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The much-awaited children’s birthday is just around the corner and you have absolutely no idea what you want to do? Party themes are an ingenious way to make a child’s birthday special. Another plus according to our experience: a theme makes it easier to come up with ideas. We have collected the best 111 kids birthday party themes on our list of ideas.
Fairy dance tea, pool party, superhero party – themes are a tremendous help in coming up with ideas for the birthday program. It takes practically no more work to create a theme party than a “normal birthday” because decorations, games and program are needed anyway. In my experience, everything is easier if you decide on a theme at the beginning (together with the birthday child), the appropriate decoration, games, guest gifts and invitation ideas arise from the theme by themselves. You don’t have to overdo it, many games, for example, can be easily adapted to the theme. The older your child is, the more their current interest should be taken into account.
What is a good party theme? Clearly, the answer varies depending on how old your child is and whether they have a particular preference for a theme! That’s why we’ve roughly divided our list into kids birthday party themes for 3-6 year olds and around 6-12 year olds. Since, in our experience, the interests of 6-12 year olds are sometimes already very clearly typically boy or girl, we have subdivided them again accordingly and also listed unisex themes. But of course there are also girls for whom excavators and soccer are the greatest and boys who go for Frozen and horses and after that you should go.
Generally a tip: less is usually more and nothing has to be! It is important that you have prepared a little program, because so it will not be stressful at the party and the birthday will be special. For some of the most popular children’s birthday themes you can also find extra pages on our blog with ideas for games, decorations, invitations, crafts, treasure hunts to create the theme party. All linked theme party ideas lead to extra articles with lots of ideas and tips and it’s worth clicking through to get some inspiration.
From about 6 years (of course, children are different in development and this is only a rough guide) girls and boys already have clear interests, on which you should orient the selection of the children’s birthday theme. Who will be invited to the birthday is a big issue. We have listed here the most popular kids birthday party themes, absolute classics to unusual themes for boys and girls. The older your birthday child is, the more you should definitely involve him or her in the party planning, because this is super fun from making the invitations together to shopping for supplies for the games and decorations!
Looking for even more awesome kids birthday party ideas? Then be sure to browse our Kids’ birthday party ideas with great ideas for games, craft ideas and more! You can also find colorful leisure ideas for families for special occasions and every day on our blog.
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