s your little bundle of joy turning one? Are you getting puzzled looking for birthday party ideas? Planning for the party can be exhausting but need not worry! I have a list of themes that will save up your time. The first birthday party is not just for the kids’ enjoyment; the adults too can also have a great time. You can have a themed birthday party where the parents can also indulge in dressing their young ones, and you can also add different party games for guests. Sit back and enjoy the top ten first birthday party ideas and theme.
1. Starry-Twinkly Space Theme
For parents, their baby will always be a star, also the children like lights and stars. Hence hosting a space themed birthday party makes the most sense. Space themed birthday party is a gender neutral theme so decoration related to twinkle stars can apply for both baby boy and baby girl. You can dress your baby as an astronaut and have a spaceship or alien birthday cake. You can also have many space-themed snacks to compliment the party, such as alien cupcakes, star, moon, and sun-shaped candies and cookies. For decoration, you can put up glittery stars, other celestial bodies, and spaceships. If you plan to have an evening party, you can put up fairy lights of different sizes and shapes to make night sky full of stars.
2. Mickey Mouse Club House Party
Let it be children or adults, who do not like a Disney themed birthday party? You can dress the little star of the party as Mickey Mouse or Minnie Mouse or any other character he or she likes. You can color coordinate with Black, red and white to give more Mickey Mouse representation. You can get Mickey Mouse shaped cake which will entice all the kids. For snacks, you can get the cake artist to make cupcakes and cookies based on Mickey Mouse and his friends. The invited parents will also get a chance to dress their little ones as characters of Mickey Mouse Club House.
3. Summer Garden
If your child’s birthday falls during spring or summer, then you can plan for a Summer Garden themed birthday party. Real or artificial flower decoration can enhance the party. You can also have a fancy cake with butterflies and edible flowers. The snacks could be butterfly, ladybug or flower shaped. You can even dress the birthday baby as a honeybee, bumblebee, butterfly or anything else you desire. The garden theme leans more towards a baby girl’s birthday party, but there are no strict rules.
4. Cloud Castle
What can create more fun than being on a cloud? If you are confused and want a gender-neutral birthday party, then one of the options can be a cloud castle theme. You can get readymade stuff of decorations or even can make the decorations by yourself. You can hang up fluffy clouds with fairy lights to make them more enticing. You can get a fog machine to create a more fun cloudy set up if you plan an indoor party. The whole set up looks very picturesque resulting in great photos. For snacks, you can get cotton candy and marshmallows along with the traditional meals.
5. Sailors or Pirates
When it comes to ships, you get two options, a sailor or a pirate. You can choose to have a sailor themed party where the primary colors can be red, sailor blue, and white. You can also plan a pirate themed birthday party where everyone can dress up as pirates and have various decorations resembling coconut trees. You can have hot coco nutty flavored food items. Although this theme is more suited for baby boys, it is a fun theme so don’t be afraid to plan it for a baby girl’s birthday party also.
6. Princesses And Princes Tea Party
Having a princess and prince-themed birthday party is as charming and fantasy-like as it sounds. This theme is more suited for a baby girl’s party. The party decorations could be made from tulle and for extra sparkle crystals and glitter if you can plan a princess (and prince) tea party for the children alone while the adults can enjoy their time. You can order a princesses theme cake in pink color or blue theme cake for princes. You can also organize a small ball dance which will encourage the kids to mingle.
Having a zoo themed birthday party could be fun for the kids and the parents as well. It gives you another chance to dress up your to-be toddler in cute little animal outfits. You can order a variety of animal stuff toys which will be a heaven for the little toddlers. You can have an endless array of snacks suiting the theme. Nowadays you can also hire people to set up a petting zoo. In a petting zoo, children can touch the animals and caress them. If you are uncomfortable regarding having real animals, then you can also have a stuffed animal petting zoo. Both ways, children, will have a new experience and will surely enjoy it!
8. Amusement Park
If you are planning to invite families with different age groups then having an amusement park theme would be a great idea. Although it is on a more pricey side, it is a perfect theme to entertain children and even adults too. You can hire a magician or a clown to do a small show for the kids. You can also get a bounce castle which will surely keep the toddlers happy and busy. For snacks, you can serve amusement park snacks such as hot dogs and cotton candy. This theme is perfect for a gender-neutral party where everyone gets to have lots of fun.
With a rainbow themed party, you can preferably have a simple yet exciting birthday party. You can even have a pastel rainbow theme too; the variations are endless. Having such a bright idea gives a little cheat room to experiment. You can have rainbow decoration, or you can get decorations of a different color to form a rainbow pattern.
10. My Little Pony
My Little Pony is a popular kids’ show, and the theme is quite trending these days. In this theme, all colors of the rainbow are used which all children admire. In this party, you can also get unicorn pinata, have delicious treats and a gorgeous rainbow unicorn cake. You can easily find My Little Pony merchandise for return gifts. Even we can use Pony themed stickers on the invitation.
Comment down below which birthday theme you liked the most and planning to organize. Also, comment on any other idea you have in your mind.