Before I had a son, I had no idea how exciting watching a digger at work could be. When my son was little I used to sit with next to building sites while he took it all in! Over the last few years, we have been to more than one Construction Birthday Party, and I have always loved them.
I think Construction or building is a great kids birthday theme, especially for little boys and girls that love trucks, dirt, and tools. With a room full of their favorite things, the kids always have a blast.
Free Construction Party Printables
Before I get to my list of Construction party ideas, I want to let you know about some construction party supplies that I have created for you to use at your party.
Construction Birthday Party Invites
Download these free invitation templates to use at your construction party. There are two templates available, one which you can add the details online and one that you can print and handwrite the details.
You can edit the template to customize for the party or add each child’s name for their favor.
These boxes also look great for holding cutlery and other supplies at the party.
Construction Coloring Pages
For younger kids, I always print off some coloring pages for parties. I find it is always useful to have a quiet activity for kids that are a bit nervous on arrival. Their parents are always relieved to have something for them to do when they are not ready to join the large group.
This set of coloring pages will fit right in with party theme.
Okay, without further ado, here is my list of favorite construction party ideas including construction party supplies, decorations, food, and activities.
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Construction Party Ideas
Fun and creative Construction Party ideas to try at home.
Start off your birthday planning with our free Construction themed party invitation. It comes with a blank template and lined template. You can customize our invitation template through Canva, Photoshop, or even Paint.
Another freebie we have for you is this set of Construction party printables that will match with our Construction party invitation. Use the banner to decorate your dessert table. And dress up your cupcakes with the Construction party toppers and wrappers.
Another cute decorative idea for a Construction themed party is using a "Caution" tape. You can put it around the table or anywhere you want. It will immediately give you the Construction vibe you are aiming for.
One way to decorate your space for your Construction themed party is to fill it in with balloons! Nothing beats the magic of balloons to make the place festive. Pick a black, orange, and yellow balloons to match with the Construction theme.
If you're lucky enough to purchase cheap hard hats for kids online or at your local toy store, it would be a great idea to make a Hard Hat corner where kids can grab their hats and wear it at the party.
Who would ever forget about the cake? For a construction themed party, a chocolate cake will be the perfect one to choose. The dark brown color of the cake makes a good dirt-like appearance. Add some truck toys on top and your "under construction" cake is all set up!
This cake was created using a slab cake from Costco and some small toy trucks. An easy and cost-effective way to make an amazing looking cake.
If you plan for a fun activity to prepare for the kids, this digging pit corner would be great. It might be messy but the kids will enjoy it! You can also add some tiny prizes covered by the sand for the kids to find.
A great way to end a party is to give the kids favor boxes to enjoy at home. I created a Construction Party Favor Box template inspired by a toolbox to be filled with different treats or tiny trucks.
And that’s it! I hope this list will help you get ideas on what to do with your Construction themed birthday party. Be sure to download all of the Free Construction Party Printables from our freebie library.