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5 Birthday Themes Inspired by Kids’ Movies in 2019

Themed parties are always a hit among kids of any age and those who are young at heart. In the past few years and in 2019, people have seen an influx of kids’ movies and remakes of classics that it’s no wonder that a lot of birthday themes are based on these movies. It’s fun to have a themed birthday party especially for your kids, but it’s a nightmare to organize one if you’re not savvy about planning.

If you’re here, reading and wondering what to do, then you’re in the right place. Picking the theme is always the hardest part, but once you have that down, getting the cheap birthday supplies and organizing everything will eventually fall in place next.

Scratching your head and looking for theme ideas? Read on below for inspiration.

The Lion King
Those who were born in the ’90s know the coming-of-age story of the king of the jungle, Simba, and everyone loved it as kids. This year, The Lion King will be coming out again and in 3-D animation. If your kids haven’t seen the Disney version yet, now would be a good time to bust out the old DVDs or stream online to watch this childhood classic.

The Lion King theme works if your venue is outdoors, like at a park or in a spacious garden. That way, you can harness the beauty of nature and don’t have to use props and decors, which can be expensive or time-consuming to make.

Frozen 2
Who can forget about the tandem and adventures of the princesses of Arendelle in the movie Frozen? Now, six years later, a sequel is coming, and children who loved the first movie are bound to be excited by the next one.

The main element in the franchise is a winter wonderland, and while it may be a few more months before you see snow, this Frozen 2 theme may be something to think about if your child’s birthday falls on those months.

The Angry Birds Movie 2
What started first as a hit mobile game ultimately became a blockbuster movie that kids and adults have enjoyed. An upcoming sequel is scheduled to be released in the next few weeks, and the plot is a surprising one. The aggressive birds are urged to team up with the green pigs to fight off a common threat that may eradicate them all.

As exciting as the movie sounds, a themed party based on the movies is something to look forward to. Instead of using elaborate but costly decorations, a good low-budget idea is to sort guests according to their factions by letting them choose which hats to wear: Angry Birds or the green pigs.

The Addams Family
Yet again, another classic cartoon in the ’90s that is well-loved. An animated version is scheduled to be released in October this year and will suit either a birthday party or a Halloween gathering. The Addams Family is a classic spooky theme, and if you’re looking for a kid-friendly horror motif that everyone can enjoy, this is it.

There are a lot of ways you can decorate for this kind of theme. If the party is in October, you can use all the usual decors on Halloween, and the kids can dress up as the iconic family members, including Morticia, Gomez, Pugsley, Wednesday, Lurch, and Thing.

How to Train Your Dragon
As the years pass by, the dragon Toothless is only going to be more and more popular. His adventures with Hiccup and the origins of dragons, in general, have been revealed over the course of the sequential movies. How to Train Your Dragon is based on Viking lore, and it would make a fun birthday party theme complete with standees of the main characters in the movies.

If you’ve ever wanted to have a dragon-shaped cake, this may be a good opportunity to have one. This franchise is popular, so there are a lot of ready-made giveaways and supplies (like paper plates, cups, and napkins) that you can readily purchase online. If you want to go the DIY route, there are a lot of tutorials out there as well.

Time to Get Planning
If you’re still looking for more themes, check out more upcoming movies, or stick to classic ones that your child already likes. Planning is not an easy feat if you’re doing it alone, so it’s wise to start as early as you can, preferably a couple of months before the actual birthday month so you can iron out the details as much as you can or look for more ways to stick to a budget. Here are some tips on how to plan the perfect children’s party.

What movies are you looking forward to seeing this year, and are you planning to use them for a child’s upcoming birthday? Share your thoughts below.

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