Probably your little Jedi would like to celebrate his or her birthday with this cool theme, so I thought it would be a great idea to help you plan a perfect STAR WARS PARTY with these must have items that just can't miss on any galactic celebration!
1. The CAKE! I think everyone remembers the scene where one of the most beloved droids BB8 gave a thumbs up to Finn in The Force Awakens movie. Wouldn't it be just perfect to have this unforgettable moment right in the middle of your candy table and even better to eat it!!?
Well, let me tell you it is possible! Check out this amazing Star Wars Cake with BB8 thumbs up!
Photo by: Regal Kitchen.
However, if you are more of a fan for other Star Wars characters such as Stormtrooper, R2D2 Chewbacca, Darth Vader and even C3PO, then you may want to include a layered cake. Here are some examples of you can play with the characters on each tier.
Photo by: Cemlyn Cakes (UK).
Photo by: Pixy Cakes (Instagram).
Recently i just found out these outstanding sculptures from Mike's Amazing Cakes; if your son is a fan of the Empire maybe you can consider the head of Darth Vader or a Stormtrooper to be the cake!
Mike's Amazing Cakes also made the Following cake, it caught my attention because is not common to find a cake specifically for the movie "The Force Awakens" which, by the way, I totally loved, so having the Villain Kylo Ren, Rey and BB8 together in one cake makes it just fabulous!
2. Light sabers!! (Of course): These Energy Swords are the favorite weapons of all Star Wars history.
The most known colors are Blue, Green, and Red.
Light Sabers giant balloon sculptures By: Birthday Express.
You can also use the Light Sabers for the kids to play, they will have so much fun "fighting" with the swords that they will most likely forget tor return to the Rebel base to complete the mission! The best part? No one gets hurt, and they can use this toy to play indoor or outdoor!
All you need is Pool Noodles, Duck tape and Electrical tape and just a bit or creativity!
Photos by: Katie Marie Photography.
3. SNACKS! Be creative with this one! There are so many ways you can adapt a regular snack to become a galactic food! Here are some ideas that will help you decide what to offer your guests at you Star Wars party!
BB8, R2D2 and Yoda will bring the force to you dessert table! Adorable cookies for your next Star Wars Party!
Cookies By: The Cookie Gallery
Dip marshmallows or apples in melted caramel and roll in Cocoa Krispies!
You can always use fun names to label food, like the following C-3POPCORN idea by Momtastic.
Here are some other great menu ideas by Sarah Lemp.
Princess Lays: Chips
Thermal Detonators: Cheese puffs or malted milk balls
Obi-Wan Kabab-ies: Fruit kababs (could also be grilled chicken and veggies, etc)
Yoda Soda: Lime sherbet and Sprite or 7-Up
Vader-Ade: Red kool-ade or fruit punch
Wookie-Cookies: Any type of cookie
Hans-Rolos: Rolo candies
Han Burgers: Hamburgers
Hutt Dogs or Hoth Dogs: Hot dogs
Bow-Ba Fett Pasta: Bow tie pasta salad (I threw mine together with a balsamic vinaigrette dressing, green peppers, feta cheese and cherry tomatoes)
Ewok Treats: Animal crackers
Leia’s Bunns: Cinnamon rolls
Vader Taters: Tater-tots
Millennium Falcorn: Corn on the cob
Carbonite Jello: Freeze a Han Solo action figure in Jello!
Storm Trooper Scoopers: Tortilla chip scoops and salsa or dip
Dark Side Cake: Chocolate cake
C-3P Oreos: Oreos
Palpatine’s Pizza: Pizza
First Order Fries: French fries
Qui-Gon Jinn-Gerbread: Gingerbread cookies.
You could also decorate your candy bar with themed treat holders. We made these BB-8 ones for Made it, Ate it, Loved it. Treat holders can be great for cakeballs and chocolate truffles.
Photo by Made it, Ate it, Loved it.
4. JEDI COSTUMES! You can include Jedi Robes for each guest at your party, these DIY no-sew Jedi tunics are SO easy to make and will help your younglings feel strong with the Force! And the best part is they will be the best complement and perfect match for the Lightsabers (The pool noodle ones I mentioned before). So here you have a complete Star Wars outfit for hours and hours of fun! Here is an incredible diy tutorial by smartgirlsdiy on how to make them!
Whether you're apart of the First Order or the Rebel Alliance, everyone will enjoy these Star Wars party ideas!
MAY THE FORCE BE WITH YOU!