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13 Birthday Party Ideas for Boys

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What’s the big deal about a birthday party theme? It pulls together decorations, dessert tables, favors and invitations. Choosing a theme will make your entire party planning process easier and more successful. That’s why we keep offering suggestions for you to choose from. This week (in no particular order) the spotlight is on robots and rocking horses, firemen and Nerf guns, soccer and science, motocross and modern puppies, whales, indoor camping, tractors and a focus on art. Have fun exploring!

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Boys Robot Themed Birthday Party

1. TEACUPS AND TRUCKS via KARA’S PARTY IDEAS :: BOY’S ROBOT THEMED BIRTHDAY PARTY—The robot theme is one of my personal favorites for a little guy and this rendition is darling. The oversized robot backdrop made from paper plates is a terrific beginning. A birthday cake with dryer vent arms is sure to make you grin, plus there are so-cute robot applesauce cups, cake pops and great themed activities. The colorful guest table is loads of fun!

Rocking Horse Baby Boy Shower

2. WHITE DOOR EVENTS via THE PRETTY BLOG :: ROCKING HORSE BABY SHOWER –For sure, go look at this party. This one is swoon worthy! Gorgeous flowers and a fabulous venue make you wish you were there. The lovely presentation of desserts is especially appealing. I think this would also be special for a first birthday celebration.

Boys Fireman 2nd Birthday Party

3. SWEET EVENT STYLING BY THANH via LITTLE WISH PARTIES :: FIREMAN THEMED 2ND BIRTHDAY PARTY—No alarm necessary but this party is hot stuff! Flaming cupcakes, fireman hat cake pops, and themed candies make this table sizzle with excitement.

Boys Nerf Gun Birthday

4. ANDERS RUFF :: BOY’S NERF THEMED 8TH BIRTHDAY PARTY – Is there a boy who doesn’t like Nerf guns? A favorite interest always makes a terrific party theme. And moms, be encouraged: this celebration was hosted at an off-site venue, with only 30 minutes to set things up—and it looks super!

Baby Boy Woodland Baby Shower

5. KASI via CATCH MY PARTY :: WOODLAND THEMED BABY SHOWER – This is my kind of camping: indoors, with lots of greenery and no bugs! There are lovely floral arrangements, mossy table runners, and plenty of themed foods. The many details like tiny woodland figures, overhead lights entwined with vines, and pine cone place card holders add to this lovely boho event.

Twins Modern Camping Birthday Party

6. GLORIA WONG DESIGNS via 100 LAYER CAKELET :: MODERN CAMP THEMED FIRST BIRTHDAY PARTY – Did you know a stylized chalkboard is just the backdrop for a birthday party? This event for twins proves it!  A golden tree-trunk cake stand, whimsical animals, and paper stars make it magical. Wearing paper animal ears and painting paper teepees kept young guests busy.

Boys Soccer Themed Birthday Party

7. FESTEVJAR via KARA’S PARTY IDEAS :: BOY’S SOCCER THEMED BIRTHDAY PARTY—Love that centerpiece “cake”. Isn’t it perfect for birthday brothers who love soccer? There is more color in this event than most soccer parties and it looks good. The dessert table features mini goals that capture treats like candy tubes embellished with whistles and soccer shoes. Great guy stuff!


Boys Science Themed Birthday Party

8. BANNER EVENTS via SPACESHIPS AND LASER BEAMS :: BOY’S LABORATORY-SCIENCE THEMED BIRTHDAY PARTY—Is your son the curious type? Oh, come on—what boy isn’t curious?! Cool experiments, clever desserts, and wonderful décor make this party a winner. Kids love the hands-on fun with this party theme.

Boys Whale Themed Baby Shower

9. PARTYLICIOUS EVENTS via SPACESHIPS AND LASER BEAMS :: WHALE THEMED BABY SHOWER—Lovely shades of water blue look refreshing at this adorable gathering to celebrate baby’s arrival. This was styled to definitely have a boyish slant, but moms would be delighted with the sweet details.

Boys Art Themed Birthday Party

10. A LOVELY DESIGN via SPACESHIPS AND LASER BEAMS :: ART THEMED BIRTHDAY PARTY—Colorful? Check. Creative? Check. Kid approved? Check!  I think this is a birthday party theme that we don’t see often enough. Kids love to create and moms have fun releasing their inner Picasso, too!

Boys Motorcross Birthday

11. THE CAKE POP QUEEN via SPACESHIPS AND LASER BEAMS :: BOY’S MOTOCROSS THEMED BIRTHDAY—Black and white always lends itself to graphic appeal.  The biker silhouette decal, an arrow garland and giant confetti really add punch! Be sure to notice the awesome helmet shaped cake pops.

Boys Modern Puppy Birthday Party

12. CREATIVE DESIGNS BY TONI via SPACESHIPS AND LASER BEAMS :: MODERN PUPPY THEMED BIRTHDAY PARTY—What boy doesn’t love a puppy dog and a puppy-themed celebration? This version is dog-gone cute with winsome puppers on the cake, cupcakes and cookies. Stripes and polka dots add to the fun décor.

Boys Tractor Themed Birthday Party

13. WHERE THE GREEN GRASS GROWS via SPACESHIPS AND LASER BEAMS :: BOY’S TRACTOR THEMED BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION—Fresh-faced kids and a farm-fresh party just go together! This event was done up in sunshine yellow and grass green and it was filled with perfect theme ideas.


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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.