In today’s ‘Pinterest’ perfect world, a birthday party is not just another event! It is the time to showcase your crafting skills and wow kids and adults alike. Even if you like to keep things simple, your toddler’s birthday is the time to think out of the box. A theme party is a great way to mark the passing of a year and welcome another fun filled year ahead.
Don’t worry! A theme party need not be an elaborate affair. A little imagination and you’ll have the best party of the season.
When it comes to birthday parties, some things are a staple like a birthday cake. Obviously, you can tailor-made the cake too, and make it match the theme. But if you are wondering about ideas for a toddler birthday party, here’s a list that’ll come handy!
Check out these below mentioned birthday party ideas for toddlers for a fantastic event:
1. Go Dino:
A dinosaur party! Now, that’s something everyone is going to enjoy! Complete with games and dinosaur tattoos, a dino party will surely make the little ones happy.
How about digging for some fossils? Toddlers love nothing more than playing in the sand. So, hide some plastic dinosaurs in your sandbox. If you don’t have a sandbox, make one. Yes, be ready for some heavy duty vacuuming! And don’t forget to mention sand play in your invite, so the parents can bring along separate set of clothes.
Dinos, dinos, everywhere! You can either make your living room look like a scene out of Jurassic Park. Or you can keep it simple and hang a few dino themed decorations. If you have a garden, you can even host the party outdoors – no need for elaborate decorations.
Dinosaur shaped cookies will be a great idea! If you can’t bake your own, order them. You can also name ordinary, everyday dishes after dinosaurs! How about a T-rex sandwich?
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2. Teddy Bear Party:
A picnic and party rolled into one! Toddlers love their teddy bears, so give them a teddy bear picnic party. Ask your guests to bring along their favorite teddy bear.
Teddy swapping! Ask the kids to swap their teddies and foster them for the time of the party. A great way to teach kids responsibility. Another fun activity will be to blow bear shaped balloons. As it is a picnic style party, you can always play the usual games like passing the parcel, musical chairs, etc.
You definitely need a picnic basket for this one! Make the basket the centerpiece and make the party revolve around it. You can host the party both indoors and outdoors.
Sandwich, cookies and lemonade are a must. You can add whatever else you want to the menu apart from these.
3. Crayon Party:
Every toddler loves to play with crayons. You can be sure of a fun filled party with crayons available. You’ll need crayons – lots of them! Get in different colors, shapes and sizes. Your toddler and her friends will love to play with them. Just make sure to tell them to stay off the walls! This is one of the best ideas for toddler birthday party
Tape a big, sturdy piece of paper on the floors and let the toddlers loose. If grown-ups are game enough, they can join in too!
Dig out your little one’s old scribbles and place them around the room. If you can find a rainbow poster, hang it in the room too.
A rainbow cake will be great. You can also bake cookie in different colors. Make the menu as colorful as you can.
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4. Zoo Party:
You can either gather all the guests and head to the zoo. Or you can recreate a zoo in your house and throw a great zoo party.
Ask your little guests to come dressed as their favorite animal! Or play the ‘guess the animal’ game – show a flashcard and ask your toddler guests to guess the animal. Laughter guaranteed! You can also ask your guests to color and wear their animal masks
You can make it elaborate and make some zoo like cages. Or you can simply hang animal banners all around!
Animal crackers will be perfect for the occasion.
5. Circus Party:
Who doesn’t like a circus party? You can either take your guests to a real circus or host a circus party at home! This is one of the unique toddler birthday party ideas, isn’t it?
Ask the guests to come dressed as circus characters. Or hire your joker and jugglers! Face painting will also be a great idea.
You can either buy circus themed decoration or keep it simple. Just get some joker masks, juggler figurines, lions and place them around in your room.
A joker cake will be a great idea. And you can also name your dishes after circus characters!
6. Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Party:
If your toddler is a Mickey Mouse Clubhouse fan, she will love this party. Gather some master tools and let you toddler and her friends have the time of their lives!
Magic show, solving riddles and puzzles, tattooing their favorite Clubhouse characters – the options are endless!
The one good thing about a Mickey Mouse party is that you can find decoration items easily. So grab some Mickey Mouse themed banners and turn your living room into ‘Mickey’s Clubhouse!
Different cheese dishes will be great. Mouse love cheese after all!
A party is a time to bond and have fun with family and friends. Hope these ideas will give the starting point to plan your toddler’s birthday party!
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How do you celebrate the birthday party for toddler? Share your ideas with us in the comments section below.
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