Throwing a birthday party for your little one is a special milestone and something that should be celebrated! If you’re looking for a fun and unique theme for your kiddo’s first birthday, why not go for something related to trains? With the help of a few creative ideas, planning a trains themed first birthday party can be a breeze!
Start the party off with some fun invite ideas. You can choose to go with traditional paper invitations, or you can opt for a digital invite. If you’re feeling extra creative, you can make your own train-themed invites. All you need is some construction paper, glue, scissors, markers, and a little bit of imagination. Cut out some train shapes, draw some details on them, and add a message inviting your guests to the celebration.
When it comes to decorations, you have plenty of options to choose from. You can hang up some railroad crossing signs, as well as some train posters or pictures around the room. You can also hang up some string lights in the shape of a train, or make some paper train decorations. You can also make some colorful paper lanterns in the shape of trains and hang them up around the room.
Fun Games & Activities
Games and activities are a must for any party, especially for a first birthday. Set up a pool-themed scavenger hunt for the kids to find pool-related items around the area. Have a water balloon toss and a beach ball race. You can also set up a mini-pool for the little ones to splash around in.
When it comes to party food and cake, the possibilities are endless. You can make some fun train-shaped sandwiches, or cupcakes decorated with train-shaped fondant. You can also make some train-themed snacks, such as train-shaped cookies or pretzels. As for the birthday cake, you can make a train-shaped cake and decorate it with some edible train decorations.
No party is complete without party favours. You can give out pool-themed items such as beach towels, sunglasses, swim caps, and pool toys. Fill up a beach bag with all the goodies and hand them out to the guests as they leave.
What are some fun venues for a Train themed party?
WooHoo! All aboard.. Train parties are making a major comeback in 2023 and finding a great venue can be challenging, here are our favourite venue ideas for your next Train themed bash.
- Train Museum: A train museum is the perfect venue for a train themed party and number one on our list. Kids can explore different types of trains and learn about their history. Many train museums offer special programs and activities for kids.
- Amusement Park: Most amusement parks have a train ride or train-themed attraction that can be the perfect addition to a train themed party. Guests can enjoy rides, games, and snacks while immersed in the train theme.
- Train Station: A train station or a restaurant inside a train station (If your local train station doesn’t have a space you can rent) is a unique venue for a train themed party. You can decorate the area with train-themed decorations and serve snacks and refreshments to guests while they watch the trains come and go.
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