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10 Party Themes for Boys We Love

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This roundup of colorful boy birthday parties and decorations is sure to help you forget the lingering winter. Dr. Seuss, a little lumberjack, minions and monsters, racecars and helicopters, turtles and ninjas and a lovely lullaby will keep you oohing and ahhing as you take a look around the neighborhood!

Boy Birthday Party Ideas

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Dr. Seuss Birthday Party Ideas

1. From Crissy’s Crafts: Dr. Seuss Birthday Party – This event was commemorating Dr. Seuss, but if you’re enamored with his brand of childhood whimsy and political commentary, you’ll find lots of colorful ideas for your own boy’s birthday party.

Little Lumberjack First Birthday Party

2. From Laurie Bracewell Photography via Pretty My Party: Little Lumberjack 1st Birthday Party – What a handsome party! I love the wonderful details throughout the entire gathering. The most amusing? Either the cider in whiskey flasks or the smash cake that looks like that lumberjack favorite, a stack of flap jacks!

Minion Birthday Party Idea

3. From Adelphi Mou via Kara’s Party Ideas: Minions Themed Birthday Party – Who couldn’t use a few minions of their own?! This group brought nice color and quirky, fun ideas.

Monster Birthday Party Idea

4. From Karo’s Funland via Mimi’s Dollhouse: Monster Birthday Bash – Find adorable fun with google eyes galore and great splashes of color in this visually exciting fourth birthday celebration. Simple paper lanterns have been transformed into little hanging monsters with silly grins and even the food is looking back at you!

Teenage Mutant Birthday Party Idea

5. From Life with Lulu and Junebug via Creative Party Place: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles — Even though turtles have a reputation for moving slowly, these teenage versions sure seem to get around! Here’s another colorful version of this long popular theme.

Cookie Monster Birthday Party

6. From Lauren Haddox Designs via Kara’s Party Ideas: Cookie Monster Themed 2nd Birthday – Lauren scores again with another darling little guy party! She always manages to come up with boy-handsome ideas and this simply sweet idea doesn’t disappoint.


Unique Baby Shower Ideas

7. From GreyGrey Designs via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Lullaby and Good Night – Burlap and lace is an awesome combo for a lovely boy baby shower. But it would also make a beautiful, vintage first birthday party theme as well. 

Vintage Race Car Birthday Party Idea

8. From Kiss Me Kate via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Vintage Racecar Party – This car party not only thrills the boys, moms like it too! Yolanda used all sorts of interesting details to construct a table racing to birthday happiness.

Helicopter Themed Birthday Party

9. From A Party Studio via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Helicopter Flying High Party – This helicopter party is a fun take on the flying machine parties that thrill little guys. Turquoise and red really pop against the white clouds at this breakfast time party.

Boy's Lego Ninjago Birthday Party

10. From SimplyIced via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Lego Ninjago Party – Boys build memories and Lego heroes with this party full of color. Lego themed celebrations seem to be the fantasy of a wide age range of boys.


  • SELF PORTRAIT :: This is a great idea to help kids get started on an art project—often the most difficult step.
  • FAMILY MAIL BOXES :: Actually, they’re envelopes, but what a great idea for notes of appreciation and fun handwriting practice.
  • SEND HUGS :: Cute art activity that can be mailed to a distant loved one.

What boy’s birthday party theme do you love most this week?

Layne Henderson

Layne is a boy mom in love. Surrounded by three adventurous little men, she's in pursuit of an empty laundry basket, the perfect cup of coffee, and sleep. She blogs, parents, and manages social media while wearing her tiara.