Birthday Party Themes Your Little One Will Surely Enjoy

A children's birthday partyThrowing the best birthday party for your little one is one of the highlights of being a parent. Kids always look forward to celebrating their birthday with their friends, so the pressure is on you to come up with something extraordinary.

Coming up with a party theme every year can be a challenge, so we’ve come up with a handy list to help you choose something the birthday kid and his or her friends will enjoy. Encourage everyone to wear costumes, like kids’ straw cowboy hats from A.A. Callister for a Western-themed party, or animal headdresses for a safari-themed celebration. Give prizes to kids who turn up with the most creative ensemble, and you’re sure to have a lot of parents participating too.

Here are some fun kids’ party themes you can do for your child’s birthday:

Baking bonanza

Thanks to several TV shows that feature young talents in the culinary industry, many kids are inspired to cook and bake, even if they’re not even tall enough to reach the kitchen counter. Well, you can give the little ones a sweet taste of being pastry chefs with this birthday party idea. Get kid-sized aprons and let the attendees work their way through different pastry stations—you can even have them design the birthday cake!

Wild West wonders

Get those kiddie cowboy hats and spurs on, and be prepared for an adventure on the wild, wild West. Dress up in denim and go for horseback riding, even if it’s just a cutout with a fiery desert in the background. You can also set up a camping spot to give the kids a feel of what it’s like out in the wilderness. Don’t forget the s’mores and hot cocoa.

Candyland carnival

Colorful candies and lots of carnival fun all around! This bright and cheery birthday theme is perfect for sweet-toothed kids of all ages. Use lots of colors, cutouts, and balloons to evoke a feeling of being in a lively carnival full of rides, clowns, and prizes.

Fairytale funventure

Children love imagining themselves as princes and princesses in a faraway fantasyland, where they must fight an evil dragon to save grandma. However their story goes, you can make it real with a fairytale-themed birthday party. The kids can come as their favorite fairytale character. Let’s hope no big bad wolf shows up!

You can use these ideas to get further inspiration for a one-of-a-kind birthday party for your little one. Have fun planning and organizing!