Celebrate your little princess’ big day with a 1st birthday Disney Princess party. Your child might not be old enough to appreciate all the memories you will make, but your friends and family will love to see all the effort you have put into the celebration. Make the day extra special with tips and tricks from this Disney Princess first birthday ideas guide on tableware, decorations, food, favors, and games.
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What Do I Need For a Disney Princess Party?
Branch off from typical Disney paper goods and decorations with some of the special theme items listed below:
- Tiaras and crown party hats
- Disney Princess supplies
- High chairs and chair decorating kits
- Stuffed animals
- Baby Princess costumes
- Princess arts and Crafts
- Princess books or DVDs
Disney Princess Party Invitation Ideas
Use Disney Princess first birthday invitations to instantly match your theme. If you would rather create a more unique look, opt for our personalized princess invites which can be printed with all your party info.
Create a first birthday invite fit for a princess with DIY designs and other great invite ideas. Get creative and put your craft skills to work:
- Attach a personalized Disney 1st Birthday Princess personalized invitation to a tiara, magic wand, or personalized favor to get guests excited for your event.
- Cut out a number 1 design from construction paper and fill in your party details with a swirling, regal script. You can also cut out other theme shapes like a castle, crown, or magic wand to serve as your card base.
- Dress up your baby in a cute Disney Princess gown and hold a photo shoot. Use your pictures to create a postcard-style baby invite. If you are handy with photo manipulation software, add your party info directly on the picture and print them out for a professional look.
- Invite guests to dress as their favorite Disney characters or wear a cute princess accessory. Just because you’re a grown-up, does not mean you can’t dress up!
- Make it seem like your princess invites come straight from the royal palace. Use creative wording like the suggestion below for inspiration:
Hear ye, hear ye!
Princess Michelle is turning 1,
So come to the royal ball to have some fun.
Disney Princess Party Decoration Ideas
Start off your baby princess party on the right foot with Disney princess decorations . Pick out princess balloons, hangers, and centerpieces
- Turn your home into a fairytale castle! Cut out towers from butcher paper and hang pennant banners between them. Use knight’s shields and other medieval props to match a princess decoration theme.
- Have Disney Princess costumes available for your guests to wear at the party. Set up a photo booth full of props and accessories and let friends and family members pose together. You can even get some photos with the birthday girl in a princess dress.
- Set out a guest book to let guests leave a heartfelt message. Look back at all the nice things your friends and family had to say once your child grows up a bit more.
- Hang strips of tulle from the corners of your party room to create a flowing canopy. Tissue paper balls and other light decor makes for a frilly and fun ambiance.
- Get back to basics with first birthday Disney balloons, banners, and centerpieces.
Disney Princess Party Food Ideas
Supply your guests with foods that can be enjoyed by adults and kids alike. You can set a table that looks like it was prepared by a royal chef with these first birthday Disney Princess party food ideas:
- Bake cute cake pops in pink and purple frosting. Other color matching snacks will add a touch of elegance to your event.
- If your party will be attended mostly by adults, consider a swanky spread of finger sandwiches, tea, juice, and other tea party foods. Dainty and delicate baked goods and snacks are great for an older guest list.
- Bake your birthday cake in the shape of a castle. Use frosted ice cream cones to create four towers at the corners of a sheet cake. Decorate with candies and flag toothpicks to complete the look.
- Create chocolate dipped strawberries that look like Belle’s rose. Dip the fruit in colored pink chocolate and drizzle a swirl on the end. Serve them at the end of a long stick to create the stem.
- Use individual Disney Princesses as inspiration for different snacks. Make egg rolls and dumplings inspired by Mulan, gumbo and rice for Tiana, Snowflake cookies for Elsa and Anna, or apple pie for Snow White. Use your imagination to come up with even more princess party foods.
Disney Princess Party Favors
Send your first birthday guests home with a treasure chest full of royal treats and Disney Princess favors. Check out the ideas below for some great baby birthday favor ideas:
- Teddy bears and stuffed animals for kids
- Send out personalized photos of the birthday girl or guests as keepsakes. Use our personalized favors to match.
- Baked goods and candy
- Makeup kits
Make sure your gifts match the theme with Disney Princess favor sets.
Party Planning Toolbox
Use the links below to quickly find related theme party supplies, planning tips, printable checklists, and advice from our party planning experts!!
- First Birthday Ideas Guide:. Set up an event for your baby and adult guests with this 1st birthday ideas guide.
- Princess Personalized Items: Check out our exclusive personalized items including invitations, bookmarks, stickers, and more!
- Party Planning 101: Our useful party planning guide includes cake ideas, party etiquette tips, a printable guest list, and much more.
- Parties Under $100: Use this guide to celebrate in style without breaking the bank!
- Party Budget Estimator: Download this guide to help budget your expenses.
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Games and Activities
Help the little princesses make a wand that they can bring home with them
Belle is one of the favorite princesses. Let the girl’s color away so they have their art to display!
Make a giant tub of bubbles with a variety of wands for lots of fun!
Paint a pretty princess design on the kid’s faces and they’ll love it.