These bug themed birthday party ideas are perfect for the budding entomologist at your house?
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20 Bug Themed Birthday Party Ideas
1. Bug Bash Birthday Dessert Table
I had so much fun doing this dessert table! Crispy insect nests, chocolate hives and bug specimen cookies looked (and tasted) great with our Bug Collection features adorning the table and the wall.
2. Fun and Colorful Bug Party
Nothing creepy about this celebration — it’s all fun and colorful discovery right in your own backyard!
3. Judah Bug’s 1st Birthday
From Cindy via Catch My Party
Wonderful balloon bugs, a clever smash cake and sunshine colors created a happy celebration.
4. Boy’s 6th Birthday Bug Party
From Emily via Spaceships and Laser Beams
I didn’t know a bug themed party could be so stylish and gross at the same time! A guy would LOVE celebrating with hissing cockroaches and eating dirt and worms (chocolate cake and gummy candies) and caterpillar kabobs (grapes)!
5. Ollie’s Bug Hunt
From Debbie via Catch My Party
A boy’s sixth birthday was made even more special by celebrating with his favorite bug: the ladybug. Go here to see a cute cake, a ladybug piñata and a photobooth that turned everyone into a ladybug.
6. River’s Buggy Bash
From Kristen Fetsch via Project Nursery
With a wiggle-worm one-year-old, mom decided a buggy party would be a perfect theme. She decorated everything in green, blue, yellow and orange for a summery feel.
7. Boy Bash Bug Birthday
From Fun Favors via Spaceships and Laser Beams
I do think our Bug Collection is the greatest! Terrific color and a wide variety of insects make it easy to host a Bug Bash. Budget how-to ideas are included at this party.
8. Insect Themed Party
From Ambrini Events via Chickabug
Bug-topped cupcakes in grass-like wraps and LOTS of blue, green and orange lanterns ramped up the party style.
9. Bug Bash Birthday
If you were invited to this party you could dig and color and eat bugs…well, not real ones.
10. Brandon’s 5th Birthday
From Mariela via Catch My Party
How about a ladybug release for one of the party activities — great idea! A fully stocked craft table and a faux bug-in-the-grass hunt made this party lots of fun.
11. Bug Birthday Party
From My Little Mod via Spaceships and Laser Beams
Darling cake and cupcakes are just the start of a wonderful food display. Notice the theme-perfect take-home favors, too.
12. Insect and Reptile Birthday Party
From Laurel and Ursula via Anders Ruff
The attractive moss table runners (with insects!) caught my attention and there are especially nice favor ideas here, too.
13. Bug Birthday Party
From Jennifer via Catch My Party
Two birthday boys + two birthday cakes + bugs + terrific menu + great favors = one fun party!
14. Bug Party
From Prop Shop Boutique via Party Wagon
Nature’s green with pops of orange and a few other colorful bugs enliven the outdoor venue at this party.
15. Bumble Bee First Birthday Party
A bumble bee theme should suit busy-as-a-bee little guys. These ideas are sweeter than honey!
16. Insect Birthday Party
A beautiful outdoor venue, a stylish set-up and awesome food choices all add up to a lovely party whose theme is still BUGS!
17. A Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Party
From Jessica via Pizzazzerie
What a theme for a growing boy! The dessert table at this colorful celebration was filled with foods that the caterpillar eats throughout the book — clever!
18. Creepy Crawlie 4th Birthday
From Janine Burk via Hostess With the Mostess
Bugs are joined by lizards, snakes, turtles — all things creepy and crawlie that might delight a young boy.
19. Bug Out 6th Birthday
How ’bout inviting a face painter to the party? Kids love having bugs crawl on their faces!
20. Cool Customer Bug Themed Birthday Party
From Amy via Spaceships and Laser Beams
A spider web maze to crawl through and a (faux) bug hunt kept the budding entomologists happily engaged for a long while.
How-to Make Egg Carton Bugs
From Ginger Snap Crafts via Design Dazzle
Whether you’re looking for party decorations or an activity for your bug party, here’’s a way to make some of those little buggers.
Looking for party supplies for your boy’s bug birthday party? We think you’ll love these party sources put together by the Spaceships and Laser Beams crew.
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- 16-Piece Plastic Insects
- Mini Fruit Worms
- Plastic Magnifying Glasses
- Realistic Gummy Bugs
- Insect Cookie Cutter Set
- Packaged Tissue Grass
- 3 Plastic Ants Cake Toppers
- Mini Plastic Toy Ants
- Bugs Sugar Decorations
- Natural Kraft Merchandise Bags