Birthdays are always a great opportunity for your little one shine. It’s their special day to celebrate all of their strengths, talents and things that are uniquely them and share this with their friends and family. They are the spotlight for the day. They get to share what they love with the world while the world comes along for the ride. With fun project ideas, specialty cake decorating and birthday theme ideas, there are an unlimited array of ways to customize your preschooler’s birthday party to be as wonderfully one of a kind as they are.
Special Birthday activity ideas:
You don’t have to have a planned party to do fun things for your preschooler’s birthday. Something special for their day can really add a little extra sparkle in their eyes.
- Cake for breakfast - birthdays are the only day in the eat we have the excuse to eat dessert first
- Scavenger hunt – plan a hunt throughout the neighborhood and make sure to let the neighbors know this is a birthday hunt
- Yard sign – make a special sign to put in the front yard announcing the birthday, for extra fun encourage passersby to honk for the happiness
- Write a birthday story starring your child and read it to them during the day.
- Make a special trip to the store and let your child pick the ingredients for the night’s dinner.
Here are more birthday ideas from submissions to the All Things Family blog carnival:
- Cute Happy Day Cupcake Coloring page from Projectsforpreschoolers.com
- Happy Birthday Seal coloring page from Printablesforkids.com
- Happy Birthday coloring and activity sheet from Printablesforkids.com
- Puppy Birthday coloring pages from AnimalJr.com
Birthday Party Ideas:
- Birthday party ideas from FantasyJr.com
- Magical Birthday party ideas from PartyElf.com
- Games and Toys to Make from Dollar Store Crafts
5 games and toys you can make for your birthday parties (or just for fun activities for your kids).
- Birthday parties from Celebrate-it.com
- Tinkerbell Party Ideas from CartoonJr.com
- Circus Party Activities from CraftJr.com
- Pirate Birthday Party from Croq Zine – The Blog
Check out the cake, decorations, and activities for my son’s Pirate 1st birthday.
- Panda Party posted at Croq Zine – The Blog
Panda party decorations and snacks we made for my son’s Panda birthday party.
More Birthday Fun:
- Birthday freebies – a great list from Freestuff4kids.net of free things you can get the kids just because it’s their birthday
- Happy Birthday Limerick For My Brother from Mad Kane’s Humor Blog.
- Non-egg Non-Dairy Birthday Cake recipe from MomsWhoMakeStuff.com
- Birthday t-shirts from JGoode Designs and other fun birthday schwag
- Little People Wealth: Kids Bowl Free All Summer from Little People Wealth “Free bowling for kids all summer! It is a great family activity.”
- Toy Story 3 Party Ideas and Supplies from The Kid’s Birthday Fun Review. Toy Story 3 is coming to the big screen in a couple months! Check out these ideas for a Toy Story birthday or movie premiere party.
- Birthday Penguins from JGoodePenguins.com – cute penguins gifts and t-shirts
- Create a Pokemon Birthday Cake from Celiac Family.
That concludes this edition of All Things Family.
(illustrations by JGoodeDesigns.com)