The theme party tips given here will help plan a fun party with entertainment , food, friends, family, and create many memories.
Tips to Create Excellent Birthday Party Themes
Themes are not hard to create. Just think about what your child likes. What is their favorite cartoon character, sport, animal, movie, or book? You will then be able to make a theme using these ideas.
For instance, if you child’s favorite story is “Cinderella”, you can create a fairy tale themed party. “If their favorite story is “The Three Little Pigs”, you could work on creating a farm theme or a zoo theme. You can’t go wrong with classic characters like Mickey Mouse and Scooby-Doo. Superheroes are a common favorite among kids which would be an exciting theme which opens up many possibilities for an exciting theme.
Birthday Party Invitations for Themed Parties
You can get really creative with themed birthday party invitations. Be certain to use a play on words that correspond with your theme to set the mood.
For example, if your theme is animals, you could say “Feeding Time at 3 P.M.” or whenever the party is and “RSVP on the Paw Print”. If you are planning a pirate party, you can send invitations that resemble a treasure map or treasure chest. Draw a map leading to your house and mark your house with an ‘X’. The invitation message could say” Ahoy! Land lovers! Get ready to sail the ocean”. Sailing time is charted for 3 P.M. Try not to be late or ye may be forced to walk the plank!” A baseball party invitation can say “We hope you are ready to hit a home run with us!” For Dora the explorer, the message could read “Ola!, ninos and ninas(boys and girls)!. We are having a fiesta at 6 P.M Hurry and R.S.V.P. so Swiper Fox won’t steal your spot!” followed by the details of the party. Keep in mind the invitations will create the first impression of the party so make them special.
Themed Party Decorations
After you have chosen a theme, ideas for decorations will be easy. If you are planning to use streamers and balloons, the theme determines the colors. Bright colors would be suitable a circus theme. Black and yellow would be perfect for a Batman theme. Red and Blue is ideal for a Superman theme. A princess theme could be pink, purple, or yellow.
If you really prefer to make a good impression, turn your entire room into the theme. A pirate themed room could be made to look like a ship with a steering wheel on the door. Decorate the room with nets on the ceiling and white balloons can resemble clouds. Turn the walls into water with blue butcher paper. Allow your creative juices to take over.
No party would be fun without activities. A pirate theme or princess theme could include a treasure hunt. If the party is a basketball them, have a small space set up to play hoops. Bounce houses are another fun and safe activity kids will enjoy. Sports moonwalk bounce houses are ideal for sport theme parties and a bounce house in the shape of a castle is ideal for a princess party. They are a good way to encourage physical activity.
Food for Themed Parties
Again, let your imagination take over. Try to come up with creative plays on words with your theme. Place a sign by every food item along with its new name. Peanut butter and jelly can be turned into peanut butter and jellyfish sandwiches for a Captain Nemo theme. Animal crackers would work for an animal themed party. Mini-hero sandwiches can be served at a Batman theme party. Of course, the main food item will be the cake. If you are making the cake yourself, decorate according to the theme. A princess cake could be decorated with pink or purple icing and floral-shaped candies. Embellish the cake with a plastic tiara on top. Cakes can also be custom-made by professional bakers to match any theme. Be certain to plan this well in advance.
These are just a few ideas for them parties. You are only limited by your imagination. Thinking outside the box will help you come up with many unique theme ideas.