Need a cool birthday party theme for your little boy? We have 150 fabulous suggestions for you!
So, when your little rascal turns a year older, you’ve got a multitude of birthday party theme choices for them.
Check out these fantastic and fun birthday party themes for boys who love cartoons, superheroes, sports leagues, circuses, and so much more! We have birthday themes for baby boys, right through to teenager boys and everything in between!
1. Escape Room: An Hour as a Private Detective
Does your little one dream of becoming a detective? Invite his friends at home for a life-sized Escape Room, thanks to Escape Kit.
The concept is simple : choose your favourite adventure, download your Escape Room Kit, print out the fun life-sized puzzles and set up the game at your home.
An innovative activity at a low price ($23 per adventure kit) for an hour of play.
With the help of original printed cards, the children will have to find clues, find hidden items, find their way out of mysterious mazes, paint over drawings, to solve the game’s riddles.
Several themes are proposed: the magic of Harry Potter, the magical world of princesses, the power of superheroes, the treasure island of pirates or the enchanted world of the Little Prince.
2. Dinosaur Themed Party
This roaring dinosaur themed party is perfect for your little dinosaur and his curiosity about the Mesozoic era. Perfect for a 1st through to 8th age birthday boy – there is so much you can do. For a Dinosaur Birthday Cake, double-stack a sand cake or chocolate cake, cover in green mock cream (grass) and place a few mid-sized dinosaur figurines on top!
Dinosaur Party Activities:
- Have dinosaur fossils buried in the sandpit as a party activity.
- Hold a dinosaur egg hunt
- Pin the tail on the dinosaur
Dinosaur Party Bags:
3. Batman Party Theme
Let him feel like he’s in Gotham City with this awesome Batman Party Theme. Grab some Batman Masks so that all the boys can be Batman during the party.
Batman Party Bags:
- Grab some Batman Crayon Party Favours (a set of 24 for $11)
4. Outer Space Birthday Party Theme
If you have a little one who’s curious about outer space, take him to the universe and the stars with this amazing outer space birthday party theme. Have some guests come as aliens, and others as astronauts!
- Have some ‘Saturn Rings’ (which are just Burger Rings) in a bowl
- Shape some sandwiches into stars
- Have fruit kebab rockets
Outer Space Party Bag Ideas:
- Space Stamps
- Space Tattoos
- These pre-made Space Party Favour Bags (pictured below) from Etsy are cute and only $3.90 each.
5. Lego Themed Birthday Party
Your Lego-loving tyke will surely have a blast with his Lego-themed birthday party. Lego Birthday Party are great from ages 6 – 10.
Lego Party Favour Bags:
- Grab some lego brick crayons – you can grab them from Etsy
- Include some Lego Stickers
- Have a small Lego Set
6. Dr. Seuss Birthday Party
To celebrate your little love’s mischievous side, this Dr. Seuss birthday party is just the right one for him. Great for a first through to 5th birthday party. Dr Seuss is especially good if you have twins! Thing 1 and Thing 2 can have a joint Dre Seuss Birthday Party that caters to two!
7. Pirate Party Theme
This is what your sneaky little pirate had been dreaming of having for his birthday. Have a kit as kids arrive that contains:
- A bandana
- An eyepatch
- A fake sword
Whether you go traditional paper invitations, downloadable invitations or even video invtitations – so what is easiest for you!
Pirate Birthday Party Activities:
- Have a treasure hunt and follow the map to find the hidden treasure!
- Or grab one of these Outdoor Treasure Hunt Games so the work is all done for you.
- Walk the Plank: Have a small plank of wood over a blue blanket (signifying the ocean) or a small blow up pool for older kids – the key is to walk across without falling in. Make it harder by having the kids that are out throw ‘cannon balls’ (get some black balls) to try and push them off.
- Set up the television and all watch The Goonies!
Pirate Party Bag Ideas:
More Reading: 100 Party Bag Ideas for Kids
8. Pokemon Go Party Theme
Pikachu is everywhere in this Pokemon Go birthday party theme for your little wanderer.
Pokemon Go Birthday Decorations:
- Pokemon Ball Ballons and Pikachu ballons
- Pokemon Ball filled with themed treats as a Goodie bag
- Pokemon Card Style invite
- Get a birthday cake shaped as Pikcahu or your childs favourite character.
- Pin the tail on Pickachu a classic childrens game
- Play Pokemon Go, go to a park or local area where there are pokemon to catch
- Have a Pokemon Ball Pinata great fun for all ages!
9. Art Party Theme
Your artistic little one will definitely enjoy this art party theme with all the fun and games to enrich the artistic skills you have prepared.
- Matching Art smocks for all their friends
- Matching paint brushes and paint
- You could get paint pallets or DIY them with paper plates and bottle caps and let them have fun creating art.
- Get ballons and matching party decorations in a artistic theme, with rainbows etc.
- make cookies that look like little paint pallets
- Get cups that look like paint tins for a cute drink idea.
- The cake could have a drip effect down the sides like overflowing paint
- For goodie bags you can give them little mini canvases so they can use the paint afterwards
- Party invites can be purchased with paint splatter and bright colours like this one, Or you could get the kids to make there own.
10. Construction Party Theme
Build. Play. Repeat. This construction party theme will surely get your cheeky little tyke going.
- Get mini construction toys and big containers of soil or for a food safe alternative cookie crumbs or bread crumbs and let the kids have fun digging around, you could add hidden toys for them to find to make it more entertaining
- Give all the kids construction hats in replacement for party hats and even hi-vis vest for extra dressup
- Cake inspiration: a truck shaped cake or a dirt track with toy trucks decorating the top of the cake
- Get truck shape or safety cone shaped ballons
11. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Themed Party
Give your enthusiastic Leonardo or Donatello or Michelangelo or Raphael a party of a lifetime with this Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles themed party. Cowabunga!
- Make or buy ninga turtle masks so the kids can get in to character
12. Circus Themed Party
Everything is fun when you speak about the circus and this is what your little magician will have with this circus-themed party.
- A magician is a must for this party theme
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13. Science Themed Birthday Party
Your little Einstein is not going to let his birthday pass without having a simple experiment: Science + Friends = Fun!
Ideas for science experiments you could all try include:
Science Party Food:
I love this idea from Mommy With No Money – of jelly and worms in a petri dish.
14. Superhero Birthday Party Theme
- Best for ages 4+
Gather all superheroes known to mankind and put them into one superb birthday party for the little superhero in your life.
15. Nerf Gun Party
- Best for ages 10 – 13
Take your Nerf war party to the next level with this Nerf Gun party theme for your little sharpshooter.
You can invite everyone to bring their own Nerf Gun and set up Awesome Nerf Gun Games!
16. Battle Themed Party
Gear up and have your little fighter prepare for the yummiest battle of his life with this battle themed party.
17. Baseball Themed Party
Your baseball fanatic tyke will definitely enjoy his baseball themed party like he’s in a major league!
18. Captain America Party Theme
Who doesn’t love Captain America? (Even Mum’s do! Lol!) Give your tiny captain a blast with his Captain America themed party!
19. Fishing Birthday Party
Want your little fisherman to have the best time of his life? Let him have an adorable fishing birthday party!
20. Little Monsters Theme
Your little monster will surely be screaming with excitement with his little monsters themed party.
21. Car Racer Themed Party
Take your little racer to the finish line with this car racer themed party.
22. Cars Themed Party
Your little Lightning McQueen, is not about to let anybody stop him from enjoying his Cars themed birthday party.
23. Minecraft Party Theme
This Minecraft party theme is what your Minecraft addict needs to make his birthday complete.
24. Lumberjack Themed Party
Get him totally excited with this lumberjack themed party… and even share stories about the woods.
25. Backyard Camp Party
Let him explore the outdoors with this backyard camp party. You can also include some fun outdoor games that he and his friends will really enjoy.
26. Nautical Party Theme
This nautical party theme is perfect for your future marine man. Anchors aweigh!
Boys can come dressed as a sailor or a pirate!
27. Safari Themed Party
Take him to the jungle at his safari-themed party as he is joined with his jungle friends.
28. Royal Prince Themed Party
Make your little prince feel like a king in this Royal Prince-theme party.
29. Owl Party Theme
They only come out at night and this is what intrigues most of the boys, so having an owl party theme will get them excited.
30. Woodland Party
Everything about the woods is exciting for little boys, so this woodland party will be the best for them.
31. Galaxy Themed Party
Let him have a mystical party “under the stars” with this galaxy themed party and feel him love you “to the moon and back.”
32. Star Wars Themed Party
Your young Jedi will have a blast with this totally cool Star Wars themed party.
33. Gamer zone themed party
Your little gamer’s ultimate game zone — his birthday party that gives him an all-access to all his favourite games in one whole day!
You could book a day at your closest Laser Tag or just set up games at home!
34. Xbox Party
His favourite toy for his birthday? Why not!
35. Aeroplane Themed Party
Take your little pilot to the skies in his aeroplane themed party.
36. Hot Air Balloon Party
Everything feels great when you’re up, and this hot air balloon party will really light up your little balloon-loving boy’s day.
37. Cowboy Themed Party
For your little cowboy, nothing is ever cooler than being at the ranch. So take him to one and let him experience a day in the life of a cowboy.
38. Hawaiian Party Themes
Let him experience Hawaiian fun on his birthday complete with a tiki bar full of chocolates and candies.
39. Peter Pan Neverland Themed Party
Awaken his senses with this Neverland themed party for your curious little Peter Pan.
40. Surfs Up Themed Party
Your little surfer will definitely enjoy the rest of his birthday in this Surfs Up themed party.
41. Where The Wild Things Are Themed Party
Dress your little Beau and make him be the “King of all wild things” even for just a day on his birthday!
42. Favourite Animal Themed Party
Like literally! You can even ask his friends to wear their favourite animal costume for a day of fun and exciting animal-themed activities.
43. Tribal Themed Party
Your little Indian will surely be excited with this tribal themed party along with some fun tribal games for him and his friends.
44. Jungle Safari Themed Birthday Party
45. Football Themed Birthday Party
Game time is on for your little footie-loving tyke with his football-themed birthday party.
46. Farm Barn Themed Party
This is what your farm-loving boy have been wanting ever since! Let him enjoy the farm for a day!
47. Basketball Themed Party
Show him you’re his number one fan with this amazing basketball themed party.
48. Golf Themed Party
Your little golfer will surely get excited with this golf-themed party.
49. Toy Story Themed Party
Collect all Toy Story characters and place them in everything at your little boy’s Toy Story themed party…even in the loot bags!
50. Ninja Warrior Themed Party
Your little ninjas will be kicking with excitement with this cute Ninja themed party.