Fruit Basket

Fruit Basket Game

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If your kids like zany, crazy games with lots of movement and imagination, this is a birthday party game for you! If you need to liven up any party, bookmark this page and come back to it as needed — the Fruit Basket Party Game is the best party game for all ages, EVER! Here’s […]

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Second Birthday Party Ideas

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The second birthday party is the perfect opportunity for parents and caregivers to spread their creative wings. At this age, children are just old enough to have their own preferences and appreciate a celebration created solely for them. However, Mom and Dad still have free reign to make the really big decisions. With this happy […]

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Colored Popcorn Recipe

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Colored Popcorn Recipe Ingredients: For EACH batch: 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon canola oil ¼ cup light corn syrup ¼ teaspoon liquid food coloring (add more for darker colors, less for lighter colors) ¼ teaspoon kosher salt ⅓ cup unpopped popcorn kernels Directions: 1. In a large microwave safe glass bowl, melt butter for 30-40 seconds […]

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Karate Party Theme

Karate Party Theme – The Dojo Scatter Chinese paper lanterns around the party room. If you can locate a paper dragon, hang it on the wall, or suspend it from the ceiling. Use a red table cloth, and place more lanterns down the center. Use red, black and white for the streamers, balloons and other […]

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Harry Potter Party Theme

Harry Potter Party Theme – The Great Hall: Make a Sorting Hat centerpiece. Cut a cone shape from a piece of 24x 18 purple poster board. Roll it into a cone and tape or staple it together. Cut out crescent moons and stars from yellow paper and glue on. Place a few stuffed owls around […]

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Airplane Party Theme

Airplane Party Theme – The Airport Use any toy airplanes you already own as table toppers, or group them together to form a centerpiece. If you have a toy airport, you can use that as well. Make large paper airplanes, and hang them from the ceiling. To make clouds tie together eight white balloons and […]

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Spa Party Theme

Spa Party Theme – The Living Room Spa: Twist pink, blue and white streamers together, and hang them throughout the house and party room. Make a canopy over the table with streamers. They should be attached to the chandelier or ceiling, and come down over the chairs. Set up several beauty stations throughout the house, […]

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Kitten Party Theme

Kitten Party Theme – Kitty Corner Using sidewalk chalk, make cat paw prints on the driveway or walk way, leading up to the front door. Make cat faces on helium balloons using magic markers. Add on construction paper ears, and a piece of ribbon for a tail. Cut out fish shaped signs that have kitty-related […]

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Garden Party Theme

Garden Party Theme – Your Secret Garden: Use bright colors to decorate; green, pink and lavender all would work well. Put different colored tablecloths on the tables, and use small flower pots to hold the silverware and napkins. Hang colored streamers from the tress if you’re having the party outdoors, it will add to the […]

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Monster Birthday Party

Monster Party Theme

Monster Party Theme Monster Mansion Use chalk to draw monster footprints leading up to your front door. Create an easy tulle monster wreath to welcome your spooked guests. Make monster feet out of green poster board and have them go from the front door to the party room. Use green and blue for decorations such […]

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First Birthday Party Themes

First Birthday Party Decorations: Young children love helium balloons. Have lots of them floating throughout the party room. Attach ribbons so the children can reach them and pull them down to play. Be sure to clean up any broken balloons at once, the pieces are a dangerous choking hazard. Display the outfit you brought the […]

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Fire Fighter Party Theme

Fire Fighter Party Theme – The Firehouse: Your local firehouse should be able to provide you with some fire safety activities that you can either use as decorations, or include in the goody bags. Some also have plastic fireman hats and fire marshal badges that they’re willing to give you. If you have a stuffed […]

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Fairy Party Theme

Fairy Party Theme – The Fairy Bower Decorate with pastels, soft green, pink and lavender are all good choices. Put white twinkle lights around the front door and in the trees near the party area, if you’re going to be outdoors. Use colored streamers in the trees to add to the floaty, magical atmosphere. Give […]

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Cowboy Party Theme

Cowboy Party Theme – Home on the Range Use toys you already have on hand to decorate the party room, stuffed horses, cowboy hats and boots, and toy trains. Use a red and white checked table cloth. Decorate the tables with mini bales of hay with red and blue balloons tied to them. You can […]

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Construction Party Theme

Construction Party Theme – The Work Zone: Round up all your toy trucks, and use them as decorations and table toppers. Make some construction signs and hang them around the party room. Signs like Hard Hat Area, Little Men at Work, Caution and Work Zone. Buy birthday zone or caution tape, and hangd it in […]

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Ballerina Party Theme

Ballerina Party Theme – The Dance Studio Use pink and white balloons, streamers and tablecloths. Use white twinkle lights all around the party space. Hang a large swath of pink tulle over the main party area. Attach flowers and butterflies to the tulle. Tie bows of pink ribbon or tulle on the backs of all […]

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Racecar party theme

Race Car Party Theme – The Pit Stop Gather up all those toy cars that are all over the house, and group them together on tabletops. A toy racetrack and small cars make an excellent centerpiece. Make and hang signs that say things like “Race Day – Start your Engines!”or Curves ahead. Make a start […]

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Pizza Party Theme

Pizza Party Theme – The Pizza Parlor Cover the food table with a red and white checked tablecloth. Use small, aluminum pizza pans as plates. Make a centerpiece using a pizza pan, chef’s hat, oven mitts, and wooden spoons. Put chef’s hats on helium filled balloons. Later, the children can decorate their own pizza chef […]

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Concert Party Theme

Concert Party Theme – The Venue Make a red carpet leading up to your front door using red wrapping paper, or a roll of red plastic table cloth. Make your own Hollywood Boulevard walk of fame. Draw stars on your driveway or walkway with chalk, and write the names of your guests in them. Make […]

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Magic Party Theme

Magic Party Theme – Den of Magic Use a black top hat as the centerpiece. Turn it upside down, and have a stuffed rabbit peaking out of the top. Multi-colored scarves, tied together, can cascade out of the side to add a splash of color. Use playing cards, taped together to decorate the walls and […]

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Barn Cake

Farm Party Theme

Farm Party Theme – The Barnyard Turning your yard or living room into a barnyard isn’t as daunting as it sounds. To greet your guests, make a banner that says “Welcome to the (your last name) farm”. Have some farm animals roaming in your front yard. To make them, cut out the shapes of cows, […]

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Circus Party Theme

Circus Party Theme – The Big Top: Decorating your home to look like a circus big top is easier then you think. Use red and white streamers to give the illusion of a tent. Start all the streamers in the center of the ceiling, and have them come down around the entire room. Drag out […]

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Night Out Party Theme

A night out party theme for the girls! Rent two hotel rooms, one for the girls, and one for the moms. Decorate the girls hotel room with streamers, balloons and a happy birthday banner. You can either keep the destination a secret from the girls (but not from the moms!) and pick them up, or […]

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Mall Party Theme

Mall Party Theme – Let’s go to the mall! Have your daughter pick two or three special friends for this party. Pick all the girls up, and drive them to their favorite mall. Give each girl $20, or an amount your comfortable with, and set them free in the mall for two hours to shop […]

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