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These fabulous ideas will take your Toy Story birthday party to infinity and beyond!
There may be no “snake in [your] boots”, but these 21 Toy Story themed birthday party ideas will add pep to your party step.
We’ve rounded up the most adorable party food ideas including Mr. Potato Head cookies, the coolest Toy Story birthday cake, and even alien Jell-O.
Plus, don’t miss the Toy Story costumes or the creative decorations, favors and party games.
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1. Toy Story Joint Birthday Party Ideas
From Memories are Sweet, as seen on Spaceships and Laser Beams
Grab your favorite pair of cowboy boots and come join the fun with the dun details in this Woody and Jessie themed birthday party. Taking inspiration from Woody and Jessie’s loveable characters, the party was decorated in colors of red, yellow, and brown with pops of cow print and gingham. Party guests could step up to the kid-sized saloon for a cold drink and rest their feet on hay bales decorated with cowboy bandanas and sheriff hats!
2. Toy Story Mr. Potato Head Craft
From The Suburban Mom
Mr. and Mrs. Potato head are two of the funniest characters in the Toy Story movies, so they deserve to be recognized at the party with their very own craft. The kids at this party went crazy for this fun and easy paper craft with printable potato head body parts. It takes some time to prep, cutting out all of the arms, eyes, and necessary accessories, but it is easy to do while watching TV and so worth it.
3. Alien Jell-O
From Styling the Moment, as seen on Kara’s Party Ideas
With an endless array of Toy Story themed treats, sweets, and décor, this birthday event will inspire endless party ideas and have you craving a Toy Story marathon. Turn Jell-O cups, every child’s favorite jiggly sweet treat, into a festive treat that is right on theme. These green alien Jell-O cups are easy to recreate with a few packs of green Jell-O and a bag of candy eyeballs from your local craft store or grocery store.
4. Toy Story Cake
From Arte da Ka, as seen on Flikr
Bring four of your favorite Toy Story characters to life with this amazing fondant cake! Each layer perfectly captures the characters of Woody, Buzz Lightyear, Jessie, and the goofy green aliens. I am in love with every single detail of this layered cake, including Woody’s famous sheriff’s badge, Buzz Lightyear’s spaceman uniform, and the crazy aliens’ antennae.
5. Toy Story Mr. Potato Head Cookies
From Baking with Best
Follow this surprisingly simple tutorial to bring Mr. Potato Head’s character to life with adorable and delicious iced sugar cookies. You can use a cardstock paper guide to cut around, or easily make your own character shaped cookie cutter! The blogger also has a video tutorial that you can follow for icing them. These cookies are lots of fun and look totally perfect displayed on a dessert table.
6. Buzz Lightyear Space Ranger Gear
From OhSoPrintable, as seen on Hostess with the Mostess
To infinity, and beyond! This simple yet out of this world Buzz Lightyear birthday party would make any boy’s day, especially when he is wearing a pair of super cool homemade Buzz Lightyear gloves. Lime green and bright blue accents, paired with some sparkly silver stars make the perfect decorations on the dessert table. I also love the giant hanging stars against the dark blue background. It’s like you’re right in outer space!
7. Toy Story Party
From Lerolerito, as seen on Catch My Party
There are so many wonderful details in this boy’s Toy Story birthday party. The tables are littered with all of the toys from the Toy Story movies, including favorites like the army men, Buzz Lightyear, Woody, and stuffed octopus! Colorful balloons and splashes of fun cow print pull together the theme with expert style and personalized favor bags are the perfect way to say thank you to your guests.
8. Toy Story Dessert Table
From Michelle’s Party Plan-It, as seen on Spaceships and Laser Beams
Shops for party props in your very own home with this colorful Toy Story party that incorporates your child’s very favorite collectables. This blogger combined her household finds with fun printable decorations and incredibly clever details from the movie! Alien marshmallow pops, chocolate pudding boot cups, and piggy cupcakes are among the treats displayed on the wonderful treat table, covered with a cow print table runner and coordinating bandana garland.
9. DIY Toy Story Alien Pinata
From Crafty Mama
A piñata filled to the brim with yummy candies and fun toys is the highlight on any kid’s birthday party. Save yourself some money this time around with this kid friendly papier Mache piñata made to look like the Toy Story aliens! Some lime green crepe paper, cardstock eyes, and DIY pencil antenna complete the look. Hang it up inside or out for an exciting party activity for party guests of all ages.
10. Toy Story Photo Booth Props
Make memories with your birthday boy and all of his special guests by setting up an awesome Toy Story themed photo booth! These free printable Toy Story photo booth props are sure to put the Yee Haw! into the birthday celebration. Print the free graphics on cardstock paper, cut out, and attach a chopstick or dowel rod with some tape. Add some fun accessories like cowboy hats or animal ears then just let your guests go.
11. Toy Story Etch-a-Sketch Cookies
From Lydia Bakes
Recreate these amazing Etch-a-Sketch cookies with a simple flooding technique with Royal Icing and a few creative touches. Once the grey icing dries, this crafty mom brushed the cookies with silver lustre dust to make them look shiny and then stuck on two white chocolate buttons with a bit of Royal Icing to look like the knobs on the classic toy.
12. Woody’s Round-up Toy Story Party
From Krown Kreations, as seen on Catch My Party
Grab a cowboy hat, red bandana, sheriff’s badge, and come on in to the party to celebrate the birthday boy or girl. Woody is the center of attention at this Toy Story inspired party. The dessert table is decorated with swaths of blue and red fabric, splashes of cow print design, and a giant sheriff’s badge with the birthday boy’s initial. Among the treats Mr. Potato Head mustaches, chocolate dipped Oreo cookies, and a beautiful fondant cake!
13. Toy Story Costumes
From Malu LocaCao para festas, as seen on Kara’s Party Ideas
Welcome your birthday party guests to the Toy Story themed bash with a rack full of costumes inspired by the favorite characters Woody and Jessie. You can buy costumes in bulk online through websites like Amazon or, if you are super crafty, take on the project yourself. What are the essentials? Brown and red cowboy hats, and matching vests for all the cowboys and cowgirls at the party.
14. Buzz Lightyear Party Ideas
From Isabel’s Confetti as seen on Spaceships and Laser Beams
Calling all space rangers: this boys Buzz Lightyear birthday party is totally out of this world! Created to their son’s second birthday party, this blogger did a stellar job incorporating her sons absolute love for the Toy Story movie and his favorite colors (blue and green). Backed by a sparkling sea of shimmering party tinsel, the dessert table was surely beyond little guests’ wildest dreams. The Buzz Lightyear cake is the perfect finishing touch.
15. Mr. Potato Head Bean Bag Toss Game
From Crafty CA Girl
Every great party needs some fun and interactive activities for the little guests of honour. Recreate this fun Mr. Potato Head Bean Bag Toss Game in no time with some recycle coffee jars or soup cans, handmade or printable Mr. Potato Head graphics, and a few beanbags from the kid’s play room! Party guests can take turns tossing their bean bags at the tower to see how many cans they can get to topple over!
16. Mr. Potato Head Pinata
From Krown Kreations, as seen on Catch My Party
This is another fabulous homemade piñata idea for your Toy Story birthday celebration. Recreate the loveable and hilarious character Mr. Potato Head with some papier mache and basic crafting skills. Fill it with as much candy as you can then affix the paper arms, face, and accessories. Hang from a swing set or tree branch and let the kids go crazy.
17. Alien Marshmallow Pops
Michelle’s Party Plan-It, as seen on Spaceships and Laser Beams
Marshmallow pops are a tasty handheld treat perfect for big parties when kids need a sweet treat on the go! This blogger brought the Toy Story aliens to life using striped paper straws, marshmallows, lime green candy melts, and three little candy eyes. They look adorable on the dessert table and what little kid wouldn’t go crazy for them?
18. Toy Story Birthday Cake
From Squared Party Printables, as seen on Spaceships and Laser Beams
I’m totally in love with this Toy Story birthday party and dessert table with the perfect blend of movie characters and creativity. The dessert table is stocked with all of the fun toys from the Toy Story movies, as well as a ton of tasty treats. The birthday cake is beautifully decorated and you could easily recreate it yourself! A simple iced cake is decorated with fondant and rice krispie treat blocks, a cookie Etch-a-Sketch, and colorful gumballs.
19. Toy Story Food Ideas
From The Suburban Mom
There are so many amazingly creative Toy Story party food ideas in this birthday party post! Popcorn chicken Bullseye bites, fruit skewer rockets, slinky dog pasta salad, and pirate’s booty galaxy puffs are among some of the adorable snacks displayed at the beautiful food table. I love that there is a mix of sweet treats and healthy treats!
20. Toy Story Cookies
From Party Print via Catch my Party
To Infinity and Beyond!!! Bring your Toy Story party to life with cookies shaped like famous icons from the movie. The yellow bouncy ball, Woody’s boot and hat, Buzz’s rocket and even a personalized cookie title. Make your cookies stand out with custom cookies shaped in your child’s initial and age decorated to match the Toy Story theme.
21. Toy Story Party
Leave no toy behind with this Toy Story party inspired by the third movie in the wildly popular animated movie series with DIY projects and inspiration. The backdrop for the dessert table was built out of cardboard boxes and filled with the Toy Story toys popping out of them, with a banner strung across with alphabet block letters. Buckets of candy add a colorful touch, and Sunnyside lunch boxes make the perfect party favor!
These customized Toy Story letters from Live Laugh Scrap are the perfect way to spell out a name!