By Wesley Yu
As parents we want the very best for our children. And our children turning 1 years old is one of the most significant event in our little girl’s life. We want them to cherish and treasure this event when they look back later in life.
Let’s face it, time flies and before we know it our little girl is a grown up. Having good memories of our baby’s first birthday will surely make us fulfilled. Let’s start by organizing the things that you need to record and mark this important event of our baby’s life.
Prepare your camera and camcorder to capture the moments. If you are into scrapbooking, put all the pictures, invitations, thank you notes, etc. to your scrapbook. Decorate your house depending on the party theme that you choose. Buy the necessary decors like balloons, piñatas, banners, streamers, confetti, etc. Use tablecloth, utensils, and dinnerware that match the theme of the party.
Prepare your guest list weeks or months in advance so no one gets left out. Depending on the theme of your party, you can search the web for the right images for your invitations. There are also many free printables that are available online. You can also hire the services of professionals to make your invitations. Once your invitations are ready, send them out two to three weeks prior to the party. Don’t send the invitations when it is already very near the party date because your guests might have made other plans and commitments.
The birthday cake is also very important. The cake that you will have for your baby must ideally be based on the party theme. Depending on your theme, there are many recipes, cake pans, toppers that are available online.
If you are planning a birthday party for your baby girl’s first birthday then you can choose from different well-known cartoons and famous characters for your theme. The first birthday party of your daughter need not be boring. Below are some of the birthday party themes that you can use for your child’s first birthday:
If you want a cute and lovable birthday party that is well-known and very feminine then a Minnie Mouse birthday party is a great choice for your daughter. The partner of Mickey Mouse, almost all kid know or have heard of this Disney character.
Yo Gabba Gabba
Nickelodeon’s rising children TV show, Yo Gabba Gabba’s characters are fun and cute at the same time. A Yo Gabba Gabba based birthday party is very ideals for children below the age of 5 and especially nice for a 1 year old. If you are to hire a DJ Lance Rock impersonator and Gabba mascots then the children will surely have lots of fun with this party theme.
Winnie The Pooh
The Winnie the Pooh themed birthday is ideal for baby girls. Winnie the Pooh is a Disney character that is well-loved by kids and adults alike. Winnie the Pooh together with his friends: Piglet, Tigger, Rabbit, and Christopher Robin will surely make your daughter’s first birthday truly memorable.
Let your baby have an alphabet themed birthday party. This party theme is very fitting for a first birthday party as your baby is just starting to learn her ABCs.
This classic children’s TV show is perfect for a 1 year old’s birthday party. Sesame Street is an institution and well-known to children around the world. Host your Sesame Street birthday around the popular Sesame Street characters like Bert & Ernie, Big Bird, Cookie Monster, Elmo, and Kermit. This party idea is great for both boys and girls alike.
One of the most popular character of the Sanrio family. Hello Kitty is a perfect birthday party theme for a 1 year old. This is a classic Japanese cartoon character that is still well-loved by its fans, young and old alike. A very feminine character that best fits a first birthday party for your baby girl.
You can never go wrong with a Disney Princess themed birthday party. Among the more popular Disney princesses are Cinderella, Snow White, Princess Jasmine of Aladdin, Sleeping Beauty, and Princess Ariel of The Little Mermaid. You can either choose one character for your daughters party theme or you can mix all of the Disney Princesses into one party.
Another great party idea for girls are the barnyard animals theme. You can rent your local farm for the birthday party or you can recreate the barnyard atmosphere right in your own backyard.
Article Source: First Birthday Party Ideas For Baby Girls