April 7, 2008
Mickey Mouse Birthday Party Ideas
Mickey Mouse is a character that is adored by children of all ages, and even adults can appreciate how long he has been a huge part of all children’s lives. The smiling face of Mickey Mouse can make almost any child smile, so throwing a Mickey Mouse themed birthday party is a great way to ensure your child will have a great time.
Food and Fun
The Mickey Mouse shape is a well known one, and there are all types of cookie cutters and molds dedicated to this fun character. You can usually find them at a local bakery shop or even at a Disney store, and they can be used to create all types of fun Mickey Mouse shaped foods. Anything from small finger sandwiches to gelatin can be cut into the shape of Mickey Mouse, or you can even decorate crackers with small pieces of cheese cut out of Mickey Mouse shaped cookie cutters.
A Mickey Mouse Cake is not too hard to make if you stick to just making the shape of Mickey's face. If you are a more experienced cake decorator, here are some other Mickey Mouse Cakes that will also be great for a Mickey party. Here is even a cute Baby Mickey Mouse birthday cake, or take a look at this adorable Minnie Mouse cake picture which is a great way to spin the Mickey theme for a little girl's birthday party (although I am sure a little girl would also enjoy a Mickey Mouse party since he is definitely loved by girls and boys alike). You can use a Mickey Mouse cake pan to make baking your cake even easier. This way you don't have to worry about getting the shape of it just right.
Mickey Mouse Games
Because Mickey Mouse is such a well known character, it should be pretty simple finding all types of Mickey Mouse games for the party. Games ranging from pin the nose on Mickey to coloring pages and even more can be found at Disney stores and online, so not much planning is needed on your part when it comes to games. You can even create your own games if you want to save a little money, by cutting out cards to play Disney memory games or even trivia games with facts from the kid’s favorite movies.
Because Mickey Mouse is one of the most well known Disney characters, you shouldn’t have any trouble finding entertainment for the birthday party. You can pick up some of the classic Mickey Mouse movies or even play some of your children’s new favorites, such practically anything from Disney will relate to the Mickey Mouse theme. Putting on a movie is a great way to keep kids entertained while waiting for other guests to arrive or even in between activities to allow time for preparation.
Plates, utensils, etc.
Finding Mickey Mouse themes plates and utensils should not be a problem, since they can be found at most party stores as well as Disney specialty shops. There are a wide variety of plate designs on the market, and usually have matching decorations that you can use in your home. Since it is a pretty basic theme, you can even add in solid plates and decorations to save a little money, or mix and match the different decoration designs to make your birthday party look stunning.
Throwing a Mickey Mouse party is a great idea for almost any child, since he is a role model that children have been looking up to for ages. His big bright smile and silly ears make him so lovable, and he is a great addition to add to any child’s birthday party.