Kids Birthday Party Ideas
On-the-Go BrowniesThis decadent, chocolatey dessert transports exceptionally well.
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Kids' Birthday Party Ideas
Make your child's next birthday party extra-special by choosing a unique theme for the celebration.
Birthday Party Invitations
Kids' Birthday Cake Recipes
Celebrate the guest of honor with a cake that is sure to impress. Choose from 22 recipes, including ice cream cake, devil's food cake, and more.
Kids' Party Favors
Kapow! Throw a Dynamic Superhero Kids' Birthday Party
Host a Goldilocks-Themed Kids' Birthday PartyHaven't you always wanted to host a party that's, well, "just right"? Now's your chance. Get in the mood with Goldi-"lox" sandwiches, "Pin the Tail on the Bear," and a "bear"-y orange smoothie recipe that'll make your kids smile. Plus: the lowdown on our famous bear sheet cake.
Celebrating with Elmo: Birthday Party
Space Odyssey Birthday Party
How to Throw a Kids' Carnival Party
Games, balloons, and bright colors -- a carnival is just like a birthday party, but better! So why not invite kids to a carnival-themed party in your backyard or at a local park?
Obstacle Course Birthday PartyThere's logic to the notion of an obstacle-course-themed birthday party considering how many real-life obstacles an 8-year-old has surmounted. Each little triumph of language and locomotion has been a confidence-building occasion.
Pixie Birthday Party
Party Themes: Throw an Owl-Motif Birthday Party (It'll Be a Hoot!)We’ve got all you need for an owl-themed party -- including free printable invitations, decorations, favors, and the ultimate owl cake.
Host a Dr. Seuss Kids' Birthday Party"In Katroo, every year, on the day you were born, they start the day right in the bright early morn." Dr. Seuss sure knew how to celebrate. But if you're not up for a last-minute trip to Katroo, just try these Seuss-inspired birthday ideas instead.
A Daisy-Themed Party
A mom plans a summer party that celebrates her baby and entertains guests of all ages.
Silly Themes for Birthday PartiesRecipe
Pizza with Fresh Figs, Ricotta, Thyme, and HoneyTry a stone fruit instead of figs and think about this pizza as a dessert.Recipe
Easy Cinnamon-Sugar CookiesThese cookies are sure to please everyone in the house.Video
Over the Top S'mores MilkshakeSarah Carey makes an Over-the-Top S’mores Milkshake with gooey toasted marshmallows, chocolate ice cream, hot fudge sauce, and crunchy graham crackers dipped in chocolate. Try this decadent dessert and enjoy!Video
Double Chocolate Brownie Ice Cream SandwichesMartha Stewart makes decadent and delightful Double Chocolate Brownie Ice Cream Sandwiches. It’s the perfect treat on a hot summer's day, enjoy!Recipe
Neapolitan CupcakesThese nostalgic cuties can be made a day in advance -- store them in an airtight container at room temperature and frost just before serving.Recipe
Cowboy Coconut BarsFor chewier bars, substitute sweetened shredded coconut for the unsweetened coconut flakes.Recipe
Frosted Vanilla CupcakesFor Halloween, decorate the tops of the cupcakes with black and orange jelly beans.Recipe
Basic Crispy CakesOoey, gooey crisp rice treats may have a reputation for being square, but don't stop there! You can cut, roll, and mold the mixture into all sorts of clever confections.Recipe
Yellow Butter Cake for Vanilla-Pecan Sand CastleUse this recipe to make our Vanilla-Pecan Sand Castle.Recipe
Mini Chocolate Cupcakes With Multicolored FrostingDiminutive chocolate cupcakes get dressed up in an array of color.Recipe
Strawberry-Cream Cheese FillingTangy cream cheese gets a hit of tartness and sweetness from fresh strawberries in this simple-yet-perfect cake filling recipe.Recipe
Cereal-Cube CastleCreate a whimsical castle out of puffed cereal cubes. You can use any puffed cereal for this recipe.Gallery
Throw a "Monster Mash" Birthday Bash
Calling all miniature monsters and goblins! This monster-themed birthday party includes kid-friendly ideas like creepy-crawly specimens, Frankenstein-like candy lollipops, and goblin flatbreads.Recipe
Homemade Chocolate-Buttercream FrostingUse this to decorate our Basic Yellow and Basic Chocolate cakes.Recipe
Homemade Vanilla-Buttercream FrostingUse this to decorate our Basic Yellow and Basic Chocolate cakes.AdvertisementAdvertisementRecipe
Raspberry-Swirl Cheesecake CupcakesUse the ingredients for our Raspberry-Swirl Cheesecake; for the sauce, reduce the amount of sugar to one and a half tablespoons and the amount of raspberries to one cup.Recipe
One-Bowl Chocolate CupcakesThis recipe for a classic chocolate cupcake is one to keep in the arsenal.Recipe
Chrysanthemum CupcakesA dazzling chrysanthemum seems to spring from the buttercream icing of this pretty cupcake.Recipe
Sweet Pea CakeA favorite flower of the Victorians, the sweet pea was thought to represent delicate pleasures. Exquisite buttercream renditions of the flower grace this layer cake. A beaded icing "frame" gives them the look of treasured pressed blooms.See More