As we’re nearing the end of August, it’s looking like Guardians of the Galaxy is shaping up to be the smash hit of the summer! Sure, we still love the Turtles (and you can read about our TMNT birthday party ideas right here), but the Guardians have more than $100 million on them, at time of writing.
As you can imagine, that means Guardians of the Galaxy birthday parties are among the top trending themes for kids right now! We’ve assembled a list of the best Guardians of the Galaxy party ideas around, so keep on reading to learn more.
Bake a batch of Groot cookies.
“I am Groot!” – Groot, 2014
These homemade Groot cookies by JustJenn are the cutest things ever! See the full recipe on her website here. We love the touch of green tea powder used for decoration along the top!
Dress-up instantly makes any birthday party more special, and there are tons of Guardians of the Galaxy costumes for kids over on BuyCostumes.com that fit the bill perfectly. Rocket, Groot, Star-Lord, Gamora, and Drax are all there – you can save them up for a fun family group costume on Halloween, too!
Make homemade Guardians of the Galaxy masks.
Credit goes to Brandi of Real Moms of Vegas for this easy and cute craft idea. As well as providing a fun photo op for the parents, decorating and creating these mask can be a fun party activity for all ages.
Use a comic book theme as part of your party decorations.
All of our Superhero party supplies bring comic book favorites to life, and that’s perfect for a Marvel Comics movie like Guardians. Everything looks like it was taken right off the page – Bam!
Comics can be used as serveware, too.
This cool idea to use printed comic book pages as paper cones to serve snacks comes from Life Frosting.
Make planetary peanut butter pops.
Here’s another space themed dessert ideas that’s perfect for a Guardians of the Galaxy party. These colored swirls of peanut butter and chocolate look just like scenery from the movie! Label serving platters “Xandar” and “Knowhere” for added fun. Check out the tutorial on Tikkido.
Classic cake pops also work.
To get the outer space-y, Guardians of the Galaxy look, these chocolate cake pops have been covered in shades of blue and purple petal dust.
Bake an Awesome Mix cake for an awesome birthday.
If you’ve seen the movie, you know all about Peter’s Awesome Mix mixtape. A special childhood item like that makes for a great Guardians of the Galaxy birthday cake idea! Read the full how-tos on TheChicSite.
Did your kids love Guardians of the Galaxy as much as we did? Are you inspired to throw a Guardians of the Galaxy birthday party, or dress your family as the Guardians this Halloween? What party ideas should we come up with next? Share with us on Facebook and on Twitter @BirthdayExpress! Check us out on Pinterest too, to get more inspiration for all of our party themes.
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