Birthday Party Planning

Plan a birthday bash for your child with these tips, cakes, crafts, and theme ideas.

Birthdays from A to Z

Your guide to everything party begins here!

Fiesta Party Pinata: How-To Video

Parents' lifestyle editor Taryn Mohrman shows how to make a homemade pinata for your child's birthday.

7 Birthday Party Problems, Solved!

Before all the streamers and balloons comes a bit of planning. Take this birthday party planning advice to ensure that your child's next bash is fun -- and stress-free.

How to Make DIY Capes and Masks

Make your child's birthday special with these simple homemade costumes.

Circus Birthday Party Theme

For your next birthday bash, bring the circus to town -- complete with acrobatic stunts, midway treats, and lots of clowning around. Idea from FamilyFun magazine.

Make a Leap Day Birthday Special

The actual day comes only every four years, so make sure it's a memorable event for your little one.

How to Make Pirate Cupcakes

These punky pirate cupcakes are edgy and easy to make.

Mad Scientist Birthday Cake

Do you have a mad scientist on your hands? Our Mad Scientist Birthday Cake is the perfect birthday party experiment.

Crepe-Paper Crazy

Create fun 1st birthday napkin rings, flag cupcake toppers, paper lanterns, and birthday badges -- all from crepe paper!

Birthday Party Ideas: Daisy Balloons

Whether you are throwing a garden-themed birthday party or just want to add some floral decor, these daisy balloons will brighten up the room.

Birthday Party Ideas: 3 Quick Cake Toppers

Add a special touch to a homemade or store-bought birthday cake. These quick cake toppers are easy to make and sure to be a hit.

Cat Birthday Cake

This cake is the cat's meow! Watch out video to bake the purr-fect cake.

How to Make a Dinosaur-Egg Cake

If your child loves T-Rex and Stegosaurus, get prehistoric with a dinosaur-egg shaped cake.

Caterpillar Crawl Birthday Cake

Who can resist a caterpillar? Our Caterpillar Crawl Birthday Cake video shows you how to create a sweet birthday treat.

Birthday Party Ideas: Star Candy Cake

Looking for a birthday cake idea? Your little one will be over the moon for this delicious star candy creation at his party.

Rodeo Roundup Boot Cake

Kick up some rootin' tootin' birthday fun! All it takes are a few simple cuts and some easy frosting techniques to make this cool cowboy boot cake.

Carousel Birthday Cake

Serve up a carousel at your next party. This carnival favorite gets a sweet update in our Carousel Birthday Cake video.

How to Make a Princess-Sneaker Cake

This sparkly sneaker cake is ideal for a princess-themed birthday party.

Kids' Olympics

You're sure to win a perfect score with this cake. And you're sure to become a fan of fondant when you see how easy it is to make the rings!

Olympic Birthday Cake

Let the games begin! Win big with our Olympic Birthday Cake.

Modern Art Cake

Now is the time to bring the traditional birthday cake into modern times with this Jackson Pollock-inspired treat. The crazier, the better, so let your little artist go to town.