Spread the news across Sodor!
Your number-one engine is having a birthday, so dispatch the party details with these invite ideas that will get his friends fired up.
Customize your Thomas invitations!
Invite your guests with "All aboard! Come join Thomas for a rootin'-tootin' party!" We'll print your customized message on your
Thomas the Tank Engine invites
and they'll be ready to ship within five days.
Add a secret party ticket to your invites!
The conductor is checking tickets – do you have yours for Ffarquhar? Include a
Thomas the Tank Engine Tattoo
with your invites and explain that guests should wear it as their "ticket" to get into the party. All aboard!
Hand-deliver invites with a favor attached!
Go the extra mile and hand-deliver your
Thomas the Tank Engine invites.
Even better: add a fun favor by punching a hole in the corner of the envelope, then attaching a Thomas wristband with matching curling ribbon.
Say thanks for chugging along with these Thomas Thank You Note ideas!
Personalize your thank you note with a message from Thomas!
Remind your birthday guests of the fun they had at your party with a photo keepsake! Slip a photo of the birthday boy and his train-loving friends wearing their party hats in a
Thomas the Tank Engine Thank You Card
– your guests will be pleasantly surprised when they open the card and see their personalized memento.
Keep the party chugging along!
It’s not a Thomas & Friends party without a few loops around the tracks and a good railroad adventure. Try these ideas for games and activities, all with a Thomas twist!
Load up a pinata with candy and Thomas-approved favors!
Nobody works as hard as your crew when there's a pinata involved! This
Thomas the Tank Engine Pinata
will have them swinging and laughing until the cargo of candy and favors spill out! Smaller kids can pull the strings to get in on the action.
Play "pin" the smokestack on Thomas!
All aboard to help Thomas with his smokestack! The kids will be fired up to play this
Thomas the Tank Engine Party Game
that updates the classic Pin the Tail on the Donkey game into an action-filled activity that matches your theme – and adds to the decor!
Get them fired up for pictures!
Take photos and video when the kids turn into conductors in front of this larger-than-life
Thomas the Tank Engine Scene Setter.
It's a colorful wall decoration that doubles as a photo booth activity!
Favors with steam!
Stick with the same train of thought and surprise guests with Thomas & Friends favors as they head home. They'll love these favor ideas that say "Tanks" for being at my Thomas party!
Give party favors your guests will blow their horns about!
Don't forget the party favors when your guests depart from the depot! Start with a
Thomas the Tank Engine Favor Container,
then add in themed favors that will have the kids choo-chooing long after the party's over!
Load them up with favors for the trip home!
Follow Thomas's lead and give the kids favors full of fun cargo! Fill up reusable
Thomas the Tank Engine Party Cups
with paper shred, crayons, bubbles, whistles and wristbands, then add extra bells and whistles by tying them up with wrap and ribbon!
Make favor bags in record speed with a value pack
Take the express train! It's an easier ride to Favorville when you use a
Thomas the Tank Engine Favor Value Pack
to create your party favors. Because they already contain enough goodies for eight guests, they give you a head start.
Jump on the party train!
Start your decorations with the bold colors inspired by Thomas and his friends, then try these ideas that'll lay the tracks for an awesome party.
Turn a room into a train depot with Thomas and friends!
Thomas the Tank Engine decorations
like a custom Thomas & Friends banner, balloons and centerpiece, you'll create an exciting railroad station for the kids to play all day in! Thomas, Percy and James can't wait!
Set a table with all the bells and whistles!
Welcome the kids to the table with Thomas's smiling face. Everybody's favorite train can meet the kids there with
Thomas the Tank Engine tableware.
Scatter themed favors like blowouts and stickers to keep the fun chugging along while they wait for cake.
Put party decorating on the fast track with a scene setter!
Kids will feel like they just stepped into Ffarquhar station when they see Thomas and Percy on the wall! A
Thomas the Tank Engine Scene Setter
is just the ticket for creating a fun party environment. Your little conductor and his friends will feel special striking a pose by all of their favorite trains, creating fun photo ops for you!
Calling all conductors!
A birthday party like this brings out the Thomas in every kid. Encourage your guests to get in the Sodor spirit with these dress-up ideas that add to the fun!
Make sure the lead car's in costume!
Transform the birthday boy into engine #1 on his big day! Dress him up as his favorite train with a
Thomas the Tank Engine costume,
or add Thomas accessories to your little fan's favorite Thomas apparel to create a special birthday boy outfit.
He'll feel like he's up on a steam cloud all day long!
Make the birthday boy lead engineer with easy accessories!
Set out sprinkles and let them load up a train of cupcakes!
Combine creativity and a tasty reward by letting the kids do the decorating themselves. Give every little train conductor a plain frosted cupcake to start with and let them create their own special Thomas treats with official
Thomas the Tank Engine cupcake decorations.
Pull up to the station with this cute cake!
Your little party guests will want to hop on a one-way train to this Thomas and Friends cake! Jump aboard our
Thomas Fondant Cake How-To
for the deets on decorating. Top it off with a too-cute Thomas birthday candle and serve on matching plates – choo choo!
Serve snacks in railroad cars!
Create a clever display of steam train snacks with container cars. Use a toy Thomas the Tank Engine as your lead car, then add aluminum containers with waxed mini cheeses for wheels. Fill them with fruits and veggies and serve with
Thomas the Tank Engine plates and napkins.