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May 30, 2023


Safari Birthday Party

Throwing a memorable birthday party for your little one is an exciting endeavor. If you’re looking for a theme that sparks their imagination and curiosity, a Safari Birthday Party is a perfect choice! With a jungle-inspired setting, thrilling activities, and plenty of wild decorations, this celebration will transport your child and their friends into an unforgettable adventure. In this blog post, we’ll guide you through planning an exciting Safari Birthday Party that will have everyone roaring with delight!


Set the tone for the Safari Birthday Party with eye-catching invitations that capture the spirit of adventure. Feel free to Download and edit this invitation here.


Transform your party space into a wild and immersive safari setting. Here are some ideas to get you started:

Safari Backdrop to hang up in the Party Space. It would be a fun Picture Backdrop for the kids. You can purchase this Backdrop and all of the other decorations I used for this Party here.

Balloons are always a fun way to add COLOR to any party or event. You can make Beautiful Balloon Bouquet’s or fun Balloon Arches and Garlands. Below are pictures of the different ways to use the Balloons.

Safari Training Camp:

Upon arrival, turn your backyard or party area into a Safari Training Camp where young explorers can gear up for their wild adventure. Here are some engaging activities to include:

  • Provide binoculars and safari hats for each child to wear during the party. If you would like to put the children’s names on their hat’s like I did, you can edit and print the tag I used here.
  • Set up a station where kids can decorate their own safari hats with fun paper and the name tags you created for them. It will be so fun for them and something they can keep and take home.
  • Party Favor Gift Bags are also fun to give to the Children as they leave the Birthday Party. You can find the one’s I used here.

Animal Encounter Game:

Bring the safari to life by incorporating interactive animal encounters into the party. 

  • Set up a safari-themed scavenger hunt where kids can search for hidden animals and clues leading to a special surprise. I just printed off different animal images and hid them all around my yard. You can print the images here.


Safari Treats:

Refuel the little adventurers with delicious treats that fit the safari theme:

Lion-shaped Cupcake Cake:

Chunky Monkey Banana Splits

Jungle Juice

Lagoon Water:

  • Water
  • Ice

It is also fun to create Labels for things. I made Labels for each treat using the Safari Party Theme.



A Safari Birthday Party is an extraordinary way to celebrate the curiosity and adventurous spirit of 4 to 5-year-olds. With engaging activities, imaginative decorations, and animal-inspired treats, you can create a wild and unforgettable experience for your little explorer and their friends. Watch as their imaginations run wild, and their love for the animal kingdom grows during this roaring fun celebration they’ll cherish for years.




My name is Holly, and I am the co-owner of Doing what we Love with Holly & Renee. I was born and raised in Utah and I love the beauties of this state. I am a mother to 2 wonderful children (who both are married), a wife to an amazing husband, and a Grandma to the cutest little girl on earth.

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