded of course to try to place it as close as they can to the real tail. What fun, snail snacks and a cake done up to look like a big snail would be really neat too! Some really cute snail invitations will get you in the mood for this one!
Who knew that this was a sought after birthday party theme, a Bigfoot Birthday Party does sounds like it could be a lot of fun. Get familiar with the character of Bigfoot. Decide whether your party will be indoors or out, outdoors would probably be a lot easier besides we all know Bigfoot lives in the woods! Games could include the hunt for Bigfoot, using clues and maps that you hide for the kids to find. Snacks could include nuts and bolts, fruit skewers, trail mix, things that Bigfoot might eat. Cupcakes, footprint cookies or a cake in the shape of a giant foot would be good. Cool Bigfoot birthday party invitations will set the mood for the party goers! Some fun stickers and buttons to add to the goody bags!
Feel the warm ocean breeze, see the palm trees sway while sipping a pretty tropical drink. You get the idea! What a fun theme to plan a birthday party around. A tropical birthday party puts lots of ideas on the table. Start with colorful decorations, use real pineapples and coconuts for table decor. Skewers with fresh fruit set in a tall glass vase or pitcher for easy access. Cookies in the shape of pineapples or hibiscus flowers and decorated with velvety smooth icing will be a hit. Use raffia tied around clear vases filled with sand and tea lights for some ambiance on the tables. Add snacks like pretzels and chips to clean sand pails for a neat serving dish idea. There are so many fun ways to go with this theme the sky's the limit. Check out these fun tropical theme birthday invitations to get you started.
What little boy is not drawn to those fascinating big red fire trucks! I remember my own little boys playing with their toy fire trucks pushing all of those fun siren buttons while wearing their fire man hats, so cute! This is a perfect theme to create a party around. Go with a red and white theme, add party supplies like tablecloths, napkins, balloons and paper plates. Dig out all of the fire truck toys you can find for the kids to play with during the party. Decorate cookies or a cake in the shape of a fire truck or fire hydrant. Cookie cutters can usually be found at your local craft shop. Small toy fire trucks could be added to the kids goodie bags, buy them inexpensively at a dollar store. If you know a local fireman perhaps you could have him wear his uniform to the party and hang with the kids for awhile. So many cool ideas to think about! Check out these cool fire truck birthday invitations to get you started.
Kids love the world of fantasy and magical things, what says fantasy more than colorful rainbows and graceful unicorns. There are so many fun ideas for this party theme. For a simple craft idea tape a large poster board to the wall and give the kids sheets of stickers and washable markers to decorate at their whim. How about a fun game of pin the tail on the unicorn. Have rainbow colored streamers tied together with ribbon and tape on the back for each person to pin on the unicorn. The closest to the tail wins a prize. Cupcakes frosted with rainbow colors and sprinkles will be a big hit. A unicorn pinata filled with sweet treats will keep the kids entertained. Have favor boxes or small bags for them to put their treats in. Check out these rainbow and unicorn birthday invitations to get you excited about this theme.
Everyone loves candy! It comes in all kinds of yummy flavors, bright packages with pretty colors and makes people smile. A birthday party featuring a Candy Land theme will be a ton of fun to plan and attend. Set up a bright table centerpiece made from colorful lollipops poked into some oasis foam in a clear vase or tall dish. Fill a large pot with homemade lollipop decorations and place by the front door as a fun welcome. Create these by using styrofoam circles that you cover with colored tissue paper and then wrap in cellophane. Poke a lollipop stick or wooden dowel into the bottom of lollipop. Tie with a ribbon if you like. Kids could even make these as a take home craft at your candy land party. A buffet table or 'sweet shop' set up with containers of different types of candy. Give the party guests tickets to purchase appropriate amounts of candy. Add fun table decorations in bright colors, polka dots or other cute designs. A candy land cake made of various bold colors and treats will add the perfect touch to your party! Check out these inspiring candy themed party invitations to get you started!