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15 Birthday Party Ideas For Kids Born In May

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Table of Contents
  1. 1. The Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Party
  2. 2. Kite &Pinwheels Birthday Party
  3. 3. A Colorful Bug Birthday Party
  4. 4. Hungry Caterpillar Push Up Pop Cakes
  5. 5. Backyard Camping Birthday Party
  6. 6. Baseball Cupcakes
  7. 7. Baseball Themed Hot Dog Toppings Bar
  8. 8. Kite Birthday Party
  9. 9. A Wildly Fun Dinosaur Birthday 
  10. 10. Woodland Themed First Birthday Party
  11. 11. Golf Par-Tee
  12. 12. Soccer Birthday Party
  13. 13. Soccer Party Ideas
  14. 14. Campfire Cake
  15. 15. Farm Party Dessert Table
  16. Be sure to check out more fabulous birthday party ideas:
  17. Don't miss out on 21 Fun June Birthday Party Ideas

With the month of May comes warming weather and the opportunity to celebrate birthdays with outdoor themes inspired by nature, the great outdoors, sports, animals, and insects. So—we’ve rounded up some ideas for celebrating May birthdays. From a baseball, golf, or soccer party to a camping or kite party, your party guests will love celebrating a May birthday.

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May Birthday Party Themes for Boys

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Party

1. The Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Party

Everyone’s favorite childhood book comes to life at this Very Hungry Caterpillar-themed birthday party! Perfect for springtime, this garden-themed party took place outside with crisp white tablecloths and colorful décor. Party guests were welcomed with DIY pom pom party hats and headband antennae and later painted their own flower pots to fill with their own floral arrangements. The birthday boy also cracked into a Whacky Cake that you have to check out!

A group of colorful flowers

2. Kite &Pinwheels Birthday Party

This darling Pinwheels and Kite’s first birthday party was filled with adorable kites flying through the sky. This post has so many ideas that would be wonderful for a birthday party or baby shower. Favorite parts of this party include the beautiful cake pops, the kite banner customized with the birthday girl or boy’s name, and the patterned paper pinwheels scattered throughout.

A Colorful Boy’s Bug Birthday Party

3. A Colorful Bug Birthday Party

Beetles and spiders and flies, oh my! Two adorable little friends literally bugged out together for their fifth birthday. The moms celebrated their sons with all things outdoors and bugs. We are pretty confident their picnic-inspired decorations, bug-themed cupcakes, and creative party activities will have you reaching for the bug spray. Our favorite element in this whole party is the buggy cupcakes displayed in mini terracotta pots.

Hungry Caterpillar Push Up Pop Cakes

4. Hungry Caterpillar Push Up Pop Cakes

Not only are these little guys cute, they are also incredibly yummy. Blogger and baker teamed up to bring the vision to life for these amazing very hungry caterpillar push cakes. Vanilla cake layered with green icing is stacked inside plastic tubes and then topped with a cover that looks just like the caterpillar from the book. These look wonderful displayed on a birthday dessert table.

A Backyard Camping Birthday Party

5. Backyard Camping Birthday Party

Spring brings the start of the camping season, so what better way to celebrate than with a camping-themed birthday party? This blog post is filled with adorable ideas for a rustic and fun party decorated with bright orange, lime green, and soft brown. Be sure to keep an eye out for her fabulous custom burlap pillows designed with printable camping party graphics! We are also loving the burlap and moss birthday wreath and DIY s’mores station.

Baseball Cupcakes

6. Baseball Cupcakes

Get ready to hit one out of the park with these assorted baseball cupcakes. With baseball season well underway, spring is the perfect time to host a baseball-themed party filled with these delicious desserts. Learn how to make these baseball-themed cupcakes yourself with simple ingredients and a little creativity. The gloves and bats are molded from Tootsie Rolls, and the mini baseballs are made of gum paste.

Baseball Themed Hot Dog Toppings Bar

7. Baseball Themed Hot Dog Toppings Bar

Throw some hot dogs on the grill, put out a few easy baseball-inspired decorations, and set up your own delicious hot dog toppings bar and you have the makings of a perfect casual springtime party. Grill up some hot dogs then offers guests a variety of gourmet toppings like chopped onions, sweet pickle relish, pineapple mango salsa, and grilled peppers. Add some retro ballpark decorations and you will find yourself in the big leagues.

Kite Birthday Party

8. Kite Birthday Party

Coordinating decorations and party printables in soft blue and yellow were the foundation of this simply adorable kite-inspired second birthday. The dessert table was filled with white, blue, and yellow sweets that look adorable and delicious. Our favorites are the milk and cookie shooters and cloudy day cake pops! Guests took home little yellow goodie bags and bubbles with a custom kite wrapper.

A Wildly Fun Boy’s Dinosaur Birthday Party

9. A Wildly Fun Dinosaur Birthday 

From “dino-mite” decorations to a super cool dinosaur birthday cake, this wild and fun dinosaur-themed party has loads of inspiration for your next bash. The perfect outdoor venue was taken to a whole other level with creative decorations and themed party games. Little prehistoric vignettes were set up all over the grounds and included inflatable dinosaurs, driftwood, succulents, natural foliage, and dinosaur toys!

Woodland Themed Boy’s First Birthday Party

10. Woodland Themed First Birthday Party

Magical decoration ideas and enchanting details will send your imagination soaring in this lovely woodland-themed first birthday party. The rustic and woodsy décor pairs perfectly with beautiful pops of cherry red. Charming desserts entice on the forest-inspired dessert table and you are sure to fall in love with the handmade details scattered throughout.

Golf Par-Tee

11. Golf Par-Tee

This precious golf-themed party is sure to be a hole-in-one! Aqua blue and lime green radiate through the party, with fun prints like argyle and stripes. The dessert table is especially gorgeous, with a fake turf backdrop, grassy cake stands, bright birthday bunting, and amazing fondant golf ball cake. Guests were also gifted adorable golf get-ups and toy golf clubs to play with on the field.

Soccer Birthday Party

12. Soccer Birthday Party

Does your child love to play soccer? You’ll want to pin, bookmark, or otherwise remember these party pictures because you are sure to find a lot of inspiration. Soccer ball sugar cookies displayed in faux grass, a soccer net backdrop for the dessert table, and an Oreo cookie cake are only some of the amazing soccer-themed ideas you will find!

Soccer Party Ideas

13. Soccer Party Ideas

From birthday parties to end-of-season celebrations, these soccer-themed party ideas will definitely impress all of your little soccer fans. The dessert table at this party featured glass jars filled with black and white candies, platters with chocolate and vanilla mini donuts, and an incredible display of mint Oreo cookies. We also love the champagne glasses filled with green jelly beans and a soccer ball pick.

Campfire Cake

14. Campfire Cake

An outdoor summer camp party theme is perfect for any adventurous kids out there. There are so many fun ideas can use for a camp theme too! This party included a do-it-yourself S’mores station, cardboard canoe races, a fishing pond, and so much more. This party is bright and colorful too, with vibrant orange, green, and blue decorations. One of our favorite parts is the homemade campfire cake complete with rock candy flames.

Farm Party Dessert Table

15. Farm Party Dessert Table

Farm-themed birthday parties usually lean to the rustic side, but this brightly colored modern take is a fun and welcomed change! The dessert table is set in front of a cute barn door backdrop and filled with delicious on-theme desserts. Little farm animal cake pops, pig pen pie pops, and carrot patch chocolate-covered strawberries are among some of the tasty treats.

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