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TRENDING BOYS BIRTHDAY PARTY IDEAS

Trending Boys Party Themes

Are you planning a party for a boy in your life? Whether a preschooler, toddler, or older child, a boy's party can be fun to plan and experience. Here are some ideas for boy-friendly party themes.

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Pirates

Costumes can be a fun way for guests to celebrate the pirate theme! Other ideas for a pirate party could include:

- Make your swordcraft using cardboard and aluminium foil.

- A treasure hunt could take the form of a pirate-themed scavenger hunt. Create maps and age-appropriate, cryptic directions to help guests find the treasure.

- Chocolate gold coins, eye patches, and/or stuffed parrots make fun favours.

- A treasure-chest cake is not too hard to make and creates a visual impact.

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HARRY POTTER THEMED PARTY

Got a wizard fan in your family? Create your own Harry Potter Wizardry Party with magical party decorations like Hogwarts tableware, floating candles, and cutouts of Harry and his friends. Set up your Owlery by getting different owl balloons, soft toys and cardboard owl cutouts. Decorate your Book of Magic cake with sugar cake toppers of wizard hat, golden snitch etc. And of course, don't forget to send out your Hogwarts invitations few weeks before the party and get a hold of fun kids party themed games. Read more here

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JUNGLE PARTY

Create a safari adventure for your child's party. Use themed tableware and props like giant leaves and stuffed animals (monkeys, parrots, jaguars, tigers, lions, zebras, giraffes and cheetahs) all around the room, and hang brown and green crepe paper to look like vines. You can decorate your room using Jungle Balloon Garland Kit, jungle leaves, or palm trees. Display your themed desserts, and don't forget about adding figures of jungle animals to your birthday cake. Read more here.

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Dogs and Puppies

Many little boys like dogs and puppies. This theme could work for toddlers, preschoolers, or grade-schoolers. Here are some ideas for this theme.

- For younger kids, have face painting to make them look like puppies or dogs. Dog ears that can be attached to their heads are also fun.

- Favours could be bobblehead dog figures, bone-shaped crayons, or small stuffed puppies.

- A bone-shaped cake would set the theme or a sheet cake decorated with spots or pictures of dogs. You can also make "puppy chow" with cereal, and for fun, serve food in clean dog bowls.

- Games for a puppy dog theme might include pin-the-tail-on-the-puppy, a dog piñata, or even a visit from a real dog or someone you know.

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Trains

Boys often go through a "train stage." You can build the theme around characters, such as Thomas the Tank Engine, or do a generic train theme. Here are some ideas.

- A train cake can be bought or made; since they're rectangles, you can get imaginative and create a multi-car train cake. Try using a cake cone covered with icing for the smokestack.

- Train-shaped favours could include pencil sharpeners, stickers, or small toys.

- Games could involve a train-themed obstacle course with a kid-sized train tunnel. You could also do a train-themed variation of duck-duck-goose (how about chugga-chugga-choo?).

- Trains lend themselves to crafts, and party guests can make their trains out of cardboard or construction paper.

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Water

Water makes a great party theme for boys if the time of year is right. An indoor pool party can be fun if it's not hot outside.

- Water guns, age-appropriate scuba gear, thong sandals, and/or water masks and goggles can be given favours.

- A water fight with balloons and the water guns can be great fun. Other games and fun could include playing in a sprinkler, a yard-sized water slide, or a wading party complete with looking under rocks if you're lucky enough to live near a creek. Get creative and hook up a sprinkler and garden hose by your swing set or slide.

A water-themed cake could be made using a sheet cake or a flat sheet of blue Jell-O and decorated with candy shells, sugar "sand", etc.

 

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FAQ - FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is the best theme for the birthday boy?

There are so many great themes for birthday boys! Some popular ones include pirates, Harry Potter, circus, and cars. It depends on the boy's interests and what kind of party he would enjoy. Talk to him and get some ideas before deciding. Whatever theme, make sure it is one he will truly enjoy! Browse all Kids Party Ideas.

What is the best theme for the birthday girl?

The best theme for a birthday girl depends on her age and interests. For younger girls, themes like princesses or under the sea can be popular, and a sleepover or spa party might be more up their alley for older girls. Ultimately, it's essential to choose a theme that the birthday girl will enjoy and make her feel special on her big day! Browse all Kids Party Ideas.

How do you celebrate your child's birthday?

There's no wrong way to celebrate your child's birthday, but a party is always a great option if you're looking for some ideas! You can go all out and hire a professional party planner or keep it simple and do it yourself. Either way, be sure to include plenty of fun activities, games, food and drinks, and cake! Your child will have a blast and remember their birthday for years to come. Browse all Kids Party Ideas.

What is the best birthday theme for kids?

There are so many great birthday themes for kids! If your child is into action-packed adventures, consider a pirate-themed party. If they're dreaming of being a princess or prince, then a royal ball theme would be perfect. A safari- or zoo-themed party would be a hit for animal lovers. And of course, no matter what their interests are, there's always the classic birthday party with games, cake and ice cream! Whatever theme you choose, include plenty of fun activities and tasty treats to make it a day to remember. Browse all Kids Party Ideas.

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