Rainbows and Unicorns Birthday Party

We are not the type of family that celebrates our kids birthdays at fancy places with lots of people.  I don’t like chaos and we like to do everything on a low budget.  So when birthdays come around, I like to be creative in how I can make the event special, without spending loads of money.  Through the years, what I have found my kids like best is picking out a theme for their party.  I then order napkins and tablecloths with that theme and call it a day.  But as the party gets closer, I can’t help but scour Pinterest for great ideas to match the theme and brainstorm how I can turn my house into a wonderland for my kids – without breaking the bank.

This year for my daughter’s 5th birthday (sniff sniff I can’t believe she’s 5) she chose Rainbows and Unicorns.  As a horse lover myself, I was so excited she picked such a theme!  Here is what I came up with to make the day special.

DECORATIONS:

  • Paper banner (tutorial to come)
  • Colorful balloons & streamers
  • Theme dessert plates and napkins
  • Colorful Tablecloths
  • Cutlery, dinner plates and cups to match

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FOOD:

(Other food was available, but these were the rainbow themed foods)

  • Vegetable platter (tomatoes, carrots, yellow peppers, celery, blue corn chips, olives)
  • Brownie cake with a rainbow using M&M’s (the dark chocolate M&M’s come in pink, white and purple)
  • Fruit Kabobs (strawberry, cantaloupe, pineapple, green grape, blueberry, purple grape)
  • Cupcakes (strawberry and vanilla, frosting with rainbow sprinkles and unicorn topper)

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GAMES:

Pin The Horn On The Unicorn

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http://www.orientaltrading.com/pin-the-horn-on-the-unicorn-game-a2-12_3875.fltr

FAVORS:

  • Coloring Book (unicorn for girls, dino for boys – found for $1 each at dollar store)
  • Crayons
  • Rainbow Goldfish
  • Unicorn Horn Lollipop
  • Pencil

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The party was short and sweet and we celebrated with our family and close friends.  Most of our party supplies were found at Oriental Trading (http://www.orientaltrading.com/api/search?Ntt=unicorn).  Hope you got some ideas for your own Rainbows and Unicorn Party.  Enjoy! 🙂

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