Our theme dinner ideas give you many fun opportunities to get your
kids involved in cooking. Our kids dinner party theme section is
filled with ideas and recipes that will fill your home and kitchen
with cooking memories.
So why would you want a theme party for dinner!?! These fun
meals for kids and kids cooking ideas are to add a little fun to
your meal time and to give kids an opportunity to cook. Plan your
meal together as a family or kids can surprise their family. Have
the kids create a party invitation to match the theme and invite
friends and family. Just have fun creating a dinner party.
Planned Kids Cooking Curriculum
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Most of our Kids Theme Dinner Ideas Below Include:
Centerpiece ideas and theme decorating
Theme menu ideas with recipes
Dress attire ideas
Theme party supplies and ideas
Our reader's own submitted kid and family dinner party ideas
Got a kid who’s obsessed with a particular TV show, character or
movie? Decorate the kitchen and create a meal using that as the
theme. Allow yourself to be really creative. Think about the
characters and what they would eat, or make meals that resemble the
faces of characters.These are just a few ideas to get you started –
the only limit to what you can do with this is your imagination.
Switch Foods to Different Meal Times
Everyone knows pancakes are a breakfast food, but why not have them
for dinner now and again and have steak for breakfast instead? This
obviously isn’t something you should do on a regular basis– after
all, there are good nutritional reasons why you should eat certain
foods at certain times of day – but it can be a great one to throw
out there now and then to keep your kids on their toes. This works
in nicely with our backwards
theme dinner ideas.
Change the Meal Location
This doesn’t mean going down to the local Wendy’s. It means eating
in new places around your house or packing a meal to take somewhere
for a picnic. Got a sturdy treehouse? If it’s big enough and strong
enough to hold the family, have a meal up there. Pitch a tent in the
back yard and cook dinner on a camping stove. Put a blanket down and
have a lunchtime picnic in your own back yard – you get the idea.
Let Your Kids Run Wild
Well, not literally, but let their imaginations run wild when it
comes to planning meal ideas. Everyone knows kids are more in touch
with their imaginations than adults, so let your kids get involved
with creating new meal ideas. Let them have free reign over what’s
going into the dinner for a night – the creation may be terrible,
but it will be a great experience and will help them learn a little
about planning meals for themselves in the future. You may even end
up getting some new ideas out of the experience. If your kids are
older, you can even let them make their own meals once a week from
whatever is left in the fridge before shopping day. Let
kids create a fun centerpiece for the dinner tableMake teaching easier with our activities and recipes compiled in one easy to read format.
Planning your theme dinner ideas and parties
Dinner Party Tips:
Plan your menu, decorations and party details ahead.
Hand out invitations several days to a week before the party
Do some party prep the day before to keep from becoming to
stressed out on the party day.
Family Dinner Tips:
So you are just having a fun and informal themed dinner? You can
still plan out decorations, menu plan and party ideas the day before
or the morning of the planned dinner. This is a fun way for a family
to work together. Have kids make party decorations, menus and
fill out invitations for each family member. Kids can help in the
kitchen prepping and cooking food with an adult's supervision.
Whether you have a large dinner party or a family get together, I
hope these theme ideas will draw your family closer at dinnertime.
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Reader's Submitted Recipes and Ideas
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Ancient Mesopotamia Bread Ancient Mesopotamia Bread
2 Cups flour
1 Cup of water
1/2 teaspoon of salt
Mix the water, flour, and salt together …
Pokemon Theme Cakes Not rated yet A pokeball cake is made with a ball cake pan. Then frosted with white frosting and red spray mist. (You can tint your icing red instead) Finish off …
Puppy Cupcakes Not rated yet Bake a batch of regular cupcakes in the flavor of your choice. Once baked, add a smooth layer of frosting before you begin decorating your puppy dog cake. …