Birthday Party Themes
Animal Party Themes
This list of animal party themes contains ideas for throwing a birthday bash that features a collection of many children’s favorite creatures.
Movies make great birthday party themes, especially since children love bringing the big screen to life and pretending to be a character in their favorite flick.
Here are some movie birthday party ideas you could follow for your child's next bash.
Slumber Party Themes
Plan a slumber party with a theme with these ideas for sleepover fun for everyone from toddlers to teens.
Finding Nemo Party Theme
From Nemo in a bag invitations to Dory's memory game, these ideas for a Finding Nemo party theme are designed to please fishy friends of all ages.
Fairy-Themed Party Guide
Everything you need to plan the perfect fairy-themed celebration.
How to Throw a Bumble Bee Party for Kids
What’s black and yellow and creates a lot of buzz? A bumble bee party, of course!
How to Host a Sledding Party
Does your child have a winter birthday or are you looking for a fun way to celebrate the season? Throw a snow sledding party following these ideas for decorations, invitations, food and more.
How to Throw a Penguin-Themed Party
If your kid loves penguins, this party theme is just the way to celebrate! From the invitations to the parting gifts, this guide has all the tips you need to throw a kid's party with a penguin theme.
How to Host a Gnomeo and Juliet Party
Did your child fall for Disney's Gnomeo and Juliet movie? Then throw a gnome party for their next birthday. These ideas for decorations, favors, games and more will capture their imaginations.
Chocolate-Themed Party Ideas
Whether you're celebrating Valentine's Day, a birthday or any special occasion, treat you guests to something sweet with these ideas for a chocolate party theme.
How to Throw a Strawberry Shortcake Party
Want to revisit your childhood? Convince your birthday kid to choose a Strawberry Shortcake party theme.
Cowboy Party Guide
Want to throw a kids’ party with a cowboy or western theme? This guide shares ideas for everything you need whether you want to host the party at home or mosey on over to a dude ranch.
How to Throw a Star Wars Party
Throwing a Star Wars party for a young Jedi? Check out these ideas for invitations, games, food, favors and more for a Star Wars birthday party.
Kids' Pirate Party Guide
Get ideas for everything from how to make treasure map invitations to how to play a game of Walk the Plank with this guide to planning a pirate-themed kids’ party.
Camping Party Ideas
What kid doesn't love to play in a tent? A camping party theme brings all the fun of this activity, along with more ideas for camping games, food and favors right to your home or party space.
How to Host a Bowling Party for Kids
Hosting a bowling party for kids? Here are some ideas for decorations, cakes, invitations, favors and more.
Baseball Party Games for Kids
Planning a baseball party theme? Include some of these baseball party games to make the day a hit with your little slugger and his teammates.
How to Host a Rapunzel Birthday Party for Fans of the Movie Tangled
Did your child fall in love with Rapunzel after the release of Disney's Tangled? When the next birthday rolls around, throw a Rapunzel party! Here are some Tangled party ideas both boys and girls will enjoy.
Using a Butterfly Theme for a Child's Birthday Party
Looking for a whimsical birthday party idea for your child? Use a butterfly theme. There are so many ways to incorporate the butterfly theme into decorations, invitations, food, cake and more.
Dude Ranch Party
Ideas for a kids' horseback riding party hosted at a dude ranch.
How to Throw a Dr. Seuss Birthday Party
Here are some tips for hosting a Dr. Seuss birthday, whether the celebration honors the author's big day or you're using it as a theme for your kid's birthday party.
Ideas for Kids Party: Butterfly Pretzels
Looking for ideas for kids party food? If you're throwing a butterfly party or Very Hungry Caterpillar bash, these yogurt-dipped pretzels make perfect mini butterflies on the snack table.
A Winnie the Pooh Birthday Party Theme
Ideas for a Winnie the Pooh theme party that includes food, games, decorations and favors that feature the friends from The Hundred Acre Wood.
Ice Skating Birthday Party Ideas
Looking for a winter birthday party theme? Invite kids to celebrate at the rink with these ideas for an ice skating party theme,
Hayride Party Ideas
From a sing along to a game of musical hay bales, celebrate your autumn occasion with these ideas for a hayride party.
Brave Party Ideas
If your child is a fan of the movie "Brave," throw a birthday party that brings the Scottish highlands and Princess Merida's adventures from the big screen to your own backyard.
Dragon Birthday Party Ideas
Where can you follow dragon footprints to your very own dragon cave or slay a fire-breathing cake? At a dragon-themed birthday party, of course!
What Ideas do you Have for an Icicle-Themed Birthday Party?
Suggestions for a mom in search of icicle party ideas for her daighter's birthday.
Rain Theme Party
Rainy days don't always have to get you down. Celebrate them instead with a theme party made for kids who think wet weather is something wonderful!
Kids' Pirate Party Ideas
How to host a pirate party for kids, including fun ideas for treasure map invitations, jolly roger decorations, pirate-themed food and games and even a cardboard pirate ship.
Strawberry Theme Party Ideas
These strawberry theme ideas can be used for a variety of parties, from your little girl’s birthday to a summertime tea party.
Baseball Party Theme
Ideas for throwing a birthday party with a baseball theme, including tips for baseball themed invitations, decorations, party food, games and favors.
Tangled Party - Tangled Party
What ideas do you have for a Tangled party? Readers share their best birthday suggestions for Rapunzel fans.
Free Recipes and Printable Labels for a DIY Spa Party
Use recipes and printable product labels from Nonpareil Magazine for a teen or tween's at-home spa party.
Birthday Party Themes for 5-, 6-, and 7-Year-Old Kids
Step away from the SpongeBob SquarePants piñata. There are plenty of birthday party themes for 5, 6 and 7 year olds that allow your children—and you!—to flex your creative muscle.
Birthday Party Themes for Kids
Start here for birthday party theme ideas and how to execute them--from the invitations to the favors.
Birthday Party Planning for Babies and Toddlers
So what do 1 year olds actually do at a birthday party? Should you plan games for a 3 year old's bash? Start here for the answers to questions about birthday parties for babies and toddlers.
How to Throw a Spy or Mystery Party for Kids
Throwing a mystery party or spy party for your kid's birthday? Consider these ideas for decorations, games, cakes, favors and more party details.
Birthday Party Planning for 5, 6 and 7 Year Olds
When it comes to birthdays, this age group is easy to please so be creative. Kids who are 5, 6 or 7 years old also are willing to play silly games, get messy and follow along with a detailed party theme. Use the resources below to make their birthdays memorable.
Birthday Party Planning for Tweens
Tweens often go through a stage where they're not sure if they still want a traditional themed party or a small outing with a group of close friends. These resources will help you plan a party they'll enjoy, whichever path they decide to take.
Birthday Parties for Teenagers
Throwing a teen birthday party? These ideas for themes, decorations and activities will help you plan the day, whether your teenager wants a co-ed party, a sleepover, a small outing with friends or a traditional themed party.
Birthday Theme Ideas and How to Apply Theme
Most party planning starts by choosing a birthday theme. These ideas for kids of all ages will help you decide the kind of cake to serve, the favors to give, the decorations to hang and the games to play.
How to Throw a Princess Party
If your daughter asks for a princess party when her birthday rolls around, here are some ideas to make the day unique and memorable. These birthday party ideas could apply to any princess, whether your child loves a Disney character or you'd rather go with a generic, non-commercial theme.
Shining Star Party Theme
Need a party idea that celebrates an achievemet? A shining star theme honors your child as she climbs from one milestone to the next, whether it be another birthday, a graduation or completion of any job well done. With ideas for everything from the invitations to the parting gifts, the star theme is incorporated into all of this party's elements.
The Most Unique Party Themes for Kids' Birthdays
What are the most unique birthday themes you've ever heard of for a kids' party? Share your ideas here.
Unique Party Themes - Unique Party Themes
What are the most unique party themes you've ever heard of for a kids' birthday? Share your ideas here.
How to Throw a Princess and the Frog Party for Kids
Is your child enamored with Disney's The Princess and the Frog movie? Throw a Princess Tiana party for her next birthday following these ideas for food, decorations, cakes, games and invitations that fit the party's theme.
FAQ: What ideas do you have for a dog birthday party?
Is your kid in love with puppies? Throw a dog birthday party using these ideas for decorations, games and other details.
Dog Birthday - Dog Birthday
Is your child in love with puppies? Throw a dog birthday. Here are some ideas to execute the party theme.
What Ideas Do You Have for an old-fashioned picnic party?
A reader wants to throw an old-fashioned backyard birthday party for her daughter. Here are some ideas for a picnic birthday party parents could host in the summertime.
Summer Birthday Party Ideas for Kids
Does your child have a summer birthday? The articles and links below will help you plan a fun-in-the-sun party for your child.
Dora Birthday Parties - Dora Birthday Parties
Dora birthday parties are popular among kids. Have you ever thrown one for your child? What ideas do you have for bringing the theme to life?
Winter Party Theme - Winter Party Theme
Share your ideas for the decorations, food and fun kids could have with a winter party theme.
Horse Birthday Party - Horse Birthday Party
Share your ideas for a horse birthday party.
Star Wars Party Ideas - Star Wars Party Ideas
Share your Star Wars party ideas here.
Photo Booth Party Ideas
Tips and ideas for how to feature a photo booth at a kids' party.
Summer Party Themes
Looking for summertime party ideas? Try one of these themes that celebrate the season and work well for backyard birthdays and outdoor events.
Flower Themed Party Ideas
Everything you need to plan a flower themed party, including ideas for invitations, decorations, crafts, games and food.
Enchanted Forest Party Ideas
How to create an enchanted forest theme party with ideas for everything from fairy and elf attire to mystical menu items.
Barbie and the Diamond Castle Birthday Party Ideas
How to throw a birthday party based on the movie, Barbie and the Diamond Castle, complete with ideas for games, decorations, favors and party food.
Bug Theme Party Ideas
Throw a picnic-style party where ants are actually invited (along with all of their little critter friends). A bug themed party is just the thing to convince gusts that insects are more cute than creepy!
Graduation Party Idea - Nautical Theme
Looking for a preschool or kindergarten graduation party idea? A nautical theme celebrates young graduates as they "sail" into the next grade of school.
Graduation Party Themes for Preschool and Kindergarten
Planning a graduation celebration for kindergarten or preschool students? Consider these themes that reflect upon the things they've learned, friends they've made, or the summer season and journeys to come.
Doc McStuffins Birthday Party Ideas
Tips and ideas to help you throw a birthday party with a Doc McStuffins theme, including everything from character puppets to your very own "big book of boo-boos."
Ideas for an Icicle Party Theme
A mom who is throwing an icicle theme party for her seven-year-old daughter is looking for ideas for decorations, food and wording for the invitations. Share your suggestions.
How to Throw a Shark Theme Party
With ideas for everything from fin-vitations to shark bait favor bags, these ideas for a shark theme party will satisfy your little one's hunger for fun.
First Birthday Party Themes
A collection of favorite party themes for celebrating baby's first birthday.
Party Theme Ideas for Girls
A collection of party theme ideas for girls’ birthday parties.
Party Theme Ideas for Boys
A selection of party themes for boys’ birthdays.