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Gallery Roundup: First Birthday Party Activities

Other than the sweets and treats, the best part of a birthday party is definitely the games. But what if the party guests are too little to play Pin the Tail on the Donkey and Musical Chairs? Just because they’re small doesn’t mean that you can’t plan a little bit of fun for your tiny guest of honor and friends, so today we’re rounding up some of our favorite first birthday party activities that we’ve spotted in the gallery.

Turn up the music, toss in a few inflatable balls, and the little ones will have a blast dancing up a storm.

First Birthday Party Dance Fest - Project Nursery

Our Globe-Trotting Girl’s 1st Birthday by Bonnie Rada

With proper adult supervision, even the tiniest of party guests will love taking a swing at a festive piñata.

First Birthday Party Piñata - Project Nursery

Lennox’s Indian-Themed 1st Birthday Party by jampepper

Create your own ball pit with a baby pool and those small, colorful balls.

First Birthday Party Ball Pit - Project Nursery

Peter Rabbit 1st Birthday by Elizabeth

Let the kids get artistic with personalized coloring sheets and a bucket full of crayons.

First Birthday Party Coloring Station - Project Nursery

Boats and Bubbles 1st Birthday Party by Kimberly

A bean bag toss is sure to be a crowd-pleaser for kids of all ages.

First Birthday Party Bean Bag Toss - Project Nursery

Strong Man Circus 1st Birthday Party by Lindsey

For more inspiration or to upload photos from your nursery, big kid or party project visit our Project Gallery!

About the author
Courtney and her husband live in their hometown in Upstate New York with their two-year-old daughter, Emiliana. When she's not tagging along on Emmi's latest adventure or helping to complete a toddler masterpiece, Courtney loves taking yoga classes and spending Saturday mornings at the farmer's market with her family.
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