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Fun DIY Kids Birthday Party Ideas

If you're an avid crafter, your kid's birthday is no exception when it comes to DIYing a party to remember. For kids birthdays, you have plenty of room to be creative, colorful and fun for the birthday party activities, crafts, decor and favors. 

Whether it's to save a few bucks or you just want to make your child's birthday a more memorable and personalized event, going the DIY route will definitely give your party a unique flair. From bright colors to fun shapes, craft up some of these fun DIY ideas to customize your child's event to their personality.

Check out these easy yet adorable ideas and plan a happy, happy birthday for your little girl or guy!

  • Make a Crown for the Royal Birthday Kid

    Whether your child is turning 3 or 7, they'll certainly appreciate being the ruler of their kingdom for their birthday. We found these cute DIY crown you can make with felt and customize to your child's age. 

    See the tutorial from Momtastic.

  • DIY Confetti Shooters

    No party would be complete without some confetti for the festivities. Rather than buying confetti shooters at the store, this kid-friendly version uses push pops for a unique DIY kids birthday party idea you can make. You Are My Fave shows you how you can easily make them. 

  • Make a Colorful Banner

    Create your own banner with colors to match the birthday party theme. Whether it's multi-colored or just pink for a little girl's birthday or blue for a boy's, this is party banner is a must at your even. This banner how-to is also waterproof and can be used outdoors as well. See our steps here for this simple yet easy DIY craft. 

  • Hang Spiral Stramers From the Doorway

    Instead of hanging plain streamers, My Kids Are Freaks created these spiral streamers and hung them from a doorway. Create these streamers in various colors to give your party space a fun-filled and colorful look. 

  • Customize the Birthday Candles

    We love this idea found here that upgrades candles from your local dollar store for a more festive and sparkly way to decorate the birthday cake. Using beads, buttons and other shiny adornments, update boring candles to be more party worthy. 


  • Make a Welcome Sign With Chalkboard

    This chalkboard craft can be used for any kind of party because it's so customizable. Using an old frame and chalkboard paint, check out our tutorial to create a custom welcome sign to invite the little guests at your kid's birthday party. 

  • Cute Cupcake Toppers

    Cupcakes are the required sweet treat for a kids birthday party. Bake a batch of the kid's favorite flavor and jazz it up with these DIY cute cupcake toppers. Using neon pom pom balls, these sweet treats look the part of the perfect party treat. 


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