Coolest Luau Party Ideas


My sister and I gave my niece an Aloha Luau party. Check out our coolest Luau party ideas below! We sent out Tiki invitations for a six-hour Luau. My sister made many grass skirts with a variety of beautiful silk flowers around them. The entire carport and back yard was decorated with tiki torches and … Read more

Coolest Magic Tree House Themed Party Ideas


We have boy/girl twins who were turning eight and wanted a party that would accommodate all their friends and ideas. So, we took the book series “The Magic Tree House” that all the kids are reading and used this as inspiration. It was a rainy day, so we had to stay indoors. Making the Magic … Read more

Coolest Movie Theme Party Ideas


A Movie themed party lets kids become actors in their very own film. The birthday child chooses which script to produce then casts their birthday guests in their roles. They arrive in costume, have make-up applied, collect the props, then the Director calls “Quiet on the Set!” Next using the movie script they shoot the … Read more

Coolest Mad Scientist Party Themes and Ideas


I have a son who has a birthday around Halloween so we always like to have party themes that are spooky and fun. Here’s our Mad Scientist Party themes and ideas. This was a party for nine 9 year olds. Invitations I took the labels off of plastic water bottles. I cut a small slit … Read more

Coolest Kids Pirate Party Ideas


Here are the pirate party ideas from my daughter’s 18th this year. All the props were made especially for the party and most of our village attended. Invitations The invites read: Ahoy Matey!! Whether Ye be a land-lubber or a salty sea-dog, Ye be invited to MissCatherine’s 18th fancy dress birthday party, The crew be … Read more

Coolest Slumber Party Ideas


Slumber party ideas and photos by: Amy from Blair, NE Our invitations were mini pillows “stuffed” with the information of the party! For activities we made a foam craft picture frame that said “Slumber Party Fun” and I took a digital picture, copied it off and sent it home with each girl. I also got … Read more

Coolest Teenage Slumber Party Ideas

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Here’s the ideal teenage slumber party guide for the parents of a teenager because it’s written by a teenager. Invitations The invitations for the slumber party were chocolate bars. I bought enough chocolate bars (Carmilk bars) for each guest. Then I slipped the outside wrapper off (leaving the gold wrapped chocolate bar alone). I then … Read more

Coolest Ideas for Knights Theme Parties


Out of all of the theme parties, this year Joey chose a knight theme for his 9th birthday. So, there were 8 knights, 2 princesses, and a king. Invitations The invitations were printed on red paper with the edges burnt. It read as follows: “Hear Ye! Hear Ye! His Majesty wants to honor the bravest … Read more

Coolest Magic Theme Party Ideas


My son Joshua wanted a “magic show” for his 8th birthday. He really loves magic. All of the theme party ideas needed to have a magic part to them, including the games, the cake, the party goods and the decorations. I purchased the magic party goods from Birthday Express, which were perfect since they were … Read more

Coolest Top Teen Model Party Ideas


Top Teen Model party ideas and photos by: Mellanese from Upper Marlboro, MD Gabby celebrated her 14th birthday and had an “America’s Next Top Teen Model Party!” Her invitation announcement stated… “Tyra Mail!” The guests were asked to bring two outfits: Favorite T-shirt Dressy and were asked to wear their Personality outfit. The Teen Model … Read more

Coolest Under the Sea Birthday Party Ideas


For my daughter Savannah Rose’s 9th Birthday we wanted to have an under the sea birthday party. I tried to make it as much under the sea as I could without getting mixed up with Nemo or Little Mermaid. Savannah Rose loves to dress up so we always have pictures taken to the theme of … Read more

Coolest Yugioh Party Ideas and Photos


Yugioh party ideas and photos by: Lydia from Patterson, CA My son and I had a lot of Big-Kids meals at Burger King when they had Yugioh figurines. We kept the pyramid boxes that the figures came in as well as the activity sheets. We used the pyramid boxes for goody bags and the activity … Read more

Coolest Fear Factor Party Ideas and Photos

Coolest Fear Factor Party Ideas and Photos

Fear Factor Party ideas and photos by: Sandra from Peoria, IL My boys wanted a Fear Factor party for their birthday last year. I made the invites on our computer. The basic yellow and black from the Fear Factor logo, some clip art and all the important party info. The first game we played was … Read more

Lor’s Young Jedi Training Star Wars Party

Lor's Young Jedi Training Star Wars Party

My son’s 8th birthday was a young Jedi training Star Wars party. Since it was August, we enjoyed most of the party outdoors! As the boys arrived, each received a homemade light saber (half a pool noodle with a duct tape handle) to decorate using permanent markers. They were then taken outside to practice their … Read more

Coolest Harry Potter Party Ideas and Photos for Kids

Coolest Harry Potter Party Ideas and Photos for Kids

Harry Potter party ideas and photos by: Lisa from Stratford, CT For my daughter’s 11th birthday we did a Harry Potter birthday party. We sent invitations that read like Hogwart’s acceptance letters. We recruited relatives to dress up and be professors for potions class (we made lava lamps) and transfiguration class (we played charades using … Read more

Coolest Sleepover Mall Birthday Party

For my daughter’s 11th Coolest Sleepover Mall Birthday Party, I invited some of her friends over. For the invitations, I went to I put a sign that says V.I.P. Entrance to the (HER NAME) Mall. There were some stores, a food court, a movie theater, and a salon/spa. Since I wanted it realistic, and … Read more

Coolest Kid Hawaiian Luau Party Ideas and Photos

Coolest Kid Hawaiian Luau Party Ideas and Photos

Hawaiian Luau party ideas and photos by: Laura from Southhampton, NJ The Luau party was planned far in advance so we could make sure everything turned out without any last minute chaos. The Hawaiian Luau Party theme has always been one of Ashleys favorites, she wanted to be able to play pool games. Her party … Read more

Coolest Fairy Princess 8th Birthday Party Sleepover

Coolest Fairy Princess 8th Birthday Party Sleepover

My daughter is very much a princess & the idea of a fairy princess party for her 8th bday was an easy decision to make! The 1st thing we had to decide on was the invitations. I designed & ordered my invitations online. They were pink & I had my daughter color a pic of … Read more

Coolest Hawaiian Luau Party Ideas and Photos

Coolest Hawaiian Luau Party Ideas and Photos

Hawaiin Luau party ideas and photos by: Sandra from Preoria, IL My son wanted a Hawaiian Luau party for his 9th birthday. We made our Luau invitations on our computer. I found a photo of a volcano for the background and added some clip art around it. For the luau decorations I hung paper parrots … Read more

Coolest Haunted House Birthday Party


My son was turning 10 years old. Our family had really gotten into doing parties by now. It was like a contest, who could do better party. My son’s birthday is Oct 29th and I thought a Haunted House Birthday Party would be fun. I spent probably two years preparing for this party. INVITES were … Read more

Coolest Hawaiian Theme Party Ideas and Photos

Coolest Hawaiian Theme Party Ideas and Photos

Hawaiian theme party ideas and photos by: Sheryl from Evanston, WY For Shateal’s 13th birthday party we had a Hawaiian themed party. We hand made palm trees out of dowels then put freezer paper around three dowels then added brown paper in squares and taped them on to the freezer paper, cut out leaves of … Read more

Coolest 9th Birthday with Perry the Platypus

Coolest 9th Birthday with Perry the Platypus

My 4 sons always get to pick their birthday cake and theme. They come up with some really cool ideas and I help them to become reality the best I can. This year my 8 (soon to be 9) yr old son wanted a Perry the Platypus cake from Phineas and Ferb for his 9th … Read more

Coolest Kids Party Ideas and Photos

Coolest Kids Party Ideas and Photos

Kids party ideas and photos by: Debbie from California There are so many cool kids party ideas for an army theme. Here is what we came up with for invitations: We wrote our invitations in Army slang – “Attention Marine Recruits! You are invited to Cody’s OOH-Rah 8th Marine Corps Boot Camp Birthday Party. If … Read more

Coolest Phineas and Ferb Birthday Party

Coolest Phineas and Ferb Birthday Party

My oldest child just turned eight in May and we had a Phineas and Ferb birthday party to celebrate. As our party guests arrived, we had the Phineas and Ferb soundtrack playing and played Freeze Dance. That is where you let everybody dance and then you turn the music off unexpectedly and everyone has to … Read more