As far as kids are concerned, their birthday is an excellent chance to celebrate whatever they're most obsessed with at the moment. And with the unicorn trend still going strong, chances are you'll need some ideas for a unicorn themed birthday party sooner or later. Kids (and adults) are absolutely bananas for unicorns. Fortunately, though, planning a birthday party is much easier than trying to capture one of these elusive creatures.
Because unicorns are such a major trend at the moment, you shouldn't have much trouble throwing together a unicorn-themed party. Everything you'll need for your bash, from plates to napkins to dessert choices to games, can now be found with unicorn themes. And the stuff is gorgeous, really: these new designs with elegant pastels and gold foil detail are pretty impressive. Who knew a kid's birthday party could look so chic?
Featuring a mix of great DIY crafts, as well as a variety of awesome unicorn decor available for purchase, this list will help you put together the most magical birthday party of all. From the silly to the sweet, it's all here. With any luck, you and your kid will remember the magic of this special day for years and years to come.
1Unicorn Birthday Party Invitations
Alert your guests to the theme with the invitation itself. These are shiny and luxe, but there are tons of unicorn styles to choose from.
2DIY Unicorn Balloons
For the most fun party decor ever, check out these cheery balloons. The DIY unicorn balloons from Studio DIY are enhanced with stickers, ribbon, and even a little paint.
4DIY Unicorn Horn Headbands
For some enchanted party favors, whip up a bunch of these headbands. The DIY unicorn horn headbands from Creative Green Living will transform your party-going kids into a herd of unicorns.
5Fantasy Music Playlist
Every party needs some tunes, and the Fantasy Music & Beautiful Music playlist from Spotify user Derek Fiechter is perfect for your magical bash. It features hours of songs inspired by fairies, elves, and (of course) unicorns.
6Unicorn Sparkle Dinner Plates
Unicorn sparkle dinner plates ($4 for 8, Oriental Trading)
Serve up your magical treats on these perfect plates, that are both colorful and on-theme.
7Super Cute Origami Unicorns
For a fun and kid-friendly craft, try your hand at origami. The easy origami unicorns from Pink Stripey Socks are adorable and easy to decorate.
8DIY Unicorn Strawberry Cake
If you (or a kind friend) has the knack for baking, then consider making this this cake for the party. Rosanna Pansino's unicorn cake lets you show off your piping skills.
11Easy Unicorn S’mores Bars
These are the easiest treats to make, ever, and they're destined to be a hit with the kids. The easy unicorn s'mores bars from Meatloaf and Melodrama feature colorful marshmallows and edible glitter for some truly unique eats.
12DIY Unicorn Slime
Combine two big kid trends, slime and unicorns, into one great party favor. The DIY unicorn slime from Burlap and Blue is shimmery, sparkly, and oh so squishy.
14Gradient Unicorn Cones
These gorgeous desserts only look difficult to make. To learn the secret to these gradient unicorn cones, you'll have to check out Paper & Stitch's instructions. And if you don't have access to a soft serve machine, feel free to take her decorating advice and apply them to a vanilla ice cream scoop.
22Unicorn Plush DIY
If you're really crafty, then make this guy to serve as a piece of decor. The unicorn plush DIY from A Beautiful Mess is beyond cute.
24Unicorn And Rainbow Whoopie Pies
Need a different kind of treat for the party? Try out the unicorn and rainbow whoopie pies from Princess Pinky Girl. They involve Funfetti, so you know they'll be great.
26DIY Sparkle Unicorn Horn
For a really big unicorn horn (perhaps reserved for the birthday kid?), look no further. The sparkle unicorn horn from 30 Minute Crafts is fit for a queen.
28DIY Unicorn Costume
Want to make your own unicorn costume from scratch? Check out the DIY unicorn costume video from The House That Lars Built for inspiration.
30DIY Unicorn Cupcake Toppers
These toppers give you the chance to dress up store-bought or homemade cupcakes in a jiffy. Handmade Charlotte's DIY unicorn cupcake toppers will give your treats a little extra pop.
31Unicorn Party Favor Bags
Store all the party favors in these neat little sachets. These bags will give your party-goers an easy way to tote their treats home.
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