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Boys Construction Themed Birthday Party Ideas

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A boy’s birthday party built right in the back yard? Yes—a very effective idea when using a boy’s construction party theme! I first saw these party idea on Sweet Designs By Amy Atlas and it was styled by Belinda of Styled by Belle. This is a popular theme so you might think there’s nothing new to see, but Belinda has come up with novel ideas and darling supplies that enhance the dessert table. The cake and cupcake decorations fit right in with the construction party theme, too.

Boys Construction Themed Birthday Party Ideas

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Belinda started with building a tool bench dessert table from an old garden bench, MDF board and spray paint—and it looks terrific! Pegboard was mounted on the back and a collection of real tools was hung high enough that curious little guys could look, but not touch. Stop signs, caution cones and lights, and saw horses help establish an authentic looking work zone for busy crew members.

Construction Birthday Party Dessert Table Ideas

Yellow work bins were full of treats and given labels of beams, boulders, pipes, wrecking balls, drill bits, and pebbles. Even the lower shelf was stocked with black and yellow macarons.

Construction Birthday Party Cake

The birthday cake was fashioned after a tool belt—with tools!—and a hard hat.

Construction Birthday Party Food Ideas

Miniature hard hat cake pops and “wet paint” (chocolate dipped marshmallows) candy were displayed in containers marked “paint cans” on either side of the cake. A tool box display offered cupcakes; a tool caddy held tool-shaped cookies.

Construction Party Games

Belinda used existing landscape features to display a fleet of toy trucks as decorations and as part of a pretend play activity. The level surface was just the right height for small fry construction crew members to build with wooden blocks. It reminds me of this great construction themed party that encouraged hands on play as well! Aren’t three-year-olds adorable?! They look so serious as they “work”!

Party Games for Boys Construction Birthday

Belinda set up caution cones to use as a ring-toss activity. Mini work-stations were outfitted with Styrofoam blocks and edged in black/yellow caution tape.

Games for Construction Themed Boys Birthday Party

The crew used toy hammers to happily pound (golf-tees) nails, while others took turns excavating in the digging zone.

Construction birthday party activities and games

When it was time for lunch break, the guys found step-stool seats around a yellow covered table. Plates, cups and table service continued the black/yellow theme. A dump-truck delivered a load of chocolates in the middle of the table.

Boys Construction Birthday Party Table Decorations

Belinda’s attention to detail produced a fun party in a popular theme. Check out more of Belinda’s work by following her on Facebook.  

Construction birthday party decorations

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Stephanie Keeping

Stephanie is in love with a boy named Sam. He has taught her that it’s okay to jump first and look later, to wear a dirty shirt to the park and to decide that today is a good day to take a nap in your rubber boots. She hangs out here blogging at Spaceships and Laser Beams and at our printable party shop on Etsy.