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Superhero Themed Birthday Party for 4 Year Old Boys

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Boys and Superheroes like to party together—especially at boy birthday parties! Since there is quite a large roster of superheroes to choose from these days, you can use ideas from one character or utilize an entire cast of super beings for a party theme. There’s a multitude of cute invitations, decorations and favor ideas! Donna at Party Wishes has shared one take on the popular superhero birthday party theme. Come see what she did with imagination and party supplies for a pair of four-year-old birthday boys.

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As party guests arrived, they were invited to choose whatever super suit they wanted to wear during the festivities. Don’t you know those kids had fun zooming around in costume?! Guest tables were covered with a base of blue and topped with giant red and white polka dot runners.

Superhero Birthday Party Table Decorations

Using larger paper plates as a type of charger and then topping with a contrasting, smaller plate is a great way to bring more color/pattern to the table. Napkin cones hold table service and a flagged straw to use in the theme wrapped water bottles. Balloon clusters floating above the tables add to the festive atmosphere.

Superhero Sucker Party Favors

I really like the way Donna filled colorful buckets with superhero lollipops (from Forever Your Prints) and bubble gum—bet the kids did, too! Also notice the large superhero figures on the tables. Oversized paper medallions are a simple way to add color to wide, open spaces. Donna also created the 16” x 20” posters for each birthday guy with clip art from Sweet Lollipop Designs.

Superhero Birthday Party Craft Ideas

Craft time for this party was design-your-own superhero. Donna pre-cut the hero figures, capes, and masks; glue, crayons and markers were available for embellishing. Games to help develop super powers (ha! I want to play if it really works!) include pin the spider on Spiderman, tug of war, super speed test, can knock-down, bubble popping and silly string massacre. 59 (!) favor boxes, ready to go to the party.

Superhero Birthday Party Ideas

The party guest list practically doubled three days before this event was scheduled…and Donna made it work. I’d say she has some super powers of her own! To see more of Donna’s creative work, follow her on Facebook and Pinterest.


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Stephanie Keeping

Stephanie is in love with a boy named Sam. He has taught her that it's okay to jump first and look later, to wear a dirty shirt to the park and to decide that today is a good day to take a nap in your rubber boots. She hangs out here blogging at Spaceships and Laser Beams and at our printable party shop on Etsy.