Every little girl dreams of being a princess, and what better way to make that dream come true can be? Well, throwing a fairytale-themed birthday party can make your little one a princess on her day. It can be a lot of fun and very magical! But it’s not easy to plan a party without clear directions and clear guidance. This magical moment can become a disaster if you don’t do it right. Don’t worry; we have you covered! So get ready to make your child’s birthday wishes come true with our help. We have all you need to know about planning the perfect fairytale-themed birthday party, from birthday cake and food to decor items like props, furniture, and area rugs. Here are the first 16 ways to ensure you have the most magical fairytale birthday party ever!
1. Pick A Fairytale
Number one, you need to pick a fairytale. This may seem like an obvious step, but there are so many amazing fairytales out there that it can be tough to choose just one! Once you’ve decided on a fairytale, you have achieved a milestone in the party planning process! When choosing the fairytale, consider the child’s choice, age appropriateness, and what fairytale you can easily find party supplies for.
Our favorite fairytales include classic stories like Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, and Snow White. If you want something a little different, consider The Frog Prince, Jack and the Beanstalk, or even Alice in Wonderland! No matter which fairytale you choose, your little one is sure to have a magical birthday party!
Number two, send out invitations that tie in with your fairytale theme. You can find fairytale-themed invitations online or at your local party store. If you’re feeling crafty, you can design your own! A handmade card isn’t an easy job, so go for a printed card with a self-made design; it will give you a feel of association and creativity.
3. Make Some Room
As we know, a successful fairytale party won’t just happen by itself, and you will have to create an environment that is fit for a fairytale! This means making some room in your home or venue of choice. If you’re planning on having the party indoor, then you’ll need to make sure there’s enough space for all your guests to move around freely. Use minimum furniture and let your area rug do the rest of the fairytale decoration. Use pinks rugs to define the focal point of your fairytale living room.’
4. Fairytale Decorations
A fairytale party isn’t complete without some dreamy decorations! You can go all out and transform your entire home into a fairytale castle, and nothing can be extravagant in a fairytale theme party because fairy tales are all about make-believe. Balloons in various shades of blue and purple, hanging fairy lights everywhere, candles, flowers, and ribbons are some basic decoration items that you’ll need to get started. Try making a DIY castle out of cardboard boxes if you want to get really creative!
5. Table Settings
The table or keep it simple with some fairy lights and streamers. Either way, make sure you have plenty of photo opportunities for your guests! photography is an important part of fairytale-themed parties. Make sure to create a fairytale backdrop for your guests to take photos in front of it,
Your guests will love taking home a little piece of the fairytale with them! Some ideas for fairytale-themed souvenirs include miniature glass bottles filled with fairy dust, wands, crowns, and carriages. Whatever you choose, DIY fairytale wands or tiaras, or fill goody bags with candy “jewels” and other fun treats!
No matter what kind of fairytale party you are planning, food should be the show’s star! After all, what’s a fairytale without a feast? If you want to keep things traditional, go for classic fairytale foods like roasted turkey legs, spit-roasted meats, or even a giant wedding cake. For something a little more fun and unique, try serving “poisoned” apples (Not actually poisoned), “dragon’s breath” chili, or “witch’s brew” punch.
Fairytale parties wouldn’t be complete without some magical entertainment! If you want to keep things low-key, hire a local storyteller to regale your guests with fairytales old and new. Set up a scavenger hunt or hire a professional face-painter for something a little more active. And, of course, no fairytale party is complete without a few games of “pin the tail on the donkey” or “hot potato.”
9. Play Area
A little space for kids will be a good approach; it will give them space to enjoy and go wild, you can arrange a ball pit, a small climbing area, and little trampoline, etc., and a few characters from the fairytale will make your party more fairytale, you can ask some people to come as characters from fairytales.
10. Story Telling Session
You can also arrange for a storytelling session by inviting a fairytale character or somebody who loves reading out loud. This will be enjoyed by all and is bound to. It will give kids a dose of fairytales and make the party more memorable.
11. Fairytale Dress Up
You can also ask all the invitees to come dressed up as their favorite fairytale character. This will be a fun activity for all and make for some great photographs! It will remain memorable for kids, and they will have a lot of fairytale fun.
12. Fairytale Treasure Hunt
Another great activity to keep kids engaged and excited is to arrange for a fairytale treasure hunt. This can be done by hiding clues around the house or party area, which will lead them to the final prize. You can add more fairytale fun by creating a fairytale-themed scavenger hunt.
13. Have A Fairytale Movie Marathon
A fairytale movie marathon is another great way to add fairytale fun to the birthday party. You can either set up a projector or put on the TV in the backyard. This activity will add more relatable fairytale fun to the party.
14. Get Creative With Fairytale-Themed Food
Fairytale-themed food is a great way to add some extra fairytale fun to the birthday party. You can get creative and make your own fairytale-themed cupcakes or cake. Kids love confectionery items, fairytale-themed confectioneries will add a cherry on the top, and it will amaze kids. You can also use fairytale-themed plates, napkins, and utensils. This is a great way to make the food more fairytale-themed.
15. Add Furnishings And Balloons
Lastly, don’t forget to add some fairytale-themed furnishings and balloons. This will help to make the birthday party more fairytale-themed. You can find fairytale-themed plates, napkins, and utensils at most party stores. You can also find fairytale-themed balloons at most party stores. You add furniture pieces such as fairytale-themed chairs and tables. You can also find rugs to place under the table for defining the space at famous stores like RugKnots or Wayfair.
16. Fairy’s Cake
Don’t forget the cake! A fairytale-themed birthday party would not be complete without a fairytale-themed cake. You can find fairytale-themed cakes at most bakeries, or you can make your own. If you plan to make your own, many online tutorials can help you out. You can also add a fairytale-themed cake topper to the birthday cake.
By following these 16 ways, you can easily plan your child’s perfect fairytale-themed birthday party. Just remember to have fun and enjoy the process!
So, these are some of the means you can plan the perfect fairytale-themed birthday party for your little one. With a little bit of planning and creativity, you can easily make this happen. Just remember to have fun and enjoy the process. After all, it is a birthday party.