Zoo First Birthday Party

Zoo First Birthday Party by Yombu
Last updated: March 21, 2023

Planning the perfect first birthday party for your little one is an exciting task, and when that party is zoo themed, the possibilities for fun and creativity are endless. Here are some tips for making sure your son or daughter’s first birthday bash is a wild success.

Party Invitations

Start the festivities off on the right foot by sending out cute and creative zoo-themed invitations. You can find plenty of template options online and customize them with your own photos and text. Consider including a zoo-related riddle or clue on the invite to add an element of fun and mystery.

Party Decorations

When it comes to decorations, the sky is the limit. Hang streamers and balloons with animal shapes, or if you’re feeling really crafty, use construction paper and cardboard to create animal cutouts to hang from the ceiling. You can also make a banner with your child’s name and age or a “Welcome to the Zoo” sign.

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Zoo First Birthday Party Decor

Fun Games & Activities

To keep the little ones entertained, plan a few fun and interactive games and activities. You can host an animal-themed scavenger hunt where the kids have to search for specific zoo-related items in the house. Or, set up a “feeding station” where the kids

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Fun Foods

When it comes to food, there are tons of great options for a zoo-themed party. Consider having a variety of animal-shaped sandwiches and cookies, cupcakes with animal faces, and other fun treats like lollipops and popcorn. For the cake, choose a design that’s zoo-themed, such as an animal-shaped cake or a cake that looks like a zoo.

Fun Favors

No birthday party is complete without party favors. Consider giving each child a bag of goodies with animal-themed toys and trinkets, like stuffed animals, coloring books, and stickers. You can also include small items like animal erasers and pencils.


What food do you serve at a Zoo themed Birthday Party?

A Zoo themed Birthday bash is the perfect theme to get crazy creative with your party food choices, here are some of our favourite ideas for you:

  1. Animal-themed snacks: Serve snacks that are shaped like animals, such as animal crackers, cheese slices cut into animal shapes, and fruit cut into animal shapes.
  2. Zoo themed Cupcakes: Bake or order cupcakes with animal-themed decorations or animal face toppers.
  3. Fruit Skewer Hedgehog: Create a crazy cool fruit skewer Hedgehog, with a variety of fresh fruits to go with your Zoo themed party. See more here.
  4. Animal-shaped sandwiches: Use cookie cutters to cut bread into animal shapes and fill with your choice of fillings.

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