Happy Birthday to our now Four-Year-Old! If you’re looking for tips and ideas to host a Transformers Birthday Party or a Rescue Bots Birthday Party, you’ve come to the right place. Here I’ll be sharing tips and ideas for an awesome birthday party featuring these fun toy robots for kids.
Our youngest is a huge fan of the Rescue Bots. The Rescue Bots include Heatwave (firetruck), Boulder (bulldozer), Chase (police car) and Blades (helicopter). These four Transformers Autobots accept an important mission from Optimus Prime (Semi-truck), the leader of the Transformers, to work together with the Burns family to keep the people of Griffin Rock safe. Our family does not have cable television so we download our episodes from Amazon Prime. If you like instant comercial-free access to your favorite shows – like Rescue Bots cartoons, check out this Amazon link for Amazon Prime videos: Amazon Instant Video – Digital Movies & TV Shows
Optimus Prime Birthday Cake
I created this Optimus Prime Cake from scratch. I used my recipe for Chocolate Cake and I rolled a marshmallow fondant to decorate it. It’s not that difficult and it saved me having to pay a professional. I love saving money on birthday cakes! I hope to publish a tutorial soon for the cake. Subscribe to make sure you don’t miss the post when I put it online.
Why a Rescue Bots and Transformers Birthday Party Birthday Party?
I enjoy letting the boys watch the Rescue Bots on Amazon Prime because the Rescue Bots series is more about forming and maintaining relationships than it is about fighting the evil Decepticons (the arch enemies of the Autobots). I love how the show emphasizes helping others and working through differences to bring families together.
I wanted this to be a fun and memorable Rescue Bots Birthday Party so I researched and found some fabulous party decor online through Birthday Express. I love how they offer a complete package for a Transformers Birthday Party. All of their party decor is top notch with outstanding colors and quality. Just look at how every detail pops!
Transformers and Rescue Bots Birthday Party
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Since this party was for my four year old son, we talked about what he would most like to have at his party. He helped me select the face of Optimus Prime for his birthday cake, and he helped supervise all decorating and cake making actives for this party.
Transformers Themed Party Decorations
I decided to go with Transformers themed colors like red, blue, and yellow – with a touch of grey for our birthday party decorations.
The boys loved putting on their new Transformers costumes, a shared birthday gift from Birthday Express. This is their favorite “show me your muscles” pose. 😉
Transformers Themed Party Plates, Napkins, Favors and More
If you’re planning a Transformers or Rescue Bots themed birthday party don’t miss some of the amazing party decorations we used for our Transformers Birthday Party from Birthday Express. Below I’ve included links to some of their fabulous and fun Transformers themed birthday party room decorations and party favors. Full disclosure: Birthday Express provided some of the decorations pictured here in exchange for a review on HappyandBlessedHome.com. Their products truly are excellent. As you can see by the photos, the colors are rich and the decorations are perfect for a themed birthday party.
Even if you don’t see exactly what you need listed here please start shopping via my links – every click-though helps. We loved the vivid colors and quality of the tableware, room decorations, wall hangings, centerpieces, napkins, plates and party favors. I think you’ll love the products from Birthday Express and I’m recommending them because they have the products my family loves and uses. Thank you. Keep scrolling for more party pictures of these products in use including some fun activities for kids.
Fun Transformers Toys and Gift Ideas
Some of the other fun items featured in this post include (Amazon affiliate links):
- Optimus Prime Truck and Trailer Toy
- Optimus Prime and Bumblebee Cake Toppers
- Optimus Prime Dinosaur
- Optimus Prime T-shirt
- Little Tykes Picnic Table
Rescue Bots and Transformers Birthday Party Food
I made some Make Ahead Pizza Dough and had in the fridge ready to go for the party. It makes the freshest pizza you can find with a chewy center and crisp crust. It’s melt-in-your mouth delicious. Recipe on the blog here: Make Ahead Pizza Dough. The post includes fun video tutorial!
To balance out our sweets, I served up cut cucumber, carrots, blood oranges, and Tostitos chips and salsa. I also had ample supply of boxed juices, sodas, and Skittles for our guests.
Our party favors boxes were filled with fun favors like Transformers cubes, bounding balls, glow sticks, candy, and splat balls. from Birthday Express.
I also made sure to get hugs from our party guests. Our friends Mary Ann and Dustin are a blast to hang out with and I always recommend parents invite their close friends as well as their kids’ friends to any family friendly party!
Rescue Bots and Transformers Birthday Party Fun
I wanted to keep kid activities fun and easy for everyone. This Optimus Prime Piñata was the perfect addition to our party activities and lots of fun for kids!
We started out our Piñata activities by giving each child a turn at hitting the Optimus Prime Piñata with the Piñata stick. We’ve tried using a blindfold in the past, but these Piñatas and so sturdy – no blindfold is needed.
Once all the kids had a chance to try and break the Piñata we had a 10 year old give the Piñata the breaking blow. Once broken we spilled out all the candy and the kids had blast collecting their candy and prizes.
A great Party for Family and Friends
We’re so thankful for all the wonderful friends and family who made it to the party! It’s not uncommon for me to recruit help from party guests. Here our friends are rolling out the pizza dough so we can bake up fresh pizzas for the party.
The kids loved the pizza and the Transformers themed party masks.
I love this Little Tykes picnic table. It’s so lightweight I can carry it by myself from the garage to the living room. But it’s sturdy enough to withstand tons of play and rough-housing. We’ve also tested nearly every sort of crafting material on it including everything from acrylic paints to borax-based slime and everything has come off clean.
The kids loved showing Nana the party gifts. A Paw Patrol Stickers Book was a huge hit with the youngest party goers.
I loved how all of the children gathered around to watch the birthday boy open gifts.
One little girl blew on a party horn as the birthday boy opened his #1 requested Transformers toy: Grimlock.
Thanks for being a fan and letting me share our family’s Transformers themed birthday party with you.
FREE Party Planning tools, recipes, printables and more
Speaking of parties, I’ve posted a free 50 point party planning checklist, free printables, and lots of recipes for party food on my blog. Check out some of these great party themed posts.
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- Want to serve an incredible dish? Try ideas from my Big Hero 6 Party – especially my Honey Lemon Chicken recipe
- Need help baking the perfect Chocolate Cake? I have a step by step tutorial with lots of photos here: Chocolate Cake
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