We have collected the most fun-filled birthday party activities and ideas for 5 year olds and their party guests from all over the internet and beyond. These birthday party ideas range from DIY silly putty to team games! We have birthday party activities and fun ideas for kids of all ages. Grab your kids, your birthday party ideas, and let’s get to party planning!
FAVORITE Birthday Party Ideas for 5 year olds
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Fun Birthday Party Activities for 5 Year Olds
1. Edible Birthday Cake Playdough
Edible playdoh is a great way to evolve younger children in making the birthday cake.
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2. DIY Friendship Bracelets
Use our DIY loom to create memories and some pretty great party favors!
3. Melted Crayon Art Using Hot Rocks!
Make your preschooler the happiest birthday child with these melted crayon rocks birthday party activity.
4. Make Edible Ink
More than just a party activity, this edible ink is a creative and wonderful learning opportunity!
5. Making Prints from Styrofoam
Use our directions for printmaking techniques as your guide to inspire your own colorful prints. It doesn’t matter what colors you use!
6. DIY Crayons
Parents will be making these new glue stick DIY crayons from old pieces of crayons for young children and older children alike to enjoy.
7. 27 BEST BIRTHDAY PARTY GAMES FOR 5-YEAR-OLDS
Find a birthday party game for everyone from Fun Party Pop; this list has cookie face, red rover, and treasure hunt, just to name a few!
8. Dance Party Games
These dance party ideas are great for larger groups with a bunch of kids from My Teen Guide.
9. Hula Hoop Dancing
Have a happy birthday hula party with Neeti’s Dance Studio!
10. Kick the Can
Let Kids Chaos helps you liven up your classic game of kick the can!
11. Nature Scavenger Hunt
Let’s play amateur detective with a free printable from How To Nest For Less. So fun!
12. Homemade Spin Art
Housing A Forest takes your birthday party activities for 5-year-olds a step up from simple finger painting.
13. Pour Painting
Housing a Forest brings your party to life with this painting activity.
14. Raised Salt Painting
This salt art from Housing A Forest is great for your small group of young guests!
15. Melted Crayon Canvas
This activity from School Time Snippets will have your party room decorated in style!
16. Painting ROCKS!
Bring your party activities to life and let Play Dr Mom show you how to use large rocks for your painting canvas.
17. MATH ART ACTIVITY
If your guest list has artistic math lovers then good news, What Do We Do All Day has an activity for your next party.
18. STAINED GLASS WINDOW ART
What Do We Do All Day gives us a great party idea for the indoors!
19. The Best Backyard Obstacle Course for Kids
Create an obstacle course using the supply list from Happy Toddler Playtime.
20. Silly Putty Recipe
Make a simple game out of silly putty for your 5 year old’s party from Happy Toddler Playtime.
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Which of the birthday party activities for 5-year-olds are you going to try first? Which activity is your favorite?