19 Dec

Colorful & Creative Robot Birthday Party

robot themed birthday party and dessert table

If you’re on the lookout for robot party ideas, look no further – because Janie Wilson computed some serious creativity for her son’s 5th birthday with this super colorful Robot Birthday Party! Mom found just about every awesome robot activity in the book to kick this party into high gear – from robot themed games to crafty activities like painting robot banks and making your own Rice Krispie treat bots… then eating them of course! ;)

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Life-sized handmade robots with spring-topped heads & diagnostic button fronts
– Colorful birthday cake topped decked out with gears and the cutest little blue robot topper!
– Fabulous watermelon robot filled with grapes + adorable googly-eyed cupcakes
– White chocolate mini robots, “liquid hydrogen” water bottles & a paint your own bot activity

white chocolate robots for a boys birthday party

DIY watermelon robot filled with grapes

googly eyed robot cupcakes, drinks and matching game

life size welcome sign robot

robot themed napkin rings, bottle wraps and tablescape

gear cake with robot topper for a birthday party

robot party happy birthday garland and sweets

boys birthday party pinwheels

robot iced birthday party sugar cookies

colorful boys birthday tablescape and chair backs

robot building blocks and coloring activities

make a rice krispie robot activity

a bucket of rice krispie robots on sticks

blue robot piñata, wooden cake and tassel garland

robot themed birthday party for a boy


PARTY DETAILS as told by Janie

I wanted to create the perfect robot party for my son Jacob, who was turning 5 this year. I wanted it to be bright, cute and fun! I also wanted all of the decor to be functional and invite the kids to play with it and for the sweets table to be delicious and amazing!! I fell in love with BluGrass’ robot design and the rest of the party planning just came easy. Bold, bright colors paired with gray chevron! I used their patterned papers and matching cardstock to create a wooden cake, a paper cake, robot name blocks, pinwheels, a picture frame and much more. I added printables to the mason jars, the utensil wraps, the cupcakes, my life size robots, the water bottles, the chocolate, everything!!

We had robot activities like Create a Rice Krispie Robot, Build a Bot, Color a Robot, Build a Robot Tower, and Paint a Robot Bank. We all had tons of fun and had great food catered from Moe’s Southwest Grill for lunch!



– Robot Printables: BluGrass
– Photography: Jennifer Wittenbrook: Jennifer Wittenbrook
– Robot Cookies: Cookie Coterie
– Cake Pops: Sweet Pops Shop
– Cake Pops Stand: Kevin Santone
– Cake and Cupcakes: Dewey’s Bakery
– Robot Fondant Eyes: Konfection Kreations
– Colored Chocolate Robot Pops: Wicked Good Treats
– Watermelon Robot DIY: Spaceships and Laser Beams
– Ivy Lane White Ceramic Letter Dishes: Iron Accents
– Ivy Lane White Ceramic Number 5 Dish: Amazon
– Blue Wooden Cake Stand: SweetDisplay
– Robot Chocolate Mold: Hers Shop
– Straws, wooden dowels, white dessert sticks: The Bakers Confections
– Plastic Mason Jars: Cherished Blessings
– Gray Chevron Tablecloths: Home Lush
– Ribbon Chair Decorations: A Petite Soiree
– Glitter Robot Banner with Festooning: The Purple Pug
– Party Hat with Green Fringe: Cards and Moore by Terri
– Robot Pinata: Abita Achie
– Robot Shirts: Revolution46R46
– Robot Door Hangers: Southern Belle’s Charm
– Rice Krispie Robot Activity Mat Print: The Celebration Shoppe
– Blue and Green “J” Galvanized Buckets: Brody and Ma
 – “5” Block: Hallmark
– Tissue Tassel Garland: The Flair Exchange
– Unfinished Wooden Letter Blocks and Picture Frame: Aunt JJ’s Attic
– Unfinished Recycled 1 ¾” Wood Square Blocks: Shop Swell Goods
– Unfinished Wooden Circles used for Robot Coins: Less Magnets
– Robot Match PDF Game: Green Jello With Carrots
– Alphabet Magnets: Toad and Lily
– Ceramic Robot Banks: Oriental Trading
– Robot Soap: The Pig and the Peacock
– Personalized Robot Favor Bags: Nick Will Jack
– Robot Crayons: Posh Paper Creations
– Personalized Notepads: Lexiphilia

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@CookieCoterie SAYS:

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So excited to be featured in this HWTM post! #robotcookies

Reply December 19, 2013 at 4:50 pm

Janie SAYS:

Cassie, your cookies were a hit! They were soo cute and matched Blugrass’ robot designs perfectly. I was thrilled when I received them. I cannot wait to work with you again!

December 20, 2013 at 5:04 am

Kim @ The Celebration Shoppe SAYS:

You did a beautiful job Janie and I’m thrilled you recreated my robot Rice Krispies Treats. I hope the kiddos enjoyed them!

Reply December 19, 2013 at 5:59 pm

Janie SAYS:

Thank you Kim! It was soo awesome to work with soo many talented, amazing people. Thank you for all your help and support!

December 20, 2013 at 5:02 am

@AllAboutNuptial SAYS:

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Reply December 20, 2013 at 3:15 am

pug SAYS:

SO beautiful. I LOVE the watermelon robot, the build your own banks and the color palette. So many adorable details. I. am. a. ro. bot. xo

Reply December 20, 2013 at 5:15 am

Janie SAYS:

Thank you Pug! Means soo much!

December 30, 2013 at 10:22 am

Donald Wilson SAYS:

I'm very proud of my daughter in law She is very talented person any many ways but when it comes to a party she goes all out as you can see. This is just a small sample what she has done for my grandson's Birthdays. I can't wait to see what she does for the next party.

Reply December 20, 2013 at 6:03 pm

Janie SAYS:

Thank you Don! You know I love going all out for the boys’ parties.

December 30, 2013 at 10:23 am

Jennifer SAYS:

Where did you have the large Jacob sign on the wall made?

Reply December 30, 2013 at 9:43 am

Janie SAYS:

The one behind the sweets table Jennifer? That is a vinyl backdrop designed by Paula at Blugrass Designs. She also designed all the printables for the party. You can find her at https://www.etsy.com/shop/BluGrass

December 30, 2013 at 10:21 am

Susy SAYS:

This party is fantastic. Love all the details. I am wondering who you purchased the beautiful Robot cake from? Thank you

Reply December 30, 2013 at 11:53 pm

Janie SAYS:

Hi Susy, thank you! The robot cake was from Dewey’s Bakery in Winston Salem NC.

Reply January 2, 2014 at 1:50 pm

Jennifer S. SAYS:

This party looks great! I love all of these ideas! I am really inspired to use some of these ideas for my son’s 2nd birthday. Where did the cute robot candy holders come from?

Reply January 16, 2014 at 4:59 am

Dayna Goldman SAYS:

Hi Jennifer, everything in this party is linked in the ‘Vendor Credits’ section

January 16, 2014 at 1:22 pm

Janie SAYS:

Thanks Jennifer! They are from amazon. They’re flexible silicone baking robot cups!

January 27, 2014 at 11:39 am

Janie SAYS:

Sorry, I had forgotten to list them in the credits!

January 27, 2014 at 11:41 am

Kathleen SAYS:

I held a robot party for my son’s 4th birthday a few years ago and it was so fun. We painted robot banks too and our friends still use theirs. You did a great job!

Reply March 25, 2014 at 11:16 am

Janie SAYS:

Thanks Kathleen! It really was soo much fun!!

March 28, 2014 at 6:26 pm

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