Free Kids Birthday Invitations
If you’re in the throes of planning your child’s birthday celebration, you no doubt want to give them the party of their dreams. A lot of pressure is on parents to host bigger and better celebrations, and what better way to set the tone than to create and send out personalized, professional-looking invitations. This resource will help with what information to include in kids birthday invitations, and what to consider when designing and printing.
After you’ve chosen a theme, finalized the guest list, and locked in where and when to hold your child’s party, it’s time to write the invitations. There should be enough information, but not so much that guests overlook some of the key details. Here are the sections you should include:
- Honoree – The child’s name should take pride of place along with how old they are going to be. As an example, let the guests know that “Maddy is turning 5” and that they are invited to help celebrate her birthday.
- Date – It’s best to include the day of the week and date of the party on the invite. That way, there will be no confusion on the guest’s part as to whether their child may need to skip their usual activity that day.
- Time – Don’t forget to include the start and end times so parents know how long they need to stay or when they are required to pick up their child.
- Venue – Whether you are holding the celebrations at your house or at another location, make it clear on the invitation by writing out the address in full. You could even include a map or directions if the venue is a little difficult to find.
- RSVP – It can be extremely frustrating when guests fail to let you know whether they’re able to attend your party. RSVP means “Please reply,” but some guests may overlook this section of the invite. Make it easy on guests and yourself by asking them to respond to a particular person using the provided contact number or email address.
- Special information – Do guests need to come dressed as their favorite character for your Disney theme party? Will they need to bring their swimsuit or a change of clothes? Let them know well in advance to allow time to prepare and so that nobody is left out of the fun because you didn’t give clear instructions.
Birthday Invitation Wording
You’ve added all the necessary information, and now you have the chance to create a custom invitation with a section of special text. You can keep it simple or, if you have a way with words, devise a rhyme or poem. Not sure what to write? Here are some examples to help get your creative juices flowing:
- I’m turning 7! You’re invited to help celebrate my big day.
- My first birthday will be really fun. Come and join me as I turn one!
- Our little man is turning 4 and we want to hear your loudest ROAR! Please come dressed as a dinosaur.
Would you like more ideas? Head over to Pinterest and browse the Birthday party invitation wording Pin board for inspiration.
Design, Printing, & Presentation
The invitation details are key to ensuring your guests arrive at the right place, at the right time, and with the right costume. However, to create a child birthday party invitation that will be the envy of other children and parents alike, here is what you need to consider:
- Design – Making use of striking graphics and illustrations will take your invitation to the next level. An Internet search can bring up thousands of royalty-free stock images, and you may even be able to source suitable images for free on sites such as Pixabay. If you want a truly unique design, including a photo of the birthday girl or birthday boy is a cute way to personalize your invitations.
- Paper and printing quality – Once you have finalized the invitation text and design, selecting high-quality print finishes is essential to creating a lasting impression on your invitees. Card stock is thicker and more durable than standard printing paper, so it is a great choice for professional-looking birthday invitations.
- Presentation – To give your invitation card a special final touch, opt for envelopes that complement the style of your chosen invitation. Build the excitement for your little guests by hinting at what’s to come. Maybe seal the envelopes using themed stickers, or you could eliminate an envelope altogether and present the invitation in person as a scroll tied with ribbon instead. How fun for a pirate-themed party!
Below are 33 kids’ party invitation examples for you to choose from, available in a variety of themes, styles, and designs. Fully editable and printable, feel free to use these templates to create a unique, personalized invitation for your child’s birthday party. Then you’re all set to send them out to your little VIPs.
This iconic character is loved by kids and adults alike, and now you can create gorgeous birthday invitations using these adorable Hello Kitty templates.
Hello Kitty Party Invitation
Cute pink birthday card with Hello Kitty design theme.
Hello Kitty with Pink Streamers
This fun birthday party invitation features Hello Kitty in a pink jumper and yellow shirt, dancing while a cheerful yellow bird flies nearby. The bottom of this invitation is dotted with tiny hearts, making this the perfect birthday invitation for any little girl (or boy) who loves pink.
Vintage Pink and Yellow Print
This simple yet sophisticated invitation features pink and yellow designs with a faded, vintage look.
Stars, Stripes, and Strawberries
Hello Kitty is encircled by a ring of white flowers and bright red strawberries in the center of this cheery invitation. An additional ring of alternating yellow stripes and red and blue stars surrounds Hello Kitty, providing a summery feel perfect for a pool party, outdoor picnic, or other warm-weather birthday party.
Blue and Yellow Banners and Balloons
If you assume a Hello Kitty party theme is just for girls or those who love pink, then think again. In this blue and yellow invitation, perfect for boys and tomboys alike, Hello Kitty stands just off-center.
A Ride on a Heart Air Balloon
This eye-catching invitation is perfect for any little girl birthday, but may be ideal for those whose parties have a balloon (or heart) Hello Kitty theme.
The original Disney mascot, Mickey Mouse is one of the world’s most recognizable characters. Choose from a range of fun and colorful invitations that will delight both boys and girls.
Party with Mickey
Set a happy tone for your party with this adorable birthday party invite, featuring bright, multi-colored letters and banners. This sweet card is available with both pink and blue backgrounds, making it perfect for both girls and boys. Important details are displayed in Mickey’s ears for a unique look that is easy to read.
Red and Black Mickey Speech Bubble
For a bit of timeless fun, the red and black polka dot background of this invitation template is a must. The classic look continues with a relaxed Mickey providing your party details in a speech bubble. Yellow outlines, combined with red and white lettering, create a bold, high-contrast look that is easy to read.
Put on Your Ears and Cheer
Make a bold statement with this distinctive invitation template. The red, black, and yellow color scheme with mouse ears in the center is a traditional look that is perfect for any party. All of your details, including, date, location and time, are displayed in high-contrast boxes along the bottom for a streamlined and organized look.
Mickey’s Sun Burst Party Invitation
You are sure to grab attention when you invite people to your amusement park party with this high-energy card template. A distinctive red sunburst draws attention to large Mickey ears containing all the important details of your party. Below, an enthusiastic Mickey welcomes guests and gets the party started.
Red and Yellow Celebration
Jump-start your social gathering with this fun, festive child birthday invitation. Coordinating striped and polka dotted backgrounds let an adorable Mickey Mouse stand out. A white scroll draws attention to your party details. This one-of-a-kind template is perfect for your next Mickey-themed or amusement park party.
Minnie's Pretty in Pink
Showcase your soft, sweet side with this charming invitation card template. The delicate scallop trim and light pink and white background makes this the perfect invitation for any little lady or young man who loves Minnie Mouse. Card's message surround a heart that holds Minnie's smiling face, completing the delightful look.
Mickey's Popping Comic Book
This high-energy card template features a comic book style that is irresistible to little boys and girls. Mickey, Goofy, and Pluto are each in their own comic book pane, while their action-packed word bubbles relate all your party details. Vivid blocks of color add to the exciting look. When printed on card stock, this invitation template is an unforgettable start to your birthday or amusement park party.
Confetti Birthday Party
Mickey is ready to party, and your guests will be too when they receive this colorful birthday invitation card. This bold template features a blue border with multi-colored confetti that is a classic party look. Your event details pop in blue, black, and red letters over a yellow backdrop. Mickey ears, containing your child's age, complete the classic design.
Mickey & Friends Clubhouse Invitation
Mickey and friends welcome your guests on this playful clubhouse invitation card. This fun birthday party invitation features a bright, airy look that is perfect for an outdoor party. The blue background with fluffy clouds lets the red, black, and dark blue lettering stand out. Mickey, Goofy, and Donald Duck joke around and encourage your guests to get in on the fun.
Mickey Mouse template
Gender-neutral colorful Mickey Mouse invitation template.
These princess-themed invitation templates are sure to please any little girl dreaming of an enchanted celebration filled with sparkle and magic.
Princess Ann Pink Invite
Pink invitation for girls: princess party, birthday party, bounce house party, jungle party, movie night, or other little girl party.
Pink Child Birthday Party Design With Princess
Blank child party invitation invitation where you can write in information by hand. Pink color theme with princess.
Royal Affair Girl Birthday Invite
Free pink princess party invitation design.
Disney Tinker-bell green elegant fairy design with flowers and stars.
For a Boy
Our selection of blue-themed templates can be used to create party invitations for a very special birthday boy. The simple but stylish designs are great for any celebration that calls for a touch of sophistication.
Simple Blue Boy Birthday Party Invitation
Basic blue multi-purpose invitation for a boy - generic design can be used as a birthday invitation, or for any other party.
Blue invitation for boys: heraldic theme with emblem, ribbon, and swords.
Birthday party invitation for little boys
A template for a little boys birthday party. You add his age, address etc. Everything else is done!
For a Girl
The birthday girl will be tickled pink with these gorgeous birthday invitation templates. Get the party started with an invitation that perfectly complements your little lady’s unique sense of style.
Flower generic theme
Elegant and subtle design with flowers.
Birthday party invitation for little girls
A birthday party invitation for a little girl. Just add their name, age, etc. - everything else is taken care of.
If you want to get your child’s party off to a flying start, create an invitation that packs a punch with these amazing superhero invitation templates.
Costume Kid Birthday Party Invitation
Boy costume kid birthday party invitation. Easily change images and colors to create your own unique design.
Cars Theme Birthday Party Invitation
Disney Cars boy party invitation, blue colour theme with picture of Lightning McQueen.
Robot Party Kid Birthday Invitation
Boy party invitation, robot theme. You can change an image of a robot and you can add an image of a birthday boy.
Pokemon Party Design
Brown design for Pokemon theme Party.
No matter the occasion and whatever the theme, you’re sure to impress with these fully customizable invitations.
Simple design with balloons
Gender Neutral multi-purpose design with balloons.
Abstract blue theme
Basic gender-neutral design for any party.
Child Party Generic Design
Green simple theme for boys and girls. Great for spring parties, birthday parties, or any other event.