10 Last-Minute Preschool Birthday Party Hacks

These last-minute quick tricks will make your kid’s Nick Jr. party an instant hit!

Nick Jr. Preschool Party Hacks

Uh oh. Your little one’s birthday is just ONE week away and you may have dropped the ball on the planning front. Have no fear—these hacks will help you assemble a full-fledged birthday party in no time that will leave the other parents wondering how you pulled it off!

Party inspiration for every Nick Jr. fan:

PAW Prints
PAW Patrol PAW print cupcakes
Want to leave a mark on your little one’s birthday party? Use different-size marshmallows to make a pup-tastic PAW print! Simply assemble the paw print atop any iced cake or cupcake!
Time to Make: 3 minutes

Shimmer and Shine Goody Bag Stoppers
Shimmer and Shine Jewel Goody Bag Stoppers
Clothespins get a makeover with these goody bag stoppers. Made with glitter and gems, they’ll leave your party guests dazzled.
Time to Make: 25 minutes

Bubble Guppies Fruit Bubbles
Bubble Guppies Fruit Bubbles
Make a splash at your kid’s party with these healthy, bubble-shaped snacks! Using a spoon, ice-cream scooper or melon baller, carve out little fruit bubbles for the whole school of fish to snack on. Watermelon, honeydew, and cantaloupe are the easiest fruits to scoop out.
Time to Make: 10 minutes

String Cheese Maps
Dora the Explorer String Cheese Maps
Make Map’s presence known in your Dora party spread. Transform ordinary string cheese into the Map with colored markers and some imagination! This quick fix is cheesy—the good kind of cheesy.
Time to Make: 5 minutes

Spare Minute, Spare Tires
Blaze's Spare Tire Donuts
You’ll be blazing into action with this super easy and fun edible decoration! Store-bought chocolate donuts look just like spare tires. Optional: customize them using red icing for Blaze, blue for Crusher, green for Pickle, and purple for Starla!
Time to Make: 10 minutes

PAW Patrol Reporting for Duty!
PAW Patrol Pear Badge
No party is too big, no grownup is too small! Assemble these healthy and playful PAW Patrol badges right before your little pup’s party.
Time to Make: 15 minutes

Bikini Bottom Water
SpongeBob Squarepants Bikini Bottom Water Blue Drink
SpongeBob tried to go a day without Bikini Bottom water once and he only had one thing to say…I NEED IT!!! Make your very own Bikini Bottom beverage by serving any blue sports drink in a clear jug. You can even take your nautical party a step further and serve this drink up in a fish bowl!
Time to Make: 3 minutes

Wallykazam E-A-S-Y Magic Sticks
Wallykazam Magic Pretzel Sticks
Spruce up your Wallykazam! party spread with these cute magic sticks. Dress up chocolate covered pretzels with anything from edible glitter to sprinkles and make your party come to life!
Time to Make: 25 minutes

TMNT Sewer Skewers
TMNT Sewer Skewer Party Treats
Don’t be led askew, this Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle recipe is SO easy. Grab some skewers, marshmallows, fruit strips, and green sprinkles and you’ll be well on your way to making the perfect Turtle recipe. This healthy treat doubles as a decorative party piece!
Time to Make: 25 minutes

Set the Table with your Favorite Nick Jr. Friends!
Umizoomi Party Placemat
Placemats give kids the chance to be creative while they patiently await their food and cake. Color-able party placemats can easily dress up the table and even prevent big messes!
Time to Make: 3 minutes

Nickelodeon Parents Activity Placemats:
Peter Rabbit
Team Umizoomi 
PAW Patrol 
Fresh Beat Band 
Bubble Guppies 


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