The BEST ideas for a unicorn theme child’s birthday party

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This is the ultimate list of unicorn theme party ideas. There are ideas for things you can buy, make or do to create the best unicorn themed party for your child’s birthday party. 

Unicorn theme kids party ideas

Are you looking for ideas for a unicorn theme child’s birthday party?

Unicorns are a total kids party theme favourite.

There is SO MUCH stuff out there, but how do you find the best ideas for hosting an amazing unicorn themed party?

Well, you take a look at this post.


Because I’ve put together the ultimate list of unicorn party ware, decorations, entertainment and other ideas to make the best unicorn themed party for your child.

There are things you can buy, ideas for things you can make and also some free printable downloads.

You can pick and choose a couple of things or go the whole hog and go for unicorns everywhere on party day!

Once you’ve taken a look through the list you will be able to put on the best unicorn party ever.

Everything you need for a unicorn themed kids party

Unicorn party invitations

Get the party off on the right hoof with these gorgeous unicorn themed party invites.

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I particularly love the Etsy personalised  invitations because they are WAY CHEAPER than most other personalised invitations. WAY CHEAPER!!

1. Magical unicorn invitations | Amazon 

2. Glitter unicorn personalised invitations | Etsy

3. Die cut unicorn postcard | Paperchase 

4. Personalised sticker unicorn invitations |

Unicorn party decorations

Sprinkle a couple of unicorn themed party decorations into the mix or go all out and buy the lot!

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1. Party kit for unicorn party FREE PRINTABLE | Printable Crush 

2. Unicorn garland |

3, Tassel unicorn garland | Party Pieces

4. Unicorn party decorations FREE PRINTABLE KIT | The Cottage Market

5. I believe in unicorns garland | Party Pieces

Unicorn balloons

Unicorn balloons really are quite magical, here’s some of my favourites.

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1. Foil unicorn balloon bunch |

2. 38inch unicorn balloon face | Etsy 

3. Unicorn balloon kit (makes 4 balloons) |

4. Unicorn balloon bouquet (36 marble and 2 foil balloons) | Amazon 

5. Magical unicorn balloon |

Unicorn party food to make

If you fancy trying your hand at some homemade party food, here are some lovely ideas for food with a unicorn theme.

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1. Unicorn cupcakes – recipe + video  | My Heavenly Recipes

2. Unicorn cake pops – recipe | Rose Bakes 

3. Edible unicorn horns – recipe + video | Some of This and That

4. Unicorn dessert cups – recipe | Finding Zest 

5. Unicorn marshmallow pops – recipe + video | The Decorated Cookie

Unicorn party food to buy

If you would really rather buy in the party food, I’ve found some lovely standout unicorn themed party food that will have the kids eyes out on stalks.

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1. Mini bite unicorn donuts (12) | Etsy 

2. Unicorn cake pops | Etsy

3. Chocolate unicorn lollies | Etsy

4. Unicorn sprinkles | Etsy

Unicorn baking equipment

Baking up some unicorn party food? Here some great baking kit.

Unicorn baking cookies, molds and cutters

1. Biscuit cutter | Lakeland 

2. Icing cutter | Lakeland

3. Cake topper | Amazon

4. Horn, ears and eyes silicon mold | Amazon

5. Pointy horn and ears mold (comes in 4 sizes, for anything from cookies to donuts and cakes | Etsy

Etsy has an amazing array of different unicorn baking molds, cutters, shapers and assorted random other bits. There’s too much to roundup here, but do pop over and take a look – Etsy unicorn party food equipment

Unicorn tableware

A few things to set the party food and drink with a unicorn theme.

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1. Party picnic box | Party Pieces

2. Paper straws with unicorn heads, six in pack, various colour ways | Amazon 

3. Unicorn head shaped paper plates | Amazon

Unicorn party kits

Why not buy a unicorn party kit and get everything you need for your party in one go?

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1. This Unicorn Party Box |

2. Party kit cups, plates and napkins | Party Pieces

3. Paper cups, plates and napkin kit (20 people) | Amazon

4. Sparkle unicorn party kit (16 people) | Amazon

Unicorn party games

These are some of the loveliest unicorn themed kids’ party games that will help keep the party guests entertained.

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1. Unicorn treasure hunt FREE PRINTABLE| Growing Play

2. Pin the tail on the unicorn | Etsy 

3. Free printable unicorn bingo | Party Delights

4. Unicorn horn ring toss game | Party Delights 

Unicorn craft ideas

Craft parties are becoming a big thing. It’s a great way to have the kids create their own party favours too!

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1. Unicorn poop slime – recipe | MomDot

2. IY unicorn dream catcher FREE PRINTABLE INSTRUCTIONS + VIDEO | Hello Wonderful

3. Create your own unicorn party favour box FREE PRINTABLE | Party With Unicorns. I love this, because you can give it to the kids as a craft, then they use it as their party bag. You could let them fill it themselves with sweet treats and party bag fillers.

4. No sew unicorn sleep mask FREE PRINTABLE TEMPLATE | Bird’s Party

5. Colour in unicorn masks FREE PRINTABLE | It’s Always Autumn

Plus I found this lovely kit…

Unicorn balloon modelling kit |


DIY unicorn dreamcatcher how-to video

Unicorn piñatas

I love a piñata, as do many kids! Here are some of the loveliest that I’ve found.

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1. Pink unicorn piñata | Hobbycraft 

2. DIY mini unicorn piñata tutorial and FREE PRINTABLE TEMPLATE | Hello Wonderful, I’ve featured this tutorial in my post on great DIY piñata tutorials.

3. Personalised unicorn piñata |

4. Pull tail unicorn piñata – for a more gentle piñata experience! | Party Pieces

Unicorn birthday cakes

Need inspiration for creating a beautiful unicorn birthday cake? Look no further – you could also send these pics to a cake maker to do the hard work for you!!

DIY Unicorn cake how-to tutorials

You will of course be ordering a birthday cake if you’re anything like me at decorating cakes.

But just in case, here are a couple of how-tos for making an ‘easy’ unicorn birthday cake.

Left – Easy to make unicorn cake step-by-step guide | Bluprint

Right – How to make a unicorn cake VIDEO TUTORIAL | Nerdy Nummies

How to make a unicorn cake video

There’s also a great roundup of DIY unicorn cakes over on My Kids Time

Unicorn candles

A little unicorn candle or two to top off a beautiful cake.

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1. Pettite Sweet unicorn candles | Amazon 

2. We heart unicorn birthday cake candles | Talking Tables 

3. White galloping unicorn candle | John Lewis

4. Set of five white unicorns |

Unicorn party hats

Get the kids into the theme with a unicorn themed party hat, pop a unicorn cone on their heads or use a photo booth kit so they can make like unicorns for the camera.

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1. Personalised unicorn party horn hats | Zazzle

2. Iridescent party tiaras | Party Pieces

3. Original unicorn horn party hats |

4. Photo booth props set | Party Pieces 

Unicorn party bags and boxes

Here are some of the loveliest party bags and boxes that I’ve found.

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1. Personalised party favours box | Zazzle

2. Sparkle paper bags | Party Pieces

3. Watercolour personalised unicorn party box | Etsy

4. Iridescent unicorn party bags |

Unicorn party favours

There is SO much out there, but here’s my selection of some of the loveliest unicorn themed party favours for party bags or to simply give as a favour on its own.

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1. Unicorn personalised keyring | Zazzle

2. Unicorn glitter | Party Pieces

3. Party favour label lollies | Etsy

4. Enamel pin badge |

5. Fluffy unicorn keyring | Paperchase

6. Unicorn die cut writing set | Paperchase

7. Sparkle gift cup | Party Pieces

8. Personalised unicorn chocolate bar | Etsy


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