Never grow up, little one.
Are you getting ready to throw a children’s birthday party, even though you’re secretly hoping your little one will never grow up? This calls for a Peter Pan or Tinkerbell party theme. Let the kids be kids and get into some rumpus, while the grown-ups stand on the sidelines and say things like, “They grow up so fast.” Le sigh.
For a Tinkerbell birthday party, decorate with a whimsical color palette of green and purple (accented with some metallic fairy dust), prep a dress-up corner with fairy wings and hire a childrens’ entertainer that can wow both kids and adults alike.
OCCASION: 1st Birthday Party
SIMILAR PARTY THEMES: Peter Rabbit
An airy loft offers enough space for activities, eating and socializing alike. If the space allows, designate both kids’ tables and adult tables and dress the tabletops accordingly. (Read: the kids’ place settings can be set with activity books are decked out with extra decorations, while the adult tables have both water and wine glassware.)
Keep the kids (and adults!) entertained with a magician that can wow the crowd with sleight of hand. Trust us, you’ll love watching the kids’ reactions as much as you’ll enjoy the live talent.
Just about any type of afternoon or lunch menu can be served for this party theme. Finger sandwiches and fruit salad, pizza and veggies or pinwheel wraps and soup are all great combos.
When hosting a kids party, you can count on parents to stick around too, so it doesn’t hurt to have some grown-up grape juice on hand. (AKA, yes, wine.)
No birthday party is complete without a cake. This towering three-tier confection dons a Tinkerbell topper with sugar flower designs and polka dots, perfect for a whimsical birthday theme.
A dress-up corner outfitted with tulle skirts and fairy wings is a great way to get kiddos interacting with each other, and it’ll make photos that much more adorable.
Send guests home with a DIY favor. A bundle of crayons, a small coloring book and a couple sweet treats is more than enough to say “thank you for coming!”
Cake Designer: Lulu Cake Boutique | Floral Designer: Barbara's Flowers | Event Designer: The Party Muse