Planning a party for your child isn’t exactly a piece of cake. Everything from the decorations to the desserts should be perfect! And may I emphasize the desserts? Everyone loves a good dessert–which is why we rounded up 16 unique-themed dessert tables to give you an idea of how you can impress the kids–and the kids at heart–on your little one’s next birthday party!
1. Tropical Trance
This fun and vibrant tropical-themed dessert table is a great idea if you’re planning a lively summer party for your child! And even during the rainy season, this could be the best picker-upper to contrast the gloomy weather!
2. Game of Thrones
[Photographer: Delightful Little Darlings / Boy Party: This Game of Thrones Party Will Make You Super Excited for Season 7! / Cake: Cottaintail Cake Studio]
If you’re a Game of Thrones fan, the best way to go might be to throw your kid a Game of Thrones inspired party! What’s better than desserts with Daenerys and her dragons, Jon Snow and his dire wolf, and the Iron Throne on it?!
3. Boho Bash
Now, if you’re looking for something that’s a little bit different, you might want to consider this bohemian birthday bash. This is a wonderful source of inspiration if you want to veer away from the usual cute and princess-themed desserts! Just look at how grown-up and stylish those desserts look!
4. Old Hollywood Glamour
If you want to make your kid the star of the night, this old Hollywood themed party might just be the inspiration you’ve been looking for! Just look at that fabulous table filled with tuxedo cake pops and decadent desserts!
5. A Trip to Wonderland
We’re all going crazy over this delightful Alice in Wonderland-themed dessert table! If your child is a big Alice in Wonderland fan, this could be a dream come true for her!
6. On Cloud Nine
If your child is an aspiring pilot or is just a fan of the skies, desserts with adorable mini-parachutes and airplanes on them could be ideal for his or her birthday sweets!
7. Pinoy Fiesta
Who said that banigs and palayoks are out of style? Just look at how cute and artsy this Pinoy fiesta dessert table is! (This idea is also great if you want an unconventional party for your baby!)
8. Sporty and Sweet
If your child is on the athletic side, show him your love and support by throwing him a sport-inspired party like this one! Just imagine how excited he would be if he gets desserts inspired by his favorite sport!
9. Fashion Forward
Raising a little fashionista? Why not try bringing the catwalk to your kid’s party? Look how stylish and fashion-forward this dessert table looks!
10. Star Wars
Got a Star Wars fan at home? Then a Star Wars themed birthday party like this one may be the key to seal the deal! Plus, it won’t hurt to load up on those cake toppers too!
11. Party in Japan
[Photographer: Delightful Little Darlings / Boy Party: This Modern Minimalist Celebration Will Instantly Take You To Japan! / Cake: Cottontail Cake Studio / Sushi Candy Centerpiece: Made in Candy / Cookies: The Noodle Bakes]
If you’re planning to bring your kid to Japan for his birthday party, why not bring Japan to his party instead? So long as you pay close attention to details like this Japanese inspired party, you can take your kid just about anywhere! Don’t those sushis and sashimis look authentic?
12. Beauty and the Beast
[Photographer: Happy Hearts Studio / Girl Party: This Beauty and the Beast Party Will Make Your Disney Princess Dreams Come True / Cupcakes, Cake Pops, and Sugar Cookies: That Looks Tasty Goodies / Edible Roses: Sweet Blooms / Cakes, Cookies, and Cupcakes: Avant Garde Cake Company, R Patisserie, and Love Desserts]
Beauty and the Beast just got its live action adaptation, which must be the reason why every Disney fan, including yours truly, is in love with it—and I’m sure you and your little princess are too! That leaves you no reason to not throw a Beauty and the Beast-inspired party! Doesn’t everything look like it’s come straight out of the movie itself–just look at the enchanted rose table centerpiece!
13. Camping in the Woods
If you’re an outdoorsy kind of mom, planning a camping or woodland themed party for your child may bring you a tad closer to getting them to share your love for the outdoors. If those s’more cupcakes don’t convince him or her to join your future camping trips, I don’t know what will!
14. Science Laboratory
[Photographer: Simply Gray Studios / Boy Party: Nixon’s Science Lab / Cake: Cake Creations by Beverly Sanz / Cake Pops, Cookies, and Cupcakes: Hobby with my Hubby by Natalie Wee / Cupcakes: Crafty Cakes and Cupcakes by Jackie Martinez]
This science lab inspired dessert table can help you prove to your child that science can be fun and exciting too! You can also use this to peak their interest in the periodic table, molecules, and experiments as early as now!
15. Pretty and Pink
If you’re looking for something enchanting and sweet, using a soft pink background and a bunch of perfectly placed twigs to frame your dessert table might do the trick! Look how dainty and sweet this setup looks!
16. Woodland Adventure
[Event Stylist: Party Deco / Boy Party: Migo’s Fun Tribal and Woodland Party Will Brighten Your Day / Cookies, Cupcakes, and Cake Pops: Abigail Denise Louh]
This last dessert table theme uses woodland vibes to set the mood. Who would’ve thought that tepees are a great idea for cake pops?! Those cacti-inspired cookies look unique and prickly sweet too!