Whether it’s an intimate gathering of the immediate family or a big bash with friends and extended family, getting through the first year of a new baby is a reason to celebrate.
With so many beautiful kids parties posted on Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest; it can be hard to know where to start! I always find that choosing a party theme is a great way to simplify the party planning process. Throwing a themed party always helps me focus. The trouble is, there are so many fun boy 1st birthday party themes out there it can be hard to pick one!
Here is a collection of our most popular boy 1st birthday themes at help you create the perfect themed birthday party for your little man.
It’s worth calling out that there are no such things as a “boys” party theme or a “Girl” party theme. All of these ideas work will work beautifully for any child. This list is a collection of themes that are popular for boys. Be sure to click through and read more on your preferred theme as I have included free printables and party supplies for each theme!
Let the kids go crazy with a Jungle 1st birthday or "Wild One" Safari theme party.
Wild one is currently top of our list of our most popular themes. Check out all of our jungle party ideas and download our free Wild One party printables to use at your event. The set includes lots of goodies including cup cake toppers, invitations, a birthday banner and more!
PROCEED WITH CAUTION! If your boy loves diggers, trucks, or bulldozers then a Construction party is the perfect 1st birthday theme.
My favorite part of the construction birthday party theme is that mess is all a part of the fun. I also liked that you can make the birthday cake look like its under-construction - which is a bonus for a baking novice. My cakes usually look like they have been through a cake smash, before the cake smash!
First Bee-Day is a very popular theme this year. This super cute honeybee theme theme is perfect for a summer or spring celebration. Kids can start eating honey from their first birhtday, so you can treat the birthday boy with al sorts of honey goodness.
Donuts is another very super cute first birthday party theme. This food theme is perfect as its easy to pull off and the kids will love it. Create a dessert table with sprinkles on everything! On my son's birthday, I remember thinking that he wasn't a baby boy anymore, he was turning into a toddler - so I love the DoNot grow up theme as it was exactly how i felt.
Tip: One always looks great when your replace the O with a donut!
The baby shark song is an unstopple force in toddlers. Most parents of toddlers have heard it on repeat for weeks, if not months. The great thing about this theme is that the kids absoultely love it and you'll likely get the toddlers up and dancing. Download these free Baby Shark Birthday Party hats to use at your event.
There you have it, our collection of boys’ 1st birthday ideas. Be sure to check out each of the posts above and download the free printables and party decorations to use for your themed events.
What are party Printables?
In case you are new to party printables, they are DIY party supplies that you can download from our site and print off from your home printer. Every set is a little bit different, but usually, they include invitations, cupcake toppers and wrappers, cake toppers, thank-you cards, and party favors.
I hope you have found some fun 1st birthday party ideas on this list. Have fun planning your baby’s first birthday (they won’t be a baby much longer!)