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15 DIY Kids Party Ideas


If you have spent much time on Pinterest you have seen some pretty spectacular children’s parties.  Every time I see one of those, I think that would be such a cool party if I was way more talented than I am and willing to shell out a bunch of money on a kids party! 

But luckily there is much more DIY friendly kids parties ideas out there too!  Some even I can do and do easily!  There is some great cake ideas, party games, and party decor that any parent or grandparent could do.  Plus these won’t break the bank!!

15 DIY Kids Party Ideas that won’t break the bank

  1.  A Very Buggy Birthday by Coffee With Us 3 – Have a fan of creepy crawlers?  Check out the very wormy ice cream cake and fun buggy games in this very buggy Birthday. 
  2. Disney’s Frozen Scavenger Hunt  by Play.Party. Pin. – If your kid is a fan of Disney’s mega hit “Frozen,” you will want to check out this scavenger hunt! 
  3.  Chef Party by Ducks ‘n a Row – Got a kid who loves to cook?  Check out this fully planned out and ready to go party!
  4. Race Track Cake – M&Ms, some frosting, and fun cars is all you need to make this super cute race track cake. 
  5. Giant Cupcake – It’s a cake, no it’s a cupcake!!  
  6. 30 Party Games for Under Fives – Need some games you can use for any themed party?  Well here is a great list!
  7.  Minute to Win It Lego Games by Play. Party. Pin. – Legos have long been a favorite childhood toy and with the new movie out, Lego parties are sure to be in demand.  Check out these fun games plus links to other great posts for planning a Lego party!
  8. Tangled Party – While the movie may be a few years old, I know it is still a favorite of many a little kid, including one of my girls!  This has super cute food and decor ideas.
  9.  Cars Party by Life Is Fantasmic – A traffic cone cake and other super cute food ideas plus activities ideas!
  10. Edible Tea Cups – Does your little one love to play tea party? What could be more fun for their next party than edible tea cups!
  11.  Construction Cake by Coffee With Us 3 – An easy cake for little ones who love tractors and construction. 
  12. Little Mermaid Party – Okay, the cake on this one doesn’t really go with the whole DIY vibe of this post but the favors and others snacks and are so cute, I just had to include it!
  13. Campfire Cake – Have a wilderness fan?  You have to check out this super, cute campfire cake!
  14. Easy Party Snack Ideas – Easy Snacks for any kind of party!
  15. Princess and the Pop Star Party – Have a fan of the Barbie movie “The Princess and the Pop Star?”  Then this is the party for them! 

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Sunday 16th of March 2014

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Monday 3rd of March 2014

great list! pinning to use for when the kids' birthdays rolls around! :-)


Wednesday 5th of March 2014

Thanks! It's always fun finding new ideas for kiddo bdays!