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First Birthday Party Ideas: Parents Guide

By Asia Fathima

Childbirth fills the lives of the parents with immense joy and happiness that lasts for a lifetime. As parents, we all love to celebrate the first birthday of our child in a grand way so that we can capture those beautiful moments to be remembered ever after.

Our kid's first birthday party has to be an occasion filled with a marvelous cake, gifts, and special guests who are close to the family. We love to share our happiness, and this is the time we would never miss to share.

Your kid has turned one year old, a milestone in itself, and it is your top most priority to celebrate this big achievement in style. There are numerous birthday party ideas that you can choose from to celebrate the big day.

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Birthday themes are also a huge hit with the younger generation. Though your little one may not remember his/her first birthday, it is up to you to turn the first birthday into a celebration that can be cherished always.

Planning the first birthday party for your child can turn out to be a bit complicated, unless you have already planned a few similar birthday parties. However, you can turn your kid's first birthday into a grand affair by a few simple tips, tricks and techniques that can do wonders, anytime and anywhere.

Here are some of the best birthday party ideas that you can browse through for a blazing party.

Where's The Party?

The first birthday party is always a unique and grand affair. You can go with a simple party at home or book a venue to celebrate the occasion. Make sure to arrange for transport to bring home the gifts.

A Special Cake

This is your kid's first birthday party and it is incomplete without a mind-blowing cake. Yes, you can bake a cake at home or order a theme based cake from a reputed bakery. And if want your baby's first birthday cake to be truly unique, indulge in a photo cake with a personalised photo!

Choose A Theme

Kids love cartoons! You can choose a cartoon theme or go with something that your kid loves. You can build a theme based on animals, stuffed toys and even food.

Guest List

Overcrowding your kid's birthday party can leave your kid irritated. Plan wisely and invite only those people close to your family. Make sure that the guest list includes kids in majority.

Play Activities

To cheer up the atmosphere, you can include play activities for kids. It is a sure way to keep your child engaged in play and happy most of the time.

Photo Shoot

Capture those special moments with your kid by arranging for a special photo shoot. This is one awesome birthday party idea that will make you remember the party throughout your life.

Party Supplies

To make your kid's first birthday memorable, do incorporate theme based party supplies such as banners, balloons, signs, themed napkins and other decorations. Also, you can order plates and utensils to match the theme.

Prepare A Menu

Before you plan and confirm a menu for your kid's first birthday party, make sure to take into consideration types of food - vegetarian or non-vegetarian, type of drink, list of guests allergic to the menu items selected, etc.


Birthday parties are incomplete without gifts. You can intimate your guests on the type of gifts they can bring for your child or ask them to bring gifts based on the party theme.

With these awesome party ideas, you can definitely turn your kid's first birthday into a memorable affair. No party is complete without the guest of honour, hence, make sure to gift your little one the best party he/she can ever have.

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