Add a drop of magic to your little one’s first birthday with these fairy-themed party ideas. If your baby loves to sparkle, what better way to celebrate this milestone than with a pair of wings and a wand? We’ve conjured up some of the best ideas for throwing a fairy-themed get-together.
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1. The Decor.
With a wave of your magic wand, you can transform your home into a fabulous fairy kingdom. Go down the woodland route by incorporating flowers and toadstools, or add a bit of twinkle with some battery-operated string lights in jars.
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2. Food and Drink.
3. The Cake.
The star of the show is always the cake. Work your magic and rustle up something special like this amazing fairy house bake, complete with individual cupcakes to serve to your little fairies.
Have all of your guests, big and small, come in pixie attire so that they can flutter around the party all afternoon. The great thing about this theme is that everyone can get involved with a few floral crowns and a pair of glittery wings.
5. Venue ideas.
If you’ve got the space, your back garden would be an ideal spot for this enchanting gathering Alternatively, you can still change up your lounge to make it fit for a fairy princess. Go further afield and head to your local park, or even a garden centre cafe if they’ll host you.
6. Party games and activities.
If you have older children attending, you may want to put on some light entertainment. Get crafty and have them create their own wands or fairy playhouses. These make great party favours too. In the meantime, get an arty friend to embellish the children’s faces with non-toxic glitter and pretty paint.
7. Party favours.
Let your guests take the magic home with them in the form of these adorable party favours. Little ones can take home their very own wand to play with, whilst adults will cherish these fairy dust pendants. Make them even more special by printing the date and name of your baby on the bottle.