WOW! It feels ecstatic that your child’s first birthday is right here. A few months before, he was in your womb, and now you are planning for his 1st birthday bash. The memories of my son’s first birthday are still so fresh in my mind that I can very well relate to your excitement and enthusiasm.

It is difficult to narrow down ideas to focus on best first birthday themes for boys or unique first birthday themes for boys. But this is your munchkin’s most special day, so celebrating with lots of fun and colors is a must.

Here is the list for Boy’s first birthday themes:

1. Monsters Birthday Theme

Best First Birthday themes for Boys

Monsters are not always scary creatures. They are funny, bright in colors and also come in various shapes and sizes. It can be customized into different creatures and birthday products that your baby would be amazed to see. 

Gifts like miniature toys suitable to the theme of the party or mugs can be given.

2. Carnival or Circus Birthday Theme

Best First Birthday themes for Boys

Carnival or Circus is full of fun and bright colors. You can add things as much as you want to make it large. So, go for carnival or circus themed parties to have a charm of its happiness making it one of the cute 1st birthday themes for boys.

Gifts like fridge magnets or water bottles can be given.

3. Spacecraft Birthday Theme

Best First Birthday themes for Boys

Spacecraft cannot be the ideal theme for little ones, unless you want your little one to grow up to a space scientist. Also he will be very happy to look at that bright blue sky with planets and rockets.

Gifts like miniature toys of spacecraft, fridge magnet can be given.

4. Safari or Animal Kingdom Birthday Theme

Best First Birthday themes for Boys

Babies to young kids, all are fascinated with animals. So, a safari or animal kingdom theme can be a happening party for them. All guests including grown-ups and small children will enjoy every bit of it. The cut-outs of animals and other props can be made or arranged to make the party an unforgettable one.

Gifts like soft toys of animals, or shoes with animals on them can be given.

5. Jungle or Wild Birthday Theme

Best First Birthday themes for Boys

The great wild one or jungle theme is more or less similar as the above. The usage of color green will be more here. The leaves and balloons are kept green to give the jungle effect. The young and old all will feel welcomed in this natural environment.

Gifts like fancy water bottles, toys, or shirt with graphics related to the jungle  can be given.

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 6. Blue Theme

Best First Birthday themes for Boys

The theme blue is very famous with boys as this being the most favorite color. You can decorate the ambiance with blue and even you can keep the dress code blue for all.

Gifts like blue wristbands or toys can be given.

7. Airplane Birthday Theme

Best First Birthday themes for Boys

Have you ever thought that airplanes can be a theme as well? Yes, it can be for the boys who want to grow up to be pilots. Surprise everybody by keeping cut-outs, balloons and toys of airplanes everywhere.

Gifts like miniature toys of airplane or themed caricatures can be given.

8. Lego City Birthday Theme

Best First Birthday themes for Boys

Lego is another favorite toy for boys where they learn to build various aircraft, vehicles or buildings. This can definitely be a birthday theme for boys. Arranging a Lego party will be a blast for all the cute masters in the house.

Gifts like a lego set can be given.

9. Doraemon Birthday Theme

Best First Birthday themes for Boys

Doraemon is a well-known name in the cartoon world that most of the children love to watch. This can be a brilliant party idea for boys or baby boy cartoon themes as they will feel to be at the cartoon land with their favorite character Doraemon.

Gifts like shirt with Doraemon made on it or toys of Doraemon characters can be given.

10. Motu Patlu Birthday Theme

Best First Birthday themes for Boys

Nowadays, cartoon themed parties are common. So if you don’t want to experiment much then go for a Motu Patlu themed party. Children will enjoy seeing their most-loved cartoon characters present in the party.

Gifts like pencil box, cushions, bags etc. can be given

11. Chhota Bheem

Best First Birthday themes for Boys

Chhota Bheem is again a cartoon themed birthday party. So, it is obvious that children of all ages would enjoy it a lot. Party items will be easily available in the market like various cut-outs, balloons, and other supplies that can be used to decorate the venue.

Gifts like toys of Chhota Bheem characters, mug with Chhota Bheem image on it etc. can be given.

12. Peppa Pig Birthday Theme

Best First Birthday themes for Boys

Children of all ages love to see cartoons and they learn a lot from it. As we are into cartoon themes, Peppa Pig is a perfect choice for 1 year old babies. So, including this theme for birthday parties can be a great idea.

13. Golf Birthday Theme

Best First Birthday themes for Boys

If any of the family members is a golf lover, then you can surely go for this unique theme. The balloon backdrop and the amazing dessert table with minute golf details are absolutely spectacular. You will wonder why nobody opted for a golf themed party yet.

Gifts like a plastic golf stick or golf playing set etc. can be given.

14. Lumberjack Birthday Theme

Best First Birthday themes for Boys

Everybody will love a cute Little Lumberjack. This can be a fun idea to have a stack of pancakes that they can munch on instead of a special cake. This is a great party theme for one year old boys that the whole family and friends will have fun at!

15. Construction Birthday Theme

Best First Birthday themes for Boys

Is your son a little civil engineer? Then this absolutely unique theme ‘Construction site’ will excite him. Even the guest would love to see the detailing on the cake.

Gifts like toys of crane or stickers related to construction etc. can be given.

16. The Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Theme

Best First Birthday themes for Boys

Everyone in the party will feel this occasion the most fun day ever. And your little one will be overwhelmed to be in this ‘Hungry caterpillar’ party theme. He will feel relaxed amidst the crowd and gatherings. He will also feel special in this familiar theme.

17. Train Birthday Theme

Best First Birthday themes for Boys

Train can be another transport theme where the cake can be designed like a train with a lot of colors. You can also place various train toys and make each corner of the room as stations. Children will love to play around.

Gifts like toys, mug, poster related to thomas the train cartoon etc. can be given.

18. Cars Birthday Theme

Best First Birthday themes for Boys

If your little boy is fond of hot wheels, then cars will be his most loved theme. Cars theme is very popular among boys of young age. But you can also include this theme for your little munchkin.

19. Transportation Birthday Theme

Best First Birthday themes for Boys

All types of transportation can be a superb theme for preschool goers and toddlers. They get to see many of that on roads while roaming with parents. So they will be very much interested to be in a party where all these will be present in front of them.

Gifts like toy cars or train etc. can be given.

20. The Numeral ONE Birthday Theme

Best First Birthday themes for Boys

The number ‘one’ can be a theme, which is getting popular in recent times. You can make a customized cake with the numeral one. Also the wonderful decoration can be done with balloons and cut-outs of the number. Customized chocolate and cookies can also be made for it.

21. Little Bear or Teddy Bear Birthday Theme

Best First Birthday themes for Boys

Little bear or Teddy Bear can be another common birthday party theme. Soft toys are always very close to babies and teddy bears are one of them. This theme will be an easy option and party supplies will be in abundance.

Gifts like teddy bears or teddy bear led lights etc. can be given.

22. Moon and Stars Birthday Theme

Best First Birthday themes for Boys

Moon, stars, clouds and sky are a dreamy theme which looks very classy. It is also suitable for one year old babies as they learn to notice this now. You can even prepare a backdrop with balloons related to the theme.

23. Pirates Birthday Theme

Best First Birthday themes for Boys

If you are a fan of Pirates of Caribbean, then you can go for this theme. Children can dress up like cute little pirates and they will have a bundle of adventures on this special day.

Gifts like posters of pirates of Caribbean or costume of it can be given.

24. Yellow Birthday Theme

Best First Birthday themes for Boys

This yellow theme gives a very sophisticated look with a lot of elegance. You can dress up your little one in a bright yellow outfit. All the guests will surely appreciate the efforts taken to create this color theme for the birthday party.

25. Puppy Dog Birthday Theme

Best First Birthday themes for Boys

If you have a little puppy dog at home who is very fond of your little one, then you can surprise both of them together by opting for this theme.

Gifts like soft toy of dogs or wooden dog shaped lamp can be given

26. Summer Bash Birthday Theme

Best First Birthday themes for Boys

If your cutie pie is born in April or May or June month of the year, summer bash can be an ideal theme for him. You can arrange a small pool with umbrellas for them. It can be an outside party for the kids to enjoy summer.

27. Little Prince Birthday Theme

Best First Birthday themes for Boys

Your little prince may not be able to appreciate you but this royal Little Prince theme will definitely mesmerize all your party guests. Everyone will adore this royal décor with amazing details.

Gifts like plastic crowns or a poster related to it can be given.

28. Doughnut Birthday Theme

Best First Birthday themes for Boys

No one can ever think that doughnut can be a theme for parties. But yes, it can be an awesome idea to gather numerous doughnuts of different shapes, sizes and flavors. Children will eat and enjoy the party. The excitement will be evident on their faces.

29. Sky Blue Birthday Theme

Best First Birthday themes for Boys

Another color theme can be done in sky blue or light blue color. This looks very cute for the 1st birthday of boys.

Gifts like light blue shirt or blue led lights can be given.

30. Superhero Birthday Theme

Best First Birthday themes for Boys

Superheroes like Batman, Spider man, Superman or Captain America are always liked by kids mainly boys. This theme is a rather easy option and kids will have ultimate enjoyment.

31. Vintage Birthday Theme

Best First Birthday themes for Boys

Vintage looks can be arranged if you can add white and golden in this theme. The dinner tables will be the attraction for all to enjoy the delicious food.

Gifts like toys of vintage cars or vintage clocks can be given.

32. Fruity Affair Birthday Theme

Best First Birthday themes for Boys

All kids like some or the other fruits. But I am sure; many didn’t think this can be a theme for 1st birthday. You can also put a tutti-frutti ice-cream parlor in the party venue.

33. Baby Sheep Birthday Theme

Best First Birthday themes for Boys

Baby sheep is another cute theme for one year old sweet boys. The cake, decorations and even return gifts can be customized in this theme.

Gifts like toys of Shaun the sheep cartoon can be given.

34. Dinosaur Birthday Theme

Best First Birthday themes for Boys

Young kids are very fond of dinosaurs. Even very small babies play with dinosaur toys. So, it will be a thrilling experience for the children to be a part of this theme.

35. Colorful Balloons Birthday Theme

Best First Birthday themes for Boys

If you want to keep it simple yet with a fun element, then colorful balloons will always show the charm. Kids of all ages love to play with balloons.

Gifts like stuffed balloons with toys can be given

36. Origami Birthday Theme

Best First Birthday themes for Boys

Origami or decoration with items made from paper can be implemented if you want to keep the budget low. Although it is cost cutting, the atmosphere will still look festive. And on top of that, everyone will appreciate your creativity.

37. Oranges Birthday Theme

Best First Birthday themes for Boys

Is your little baby in love with oranges? Then this is his kind of a theme. He may jump off to try to munch some.

Gifts like orange juice hamper can be given.

38. Monkey Birthday Theme

Best First Birthday themes for Boys

We often refer to our most active little ones as sweet monkeys. So, it can be a matching theme for enthusiastic kids who love to jump, roll or run around the house.

39. Flamingos Birthday Theme

Best First Birthday themes for Boys

Flamingos or birds can also be a unique idea for a birthday theme. It is colorful and provides a joyous environment.

Gifts like flamingo shaped showpiece or water bottle with flamingo on them etc. can be given.

40. Under the Sea Birthday Theme

Best First Birthday themes for Boys

It is another dreamy themed party which the kids would wonder to be at. Your little one will enjoy the colorful underwater sea creatures. Cut-outs of fishes, sharks, dolphins and an endless number of shells can be decorated.

41. Toy Land Birthday Theme

Best First Birthday themes for Boys

Remember the movie ‘The Toy story’! All kids will jump with laughter and enjoy to their fullest if this theme will be there at your baby’s first birthday.

Gifts like poster of toy story or shirt with toy story characters on them can be given.

42. Baby Elephant Birthday Theme

Best First Birthday themes for Boys

Another cute theme is baby elephant. The decorations and customized cake together can make it absolutely perfect for a one year old.

43. Rainbow Birthday Theme

Best First Birthday themes for Boys

The rainbow theme looks very vibrant. Children with colorful dresses can form rainbow patterns in front of the camera. You can arrange a few creative games related to all the seven colors present in the rainbow.

Gifts like rainbow shoes, rainbow wall hanging etc. can be given.

44. Minions Birthday Theme

Best First Birthday themes for Boys

Minions are the cute ones that will add a lot of colors to the party. This is also a popular cartoon theme.

Gifts like Minions robot, Minions bags, Minions lunch boxes etc. can be given.

45. Candy Land Birthday Theme

Best First Birthday themes for Boys

Chocolates and candies cannot be kept away from kids. And if you hang them all over, just think about the excitement they will have.

Gifts like chocolate hamper can be given.

46. Harry Potter Birthday Theme

Best First Birthday themes for Boys

Are you a die-hard fan of Harry Potter? Then you must go for this theme although your munchkin will not be able to appreciate much. The guests will give you a thumbs-up for it.

47. Disney Land Birthday Theme

Best First Birthday themes for Boys

Disney characters including Mickey and Minnie as the central attraction will be a perfect theme for babies. Small kids will feel lucky enough to have Disney Land theme. This will provide a fun and joyful atmosphere to them.

Gifts like toys of Disney characters or posters of them can be given.

48. Magic Show Birthday Theme

Best First Birthday themes for Boys

Magic shows can be a theme for younger kids. Your little one may not be able to understand the theme but he will definitely enjoy seeing the excitement of all others.

49. Ship Sailor or Bon Voyage Birthday Theme

Best First Birthday themes for Boys

Your little sailor is starting a journey on the ship. That is what everybody will love to see while attending a birthday party of this ship sailor theme.

Gifts like toys of ship or nautical wall hooks etc. can be given.

50. Honey Ba-Bee Birthday Theme

Best First Birthday themes for Boys

The cutest theme ever which anybody can guess is a honeybee. Yellow and black will be the prime colors. Flowers, honey bees and small bears are all you need.

51. Unicorn Birthday Theme

Best First Birthday themes for Boys

The newest and happening theme is Unicorn which can be used for both boys and girls. The colors which are primarily used are white, purple, sky blue and pink. It gives that fairy tale look and the entire ambiance of the party will be absolutely suitable for toddlers.

Gifts like unicorn personalized bottle can be given.

52. Boss Baby Birthday Theme

Best First Birthday themes for Boys

Boss Baby theme is ideal for a cute little man in the house who is very particular about everything. You would love to set up this theme for your little boss.

Best First Birthday themes for Boys

Let’s checkout the checklist as well to ensure a perfect first birthday party

1. Dress of the child : Your child should look stylish or adorable on his big day or first birthday according to the theme which has been set.

2. Accessories of the party : The decorations or accessories should be consistent with the theme and need (should be parallel to the people invited) to keep the party going.

3. Birthday cake : Your child’s first birthday cake cannot be any cake it has to be special and delicious of course, it should reflect the theme which has been set of the party.

4. Timing of the party : The timing or date and time has to be set according to the budget you have for the party to make any adjustments.

5. Shopping list : Some items may be available at home but some things have to purchased to meet the needs of the people invited or of the venue.

6. Invites : Along with the paper invites, digital invites can be given to the people you want to invite which can be made quite interesting with photos or graphics.

7. The birthday venue : If you are planning to have a large number of people, your house or apartment may not be ideal due to which a seperate hall or venue has to be opted. It should be ensured that the venue is approachable for everyone or is not in far flung areas and within budget.

These were the first birthday theme ideas for boys or easy themes for celebrating your child’s birthday, you can also check out the best gift ideas for first birthday wishes leaving the hassle of thinking on it on us.

About Ipsita Sinha

A friendly mother, an engineering graduate, a teacher and a romantic genuine person in heart recently discovered a writer in me. Being a mommy blogger, thoughts keep flooding in my mind. I love to explore my life with new things including parenting and motherhood. I truly believe in the saying "keep your eyes on the stars and feet on the ground".

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