15 Fun and Easy-to-Make Birthday Party Favors
Any parent will tell you that throwing a birthday party for your kids is a labor of love — emphasis on the labor. Hosting a great party isn't just about celebrating your children in the moment, but creating lasting memories for them and their friends. Many parents are finding new and creative ways to add personal touches to their party planning, from picking a theme that truly reflects their child's personality and going all out with it to ensuring that every detail is perfect by DIYing every piece of the soiree.
If you're turning to your own homemade creations to make the event really special for your little one, skip the cookie-cutter favors and try some of these fun and creative options instead.
Unicorn Poop Slime Favors
This unicorn poop slime, a hilarious take on every kid's beloved "toy," is perfect for unicorn-loving little ones. The recipe is super simple!
You don't have to make everything from scratch for a homemade party favor! This construction-themed party favor shows you how combining some candy and toys can turn into a perfect party favor.
Unicorn Spa Jar
Give a spa party favor a fun and kid-approved update with a unicorn spa jar. Combining colorful treats into a beautifully decorated jar is sure to delight pint-size party-goers.
Mermaid Party Favors
Siren-themed birthday parties are the perfect occasion for these supercute mermaid party favors. You can fill them with whatever you like — it's the bags themselves that make a splash!
Lego Pencil Holder
If you want to flex those creative muscles, consider Lego pencil holders for your kid's next birthday party. They're totally customizable and it's definitely something your kid's friends will use!
Whether they're decorating the sidewalk or have their own board, kids love chalk! Try your hand at making your own adorable chalk bug party favors.
These crayon-themed party favor boxes are perfect for kids who like to get creative. Color-coordinate each box and put each child's name on the top for a really personalized party favor they'll love.
The force will definitely be with your kid's friends if you hand these out at the end of their next birthday party! The lightsaber party favors will save you some money and bring them hours of entertainment.
Turn regular old crayons into works of art with these heart-shaped ones. They make great party favors, either by themselves or with some sweets thrown into a bag with them.
Unicorn Sugar Scrub
These unicorn sugar scrub favors are divine and all-natural, so they're totally appropriate for kids and would be perfect for a sleepover birthday. Choose your favorite scents and layer away.
Even if your kids are a little young to start wearing makeup, these candy lipsticks would make great favors for their next party! You can easily adapt the recipe to your kid's favorite flavors and colors.
DIY Snowflake Wands
If your kids and their friends love Frozen or anything princess-related, they'll love these DIY snowflake wands. They look like they've been plucked right out of a Disney movie!
Keep the party going long after the guests have gone home by handing out these fun mini piñatas. Fill them with candy, toys, or art supplies for a fun surprise for the kids to open when they get home.
Homemade Heart of Te Fiti
Moana came out back in 2016, but it's still a big deal for kids! Bring the magic of this movie alive by handing out homemade Heart of Te Fiti favors after a themed party.
Camping can be a really magical and educational activity for kids. Hand out little party favors full of camping treats to encourage their sense of adventure.