Last Updated: Nov 30, 2016
Little boys are made of snips and snails and puppy dog tails, but what are they’re birthday parties made of?! From super hero themed to cowboy, cars, and bowling the list seems to go on and on. With endless ideas for kids birthday party themes it can be hard to decide where to start when planning your little guys big day. I mean, it’s only the day your little ones been looking forward to the whole year… no pressure, right? Since these days are so special for the little men in our lives, there’s no stopping mom when it comes to planning a boy-perfect birthday bash that is sure to impress. If you’ve come for some inspiration for fun birthday party themes you are in the right place. We’ve rounded up the 12 most popular birthday party themes for boys that will have your little guest of honor blown away!
Super Hero Themed Birthday Party Ideas
Up, up, and away! Every superhero needs a super hero catch phrase and it’s safe to say that your little guy knows them all. Not to mention, that with a super hero birthday theme your little dudes birthday bash is sure to go to infinity and beyond. Think red, yellow, pow! and bam! It’s easy to set the stage for a super hero theme party with tons of birthday party supplies including, a paper cut out city and some cartoon word bubbles! The little guests will surely feel like they can save a city once they walk onto the party scene. Add excitement to the party with these fun party games for kids Call all of the little heros to “pin the cape on the superhero” or challenge the munchkins to the superhero obstacle course. This birthday bash will be sure to excite guests of all ages and the theme can be customized for a first birthday party to a seventh.
Trucks and Cars Themed Birthday Ideas
It’s amazing what little guys are fascinated by from cars and dump trucks to the fire trucks zooming past on the roads. These big machines seem to drive the little ones interest so what better way to celebrate his special day than with a trucks and cars themed birthday party? This theme will have all your guests honking with joy and excitement. Get them excited for the fun with a traffic signs boys birthday party cards that sets the tone for the big day! For fun birthday party decorations, have a cloth road table runner the kids will love and show off some cupcakes in the back of a toy dump truck. It’s easy to emphasize a specific truck that your little guy loves. If it be a fire truck, then alter the decorations and games for a fire trucks themed party. This boys birthday theme is easy to achieve and really makes a statement.
Animals Boys Birthday Party
Don’t have a cow when it comes to planning your boys birthday party. Instead, have a cow themed party or any animal theme for that matter! Animals make for great themed birthday parties because kids and especially the little guys love their furry and jurassic friends. A dinosaur birthday party is sure to make a big statement and have guests roaring for more. Keep in mind green, volcanoes and leafy plant decorations and how about a totally cute Jurassic party invitation that is sure to get all excited to party, even the dinosaurs themselves. Whatever his favorite animal may be cater the party towards that. For the younger boys, animals like monkeys and lions would be fun and for the older boys, you can go into the jungle for inspiration and make for a wild party. This boys birthday party theme is sure to be a hit!
Boys Pool Party Ideas
Nothing makes more of a splash then a rockin’ pool party to celebrate your little ones birthday. This birthday pool party theme will have everyone doing flips for the guest of honor. Think blue colors, snorkels for fun party favors, and a water slide birthday cake. Gear this birthday party theme for the older boys who are done with swim lessons and ready for a cannon ball contest. Wipe the birthday boy out in the water all day and he will have an appetite for all of the yummy pool party snacks, like a “school of goldfish!” Get your guests excited to jump into all of this excitement with a “let’s be cool by the pool” birthday party invitation that will set the tone for the big day. This theme would be a great seventh birthday party idea for the little swimmer in your life.
Cowboy Themed Birthday Party
Yee Haw! Nothing says, “I’m another year older,” like a boys’ cowboy birthday theme. Saddle up your birthday location with some fun cowboy birthday party decorations including ‘wanted signs’ of the birthday boy, hay bales, cowboy hats, and cow print. Round up the little cowboys of the wild wild west for some great cowboy birthday party games! A potato sack race will have the boys going wild, then test out their lasso skills and have the other guests watch and cheer from the sidelines. There are endless opportunities for cute cowboy themed birthday party invitations, a “your company is wanted” invite featuring the guest of honor or a “yee haw” party invite will excite just about everyone. This theme could be great for a fifth birthday party ultimate boy bash or any age for that matter! The birthday party themes just keep coming and we won’t stop here! Warn your guests to strap their boots on and be ready to celebrate!
Boys Bowling Birthday Party Theme
Strike up some fun at your little mans next birthday party with this fun birthday theme! You can take the guest of honor to the local bowling alley or bring the bowling alley right to your home. Whatever the case may be, you will need to celebrate in style. You surely won’t disappoint with these bowling party decoration ideas. Try and find an old bowling pin at a thrift store, they make for great table décor. You can also decorate with your tasty treats by shaping the cupcakes into a bowling pin! How fun and yummy, right? Stick to white and red striped party décor that imitate the colors on bowling pins and your boys’ birthday party will be a strike! An easy bowling birthday party game would of course be a round of bowling! Even if you decided to bring the alley to your home, you can set up a miniature bowling alley with painted 32-ounce water bottles weighed down with sand and a rubber ball! This would be a great seventh birthday party idea and will surely leave your guests having a ball.
Racing Cars Birthday Party Theme
Everyone will want to start their engines and race over to this race car birthday party! Kick off the excitement with some adorable racing cars birthday party invites that will have the guests talking long before the party starts. Checkers that imitate a “finish flag” are a must. You can also find a checked tablecloth, and make a fun cardboard stoplight to welcome all the race fans to the party of the year! Make sure the party is equipped with pit stops because we can assure you that with all this fun going on the little ones will be pooped. Make some “oil change jelly cups” in clear cups filled with chocolate pudding to look like oil for a fun racing cars birthday party snack. Rice Krispy treats with red, yellow, and green candies also make for creative snacks for the little racers! Now that you’re equipped with some racing ideas get going and put these to action! You will not see another party like this around the track.
Space Birthday Party Themes
If you’re looking for a party that is out of this world a space themed birthday party is probably the right fit. This birthday party idea is so fun that your little guests will be ready and waiting for blast off. To bring this space theme to life, first you need to let your guests know a party is under way. Use some adorable space birthday party invitations to get the word out. Next, it’s time to talk about decorations for the party. Think stars and rockets in fun colors like red, blue and yellow. For some space party food, go with star shaped cookies and a rocket ship birthday cake! For the older birthday astronauts’ aliens may even make an appearance at the party. How fun is this space themed idea?!
Pirates Birthday Party Ideas
Ahoy there mom party planners! A pirate’s life is for all boys no matter what age and this boys birthday party theme will shiver your timbers! We’re talking about eye patches, treasure chests, and pirate flags. Transform your backyard into an ocean of fun and make an easy cardboard ship for the little pirates to battle on. Keep in mind black, red and skulls for all of the party decorations. There are so many fun pirate games to play, for this theme; we love a good treasure hunt of course and how fun would it be to have the boys create their own message in a bottle? Incorporate prizes with the games that way the little shipmates can earn their hat and hook and by the end they will be all pirate-ed out! For some tasty treats, have a dessert table out with pirate themed cupcakes and cake pops for when the ship arrives back from sea with all the hungry little pirates. By the end of this party everyone will be singing together, “Yo Ho Yo Ho.”
Boys Sports Birthday Party Theme
A sports birthday party theme is sure to be a catch. Get the crowd going with some adorable sports themed birthday party invitations that really set the tone for the party! The MVP birthday boy will surely be having a ball! For sports party décor think a variety of sports from baseball, basketball, soccer, football and more! Green, red and blue are the perfect colors for the little athletes. These colors would be great to incorporate in banners around the party space for an extra decorative feel. For sports party games, we love the idea of a friendly basketball shoot off or even a game of tug-a-war. With all of these fun activities these athletes are sure to work up a mean appetite! Show off your party snacks with a party concession stand stocked with everyone’s favorite ballpark snacks. This will be a party that all your guests remember!
Blocks Birthday Party Theme
Our last party theme is a boys blocks party. This party is great for the really little ones in our lives. For a first birthday party bash that will have everyone enjoying themselves, go with a blocks birthday celebration! This theme is fun for not only the little guys but also, all the friends and family who attend to celebrate the birthday boys first year. When you’re planning the party think of bright colors like red, yellow, green and blue. Decorate the party space with some blocks in different colors then place them on tables and of course where the little ones can play. Use ABC blocks to wish your little one happy birthday, how cute! Nothing says blocks party more than a big block birthday cake that will look just as great as it tastes. For a first birthday theme that will really make a statement, definitely go with a blocks theme.
With so many boys birthday party themes you have a huge decision to make! Remember to stick to your little guys favorite and have fun designing a party with whatever theme you choose to go with! We are absolutely in love with each and every one of these boys birthday party ideas and we hope you enjoy too. Can’t wait to see what you come up with!