How to create a ballerina birthday party for your little girl

Posted on March 22nd, 2019

Let us help you set the stage for your little prima ballerina’s first birthday. By Noeleen Foster

How to create a ballerina birthday party for your little one

You don’t have to spend a fortune to pull this cute ballerina birthday party together. By making your own snacks and decor, you can save a lot of money. We’ll show you how.

ALSO SEE: 8 tips to throw a first birthday party without breaking the bank

Ballerina birthday party decorations

  • Set the scene by using white as the base colour of your décor and layering shades of pink and gold. Paper daisies, lanterns and bunting all help to create a sweet celebratory feel.
  • Make your own pom-poms. Simply cut about 20 tulle squares measuring 30 x 30cm each. Place these on top of one another and tie them together with a ribbon in the centre. Pull and fluff out each layer.
  • Decorate plates, tables and birdcages with flowers such as pink roses and baby’s breath.

Ballerina birthday party decorations

To eat and drink

  • Chocolate balls look chic in tall parfait glasses.
  • Serve pink and white sweet treats including candy-coated almonds or peanuts and marshmallows.
  • Serve pink milk in bottles and tie with ribbon.

To eat and drink

  • Use cake sprinkles over yoghurt-covered rice cakes and iced doughnuts.
  • Ice-cream cones with strawberry and vanilla ice-cream are easy for little ones to eat.

To eat and drink 3

  • Include ballet-themed cupcakes and biscuits as well as delicate macaroons.

To eat and drink 2

To take home

Make your own tutu decorated party packs. You can include bubbles, fruit drops or marshmallow sugar cones in them.

Download your tutu template and ballerina invite here.

To take home

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