Throw the coolest birthday party with these ideas for creative themes, quick-and-easy goody bags, amazing cakes, simply perfect invites, and more. Plus: Games and activities kids will scream for (hopefully outside).
Celebrate your child's next birthday by hosting a backyard luau party, complete with Hawaiian-inspired decor, food, games and more.
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Turn your kids and their friends into party animals at this bash for tykes of all ages.
A crafty mama took inspiration from a garland of fabric banners for this sweet celebration.
Call all your local ninjas to this super-secret meeting.
Attention, merry makers: Get creative with these handmade gift ideas that are fun (and inexpensive!) for kids to craft and give.
Find a great party idea for your child's new social circle!
Throw a bash to be remembered with these clever cost-cutting ideas. Happy birthday, indeed.
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.
Unicorn food, decor, and outfits made this first birthday party a fantastic sparkly bash.
Directions for making a super-cute, no-sew cape for your child.
Parents' food editor Erica Clark demonstrates three easy ways to decorate birthday cakes.
From games to goody bags, your guide to the best party ever.
Looking for a sweet centerpiece for your child's birthday bash? Check out this collection of clever, festive, and irresistibly awesome ideas from our readers.
Get out the camping gear and throw your kid an awesome birthday party with this explorer d?cor.
Experiment wildly at this weird science party!
In search of the perfect birthday party theme? We've got you covered with ideas for invitations, decorations, food, favors, activities, and more.
Here are some party themes that school-age kids will love!
Have a "cool" party for your sophisticated kid.
The dress code is pj's at this dreamy daytime birthday celebration.
This party celebrates a child's love of insects -- without a sting to the wallet.
There's a sweet story behind the choice of tacos over cake for this adorable little girl's first birthday party.
See how to turn store-bought ice cream sandwiches into one impressive (and easy!) dessert.
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.