Party planning can be a lot of fun as a parent, but one of the biggest issues we can face is choosing a theme. As your child gets older you might find that they have much more input in what they may want a birthday party to look like. However, how do you pick a theme for a child under 10 who may be unsure of what they want? Don’t worry! Here are some of the best theme ideas for girls under the age of 10.
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Party Themes for Girls Under 5
Under fives can often be the hardest age. You want to ensure that a theme is interactive, and expresses their interests but is also appropriate. So here are a couple of theme ideas you might want to consider if your little girl is under five.
You can’t go wrong when it comes to choosing a theme that is animals. They may have a favorite animal that they love or you might simply want to cover a Zoo theme or something like “on the farm” for your little one’s special day. Jungle Safari theme or even a Panda themed party. This can be a great way to create a fun and vibrant looking party while still showcasing something that they are interested in.
Who doesn’t love Peppa Pig? It is one of those TV shows that most children under the age of five develop a slight obsession with. So a themed party around everyone’s favorite pig could be a great option to consider.
Teddy Bears Picnic
Lastly, when children are younger there are stories and activities centered around the Teddy Bear’s picnic so this could be a great theme for a party. You could make it so that they enjoy a picnic together and have lots of finger foods that they will enjoy. Plus each party invitee could bring their own teddy bear to the party.
Ice Cream Party
If you are having a birthday in the warmer months then I have no doubt that an ice cream party themed will be on the “Yes please” list. So many wonderful and delicious ideas for an ice cream party and the games will be awesome as the guests will be able to eat their ice creams as part of games, like musical sundae.
Party Themes for Over 5 year old Girls
Once they get a little older, it might seem a bit harder. But once you start thinking about it you will see that there are lots of options to choose from. Some are perfect for boys and girls. Here are a couple of suggestions to consider.
A Pajama Party
As they get a little older it might be that they only invite a few people around, so this is where you could look at hosting a pajama party. They could come round in their pajamas and watch movies and eat snacks, or you could even do a sleepover party. You could get all your guests these cute animal eye masks. Even have a Donut and Pajama party for the little ones they will love having a sweet treat and playing fun games.
Music Bands or Singers
Maybe they have a favorite music band or singer that they love, so you could theme a party around that. You could have posters of them around as decor, have their music playing, and even cake and cupcakes that have their faces on them.
When they get older, you start to notice that their interests in books and films change and so you may find that you have a Harry Potter fan. This makes a great theme for a party as everyone could dress up as characters, or you could create themed snacks and food.
An art party could also be of interest to your little one. A chance for them to get creative with paints, or even have a masterclass where they get taught how to create something. This could also work for clay work and other artistic options.
Does your little girl love a pamper? Then a spa party could be the one. This is where they will have a few friends over and you could do things like painting nails, face masks, and lots of other spa-like treatments. This spin the nail polish game is a great game to play at a spa party.
Baking or Cooking
A baking party can be a lot of fun. It gives you the chance to get your little one’s baking goodies and having fun in the kitchen. Cupcakes or sugar cookies are an easy option. Pizza party or making Gingerbread Houses if your birthday falls in December.
At a tea party, the best part is getting dressed up in your prettiest dress, eat dainty snacks, and pretend to be grown-ups. If you’re planning a tea party for a group of girls under 10 years old, there are a few things you’ll need to do to make it extra special. First, set the mood by decorating with pretty flowers and lace tablecloths.
Then, prepare some finger foods that are easy for little hands to eat, like mini sandwiches, scones and cupcakes, these are all tea party fare. Finally, don’t forget the tea! Serve a variety of herbal teas and let the girls choose their favorite cup and saucer.
As they get older their interest in toys can change so you may find that they are more interested in things like Lego. A Lego party could be a chance for them to visit a Lego discovery center or even have Lego making fun at home. Girls love Lego and these girlie Lego decorations would be a fantastic theme.
Themes that could work for ages 10 and under
Finally, there are some girly themes that may work for any girl under the age of 10. Here are some more suggestions to offer up inspiration.
- Barbie – Where everything is pink and they play with barbies
- Rainbows – this is a lovely more subtle theme that works with all ages.
- Unicorns – Who doesn’t love a unicorn theme?
- Confetti – So fun and so many variations to use as a them
- Fairies – This could be done in a whole host of ways including making fairy gardens.
- Princess party – The perfect fancy dress option.
- Mermaids – Inspired by the Disney film.
Hopefully, this has given you plenty of party inspiration for some of the best theme ideas for girls under the age of 10.