We have collected the most exciting birthday party activities for kids and their party guests from all over the internet and beyond. From DIY cloud dough to competitive games, we have activities and fun ideas for kids of all ages. Grab your party supplies, your birthday party themes, and let’s get to the party planning!
There is so much fun to be had at a child’s birthday party! A birthday celebration is more fun with party favors, a great birthday party theme, ice cream, birthday cake, and the best part – the guest of honor!
FAVORITE children Birthday Party Activities
1. Tissue Paper Birthday Number
A tissue paper birthday number is a great option for the party table at no additional cost. All you need is a couple crafting supplies and then you can make colorful and simple birthday decorations for anyone! It doesn’t matter what age you turn you can make these birthday number decorations!
2. DIY Party Noise Makers
Noise makers are so much fun to create and use! A party is not a party without noise makers. But noise makers can add up especially if you’re having a big birthday party for kids. These are not only cheap, but so easy to make!
3. Birthday Cake Coloring Pages
Create your own birthday cake with these birthday cake coloring pages. Or use these birthday cake coloring pages as a birthday activity for kids! Kids birthdays can get rambunctious, settle things down with some nice coloring!
4. DIY Slap Bracelets
DIY Slap Bracelets are like birthday magic that only require a few household items to make. I loved these growing up and I’m glad they are back. Make your own DIY slap bracelets to hand out as birthday favors at a kids birthday party!
5. DIY Escape Room
This DIY escape room for a kid’s birthday party is the perfect mix of adventure and messy fun! This is great for an older child’s birthday party! Can you escape this diy escape room?
6. Rainbow Sensory Bin
Create a rainbow sensory bin with Little Bins For Little Hands to welcome spring. This rainbow sensory bin is great for a toddlers birthday party or a preschoolers birthday party! All the kids can play, make a mess, and learn at the same time!
7. Baseball Party Ideas
Take me out to the ball themed birthday party! Let Birthday Ideas 4 Kids show you how to have the classic game of baseball as a party theme! This baseball themed birthday party is perfect for any baseball lover.
8. Cake Painting
Forget the games, and let your budding artist and the guest list paint the cake with Pizzazzerie. This is such a creative birthday activity for kids. Not only does it give you a moment to breathe, but kids can decorate their own little cakes!
9. Unicorn Birthday Party
This unicorn party with its bright colors and fun games from Darling Darleen is sure to please! Unicorns are the best and I shan’t be convinced otherwise! And you can set up a magical birthday for your little one!
10. Indoor Birthday Scavenger Hunt
House of Mahalo takes us through many ways to set up a birthday scavenger hunt. Birthday scavenger hunts are so great, especially for older kids. If you have a younger child you can still do a birthday scavenger hunt, but they’re definitely going to need a little help.
11. Spa-Themed Birthday Party!
Pamper your birthday girl with sweet treats and a nail and beauty bar from Pizzazzerie. This is the type of birthday party I need! A spa themed birthday party complete with spa themed treats and goodie bags!
12. Backyard Obstacle Course Party
Make a DIY obstacle course with items like pool noodles and hula hoops from Jac of All Things. Get ready to get messy, because this backyard obstacle course is a load of fun! Water, mud, crawling, it’s perfect!
13. Dinosaur Fossils Party
Create your dinosaur-loving birthday boy a fossil party from The Simple Parent. This is so cool! I love it and so will your child if they’re super into dinosaurs! Dig for dinosaurs like a real scientist!
14. Fantastic Laser Tag Themed Birthday Party
A play space big enough for a larger group will be needed for this laser party from Pretty My Party. Oh yeah, this is gonna be a fun party! Who doesn’t love laser tag! This laser tag birthday theme is perfect for older kids.
15. Birthday Sensory Bin For Preschool
Little kids will have a great time using their senses to find small prizes in these bins from Pre-K Pages. This is another great birthday activity for preschoolers. I will say toddlers, but they may need some super vision because of the colored rice, unless you swap them out for sprinkles!
16. Construction Birthday Party
Kids birthday parties will be a huge hit if there’s demolition like The Creative Mom uses. You know why I love this construction birthday party activity so much? Because not only is it fun, but it promotes fine motor skill practice too!
17. Construction Party
Party Tinkers created little games and fun activities for this construction party. I love this construction themed party. Especially since every kids gets their own hard hat! And look! The little cones are holding the balloons, so cute.
18. Construction Birthday Party
Celebration Lane throws a very cute construction-themed toddler birthday party, complete with plastic cups of “dirt.” These construction birthday party snacks and treats are so awesome. I love the buckets for the Cheetos and the cake is amazing.
19. Birthday Cake Playdough Mats
These printable sheets from Preschool Play and Learn provides your child a great place to play with play dough. Playdough is the most fun and the perfect birthday activity for preschool kids!
20. Birthday Math Sensory Bin
Need to sneak in a little math lesson- Happy Toddler Playtime has great children’s birthday party activities for you! And math aside, these birthday sensory bins are a fun way to explore colors, textures, and fine motor skills.
21. Birthday Fun Playdough Activity
Encourage creativity and fine motor skills with this activity from Teaching 2 And 3 Year Olds. This birthday playdough activity for kids allows the birthday kid and their guests make their own playdough cupcakes.
22. Painting With Balloons
Let your little ones paint their masterpiece with balloons from Teaching 2 And 3 Year Olds. Get ready to get messy! Make some awesome birthday art using balloons!
23. Happy Birthday Sensory Bin
Help your favorite birthday kid explore their senses with this sensory bin from Hands On As We Grow. This sensory bin is perfect for a toddler or preschool birthday party! It’s so colorful!
24. Cloud Dough
This DIY cloud dough smells like birthday cake and is so much fun to make from I Can Teach My Child. This cloud dough bin is perfect for a birthday! It smells good, has candles, and sprinkles!
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Which of the children birthday party activities are you going to try first? Which activity is your favorite?