Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Birthday Party Themes

If you were here reading yesterday, you know that I'm blogging the A to Z challenge.  Today's letter is "B" and I'm doing a giant list of birthday party themes!

I am not going to put them according to gender because, well maybe some little girls want to do a pirate theme and maybe there are some boys who love ladybugs.  ;)

Birthday Party Themes: (Some of these have photos or links to more party ideas!)

  1. Archery
  2. Art
  3. Astronaut
  4. Army/Navy/Air Force
  5. ABCs
  6. Airplane
  7. Berenstain Bears  
  8. Ballerina
  9. Baseball (or Soccer, Football, etc)
  10. Bookworm (Here is the party I did for one of my kids!)
  11. Bowling
  12. Boats
  13. Birds
  14. Baseball/Basketball/Football/Soccer
  15. Circus
  16. Cake Boss
  17. Construction
  18. construction party
  19. Crayon  
  20. Chicka Chicka Boom Boom
  21. Camouflage
  22. Candyland Game
  23. Camping
    camping birthday, camping gift bag, camping door prize
    Photo from this blog, post has lots of other camp themed ideas!
  24. Cheerleading
  25. Dolphins
  26. Dinosaur
  27. Dirt bikes
  28. Dress Up
  29. Fishing
  30. Fiesta
  31. Fear Factor (for the tweens/teens!)
  32. Fair tale 
  33. Farm
  34. Firetruck
  35. Garden
  36. Gymnastics
    gymnastics birthday
  37. Hats
  38. Harry Potter
  39. Ice Skating
  40. Jungle
  41. Kites
  42. Karate
    karate party, karate invitation, gi invitation
  43. Little People  (My older post HERE has several ideas)
  44. Lego
  45. Ladybug
  46. Luau
  47. Magician
  48. Mermaid
  49. Movie 
  50. Mickey Mouse
  51. Mad Scientist
  52. Minecraft
  53. Monkey
      Minecraft party
  54. Monsters
  55. Mustache
  56. Minute To Win It
  57. Messy!
  58. Noah's Ark
  59. Nerf Gun
  60. Olympics
  61. Ocean
  62. Owl
  63. Pirate
  64. Puppies
    goody bags for puppy party Write doggie bag on favor bags
  65. Tea Party
  66. Puzzles
    (Guests bring a new puzzle for a puzzle exchange in lieu of gifts)  
    Puzzle Birthday Party Invitation Puzzles Puzzle Piece Add A Photo Option
  67. Pajama Party
  68. Pearls and Lace
  69. Pony (or Horses)
    betty crocker pony cake, horse cake, pony birthday party, horse birthday party
  70. Popcorn
  71. Pizza Parlor
  72. Race Cars
  73. Rainforest
  74. Rockstar
  75. Roller Skating
  76. Rubber Ducky
    rubber duck tshirt
    This adorable shirt is from Etsy and for sale here.
  77. Rainbows
  78. Shark
  79. Sock Monkey
  80. Super Hero
  81. Skateboarding (link to my post on party favors for a skate board theme)
    skateboard party, skateboarding birthday party, boys party theme, bmx party
  82. Science
  83. Surfing
  84. Snowman (for those of you with kids who have winter birthdays!)
  85. Secret Agent (photo from this excellent blog post with great ideas!)
    secret agent birthday
  86. Swimming
  87. Trains
  88. Teddy Bear
  89. Tractor/John Deere
    Super cute party at this mom's blog
    Picture of her cupcake display:
  90. The 80s
  91. The 50s
  92. Unicorn
  93. Very Hungry Caterpillar
  94. Western/Cowboy/Cowgirl
  95. Wii (or any other computer game your family is in to)
    wii birthday, video game birthday party, (more ideas there too!)
  96. When I Grow Up (kids dress in whatever they want to be when they grow up.  Have police man napkins, a fireman cake, scientist activity, doctor game, etc)
  97. Woodland Creatures
  98. XGames
  99. Zoo
    from  (How ADORABLE!!)
    Hope you've enjoyed these birthday theme ideas and found just the right one for your child!  If you found this post helpful, please consider "pinning" it so that others can find it too!  Thanks!

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  1. Wow! What a great list of ideas! My kiddos usually come up with their own ideas of what they want but I'm sure to find some fun ideas here! Thanks and have fun with A-Z

    Returning the visit from My Blessings Homeschool. Have a wonderful week!

    1. thanks Jacquie! It's fun when kids come up with their own themes...a friend of mine's daughter chose "tree frogs" one year for her theme. Definitely unique and very fun!

  2. What a great idea!! I don't have kids, but I have friends with kids so I'll definitely have to share this list. :D

    1. Thanks for sharing! Although even though I'm a grown woman, I wouldn't mind having the Berenstain Bears party for myself. haha!

  3. Fabulous ideas, I'm pinning it to look at next month when we have a birthday. I love that you haven't gender separated them!

  4. I feel like I'll be revisiting this for years to come!

  5. wowwwwwwwwwwwwwwww :) Now why is my bday so farrrrrr :p

  6. Such great ideas! We just had a monster party for my son and we are planning a fairy tale party for my daughter soon:)

  7. Love the dump truck cake. Lots of chocolate!

  8. Oh I like the dump truck cake. I want to do a cars / trucks theme for Nicky's second birthday.

  9. oh man, what a great list!! I wouldn't have thought of more than 10ish of these. Thanks for putting this together!!

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