Top 15 Kids Party Themes
From Disney to Dinosaurs, there are so many cool birthday party themes that your kids will love. For some inspiration for their next birthday, here are our top 15 Birthday Party Themes. And don't forget if you haven't already sent your party invites, customise and send FREE Online Party Invites!
1. Disney Themed Birthday Party
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This is an obvious theme, with so many different options to choose from! The top Disney themes for 2017 are Moana, Finding Dory, and Frozen.
2. Art Themed Birthday Party
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This is a great party theme if you don’t mind a little bit of mess. Set up different art work stations from painting and colouring to stickers and crafts - allowing the kids to have a go at each station.
3. Camping Themed Birthday Party
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Everyone loves camping! Whether you set up the sleeping bags and tents indoors or in the back garden, this party is perfect if your child is a little adventurer. Set up a fake campfire in the centre to let the kids tell stories and jokes around the campfire.
4. Creepy Crawly Reptile Themed Party
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If your child is curious and loves creepy crawlies then this party is perfect. Decorate with snakes and lizards and serve reptile themed food. Then hire a reptile expert for an hour or two to teach the guests about snakes and amphibians.
5. Harry Potter Themed Party
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This is another obvious party theme that is a big favourite! Have the kids dress in robes and Hogwarts colours and don’t forget the Butterbeer and Bertie Bott’s. For more tips on a Harry Potter check out our Harry Potter Party blog post.
6. Pirates of the Caribbean Themed Party
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This theme is great for the older child who loves Jack Sparrow and the Black Pearl. Set up a treasure chest filled with cursed gold and skeletons for a truly pirate theme – and don’t forget the treasure hunt!
7. Superhero Themed Birthday Party
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Whether it’s Marvel or DC, a superhero theme is always a favourite. Colour co-ordinate your food and decor to your superheroes disguise and don’t forget the masks so that the kids can feel like Spiderman too.
8. Minecraft Themed Birthday Party
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Minecraft has easily become the biggest kids party trend! Decorate with the customary Minecraft block designs and set up real life Minecraft stations to allow the guests to build their own creations.
9. Pokemon Themed Birthday Party
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The Pokemon theme is a fun idea for older kids. Setup your own Pokemon gym and allow the kids to ‘train’ their Pokemon. For favours send them home with pokeball cookies and their own pokeballs.
10. Star Wars Themed Party
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Using Jedis vs. the Dark Side as opposing sides, Star Wars is a fun theme to play around with. Allow the kids to dress up as their favourite character and set up fun Jedi games like Jedi Training and Death Star Bowling.
11. Unicorns & Mermaids Birthday Party Theme
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This is the perfect theme for the colourful daydreamers. For decor make sure to use metallics and pastels for a truly Unicorn and Mermaid vibe.
12. Ninja Turtle Birthday Party Theme
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This old school show is unsurprisingly a hit with the kids since it has been brought back onto our screens. Offer each guest their choice of mask colour and don’t forget the Ninja Turtle menu must; PIZZA!
13. Emoji Birthday Party Theme
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Emoji’s are the definitely the future and are sure to be a party favourite! Decorate with as many emoji themed pieces as you can. Make or buy Emoji cupcakes and cookies to keep in line with the theme.
14. Rainbow Birthday Party Theme
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A rainbow theme is fun and perfect for a summer party! How about an ice cream stations where the kids can create their own rainbow creations with hundreds and thousands or sprinkles? And don’t forget the lucky dip ‘pot of gold’ at the end of the rainbow.
15. Dinosaur Birthday Party Theme
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A dinosaur party is easy and fun to create. Set up a ‘fossil site’ for the kids to dig up and find dinosaur bones. For the menu, how about dino shaped nuggets and chips and shaped cookies.
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