If there’s something my two year old loves it’s all things balls….and trucks, his most recent love. When I came across this trucks and balls party on Pinterest, I was sold immediately on the idea for his second birthday! It was simple, fun and we all had a blast!
I bought trucks that are sand toys at Target to go with the theme and used those for decor knowing they would double as Kuy’s presents. I used these trucks and a wagon for food and favors.
I made melon balls…
I made cake pops to look like balls…(You can grab the tag~ Trucks and Balls Party Food Tags!)
I made cookies as favors and put them in a truck (I forgot to take a picture so this is a terrible iPhone photo!) Then, I tied this cute little tag on the bags (thanks, Mom!)! PS you can print it~Trucks and Balls Favor Tag.
Instead of paying a fortune for a cake that I would have leftover for days (even though sometimes, it’s totally worth it!), I debated several things. I thought about dirt cake; I thought about cake crushed in truck;, then decided on plain cupcakes. I was pumped when I found these adorable candies at Aldi to top them off!
I was determined to stay within a tight budget (because birthday parties can be so expensive!) so I made most everything myself. The biggest expenses were the invites for $15 (you can buy them here, I chose to print them myself though). Other than that, I made the cupcakes (from a box mix) and icing (from scratch using this recipe), the cookies from scratch and the printable tag. Total, I would say we spent less than $100! Way better than his first birthday!
Happy birthday, Kuy Pie!
What do you think? Ready to have some people truck on over and have a ball?
Where did you order his shirt from?
Hi, Neely! I ordered it from a lady in my hometown. She has a small monogram store.
Thank you!!! Very cute!
I was wondering if I could get a more detailed list of foods that you have on the table. My son is turning 2 and I just love this thrifty party idea! I’m also a procrastinator, and this seems super quick and easy.
We had fruit I cut with a melon baller, chips, cupcakes and cake pops. I think I included some goldfish! We kept it very simple!!
Can you tell me where you got the dump trucks?
Target…they’re usually with the sand toys!