Published March 05, 2010 by
Little kids loves trains - especially little boys! There are so many fun ideas to bring a train theme to your party games, decorations, food and more!
How about making a cupcake train? One idea is to frost each cupcake a different color, connect each "car" with licorice and use Nilla Wafers as wheels.
Below are some of my favorite train themed games and activities to make your little one's birthday a hit!
Coal Toss Decorate buckets or shoe boxes like trains. Have each child toss "coal" (balls of tin foil, rolled up black socks or beanbags) into the buckets. 3 in a row or the most coal in wins.
Station Stops A fun idea is to create different "Stations" for each child to stop at. Tape up a sign giving each station a number. You can even pass out "boarding passes" for each child to take to the stations. Some examples of stations are:
1. Decorated Cookies Station
Follow the Locomotive Line up the kids with the birthday child at the head of the train. Turn on some fun music and have the birthday child lead the "train of people" by making creative moves that everyone must follow (e.g., jumping, hopping, skipping, spinning, rolling on the ground, waving arms and any other fun gestures.