Birthday Party Planning

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

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17 Budget-Friendly Kids’ Birthday Party Ideas

A fun celebration doesn’t need to cost a pretty penny. Throw a memorable bash with these clever cost-cutting kids’ birthday party ideas.

11 Lego-Themed Birthday Decor Ideas That Will Inspire Your Next Party

Whether you've got a Lego Duplo-loving toddler or an older kid who's a master builder, a Lego-themed birthday party will be a hit. Get inspired with these Instagram-worthy ideas.

Mom Asks Guests to Pay a Cover Charge for Her Child's Birthday Party

In The Boston Globe's advice column, a friend of the mom asks whether or not she should say something about the eyebrow-raising move.

How to Plan the Perfect Party According to Kids

We surveyed dozens of kids to find out what they really want for their next birthday. Here are their five wishes and how to make them a reality.

Inchworm Cupcakes

Start with a funny face, then build a worm as long as you like using individual cupcakes.

More Birthday Party Planning

Dollhouse Cake - Part Two

Welcome your guests "home" with this pretty-in-pink dollhouse. From the delicious door to the sweet shingles, have a blast creating your one-of-a-kind design!

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.