Birthdays are fun, why not celebrate the half!? These Half Birthday Party Ideas are perfect for the young and hold – ages 6 months to 100 years plus!
Half Birthday Party Ideas
It seems like adding a celebration for every day of the year is becoming a think. We have son’s day, cat day, national love a tree day. I might be making some of these up, but official holidays are picking up and a half birthday celebration is too.
When is my half birthday?
You might be asking what’s a half birthday? Basically a half birthday is a unique and special date to everyone. It can be found by adding six months to your birthday and celebrating the halfway milestone. Often they are recognized for young babies when they turn six months, but they are becoming more and more of a thing for young kids and adults too.
My youngest kids (the twins) birthday is a few days away from Christmas. This is always a rough time to celebrate. People who have birthdays close to major holidays often speak of feeling a little “cheated” out of gifts. Having a small June celebration, even if only a small gift, special dinner, and a half birthday cake, would be a fun way to celebrate them when the busy season doesn’t over shadow their birthday. Contrary, if your child has a summer birthday, a half birthday is a way to recognize it when friends are not traveling or perhaps in the classroom.
Half Birthday Ideas
Not that we have established what is a half birthday and reasons to have a half birthday, let’s take a look at these Half Birthday Celebration ideas. Birthdays are fun, why not celebrate the half!?
Shower them with cake. It’s important to have some half birthday cake ideas in your back pocket. We love this half cake idea from Beki Cooks Cake Blog. How cute is the back side?
Happy 1/2 birhday! Celebrate a half birthday in the classroom with these half birthday bag toppers and party favor free printables from Over the Big Moon.
Finding an important half birthday outfit might feel important, but don’t forget the accessories like the party hat. Lalalola has some cute baby designs for your six month old.
If your not into creating a half birthday cake , how about this sweet dessert. In the theme of half, make half brownies and half cookies plus grab a free half birthday printable from Mother’s Niche. Place the sign in an 8×10 frame or on the front door!
Cut everything in half – the food, the plates, and the napkins like Beki Cooks Cake Blog.
Do small presents on the half hour like Mother’s Niche! It does’t take much – small gifts of candy, gift cards, loved chapstick, etc.
Half the burgers and hot dogs! Maybe add half a pizza! Cute ideas on Let Go Laughing.
Grab this Half Birthday Banner and buy it for every birthday in your home!
Have a special breakfast (the hostess aka you) gets to drink/eat the other half! Idea on a Mother’s Niche.
Make it a surprise party. People might expect a birthday around their birthday, but no one expects a surprise party on their half birthday! Love this party favor from Our Hobby House – Thanks for HALFing a good time! Consider putting in half a candy bar.
A basket would be a cute addition to baby half birthday ideas. Add balloons and have a half way to one photo shoot for a half birthday! | Source
Don’t forget to pack a surprise lunch. No need to add gifts, just wrap up their sandwich, fruit and chips like Craftibilities.
Six months old?! How about this cute half birthday photo shoot. Fill the crib with balloons for a half birthday ideas for baby boy -or a girl! | Source
These birthday balloons are a fun surprise and best of all will not be expected on a half birthday (notice they are half way down the door!) Organize Your Stuff Now shows you how to fill them with money!
Make the table festive with little expense. These Kid-friendly place settings use kraft paper trimmed with a washi tape border. Disposable bamboo plates get dressed up with decorative washi tape cut to spell 1/2. More half birthday ideas from Camille Styles.
Confetti OREOs dipped halfway into chocolate make delicious treats. Recipe on Sprinkles for Breakfast.
Two Moms and a Blog filled the hallway with balloons. Weigh them down with quarters (for older kids) or tie them to small gifts.
Party and create half a masterpiece like this half birthday birthday at Dazzle White Frazzled.
If you have an older half birthday, take them on a Birthday Treasure Hunt. It doesn’t have to be a big prize at the end, just something small and a cute way to recognize a half birthday. These 20 Birthday Scavenger Hunt Riddles are perfect for an at home celebration.
Now that we have infiltrated your head with ides for a half birthday, let’s find yours so you can celebrate!
What’s My Half Birthday?
It’s very easy to calculate your half birthday. First, identify your birth date. Take your birthday month and count six months later. Keeping the same numeric date, that is your half birthday. You have only switched the month.
For example, my birthday July 15th. I calculate six months from July. It’s January. So my half birthday is January 15th.
Enjoy and half fun looking for something to celebrate YOU and your family and friends more than once a year!
Ready to party? Keep the kids entertained. Take a look at these 50+ Kids’ Party Games – indoor, outdoor, night, birthday.
WHAT’S TRENDING? Take your kids on a HALLOWEEN SCAVENGER HUNT for candy or fun non-spooky goodies.
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