Birthday parties

9 easy birthday party ideas for toddlers

Little ones can be difficult to wrangle and entertain. Here's our favourite birthday party ideas for toddlers—from sensory bags to bitty buffets.

By Amy Valm

9 easy birthday party ideas for toddlers

easy toddler birthday ideas

Let them nibble

Make finger food fun without losing your mind creating miniature works of art by placing nibbly bites into an ice cube tray. Toddlers will love this beautiful buffet spread. Get more information at jenniferbishopdesign.com
























9 easy birthday party ideas for toddlersPhoto: Jennifer Bishop Design via Pinterest

Dinolicious

If dinosaurs are an exciting new discovery for your toddler, set out some plastic dino toys and make these super simple dino eggs. Either let tots indulge at the party, or send them home as loot. Get the instructions: messforless.net










9 easy birthday party ideas for toddlersPhoto: Mess for Less via Pinterest

Edible playdoh

Whip up this edible, dye-free playdough with ingredients you likely have on hand. No worries when the inevitable hand goes to the mouth. Get the instructions here








9 easy birthday party ideas for toddlersPhoto: Tony Lanz

Let them eat paint

Because, chances are, they'll eat it anyway. This edible finger paint is easy to make and fun to squish and spread across a canvas. Get the instructions at kidscraftroom.com
























9 easy birthday party ideas for toddlersPhoto: Kids Craft Room via Pinterest

Bubbles

Blow their little minds with an easy-to-make bubble snake. All you need is a water bottle, scissors, a sock, dish soap and water. Get the instructions at onelittleproject.com




9 easy birthday party ideas for toddlersPhoto: One Little Project via Pinterest

Colouring party

Chubby fingers do well with a similar full-body crayon. Make these easy melts, lay out the craft paper and watch the little Picassos go to work. Have juice boxes on hand in case of meltdowns. Get the instructions here








9 easy birthday party ideas for toddlersPhoto: Tony Lanz

Touchy feely

Keep hands busy with a sensory box of age-appropriate materials. Put everything in a plastic storage bin or separate items into smaller bowls. Get the instructions here


9 easy birthday party ideas for toddlersPhoto: Tony Lanz

Have a ball

This cake looks fancy and intricate, but our step-by-step guide proves it's not so hard. Throw some paper circles up on the wall, gather some balls and present this cake for a perfectly simple ball-themed party. Get the instructions here


9 easy birthday party ideas for toddlersPhoto: John Cullen

Sensory bag

Keep pint-szied guests entertained with these squishy sensory bags. Here's your material list: Ziplock bag, hair gel and sparkles/glitter. So easy. Get the instructions at nurturestore.co.uk


9 easy birthday party ideas for toddlersPhoto: Nuture Store via Pinterest

[widgets_on_pages]

Read more:
13 fun indoor birthday party themes for kids How to throw a winter-white first birthday party How to throw a rainbow-themed birthday party

This article was originally published on Feb 20, 2016
FILED UNDER:
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement