For All the Tubby Little Cubby Fans
Hosting a child’s party can either get those creative gears turning or cause you to freeze up when faced with the huge amount of party ideas out there. Thankfully, if your child vocalizes what kind of party theme they’d like, you can really start to narrow down appropriate food and decorations.
This was definitely the case for our soon to be two year old, as almost everything that came out of her precious little mouth had something to do with Winnie the Pooh! So it should be no surprise that we went with a Winnie the Pooh party. And if your reading this that probably means your child is a tubby little cubby fan too! So to take any stress you had left for the special day, I’ve compiled 10 creative ways to host a Winnie the Pooh party just for you!
10 Creative Ways to Host a Winnie the Pooh Party: The Cake
Use Pineapple Flowers to Create a Simple and Elegant Winnie the Pooh Party Cake
Lately, Ive been keeping the children’s birthday cakes super simply. Why? Because cake can get super expensive real fast. And I’ve found there are other ways to showcase the party theme with less effort. So I went for adding DIY Pineapple Flowers to some stacked cheesecakes I got from the grocery store. Not only did this add the perfect amount of simplicity and elegance, but the kids loved eating them!
Tip: Get your kids in on the fun! Have them ice the cake, don’t worry about it being super smooth. Some texture adds great depth. And let them place the Pineapple Flowers. Hey, if you really don’t like where they put it you can always move it! Lol
Add This Winnie the Pooh Party Cake Topper
Creating this one of a kind Winnie the Pooh Party cake topper was one of the highlights of styling this party theme! Taking my daughter’s favourite clip from the movie, it added the perfect whimsical touch. Grab this special printable by joining my newsletter! My gift to you for being such an awesome and creative party planner! It even comes with a dozen bee cupcake toppers!
Simply download it from the email, print off on card stock and tape a wooden skewer to the back. You now have an adorable Winnie the Pooh Party Cake topper!
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Noble and Co. Beeswax Birthday Number Candles
What better way to ring in your child’s birthday than with a number signifying their special year? Not to mention these birthday number candles by Noble & Co. are made with 100% pure Canadian beeswax. Kinda perfect for a Winnie the Pooh party, and for anyone who loves the clean light honey smell of these air purifying candles.
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10 Creative Ways to Host a Winnie the Pooh Party: Party Decoration Ideas
Incorporate Flowers or Rather Golden Grasses
A party wouldn’t be the same without some flowery artistic touches! But for this Winnie the Pooh party I went with a totally unique, and now currently on trend, grass banner created by Aster & Calyx . Not only did it suit the golden honey color pallet I created for this party theme, but it complimented the sophisticated and modern feel of this party too.
Aster and Calyx really nailed my vision by including wispy papas grass, corn grass and purple fountain grass. Not to mention this golden grass banner will cost a fraction of fresh blooms. Win!
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FREE Winnie the Pooh Printable
Yes, you read that right a FREE Winnie the Pooh Printable. This adorable original artwork created by me, was inspired by a quote from our friends from the One Hundred Acre Woods.
Simply download this free printable, print on card stock and frame. Such a nice to touch to this Winnie the Pooh party, or add it to your child’s bedroom decor.
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Cedar Craft Co.’s Honeycomb Shelves + Decorative Wall Mosaic
Every good dessert table has multiple levels. Whether that’s with a tiered cake stand or these Honeycomb shelves, it let’s the guests eyes wonder to every corner of the table making sure they don’t miss a thing!
I cant get over how perfect these Honeycomb shelves paired with this sophisticated Winnie the Pooh party! Couldn’t have found something better! Use them to spread out treats, decor and party favours.
Add in other unique artistic elements like this Wooden Wall Mosaic from Cedar & Craft Co. This element really paired well with the rustic vibe of the One Hundred Acre Woods.
10 Creative Ways to Host a Winnie the Pooh Party: Food + Activity
No Fail Winnie the Pooh Party Sugar Cookies
If your not a cake fan, you will definitely be a fan of these No Fail Winnie the Pooh Sugar Cookies. Made with my favourite sugar cookie recipe, I used simple cookie cutters to get some adorable Winnie the Pooh designs.
Keeping the design simple, I only used white royal icing and then painted a few designs with some gold edible paint.
Tip: Use a butterfly cookie cutter and slice on the bottom part of the wind to get a bee shape. Or use a heart cookie cutter.
Bee Hive Cornbread Muffins
A healthier treat alternative that kid’s still love! Using your go to cornbread recipe, simply bake them in cupcake tins, pipe butter on top in a bee hive form, drizzle honey and adorn with my Bee Cupcake Picks.
You can get my 12 adorable Bee Cupcake Picks by joining the newsletter offer above. Simply scroll up to the Winnie the Pooh Party Cake section and sign up through the link provided.
Tip: Add a little piece of Honeycomb Cereal on top too!
Hunny Pot Party Favors + FREE Winnie the Pooh Party Favor Tag Printable
Send your friends home with these memorable hunny pot party favors! Simple purchase personal size jars of honey, honey sticks or fill jars from the dollar store with the golden treat. Top with white square pieces of cloth, tie string around and attach the FREE Winnie the Pooh Party Favor Tag!
Tip: Download this printable, print on card stock (fit to page), cut out and hole punch.
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Polymer Clay Bumble Bee Activity
Every kid’s party needs an activity to keep those sugar crazed kids in order. Trust me, I know this from experience! Don’t host a kid’s party without an activity!
For this Winnie the Pooh party we made polymer clay bumble bees with mini flowers. All you need to make this craft is some yellow, black, white and red polymer clay and an oven. Or to make it simple, you can purchase a Sculpt a Bug set from Ditto like we did. One set provided 8 bumble bees and mini flowers. It even comes with instructions!
Tip: Have a little reading time and read them your child’s favourite Winnie the Pooh story. The movie works great too! Especially when kids start to get fussy.
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10 Creative Ways to Throw a Winnie the Pooh Party Wrap Up
This Winnie the Pooh party was so easy to put together and way less stressful than other parties I’ve done before. In fact, I don’t think it really came together until a week before. It just goes to show how you don’t need to go completely over the top, just a simple dessert table showcasing these 10 Creative Ways to throw a Winnie the Pooh party will surely impress your guests, and most importantly the birthday prince/ princess.
This party theme is so versatile, you’ll have no probably using this theme repeatedly for any gender or occasion. A baby shower would be the perfect fit!
Thanks again for reading along and getting inspired to bring a little creativity in your home! Full party details are listed below.
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Winnie the Pooh Party Details
Pineapple Flower Cake: GOLDNgrasses
Winnie the Pooh Party Cake Topper: GOLDNgrasses
Beeswax Birthday Number Candle: Noble & Co. Candles
Golden Grass Banner: Aster & Calyx
Honeycomb Shelves: Cedar & Craft Co.
Winnie the Pooh Printables: GOLDNgrasses
Sugar Cookies: GOLDNgrasses
Beehive Cornbread Muffins: GOLDNgrasses
Polymer Clay Bumble Bee Craft: Ditto
Evelyn’s Party Dress: Heritage the Label
Bonnet: Little Pine Outfitters