Online kids' birthday invitations

From spaceships to unicorns, find easy-to-make birthday invitation templates your kid will love. Track RSVPs, ask guests questions, and send your way—via email, text message, or shareable link.

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Kids’ birthday invitation templates

Being a parent is hard work but making awesome party invites shouldn’t be. Our goal is to make your job just a little easier, especially when it comes to hosting a kids’ birthday party. Whether it’s their very first birthday or you’ve done this a few times, our online kids’ birthday party invitations make party planning child’s play. Kick off your little one’s big day with a birthday invitation card to catch everyone’s attention. You want only the best for your little one, so we’re here to help you make that happen. Our online kids' birthday invitations have no ads ever—for you or your guests.

When to send kids' birthday party invitations

Luckily with online kids’ birthday invitations, you have a little more wiggle room with your sending timeline. A good rule of thumb to follow is to send them out about three to five weeks before your event, but no sooner than eight weeks. If you have your details finalized and are eager to send them before the five-week mark—go for it! You can always send easy reminders and party details to RSVPed guests as your event approaches to put it back on their radar. If you’re coming up on the three-week mark and still need to send your invites, don’t worry either. Sending kids’ birthday invitations online is fast and easy. You can create, customize, and send your birthday invitation card in a snap.

How to make birthday party invitations for kids

Making your own birthday invitations is simple with our online invitation maker. Add your details to one of our birthday invitation templates, or use your own image and upload your own design. Then pick out an envelope liner and digital backdrop to match. Sending a Flyer? Start with one of our animated kids’ birthday invitation templates, and customize it until it matches the vibe of your kids’ birthday party. Add your own photo of the birthday girl or boy, or add stickers to make it extra festive.

Whether your child is really into fire trucks or wants a PJ slumber party, we have designs for any type of kids’ birthday party. Our Personal Design Services team can also create birthday invitations inspired by your kid’s photo, your party venue, or your party colors. Whether you have a kids’ birthday invitation design in mind or are looking for a little creative inspiration, we’re here for you. Contact us today.

What to write on a birthday invitation

Once you’ve landed on the perfect design, you can start adding the most important details to your birthday invites. Our birthday invitation templates make it easy for you to simply fill in your details, but also give you the freedom to edit your text if you want to get creative. Let guests know you’re excited for them to help you celebrate your little one’s big day by keeping your invite light and cheery. Make sure to mention how old the little one is turning, and let guests know if they need to bring anything so you can avoid all the follow-ups. Your kids’ birthday invitation wording is also a great place to add “no gifts” or if you would rather have guests make a charitable donation.

Sending kids' birthday invitations online

All of our invitation templates come with easy RSVP tracking. We make it easy for you to keep tabs on your headcount, and know how many guests are planning to attend, including collecting headcount for both kids and adults, separately. Forgot to mention a specific detail, or have event updates to share? Our custom birthday invitations also include free guest messaging so you can streamline all your communications. Instead of messaging individual guests, send a group message to all RSVPed guests at once. It’s as simple as that.

Tips for planning a kids' birthday party

  1. It is best practice to start planning your kids’ birthday party several weeks in advance.
  2. Make sure your guests are aware of the time and place. Allow guests to mark calendars in advance so that friends, family, and your children’s parents are able to plan accordingly.
  3. Choose your location and theme before you start the design process. Paperless Post offers many beautiful designs to make your child’s birthday dreams come true.
  4. Just like planning, it is also best to send out invites in advance to best prepare food and party supplies. Allowing guests to RSVP will help plan for the number of guests in attendance to ensure a smooth party.

Does Paperless Post offer custom kids' birthday invitation designs?

Yes! At Paperless Post, we offer the opportunity to work with our Personal Design Services to create the perfect kids’ birthday invitations. Want to start from scratch and create something custom? We have that too! Feel free to upload your own design to make your kids’ party invites memorable.

What should you include on kids’ birthday invitations?

Items to include within your invites are as follows:

  • The child’s name and age
  • Date of the event
  • Time of the event
  • Location of the birthday party
  • Host contact information
  • RSVP deadlines for guests