Candy land Party Idea For Girls Birthday Party
If your child is fascinated with the concept of a world of rainbows where rivers are chocolate and gumdrops grow on trees then you can throw them a birthday party on Candyland theme! If you pick such a bright and delicious theme, there’s plenty of room for creativity. Below is inspiration for invitations, decorations, food, party favors, and games to help you plan a super sweet party!
Planning & Invitations
What Do I Need For the Party?
Besides basic party supplies, such as dishes, cups, serviettes and decorations, you may want to consider purchasing, borrowing or renting the following things for your Candyland party:
· Cookie Cutters
· A cotton candy or popcorn machine
· A chocolate fountain
· Candy crafts
· A Pinata
Candyland Party Invitations
· Attach a card-style invitation to a pack of sweets with a curling ribbon.
· Include a themed sticker and some confetti with each Candyland party invitation and seal the envelope with a personalized party sticker!
· If you are hand-delivering the invitations you can create and print custom candy bar warppers with the party info and wrap them around a chocolate bar. For reference, an average size chocolate bar wrapper is 5.25 x 5.5-inches.
· If you’re planning to mail your invitations, wrap the party information around candy that won’t melt in the mail like Twizzlers, Laffy Taffy or even a box of jelly beans.
· Include a color card from the Candyland board game with the invite and ask the guest to dress in those colors.
· Have fun when you’re writing the party details and use wording like: Come take a walk on Rainbow Trail, To celebrate with great detail. Megan’s birthday is on the board, It’s a Candyland party you can’t ignore!
Decorating & Food Ideas
Candyland Party Decorations
Decorate by mixing and matching solid paperware in a rainbow of colours. Setting each place with rainbow fruit snacks, candy bars, and other vibrant snacks to accent. Many specialty candy stores also sell plates of chocolate you can eat! Here are a few other Candyland decorating ideas:
· Set up tables in the games or food stations. Peanut Brittle Home, Lollipop Forests, Gingerbread Plum Trees, Peppermint Woodland, and Gumdrop Mountains mark them.
· Customize setting with candy bars or lollipops for each location.
· Decorate the party area floor to resemble the Candyland board game.
· Separate the M&Ms by color and arrange to form a rainbow in bowls.
· Have adults dressed up as Candyland characters at the party to suit the theme.
Candyland Party Food
In addition to traditional favorites like pizza, chicken fingers, hamburgers, or hotdogs, you can add some Candyland themed food into the mix. Here are some ideas:
· Cut sandwiches into gingerbread man shapes with a cookie cutter.
· Arrange fruits and veggies for a rainbow feel.
· Decorate cupcakes with different types of candy or provide the sweets to guests so they can decorate their own.
· Serve candy apples, candy necklaces, rainbow goldfish crackers, cotton candy, or rainbow cake.
· Use licorice twists as drinking straws! Have guests bite the ends of the candy and the straws are ready to go!
· For dessert, set up a Queen Frostine ice cream sundae bar. Provide vanilla and chocolate ice cream, whipped cream, cherries, nuts, fruit and candy toppings.
For the cake, you can ask your local grocery store if they have a Candyland themed cake or decorate your own using the board game as your guide. Use peppermint sticks, M&Ms, gum drops, licorice, and other candy to inspire you!
Party Favor Ideas
Candyland Party Favors
Thank guests for coming to your Candyland party with these party favors.
· Candy Necklaces and rings
· Candy Crafts
· Makers or Crayons with coloring books
· Silly Straws
· Cookie Cutters
· Customized aprons
· A toothbrush and mini toothpaste (since they ate a lot of candy at the party)
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Candyland Party Games
Arrange tables in stations that organize with the five Candyland regions (Peanut Brittle House, tootsie roll Woods, butterscotch Plum Trees, Peppermint Forest and Gumdrop Mountains); Mark every station in its own name. Using various colored table coverings to set them apart for each station. For each station you’ll need an adult during the party to give instructions to the kids. Children can rotate stations every 20 minutes, filling up 1 hour and 40 minutes. Below are a few game ideas for each station, a free coloring page and more ideas for candy crafts!