Watermelon birthday parties are a very popular 1st birthday theme for baby girls born in summer!
Think of the fruit watermelon, it is very refreshing and with a bright pink-red flesh and tastes very sweet.
I love this birthday idea personally because I love fruit so much. This post is for parents who wish tho throw a watermelon birthday party for their kids on a budget.
Like every other kid’s birthday celebration or parties, there are 4 things you want to consider when making your plans.
You want to think of the;
- aesthetic, decorations and party supplies
- choice of food to serve
- fun activities and games
- party favors and goody bags
How Plan a Watermelon Birthday Party For 1-Year-Old
Watermelon Birthday Party Decorations
Quite a large number of watermelon birthday parties are thrown in summer, it’s a summer fruit and for that reason, some people end up making it a pool party.
Don’t sweat it, there are tons of watermelon birthday decors on Pinterest to borrow inspirations from.
If this party is for a 1-year-old or toddlers, you want to keep it simple enough so they can be a part of the celebration.
A watermelon pool party may not be a great idea for that age group if they don’t swim yet.
To get you started, I’ve listed a few affordable watermelon party supplies below;
Watermelon Print Disposable Plates, Cups and Napkins
Watermelon Birthday Party Supplies Balloons, Garlands, Cake Toppers
Watermelon Balloon Assortments
Watermelon Birthday Party Invitations
Watermelon Birthday Party Food Ideas
Planning for watermelon birthday party food is quite easy. Just think of regular foods and treats in pink, red, green and light green.
Pink colored cupcakes in green cupcake holders, add a watermelon cupcake topper to keep to the theme.
Green and red popcorn mix, sugar cookies, and Rice Krispie treats are great ideas.
Just try to incorporate the theme colors where ever you can, the party decorations will carry the rest of the event for the most part.
Include drink and slushies are great ideas and you can easily customize these in terms of color options and flavors!
Scroll to the bottom of see ideas of what to serve at a watermelon theme birthday party.
You want to keep some of the foods really simple for younger children to eat and have other options for adults too.
Watermelon Party Games
If you are going with a watermelon pool party then you may want to consider water volleyball for the adults and older kids.
Make it fun by using a watermelon beach ball instead of a regular one.
For little kids that can’t swim, turn on this giant inflatable watermelon sprinkler for them to play around.
Hiring a bouncy house for the day is a great way to keep people entertained throughout the party. Kids love water balloons too so you may want to include that.
Watermelon Party Favor Ideas
You can get tons of cheap watermelon party favor ideas on Amazon. Things like stickers, headbands, hand fans, and treats.
It is very easy to put together a goody bag for kids.
A great idea is to think of what your child likes or what is trending in kids’ toys and games. I will list a few below as a guide;
This is the easiest way to plan a watermelon birthday party for kids on a budget. There are so many more ideas and spin you can generate from this post.
Ask your child what she/he likes and incorporate some of that into the party decoration.
It’s their day after all! Happy party planning and don’t forget the music!
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