Building Birthday Celebration meets Automotive Themed Birthday Celebration | Digital Noch

Building Birthday Celebration meets Automotive Themed Birthday Celebration | Digital Noch

We did a building celebration theme for Hayes’ fourth birthday and it was loads of enjoyable to provide you with concepts for. There have been some issues that I might completely do once more, some issues I wouldn’t, and some issues I want I had executed, however didn’t get round to.

You probably have a child that loves building (or vehicles generally), there are a great deal of (very straightforward) DIY occasion concepts to take a look at…

cute kids party at a park that is car and construction themed

low table with striped tablecloth for a kids construction birthday party at a park

Building Birthday Celebration for Youngsters

My son loves building AND vehicles, so I sort of mixed the 2 for his fourth celebration. You’ll see some issues which are extra building centered and others which are extra automobile based mostly. Wished to say in case you’re wanting by and considering, nicely that’s not precisely building themed.

Usually, I wish to hold children birthday events someplace between ‘I’ve pizza, cake, and balloons – lets get this executed’ and ‘I spent months and an insane amount of cash on a baby’s celebration’.

Not that there’s something mistaken with both a type of choices. You do you! However I’m (not less than proper now), someplace within the center – a contented medium sort of a factor.

There are undoubtedly extra extravagant events you would look to for inspo. However if you happen to fall someplace in between like me, this one is for you!

That mentioned, right here’s every little thing we did for the occasion and issues I needed we might have executed too…

child running around in a handmade cardboard car for a birthday party

child running through yellow streamers at a birthday party that make up a pretend car wash, wearing a cardboard car costume

Automotive + Building Celebration Exercise Concepts

I ought to most likely preface this by saying that we did lease a bounce home for our occasion (Hayes actually needed one). However I needed to additionally incorporate extra inventive actions to maintain everybody entertained.

I additionally similar to to have loads of exercise choices for teenagers at birthday events as a result of everyone seems to be completely different / likes to do various things. Some children like to stick with their mother and father and simply sort of watch and hold again. Different children wish to run round and do all of the issues.

Anyway! Listed here are some building / automobile themed concepts I got here up with…

Automotive Wash with Cardboard Vehicles

This was one among my favourite components of the occasion, personally. I made 4 or 5 cardboard vehicles out of packing containers from our recycling bins. They took longer to make than I anticipated, similar to it at all times does. However had been cute ultimately.

The children used them to run by the ‘automobile wash’ which was only a small picture sales space backdrop stand with some fringe streamers connected to it, to present it that automobile wash vibe. Hayes beloved it.

If you wish to make it extra building themed, these excavator costumes can be a cute and simple method of incorporating building equipment to the automobile wash.

General, very straightforward to setup and might simply be one of many essential actions for the occasion. When you solely did one factor for a automobile associated / building bday occasion, I believe I might choose this. OR the following exercise thought…

pink wrecking ball tied to a tree branch, wrecking through cardboard blocks at a construction themed birthday party for kids

Wrecking Ball Station

The wrecking ball station was one of many issues I heard essentially the most about from mother and father and youngsters, as a enjoyable exercise.

However one of the best half is that it was actually really easy to place collectively! In case you are throwing a building themed celebration, undoubtedly strive a wrecking ball station.

I purchased the cardboard blocks on-line and set all of them up below a tree. Then I tied a type of massive bouncing balls which have a deal with on it to a tree department with some rope / string and that was it.

The children stacked all of the blocks up and knocked the wrecking ball by the stack again and again. 

Tattoo Parlor / Nail Salon Station

One factor that I didn’t do with this occasion, however did do with one other occasion I put collectively, was creating somewhat tattoo and nail design station.

I arrange somewhat desk and a small chair on both sides of the desk. One individual may sit to get the momentary tattoo or stick-on nail designs and the individual on the opposite aspect (often a father or mother) may put it on for them. When you do momentary tattoos, simply ensure to carry a small bowl of water and a washcloth.

There are some actually cool themed momentary tattoos on the market AND nail designs too. Daydream Society might be my favourite supply with regards to each of this stuff. So many choices for all types of various themes and ALL of them are cute.

yellow construction hats lined up on a table with an orange and white striped tablecloth 

Coloring Desk Runner Station

Thought doing a themed desk runner that is also coloured and drawn on can be one thing that would hold everybody busy in some unspecified time in the future or one other.

I laid it out (that is the one I purchased), threw some crayons on the desk in small containers, and that was it. It lower down on the quantity of different issues I wanted so as to add to the desk too, centerpiece-wise, which was a pleasant bonus.

Toy Constructing

We already had loads of wood toy instruments at residence, so I introduced these to the occasion as decor. All the time making an attempt to reuse issues we have already got.

You could possibly simply make one thing like this an extra exercise station if you happen to had another gadgets to incorporate.

Just like the toy toolboxes which have screws and wrenches and screwdrivers that you need to use to assemble every little thing. Examples right here: wood children toll set //  fake play software field // Montessori software package for teenagers

construction hats for kids laid out on a striped table with flowers and crayons on the table

Building Celebration Particulars

Right here’s a handful of issues, outdoors of the exercise stations, that helped carry the theme collectively…

Building Hats as a substitute of Celebration Hats

No building celebration is full with out building hats. I discovered a set of 20 on Amazon for below $15.

I used them as one other a part of the ornament on the principle desk. Admittedly, this one was hit and miss. Some children wore them across the occasion and a few didn’t. However nonetheless a enjoyable contact and somewhat memento to take residence on the finish of the day.

When you wanna take the theme to the following degree, there’s one other occasion set that I considered getting. Which has a building hat AND a building vest. Would make for cute photos too, of all the children working round sporting the identical factor. 

Unique and colorful party favors with wooden birdhouses and paint inside a reusable plastic crate in various colors

‘Construct a Home’ Celebration Favor Thought

These had been an enormous hit with our company and likewise went sort of viral on Pinterest: birdhouse portray concepts. So! When you’re feeling caught on what to do for occasion favors, I’d advocate doing one thing like this.

Plenty of instances, occasion favors really feel so wasteful, with stuff that simply will get thrown away. So I attempted to provide you with one thing that was..

  1. an exercise that would proceed to maintain entertained after they bought residence from the occasion
  2. made every little thing that was included as helpful and reusable as potential, together with the container every little thing was in (which comes as a set of 5, so each is somewhat over $2) 
  3. one thing on the inventive aspect that was cute AND would (hopefully) attraction to each the boys and the ladies on the occasion

Another choice for cute occasion favors, can be to make an enormous batch of DIY wood automobile toys. You could possibly depart them unpainted and swap out the birdhouses for the vehicles, to permit children to color them after they get residence.

When you have got loads of occasion favors to place collectively although, this one is likely to be difficult. The wood vehicles do take a while to make. So, if you happen to’re brief on time, I actually love this make your personal automobile package from Candylab. They are often constructed and painted and are available in units of three.

Cardboard Bulldozer

Discovered a cardboard bulldozer on-line and threw it into the combination as decor. I don’t assume we actually ended up needing it for something essentially. I preferred the cardboard vehicles / automobile wash factor higher.

However we used it as a weight for a number of balloons to mark the place the occasion was. I believe it might have been cuter if I had had time to color it a shade forward of time. 

Party table for kids with stripes and construction themed napkins and plates

Parking Cone Vases

This was a contented accident. I simply occur to discover a vase formed very equally to a parking cone and I preferred it anyway. So I purchased it for the occasion, figuring out I might reuse it as decor at residence after the occasion was over. 

You could possibly simply use common (small) parking cones for vases, since most of them have a gap within the prime. Simply put a glass of water beneath the cone and thread the flowers by the highest.

Orange Striped Tablecloths

I discovered this orange striped quilt cowl purchasing someday and acquired it particularly to make use of as a tablecloth. It was on mega sale on the DWR outlet and I see that its on sale on-line now too.

The colours went nicely with every little thing else I had deliberate and nonetheless felt sort of construction-esque and automobile associated someway.

Beautiful pastel homemade cupcakes with detailed piping in yellows, oranges, and pinks

Building Cupcakes 

I don’t bear in mind why, however I didn’t find yourself doing cupcakes that had been part of the development theme. It might have been really easy, even simply placing a cute parking cone topper on them. So I don’t know why I didn’t go that route.

Anyway, for the cupcakes that you just see within the occasion photographs, I simply used a number of completely different icing tricks to get all of the completely different shapes / designs.

I made the cupcakes however purchased white buttercream icing from a bakery after which combined batches of the icing in numerous colours with meals coloring to get the look I used to be going for.

Subsequent time, I believe I might simply save the time and purchase premade cupcakes or a bigger cake. After which add crushed oreos or graham crackers with a toy bulldozer or excavator on prime and name it a day. 

Picnic table with checkered plates, toy cars, and yellow and orange flower arrangements

Building Theme Celebration Provides

I discovered some actually cute building theme occasion provides once I was getting ready for this bday occasion.

Right here’s a listing of my favorites…

Automotive Theme Celebration Provides

Would possibly as nicely separate out the automobile theme as nicely, in case your occasion is headed in that course.

Listed here are my picks for a automobile celebration…

Simple wild floral arrangement from overhead, sitting on kids party table with neutral textiles

kids birthday party at a park that features a DIY wrecking ball activity station for kids to play with

Colorful cardboard cars spread out on the grass at a park during a kids birthday party

Yellow streamers hanging from a small wire frame, blowing in the wind, with a pink cardboard car in front of it, on the grass

Overhead view of homemade cupcakes and construction themed party napkins for kids

Colorful homage birthday party for kids that feature cardboard cars, construction hats, and low activity tables

Food table with colorful fruits and vegetables at kids birthday party

Construction themed birthday party, with striped table, in a park setting

Kids birthday party setup at a park with balloons and streamers

That’s a wrap on the development celebration meets automobile themed birthday.

Hope you discovered some strong takeaways for any upcoming children events you is likely to be throwing. And if in case you have any ideas for added building and automobile occasion concepts, depart me a remark and let me know.

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