Video Gamers' Birthday Party

Inspired by the popular Minecraft video game, this celebration brings the cube-filled world to life.

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Block Party Cake

Photograph by Dana Gallagher

Block Party Cake

Fun-to-sculpt fondant animals top this creation, made from a simple sheet cake.

Originally published in the March 2014 issue of FamilyFun

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Knock His Block Off Game

Photograph by Dana Gallagher

Knock His Block Off Game

Draw the kids away from the computer screens with this simple but refreshingly active target challenge. Cover cardboard boxes in paper, then let partygoers use sock bean bags to knock them down.

Originally published in the March 2014 issue of FamilyFun

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Fold-up Party Favors

Photograph by Dana Gallagher

Fold-up Party Favors

The Minecraft Papercraft Animal Mob Set lets kids fold precut pieces of card stock into their favorite characters for some unplugged fun. $12.99 for 30 animals and blocks; toysrus.com

Originally published in the March 2014 issue of FamilyFun