Plan a fun birthday party with games, birthday invitations, party ideas, and more! Whether you're planning the party for yourself, your son or daughter, or a friend, you'll find everything you need to make the birthday as special as can be. Start with our birthday party themes to get an idea of what kind of birthday bash you want to plan -- we have step-by-step instructions for an outdoor-theme birthday party, a Hawaiian luau party, and more! Next, find a couple of fun birthday party games to keep everyone engaged in the festivities. We have easy ideas for outdoor games for kids, plus other fun indoor party activities. Bake the birthday boy or girl a homemade cake that showcases his or her personality and interests -- we have birthday cakes and cupcakes for the sports-lover, animal-lover, and more. Best of all, they're easy to make! Add another personal touch to a birthday party with a homemade birthday card or gift. We even have clever gift wrap ideas you'll love and pretty gift wraps and bows for that extra-special touch.
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Our Best Birthday Cake Recipes
Have a delicious birthday celebration with one of our best birthday cake recipes.
Birthday Cakes and Cupcakes for Girls
Your little girl will be amazed when she is presented with one of these special birthday cakes.
Birthday Cakes for Boys
The birthday boy will be jumping for joy when he gets to eat one of these creative cakes.
Creative Birthday Cakes for Kids
Create a one-of-a-kind cake with these fun and festive decorating ideas.
Handmade Birthday Cards
Transform a simple birthday card into something really special with these easy tips.
Fun Handmade Birthday Cards for Girls
Give her a birthday card she'll adore. Find inspiration from these creative cards.
Easy Handmade Birthday Cards for Boys
With free patterns and easy instructions, make a memorable card for your little (or big) birthday boy.
Kids' Parties: Throw a Hawaiian Luau Birthday Party
Have the perfect Hawaiian luau right in your backyard!
Kids' Parties: Slugger Party
Take your birthday kid out to the ball game! Here are some baseball-party theme ideas.
Throw the best slumber party ever with the help of these ideas.
Ice Cream Social Party Ideas
Adults can have birthday parties, too! Throw an ice cream social for your closest friends.
Baby's First Birthday Party Ideas: Start a Birthday Tradition
Begin treasured traditions on your child's very first birthday, and look forward to them every year.
Super Quick Gifts to Make
Create something fun and special for your birthday honoree.