Girls' Birthday Party Shopping Checklist

Our Girls' Birthday Party Shopping Checklist makes it easy to get everything you need for a fantastic girl's birthday party.

The secret to throwing a super-fun girls' birthday party and making it look so easy is having all the ingredients! Use this checklist to make sure you've got all the essentials covered, so your birthday girl and her friends are guaranteed to have a great time – and you can enjoy the party! For more girls' birthday party ideas, visit our Girls' Party Ideas page.



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#1. Invitations

    __   Invitations– custom or fill-in style
    __   Thank You Notes
    __   Confetti
    __   Stickers

Idea: Tie a small party favor onto the outside of your invite with Curling Ribbon
to get everyone excited about the party! See how in our Top 10 Kids' Birthday Party Must-Haves Idea Gallery.









#2. Room Decorations

    __   Custom Banners
    __   Letter Banners
    __   Scene Setters
    __   Hanging Decorations
    __   Streamers

Idea: A scene setter background is a quick and easy way to transform
your party room into the world of your little girl's favorite character. Learn more in
our Top 10 Kids' Birthday Party Must-Haves Idea Gallery.







#3. Balloons

    __   Balloon Bouquets
    __   Foil Balloons
    __   Solid Latex Balloons
    __   Helium Tanks
    __   Curling Ribbon
    __   Balloon Weights

Idea: To fill a lot of space with a lot of WOW fast, try a balloon bouquet!
Learn more in our Top 10 Kids Birthday Party Must-Haves Idea Gallery. Or create a
balloon arch – watch our Balloon Arch how-to video.






#4. Tableware

    __   Table Covers
    __   Plates
    __   Cups
    __   Napkins
    __   Cutlery

Idea: Roll napkins around cutlery and secure each roll with a fun favor
any girl will adore, like a sparkly gem ring favor from one of
our big girls' favor value packs. You can also use curling ribbon to secure the roll,
and tie on a small favor to the ribbon if you like.
How much should you buy? Pick up about 25 percent more plates, cups
and napkins than the number of party guests.




#5. Table Decorations

    __   Centerpieces
    __   Blowouts
    __   Candy Decorations

Idea: Make party favors double as table decorations! Just place two or three
small inexpensive favors that go with your party theme near each place-setting.
Learn more in our Top 10 Kids' Birthday Party Must-Haves Idea Gallery.








#6. Party Costumes & Accessories

    __   Costume for guest of honor
    __   Guest of Honor Ribbon
    __   Sunglasses
    __   Hair Accessories and Tiaras for guests
    __   Wristbands or Bracelets for guests
    __   Leis for everyone

Idea: Your birthday girl will love dressing up as her favorite character on her
special day! And her friends can wear affordable accessories to get in on the
dress-up fun. See how in our Girls' Birthday Party Ideas, videos and idea guides.





#7. Party Games & Activities

    __   Pinatas
    __   Pinata Bat
    __   Blindfold
    __   Candy
    __   Pinata Favors
    __   Loot Bags or Buckets
    __   "Pin the tail" – style game
    __   Party Music CDs
    __   Craft Kitsfor older kids and tweens
    __   Award Ribbons
    __   Prizes
    __   Trophies

Idea: Fill your pinata with affordable favors as well as candy. It makes
the whole activity more fun for girls by tying it in with the party theme.
Learn more in our Top 10 Kids' Birthday Party Must-Haves Idea Gallery.


#8. Party Favors

    __   Favor Bags or Containers
    __   Memo Pads
    __   Pencils
    __   Erasers
    __   Sharpeners
    __   Stickers
    __   Bounce Balls
    __   Hair Accessories
    __   Rings or Necklaces
    __   Lip Gloss

Idea: Create your favors in reusable plastic party cups that match your
birthday girl's party theme! Learn more in our Top 10 Kids' Birthday Party Must-Haves Idea Gallery.


#9. Serveware & Cake Supplies

    __   Punch Bowl
    __   Ladle
    __   Beverage Napkins
    __   Krazy Straws
    __   Chip & Dip Tray
    __   Sectional Tray for snacks and dips
    __   Fun Picks for picking up finger food
    __   Cake Server
    __   Cupcake Supplies
    __   Baking Cups
    __   Cake Decorations
    __   Birthday Candles
    __   Dessert Plates

Idea: Cupcake decorating makes a fun party activity that keeps your
little guests busy. Learn more in our Top 10 Kids' Birthday Party Must-Haves Idea Gallery.


#10. Candy

    __   Pinata Filler Candy
    __   Lollipops
    __   Gumballs
    __   Ring Pops
    __   Candy Buffet Kits

Idea: Use candy that coordinates with your theme as part of your table
decorations. See an example in our SpongeBob Party Ideas Guide. Or create a
candy buffet in matching colors! Learn more in our Top 10 Kids' Birthday Party Must-Haves Idea Gallery.