My children each had their own tv show they liked. My daugter loved Mickey Mouse. But we made her a princess party and her bedding Mickey Mouse. My son loves Elmo. So we did Elmo everything - cake, candy wrappers, napkins. Is there a favorite character, toy your child is interested in? Congrats on the 1st BD.
We used the same theme (safari) as his nursery. It made it easy since we already had so many safari items to decorate with! We had the party at a park and brought a few photo albums for everyone to look through and asked everyone to write down a memory for him and then I made a scrapbook for him that has pictures of everything and memories from all the guests. 1 year olds don't really get games so instead we tried to make things as simple as possible.
We were low key .. I didn't even know about themes until getting on here... I guess if there's peer pressure from people you know because they all had themes, go for it... I didn't know anyone who did. We had a cook-out at a park, made our daughter a special low-sugar cake and had a blast. I'll think about a theme when my daughter could pick her own out. Not this year (she's turning 2).
at 9:41 PM on Apr. 20, 2009
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