Coolest Ideas for Knights Theme Parties

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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 Thomas the Train Birthday Party Ideas

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Thomas the Train birthday party ideas and photos by: Patricia from Johannesburg, South Africa My son who just turned three on April 15, 2007, is crazy about trains of all kinds, and he is a big fan of Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends. It came as no surprise that he asked for a Thomas … Read more

Coolest Toy Story Birthday Party Ideas

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My son Reese loves Buzz Light-year and Toy Story so we ordered all the party supplies online for his Toy Story birthday party. Party Games Then I created some games including a Buzz Light-year Bean Bag toss game with 8 blue star bean bags, easy to make with fabric and beans or rice to stuff … Read more

Coolest Under the Sea Birthday Party Ideas

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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 Under The Sea Party Ideas

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Under the sea party ideas and photos by: Kristie from Fort Gaines, GA We had an Under the Sea birthday party for my son’s 2nd birthday. I purchased blank invitations online and printed them myself. I ordered most of the party decorations from Oriental Trading (blow up fish, lobsters, paper fish etc.). I also ordered … Read more

Coolest Uniqua Birthday Party Ideas

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My daughter just loves the Backyardigans, especially Uniqua so I decided to take the theme and run with a Uniqua birthday party! I decided to do the party color scheme in two-tone pink like Uniqua. That way it could be kind of girly. I did buy some Backyardigans decorations plates and napkins at Party City … Read more

Coolest Wild West Party Ideas

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For Justin’s 3rd birthday we had a Wild Wild West birthday party. So, let me first say, I got a lot of my ideas from this website. Thanks! Invitations Our invitation was a boot, which I made with a spur that moved. It read: “Howdy Partners! Justin is turning 3 and we’re gathering up all … Read more

Coolest Wild West Birthday Party Ideas

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Invitations So, Matthew’s Wild West birthday party started with a hand made invite that read: “Howdy Pardners, You’re invited! So mosey on down to celebrate Matthew’s 5th Birthday!” The invites were swinging saloon doors on the outside that opened to reveal the message. As everyone arrived, they received cowboy hats and sheriff badges. I have … Read more

Coolest Wild Wild West Party Ideas

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Wild wild west party ideas and photos by: Araceli from Ontario, CA I celebrated my son Aidan’s 2nd Birthday this month-the Wild West party! To date, this is the best one yet. The wild wild west party wasn’t as elaborate as others I’ve had, but I consider this the best because both my husband and … Read more

Cool Teddy Bear Birthday Party Ideas

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Teddy Bear party ideas and photos by: Tracy from Hope Mills, NC We decided to have a Teddy Bear Party for our son Chance’s 1st Birthday. I made the invitations out of cardstock that I purchased at the craft store. I just layered the paper on the front and inside. I used a teddy stamp … Read more

Coolest Train Birthday Party Ideas and Photos

Coolest Train Birthday Party Ideas and Photos

Train birthday party ideas and photos by: Rachel from Rexburg, ID To be honest, being a first birthday party, we went for SIMPLE with our train party! I sent out little tri-fold invites with a train car on each fold (here is a sample of our invites…). We just had a family party since we … Read more

Coolest Collection of Outdoor Kid Games for Parties and Outdoor Fun

Here’s an awesome collection of outdoor kid games, perfect for throwing the coolest outdoor theme parties or just for some outdoor fun with the kids. Banana Bowl Form two groups for this relay race. Have all the players line up with a banana on a string dangling from their waists and almost touching the ground. As … Read more

Coolest Lego Star Wars 6th Birthday Party

Coolest Lego Star Wars 6th Birthday Party

My son is a big Star Wars fan – though he enjoys characters from both sides (Empire & Rebel Legion). He is also a big Lego fan so we made his 6th birthday party a Lego Star Wars party. The invitations, decorations, games and food tried to incorporate all these elements. Star Wars Party Invitation … Read more

Coolest Boot Camp Party Ideas and Photos

Coolest Boot Camp Party Ideas and Photos

Boot Camp party ideas and photos by: April from Lexington, KY For my son Colby’s 5th birthday party he wanted to have an Army themed party. We went all out by transforming our backyard into an Army Soldier Boot Camp to make his party unforgettable. For the invitations of the boot camp party my husband … Read more

Coolest Fire Truck Birthday Party Ideas and Photos

Coolest Fire Truck Birthday Party Ideas and Photos

Fire Truck birthday party ideas and photos by: Sandra from Berryville, VA My son’s 3rd birthday theme was a firefighter’s party. We started with specialty themed firefighter invitations that I bought off eBay. I printed them at home. Next I purchased a bunch of firefighter themed goodies from eBay and Oriental trading. I also ordered … Read more

Coolest Yellow Submarine 3rd Birthday Party

Coolest Yellow Submarine 3rd Birthday Party

Last summer, for my son Leo’s 3rd Birthday, he asked for a Beatles Yellow Submarine Party. He was crazy obsessed with the movie, their music, our Beatles Rockband game and he just couldn’t get enough of them. He knew all their names and the instruments they played and he made sure that every person at … Read more

Coolest Candyland Party Ideas and Photos

Coolest Candyland Party Ideas and Photos

For my oldest daughter’s sixth birthday party we expanded on this concept which we had done on a much smaller scale in the past. She chose a Candyland party theme so we ran with that. We try to limit the number of gifts our children get and focus more on teaching them the value of … Read more

Coolest First Birthday Ideas and Photos

Coolest First Birthday Ideas and Photos

First birthday ideas and photos by: Elad from Israel There are already a bunch of great 1st birthday ideas on this site. For our latest first birthday for Noa, I came up with a few new first birthday ideas while planning the party. 1st birthday parties are a challenge, primarily because the guests are usually … Read more

Coolest Kung Fu Panda Birthday Party

Coolest Kung Fu Panda Birthday Party

After watching Kung Fu Panda 2, my daughter was very excited about having a KungFu Panda party. Keeping her happy and working within our very limited budget gave us a very homemade yet exciting party for her friends from school. It also gave us lots of fun “projects” for the week leading up to the … Read more

Coolest Carnival Party Ideas and Photos

Coolest Carnival Party Ideas and Photos

Carnival party ideas and photos by: Heather from East China, MI For my son’s third birthday we had a carnival party theme. I mixed ideas that I got from this site with my own. Invitations: I printed 3 to a page on red cardstock and cut the corner to look like an oversized ticket that … Read more

Coolest Football Birthday Party Ideas and Photos

Coolest Football Birthday Party Ideas and Photos

Football birthday party ideas and photos by: Jeffere from Frisco, TX Here’s another idea from this cool website – a flag football party! (If you want to see the same children a year earlier, here’s my army birthday party write-up.) The boys arrived and all tossed the football in the front yard together. Then, I … Read more

Coolest Space Birthday Party at the Planetarium

Coolest Space Birthday Party at the Planetarium

My son was turning 6 and he always loved Space Shuttles and planets. At the same time, we saw in the news that NASA’s space shuttle launch on July 8 was the beginning of NASA’s last space mission; it was the last launch of the Atlantis. We thought what a great way to celebrate with … Read more

Coolest Cars Birthday Party Ideas and Photos

Coolest Cars Birthday Party Ideas and Photos

Cars birthday party ideas and photos by: Min from Brigham City, UT I created the invite for the Cars party from a picture I had on my computer and the simple art software I had. The party was in our backyard and for all our family so I had to make it fun for a … Read more

Coolest Garden Party Ideas and Photos

Coolest Garden Party Ideas and Photos

Garden party ideas and photos by: Sandra from Peoria, IL My son wanted a garden party for his 7th birthday. We found no help at any of our local stores, so we went out on our own. We made the party invitations – postcard style. The background was a photo of the grass in our … Read more