Bird Themed Birthday Party

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Lucy just recently turned 5! (I can not believe how quickly time goes by~ Am I really a parent to a 5 year old already?)

We celebrated her 5th birthday with a bird themed birthday party at a nearby park with all her adorable friends. Not only was the party extremely memorable, but so were all the preparations beforehand. Lucy was so involved in almost every aspect of planning the party, from creating her own birthday invitations to planning the activities!

I tried to capture as much of the planning and actual event as I could, but as the party got closer and closer, my time for taking pictures got less and less. Here’s what I did get around to documenting~

Lucy and I designed and created her birdie birthday invitations. You can read about how we did it here.


The party favors were also fun to make and put together. We used this tutorial to make birdseed ornaments. We placed each one in a bag with a label. (I was so nervous the kids would think it was a cookie or treat if I didn’t label it.)



I also made some little birdie clips to put in the favor bags. Here’s the tutorial for the hair clips.


We also bought these bird stickers (Amazon affiliate link) to place in the favor bags. Finally we put all the favors in cute polkadot bags and secured them with little pinwheels. Here they all are ready for the party!


To keep the kids busy during the party we bought some sidewalk chalk and bubbles. (The little pink tubes of bubbles in the wedding section at Michaels were the perfect size!) There were also wooden bird houses to paint and bird wand making kits. 



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We also had a piñata. (Lucy was very adamant about this!) I was a bit nervous never having actually done one of these, but it turned out perfect! We bought a pull string piñata and lots of fun goodies to put inside. And we pulled the whole thing off with no candy! Instead we used lots of art supplies like pompoms, foam stickers and flower stickers. We also added some bracelets and erasers.


Of course we finished the whole event off with cake and presents! Such a fun day!


Lucy with her aunt and uncle

Lucy with her aunt and uncle

Theo taking a little break

Theo taking a little break

 Happy 5th Birthday, Lucy!


Lucy celebrating at home before her party.


  1. What a beautiful party! It looks like everyone had a great time. I love the birdhouse painting idea.

  2. This looks like such a great party. We are having a party at a deer and bird park so wish I’d seen this earlier. I love how you have involved her in the planning.

  3. What an awesome birthday party!! I love the treat bags. Those little clips are darling. What a great idea with the birdseed ornaments! I love all the crafts you came up with for the party. Awesome job!

  4. Oh my everything turned out so great! I love that you made the bird seed ornaments and gave those out such a great idea! And the invites and everything just came out so pretty! And I just love that she helped with everything that always makes it more special! Thanks for sharing on We Made That!

  5. Adorable party! I love that she was so involved in the details. Those invitations are just precious!

  6. Awesome party ideas–Love your bird theme. So creative!
    I especially loved the bird wands and party favor bags.

  7. Thank you for linking to Mom’s Library I really think your barrettes are cute! I’ll be featuring you on Wednesday, be sure to stop by again!
    Crystal, Co-host (

  8. It’s adorable! Love that she was so involved with the planning and prep!

    Thanks for sharing at Sharing Saturday!

  9. What a cute bird party! Love the bird feeders and sweet birthday cake!

    I am pinning to my birthday ideas board.

    Thanks for linking up to TGIF! Hope to see you linked up again today =)

    Have a great weekend,
    Beth =)

  10. You are so talented! What an adorable 5th birthday party! I love every little thing, especially the little bird hair clips:) Thanks for sharing at Share it Saturday.

  11. What a cute party idea. I love the birdseed ornaments. Great idea!

  12. What a great idea for a party! I love the treat cookies for the birds…but I agree, I would have labelled them too! At first glance they do look good enough to eat!

  13. Melissa Neff says:

    Can you tell me where you bought those favor bags?

  14. I love when I see birthday parties that think out of the standard themes. What a sweet idea!


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