First of all, congratulations to you for getting through the first year of parenting! As time passes by as quickly, parents are back and forth between diaper changing, sleepless swaddling and unending nursing break – the first birthday of a child hits like a realization truck.
Your little munchkin is soon to turn one and you have so many things planned for his birthday. It is finally time to celebrate the 365-day completion of your child and the quest for finding the right birthday outfit to the cutest decoration to the perfect cake quest starts!
Baby’s First Birthday Theme Ideas
Brainstorming is really the most essential part of planning a celebratory event. And an event as special as your child’s birthday you should start by sifting through ideas for a theme. Choosing a theme early on might help you streamline your ideas and things you may need to decorate the party.
While you are in the process of jotting down your ideas, make sure you also have a budget in mind. This will give you a rough idea of what elements of the part will fall in your budget – helping you scale your event up and down accordingly.
Making up your mind in all ways is always better than getting into unfulfilled commitments!
We have listed for you a few ideas that you can take as inspirations for your baby boy’s first birthday party.
Baby’s Favorite Things: Not that your baby can develop a favorite this early, but you might get an idea of what he is most inclined to – any plush toy, color or book that you may select as an entire theme. If you still feel like there is not too much, here’s a list of classics that will give you plenty of room to work with.
- Race car theme
- Safari, zoo or animals
- Sea world
- Super heroes
- Outer space
- Holiday themed
- Sports like football
- Farm themed
List Of Things That You Will Need Regardless Of A Theme!
Create a to do list by the help of this list for all your decorative requirements.
- Party hats
- Party favors
- Craft material
- Paper lanterns
- Pennant banners
- Table confetti
- Command hooks
The Process After Selecting a Theme
Selecting a theme allows you to customize decorations and activities around it. Let’s now discuss the options you can choose from in terms of decorative items!
- Balloon Set-up
Foil balloons come in all sorts of shapes depending on the concept of your theme – animals, numbers, letters, cars and so much more that can be arranged into creative balloon bouquets or garlands. Simple latex balloons are available in all colors imaginable.
- Funky Table/Glassware
Set up the party with a pop of color on your table-wear and utensils that reflect your theme. Craft a centerpiece on every table and smaller elements that resonate with your events entirety.
- Backdrop and Photo Booth
Create a professional or DIY backdrop and photo booth setup as a main attraction of the party. You can gather the right props for it.
- Entertainment and Activities
You have to cater to a wide rage of ages from children to adults. Make sure your part covers for each person’s interests. This can include scavenger hunts, pinatas, karaoke, magic, and DIY favors for them to take along.
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