Now what would an "Angry Birdsday" bash be without some bright and beautiful birdie balloons? Needless to say, these fun guys featured on
The Brown Eyes Have It look just like the well-known gaggle that has won us over by way of slingshot.
And the best part -- guest blogger Leslie includes a link to the free printable that she used to make this fantastic balloon bunch, so recreating them for your own birthday celebrant is easy as blackbird pie! Be sure to check out this full post to see what the rest of this Angry Birds-themed birthday blowout included -- there's plenty of homemade fun to be had for all ages!
Backyard Bird Slingin'
Mama Maegan of
Simply Styled Home shows off this super-cool life-sized Angry Birds game that she created for her daughter's birthday -- with a giant homemade slingshot included!
Using cardboard boxes that have been colored to look like cement and wooden blocks, we're sure that this neat homemade course offered up hours of fun for pint-sized party-goers! Check out the site for a full tutorial on creating your own homemade slingshot; tips for how to turn giant bouncy balls into soaring birds and grumpy green pigs; and much more. Additional great pictures of this Angry "Birdsday" blowout can be found on
Kara's Party Ideas.
Cake Birds Boss
While we're on the topic of Angry Birds games that kids can play off of the screen, don't miss out on this playable Angry Birds cake featured on
My Cake Adventures!
Based off of the uber-popular
YouTube video of one dad's playable Angry Birds cake, Mama Susan decided to try her hand at at creating an interactive birthday treat. As Susan puts it, "It was a big hit. Literally." Check out her full walk-through on how she created this slingshot-soaring party cake-o'-fun if you're considering giving it a shot!
Bird Lover's Takedown
We love this homemade Angry Birds pinata featured on
All Things Thrifty -- and it's quite obvious that Mama Brooke's daughter does too!
Featuring the main Angry Birds character, Rio, this homemade festive pinata is easy to make at home with only a handful of supplies, including paste, a balloon, newspaper strips, and construction paper for the outer features. If you're new to making homemade pinatas, yet are hoping to give it a whirl, check out this great tutorial featured on
Whimsy Love -- you'll find a recipe for flour-water paste and plenty of tips!
Egg Hunt for the Birds
Mama Maita of the blog
Mighty Maitz threw her son an Angry Birds birthday party and one of the activities was a hunt for eggs filled with candy. Those darn eggs are tricky -- yet fun! -- to find.
A perfect idea for reviving old plastic Easter eggs, simply fill them with treats or small goodies and hide them around your house or yard for your little chicks to find -- quick, easy, and a great idea for an all-in-one goodie bag and activity idea. Check out the rest of Maita's post to see what else her son's Angry Birdsday party entailed -- there's another take on the giant slingshot, along with other neat ideas, including an Angry Birds video invitation!
Bean Bag Birdies
TaLooLa Kids offers up this fun idea for a balloon and bean bag-style Angry Birds game for kids -- and it's sure to be a homemade hit!
Perfect for a quick and easy party idea, this game only requires some balloons, bean bags, and some downloadable paper templates for the characters' faces (included on the site). Once your birdies are attached to their perches, let the bean bags fly in an ultimate Angry Birds takedown! And in case you have an accidental pop, Mama Amanda recommends keeping some extra balloons on hand.
If you're looking for some unique party eats for kids, don't miss out on these easy-peasy Angry Birds bagel sandwiches featured on
A super-simple idea for making a large amount of food on a budget, these bagel birds are assembled with cheddar cheese, salami, olives, carrots (aka yellow bird noses), and Laughing Cow spreadable Swiss cheese for the eyes and spread. Overall, an easy idea that's sure to be a hit at this year's "Birdsday" bonanaza!
Crafts by Amanda features these adorable Angry Birds characters that she made out of cardboard tubes. And the best part about this cool craft is that they can be used for games, as an art table project, or for take-home party favors.
To get started, you'll want to have some extra paper towel or toilet paper tubes on hand. Other than that, it's just a matter of decking out your characters with colorful construction paper and fun features!
Mini Angry Cakes
Just like Angry Birds, cake pops have been all the rage in the past couple of years. So what could be better than to combine the two, like these fun little sweets featured on
The Girl Who Ate Everything!
To make your own mini angry cakes, you'll want to have cake mix, candy melts, decorating gel, frosting, decorative sweets, and lollipop sticks on hand. (Check out the full post for the complete recipe with tips.) The best part about these pint-sized pops is that they can be used in place of birthday cake or handed out as a goodie bag treat. Doesn't get much better than that!
Makes and Takes is also on the Angry Birds train, and we can't get enough of these adorable pom-pom birdies that they've made to take out their grumpy, green pig pom -pom counterparts.
Perfect for a homemade game or goodie bag treats, these yarn-errific feathered friends are a cinch to make. To get started, you'll want to have red and green yarn, googly eyes, craft paper, and craft glue on hand. Be sure to check out the full post to see how Mama Marie set up their DIY Dixie cup tower game!
If you're looking to throw an Angry Birdsday blowout, you'll most likely want to include some fun character cupcakes on the treat table, like these featured on
The Johnson's Life Online.
Everyone knows that this game is well-loved by kids and adults alike, so it's not surprising that Mama Mallory chose to make these cupcakes for her own big day! She admits that they were a little more difficult than anticipated, but that with a little bit of fondant and frosting work, they turned out to be pretty darn fantastic.
Put on Yer Party Hat
Mama J of
The Contemplative Creative Project shows us just how easy it is to turn ordinary old yellow part hats into a gaggle of Angry Birds. And really, these hats are a must if you're going all out for your little gamers!
Simply made using a free printable download, yellow party hats, feathers, and invisible tape, J says that she chose to make these hats because she had a great vision of "little kids running around [the] yard with birds on their heads." And we'll bet that's exactly what they did -- and that they loved every second of it! Check out the full post for directions on how to add the black feathers, and be sure to check out the rest of Mama J's Angry Birds ideas; there's some great stuff here.
Fruit Fit for a King (Pig)
The Cheekiemonkies family held their own Angry Birds-themed birthday bash last year and we can't get enough of this watermelon that's been transformed into a King Pig!
To make your own grumbling pig watermelon dessert bowl, simply carve out the inside, fill it up with a variety of fruit (or the desserts of your choice), and then make a fabulous pig face out of construction paper for decoration. Overall, a crazy-easy idea that's sure to please your pint-sized Angry Birds lovers!
Sweet Sugar Sensations
These cookies may look like they came straight from a high-end bakery, but that's not the case!
Sweet Sugarbelle is here to show us just how easy it is to make these favorite little characters in your own kitchen.
To make these very adorable angry little birds and pigs, you'll only need to gather some flood icing, piping icing, and a food color pen for topping off your delicious sugar cookies. Sweet Sugarbelle has a three-part series on all of the characters shown, so if you run into problems while making your own, be sure to check out her post for excellent tips.
King Pig Sammies
Another fabulous idea for some Angry Birdsday party munchies, we love this scrummy King Pig sandwich featured on
Hawaii's Bento Box Cookbook.
Simply made with toasted wheat flatbread, provolone cheese, and chocolate chips for the eyes, this is one grumbling pig sandwich that your tots are sure to go crazy over on their big special day! Be sure to check out the full post for tips on cookie cutter shapes to use.
Gamer Goodie Bags
Mama Katie of
More From the Mohrs shows off these great Angry Birds goodie bag ideas, with plenty of coloring and bird-slinging fun!
Featuring pom-pom birdies and grumpy little pigs, wooden slingshots, and coloring pages (available for free online), these goodies bags are sure to please your group of birthday gamers. To make the bags, simply print off the character faces with one of the downloadable links included throughout many of these ideas, and paste them right on. Super-easy, we know! Also be sure to look through the rest of the Mohrs ideas -- we also really like the DIY Angry Birds face masks that they made for party-goers!
Angry Birdsday Golden Eggs
Everyone knows how dang hard those golden eggs are to gather in the game, so what better than to make your own for birthday goodie bag inclusions, like these featured on
Pink Peppermint Blogger? But really, we're talking about some serious treasure, here!
For the goodie bag favors shown, Mama Eleanor simply printed off the Angry Birds eggs label and added mini colorful gumballs. The golden eggs are just plain Silly Putty -- always a good time, we know! Be sure to check out the rest of this party -- they've created some great face masks for the kids and fun ideas for decking out your table accessories.