We’ve loaded this page with our favorite Strawberry Shortcake party ideas to help you plan for a “berry” special day! Read on to find ideas for invitations, decorations, games and activities, food choices, and some fun favors.
Strawberry Shortcake Invitations
Sending great invitations by mail can make your guests feel special before the party even starts. You can either make your own invitations or send pre-made cards. Here are some ideas for both options:
Strawberry Shaped Invitations — Cut red cardstock into the shape of a strawberry. Add a stem and leaf cut from green cardstock. On the leaf write, “You’re Invited!” Then on the berry write, “Come celebrate a “berry” special day with me!” Follow up with the rest of your party information. Mail these cards in green or hot pink envelopes.
Recipe Invitations — For the front of these invitations, use your computer to find some clip art that goes with your party theme. Write a headline such as, “We love Strawberry Shortcake!” On the inside of the card, include your favorite recipe for making strawberry shortcake. Follow up with your party information.
Candy Invitations — Make your invitations extra sweet by attaching small bags of strawberry candy. Be sure to add extra postage if you’re sending these in the mail.
You can always find lots of great online party invitations with a free RSVP manager at Evite,
Here are some Strawberry Shortcake invitations that we really like:
Strawberry Shortcake Fill-In Invitations
Strawberry Friends Personalized Invitations
Strawberry Shortcake Party Ideas for Decorations
Strawberry Shortcake Partyware can make your décor berry-licious!
Here are even more Strawberry Shortcake party ideas for some delicious party decorating:
Welcome your guests with a Strawberry Shortcake banner.
Twist red, pink and green streamers together and hang them throughout your party area for lots of color.
Add even more pizazz by sticking some silk flowers or plastic fruit into the twists.
Use small terra cotta pots with strawberry plants as pretty place setters at your table. Insert name cards decorated with strawberries on curling vines into the pots by taping them to bamboo skewers.
Hang a big, bright strawberry pinata. This can be both a cheery decoration and later a fun party activity.
Float some pink and green tissue paper flowers to resemble a field of strawberries!
Add some color to your serving area with pink, red, and green flower arrangements.
Fill glass bowls with candies that match your party color scheme, and set out pretty trays of chocolate dipped strawberries.
Place Strawberry Shortcake dolls on your tabletop and serving areas.
Use colorful candy rings to hold rolled napkins at the party table.
Add to the party ambience by playing some Strawberry Shortcake themed music.
Games and Activities
Here are some of our favorite Strawberry Shortcake party ideas for games and activities:
Strawberry Picking Game — Strawberry Shortcake needs help gathering some berries! Hide wrapped strawberry candies around your party area or yard. Give each child an empty strawberry basket and send them off to collect as many berries as they can. Children can play this in teams or individually.
Pin the Berry on the Vine — Draw a large curving vine on a piece of butcher paper and give each player a construction paper strawberry. Blindfold them, spin them around, and see who can come the closest to pinning the berrry on the vine!
Strawberry Says — Play a game of Simon Says with a strawberry twist!
Strawberry Pinata — Shower your party guests with loads of fruity candies by breaking open a strawberry pinata.
Strawberry on a Spoon Relay Race — Divide your guests into two teams. Line them up and give the first person in each line a spoon with a strawberry balanced on it. Have them race one at a time balancing their berry on their spoons. If the berry falls they must stop and pick it up. They must successfully pass their spoon and strawberry to the next person in line before that person can go. The first team with all of its players back wins.
Paint Some Pots — Set out some terra cotta pots and a variety of tempera paint and markers. Let your guests have fun designing their own pot to take home. Then put out some flowers or strawberry plants and have each child choose one to fill their newly created masterpiece!
Decorate Ginger Snap’s Cookies — Offer a tray of plain cookies and a variety of frosting, sprinkles and candy for your guests to design a cookie creation.
•String Some Fruity Necklaces — Provide some colored string and bowls of Froot Loops, Cheerios, and gummy Lifesavers and let your party guests make their own fruity jewelry.
Watch a Strawberry Shortcake Video — Need to quiet things down a bit? Gather the group to watch a movie starring Strawberry Shortcake and her friends.
Strawberry Shortcake Party Ideas for Food and Drinks
Have some fun with food at your party! One neat Strawberry Shortcake party idea would be to have your guests come in their pajamas and serve them breakfast! You menu could include waffles with strawberries and whipped cream and strawberry yogurt smoothies. Click here to find a yummy recipe for these.
Here are some more suggestions:
- Serve small finger foods like tea sandwiches or small bagels with strawberry cream cheese
- Use a flower shaped cookie cutter to cut sandwiches or jello jigglers
- Serve chocolate covered strawberries or strawberry tarts
- Provide trays of fresh veggies and fruits arranged in the shape of flowers
- Bake thumbprint cookies with strawberry jam
- Pour pink lemonade with strawberry garnish
Send your guests home with a berrylicious memento of the day. Here are some Strawberry Shortcake party favors that we love…
Strawberry Shortcake Favor Kit
Flower Jewelry Set
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