Monday 8 May 2023

Little Mermaid Birthday Party ideas

Little Mermaid Birthday Party ideas

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Ready made mermaid cake pops πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Realistic edible sand to decorate plates of party treats πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Lots of dazzling Live Action Little Mermaid inspired birthday party ideas 101! Here are some great creative mermaid themed birthday party ideas, decor and party games ideas, just add water!


1. Gift them a mermaid themed birthday sash πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

This is the perfect special gift to give on her birthday, the perfect way to make her feel extra special on her special day! 

2. Gift them a mermaid birthday crown 

One of the cutest gifts ever and perfect for a mermaid themed birthday! 

Purple, blue and silver mermaid crown πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Aqua blue mermaid crown πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Aqua blue and pink mermaid crown πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Pale pink mermaid crown πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Silver glitter personalised age mermaid crown πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Live Action Little Mermaid birthday party ideas

1. Make some mer-mazing pretty drinks!

These will be sure to impress your guests and steal all the attention at your party. Why not...

2. Top them with candyfloss

These 'candyfloss mocktails' are so much fun and are perfect for your party. They look so magical and are sure to steal the show and look incredibly cool! Each cup or glass is filled with pretty pastel candyfloss or cotton candy. Then, add some edible glitter. Once the drink is poured atop the candyfloss, it dissolves in to the drink, shimmering and glittering.

3. Add some edible shimmer to drinks πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

To make drinks look extremely pretty, why not add some edible shimmer!

4. Add some special shell shaped ice cubes to drinks πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Create some special seashell shaped ice cubes for the occasion! These will be sure to wow your guests and impress them no end!

5. Make some mer-mazing mermaid macarons

Make these by popping an edible pearl at the centre of the macaron halves. Sprinkle with some edible glitter and voila! 

6. Choose some beautiful mermaid themed invitations 

Live action inspired Little Mermaid invitation πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Live action inspired Little Mermaid personalised invitation πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Pastel mermaid theme birthday party invitation πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Pink pastel personalised mermaid invitation πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Live action Little Mermaid inspired invitation πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Under the sea birthday party invitation πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Live Action Little Mermaid theme birthday invitation πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Glitter pastel mermaid personalised party invitation πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Sparkly undersea adventure mermaid birthday invitation πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Turquoise personalised mermaid party invitation πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

7. A design your own shell party game 

If you are looking for mermaid themed birthday games and activities, look no further! This is such a cool party activity and will be sure to keep your guests busy for ages, plus you could turn it into a contest and award the most creative a prize! You could provide a paper mache shell to each guest, a paper shell to decorate or even a shell shaped sugar cookie each to decorate with edible decorations. 

8. Choose a gorgeous jumbo birthday cake topper 

Sparkly pastel glitter mermaid birthday cake topper πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Shimmery glitter mermaid jumbo birthday cake topper πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Live action Little Mermaid themed birthday cake topper πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Little Mermaid themed jumbo birthday cake topper πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Pastel mermaid shell glitter birthday cake topper πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Pastel shell mermaid themed birthday cake topper πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Pastel mermaid personalised birthday cake topper πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Pink glitter shell personalised birthday cake topper πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Mermaid themed jumbo shaker birthday cake topper πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Pastel personalised mermaid birthday cake topper πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Pink rose gold glitter shell birthday cake topper πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

9. Kit out your cake with mer-mazing pieces 

Pink and gold fondant edible mermaid cake decor πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Realistic looking edible sand for party treats πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

This is the perfect finishing touch for a mermaid inspired birthday cake, or to pop atop plates to arrange party treats on!

Mini pastel edible fondant seashells πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Pretty pearlescent shells (also edible!) πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Metallic pastel fan palm cake toppers πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

These are so beautiful and will take your birthday cake to the next level!

10. Make some mermaid candy bark for party favours

The perfect easy and cheap DIY party favours! Why not make some mermaid themed candy bark, break in to pieces and pop into party favour bags, tied with pretty ribbons, for the cutest mer-mazing party favours! You could get super creative and create swirls of colourful pastel chocolate to fit the theme! You could even add some popping candy or edible glitter to finish. 

11. DIY some pots of mermaid slime for party favours

Another easy, cheap and fun party favour idea is to handmake a batch of shimmery mermaid themed slime for your party guests to take home, in individual pots! This is a magical birthday party idea to try and super creative and unique too!

12. Set up a karaoke area with songs from the movie

There is nothing like a Disney karaoke night and your guests will be sure to love it! 

13. Set up some shimmering streamers πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Perfect for the occasion!

14. Some beautiful pastel mermaid bunting πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Perfect to set the scene for your mermaid theme party!

15. Give each guest a mermaid crown to wear

These would make perfect party favours too and guests can wear them throughout the party!

16. Adopt a fish party favours

To give to each guest! Set up an 'adopt a fish' stall, with a soft toy fish or sea creature for each party guest to adopt! You could even pop each one in its own bowl or bag tied with a pretty ribbon and attach mini labels to each one, with their date of birth and personality traits on. So much fun for guests and something they will treasure! 

17. Make some mermaid themed popcorn

There's nothing sweeter than mermaid popcorn on your special day! You could even colour it blue, pink and purple, add some edible glitter and even mini marshmallows and serve up in these girly popcorn boxes.

Baby pink popcorn boxes πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Baby pink striped popcorn cases πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

18. Opt for eco balloons πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

These are so cool and such an amazing way to celebrate your child's birthday, leaving behind no waste, and look and feel like regular balloons! You can get so many varieties too! Entwine your balloons displays with pretty flowers and paper shells for the most beautiful look! You could even opt for some gorgeous pearlescent eco friendly balloons or eco friendly confetti balloons to make a gorgeous statement!  

19. Play a game of pin the tail on the mermaid

These make a perfect game or activity for your mermaid themed party, such a fun variation on the traditional party game, Pin the Tail on the Donkey!

20. Make some pretty mermaid tail sugar cookies

Mermaid tail icing fondant stamp πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

21. Make a mermaid cupcake pullapart 

In the shape of a shell, or your recipient's age, or initials of their name! To make this, arrange un-iced cupcakes in your chosen formation, then ice them all together as one, like joining the dots. Then finish with your chosen decorations and voila! There is nothing fancier and you could even sprinkle with some edible glitter to make the whole experience even more magical, they will look too good to eat!

Pastel mermaid themed seashell edible sprinkles πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Little Mermaid inspired edible sprinkles πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Blue mermaid inspired edible sprinkles πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

22. Personalised thank you party favour stickers πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

These are perfect for party favours and the perfect finishing party touch that guests will love! 

23. Mermaid party table confetti 

To make the party table a work of art! These are so pretty and perfect for the occasion.

Pastel Little Mermaid inspired party table confetti πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Mermaid glitter birthday party table confetti πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

24. Enjoy glitter mermaid candles on your cake πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

To steal the show and provide the perfect table centerpiece, this will take your birthday cake to the next level!

25. Use a bubble machine

Just right for a Little Mermaid or Under the Sea theme birthday party, create tons of bubbles for guests to enjoy!

26. Some mermaid colour activity pages as party favours πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

These make perfect ultra affordable mermaid themed party favours - all you need to do is print them for guests!  

27. A 'lost loot' treasure hunt 

A treasure hunt or scavenger hunt is perfect for this theme! You could use shells to hide clues inside and DIY a paper mache chest you could fill with sweets, candy and chocolate coins!

28. Personalised mermaid theme birthday temporary tattoos πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

These are so cool, would make amazing party favours for guests and they will enjoy wearing them with pride!

If you liked these ideas definitely also check out these Creative DIY Sweet 16 Birthday Party ideas for Girls, Best Sleepover ideas for Girls and DIY Teenage Boy Birthday Party ideas!

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