Are Po and the Furious 5 joining your next celebration? These 17 cool Kung Fu Panda party ideas will help you.
Try your hand at making panda cupcakes or DIY Kung Fu Panda masks and party supplies. Engage your guests by letting them make paper lanterns or a conical paper hat or play themed party games!
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1. Panda Cupcakes
Dress up mini chocolate cupcakes as the most adorable pandas you have ever seen with sanding sugar, chocolate chips and a little bit of white icing! This step-by-step tutorial makes these little pandas super easy to recreate, too. They are the perfect treat for a Kung Fu Panda themed party, and your kids could even help you make them.
2. DIY Panda Shirts
From Quando Fuori Piove
Spruce up a plain white t-shirt with a printable panda design and black fabric marker to make this super cute panda shirt. It would be a great way to dress up your birthday boy or girl on their special day. This brilliant blogger came up with the easiest and smartest way to create the perfect designs on t-shirts. Check it out for your big day!
3. DIY Panda Balloon
From The DIY Fox via U-Create Crafts
Create a fun craft kids will love to help make with this simple DIY panda balloon craft. Using a simple white balloon and a black marker, create a panda face. Add felt and glue to create ears and you have a perfect panda craft for your next panda party.
4. No Sew Panda Mask
From Hey Let’s Make Stuff
Skadoosh! If your kids are obsessed with sporting their Kung Fu Panda style ninja moves around the house, these felt panda masks are sure to help them feel like they are part of the kung fu magic. Printable animal mask templates make it extremely easy to cut all of the pieces, and you can assemble the masks by sewing or hot gluing. Choose from a bunch of mask designs including fun characters like Tigress, Mantis, and Shifu.
5. Panda Craft
There is nothing that I love more than an adorable craft made from recycled materials! With an emptied and washed out bottle and a few other simple supplies, you can recreate these cute little pandas to hide around the house plants or dessert tables. You could also make these at your Kung Fu Panda inspired birthday party as a crafty activity for the kids. Party guests would love taking these cute little guys home with them!
6. DIY Paper Lanterns
From Inner Child Fun
Paper lanterns are often found at Japanese festivals, and they are used throughout different parts of the Kung Fu Panda series. I love how festive these paper lanterns look hanging from the ceiling to decorate for a birthday celebration. The best part is that they can be made on a moment’s notice using common household items you probably have on hand. It’s also a great project for kids who are starting to master the use of scissors.
7. Asian Paper Hat Craft
From Cool Moms Cool Tips
Traditional conical Chinese hats are originally made of straw with a wide slanted brim made to protect against the sun and the rain. A fun fact about these hats is that you can submerge them in water and wear it to cool down. This crafty version of the traditional Chinese hats is easy to recreate at home with construction paper and ribbon.
8. DIY Panda Pinata
Piñatas are a fun birthday party activity that is always a huge hit with the kids. Store bought versions can get pretty pricey, but you can follow this easy tutorial to make your own panda piñata right at home! The base of the piñata is made with recycled cardboard, then gets decorated with tissue paper and paint to make the adorable face. Add some googly eyes and stock the piñata with candy for some awesome DIY fun.
9. DIY Panda Bear Headband/Ears
These DIY panda ear headbands are way better than party hats and way more useful than a bag full of candy of small dollar store toys. It would be so much fun to make a bunch of these headbands for all of your party guests, and have a bunch of little panda bears running around the house! Plastic headbands from the dollar store are transformed with felt or polar fleece ears and a dot of hot glue. Your Kung Fu Panda loving kids will go crazy for them.
10. DIY Panda Lanterns
Panda-fy your paper lanterns to hang from the ceiling at your Kung Fu Panda inspired birthday bash! These adorable decorations are perfect for indoor and outdoor party spaces, and can easily be collapsed and stored to use again. A white paper lantern is decorated with two black yarn pom-pom ears and black construction paper eyes and a nose. This blogger also included a handy dandy template for the face pieces!
11. Kung Fu Panda Geometric Art
From All for the Boys
Using favorite characters is such a great way to get kids interested in art. Recreate this geometric panda faces with your party guests to encourage creativity in a fun and easy way! The best part of geometric art is that it doesn’t need to be perfect. Just trim away until you get a shape you like. To make Po from Kung Fu Panda all you will need is white, black, and green construction paper along with scissors and some glue.
12. Kung Fu Panda Cake
From Sweet Jadrianna, as seen on Flickr
Every birthday boy deserves an epic cake at their birthday party. This 3D Kung Fu Panda Cake will be the talk of the party! Decorated to look just like Po from Kung Fu Panda, this amazing cake is both delicious and adorable. I also love the cupcakes served with the cake decorated with black and white panda paw prints.
13. Kung Fu Panda Coloring Pages
From Mom Junction
Coloring pages are an easy activity for children of any age at birthday parties. Set them out at the table for kids to work on as your party guests arrive, or send them home with partiers in their favor bags. This post includes ten awesome Kung Fu Panda coloring pages that are ready to be printed right now. Choose from your favorite Kung Fu Panda characters and different images of the infamous Furious Five!
14. Kung Fu Panda DIY Masks
From Kersey Campbell, as seen on Fandango
We are all huge Kung Fu Panda fans at our house, so party or no party we are definitely going to make these panda masks. Po is probably the best underdog hero ever! It is really easy to make these Po masks and the kids will love playing with at the Kung Fu Panda celebration. The materials needed are easy to find. All you need are some white paper plates, black contact paper or duct tape, and a plastic straw. Don’t forget to take some pictures of the whole party with their masks!
15. Panda Bear Marshmallows
From The Decorated Cookie
Marshmallows are a favorite treat among children everywhere. Make plain marshmallows even better by popping them on a stick and adding some adorable panda faces. These panda bear marshmallow pops are super easy to recreate and will definitely be a huge hit at your Kung Fu Panda party. Just use a black edible marker to draw tiny panda faces on the front of a marshmallow and add a few ears to finish them off.
16. Kung Fu Panda Party Table
From Deliciously Darling
Your party doesn’t have to stop at the dessert table. Bring you party in to the dining room with matching decor and elements to tie it all together. Kung Fu Panda character masks are hung on the back of each chair. Red and white polka dot paper is used as a table runner and red and yellow plates are stacked on top of each other with a red plastic cups are at each place setting with red lanterns hang from above.
Check out these great ideas for your next Kung Fu party gathered by the crew at Spaceships and Laser Beams.
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- Bamboo Chopsticks
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- Cookie Cutters
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- Kung Fu Panda Tablecloth
- Kung Fu Panda Notebooks
- Kung Fu Panda Napkins
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