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Graduation Parties: Themes and Examples

Cap off your child's graduation ceremonies with a memorable party. Get ideas for themes and see examples of real graduation parties here.

Before Prom Party Ideas
Gather your teens' friends and start the party early with these ideas for pre-prom celebrations.

Readers' Graduation Parties
Have you thrown some graduation parties in the past? Share your ideas for a fun grad bash, whether you were celebrating a high school, college, or even kindergarten graduate.

Graduation Cakes, Cupcakes and Desserts
Looking for graduation cake ideas? This photo gallery of cakes, cupcakes and other desserts will give you some ideas as you plan your child's graduation party.

A School-Themed Party
Planning a graduation party for your teen? Celebrate their years in the classroom with a school-themed party.

Graduation Party Recipes: Diploma Wrap Sandwiches
Looking for graduation party recipes? Make these wrap sandwiches rolled in parchment paper and tied with red string or ribbon to look like diplomas. They're easy to eat, even if guests are standing up.

Need Graduation Party Themes? Throw a Vintage Schoolhouse Bash
Looking for unique and classy graduation party themes? How about following a vintage schoolhouse graduation party theme, where you celebrate all those years in the classroom with creative school-related details like chalkboards, rulers and a Dick and Jane cake.

Book Review: Handmade Soirees, by Kaari Meng
Want to add personal touches to a special occasion, like a sweet 16 birthday party or a teen's graduation bash? Pick up a copy of Kaari Meng's book, Handmade Soirees, for beautiful ideas that are simple to follow.

Plan a Graduation Party
Learn how to plan a graduation party for a high school or college student. Topics include menu planning, invitations, facility reservations and themes.

Graduation Party Planner
Fun ideas and party-planning resources.

Graduation Crafts and Decorations to Make
Make all the decorations you need for a graduation party.

Tips for a Great College Graduation Party
How to plan the menu, make a video memoir and other ideas for a college graduation party.

50 Graduation Gift Ideas
Whatever your budget may be, these gifts are sure to be appreciated by your graduate.

Graduation Party Ideas
Looking for graduation party ideas? These articles will help you plan a special celebration for your grad.

Preschool Graduation Party Idea - ABC Theme
Celebrate your child's graduation form preschool with these party ideas that feature an alpahbet and shapes 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.

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.

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