No longer are birthday parties a get-together and a cake cutting affair. Birthdays are a special occasion in every childs life and most kids want to go to birthday parties that different, theme based and a party where they can have loads and loads of fun and frolic. When planning a birthday, you will need to plan well in advance so that you can implement and execute all the unique ideas for your little ones celebration. Parents need to decide on the place, make a guest list and invite them, decide on the birthday party games, the food and catering, birthday cake, the return gifts to be given etc. First thing that you need to do is to choose a theme. There are many different types of birthday party themes that you can choose from. Be it the Hannah Montana theme birthday party for your little daughter or the Superman based theme party for your son, or even a retro themed birthday party, once you have decided on the theme, everything will follow accordingly. Parents can also choose famous story book characters like Cinderella, Snow white and the seven dwarves, Alice in wonderland and let all the kids invited dress according to these characters. The theme itself adds a lot of uniqueness to your birthday party. Birthdays today can also be celebrated in an adventure park, a water park or even in a resort. Little kids can have a lot of fun in different games and water rides. Apart from this, you can also organize a treasure hunt for kids and create a lot of mystery about the treasure right from the time you are printing your birthday invitation cards. Apart from the themes, you can celebrate your little ones birthday by personalizing the whole party. This means right from the birthday invitation cards, to the party venue, to the return gifts has a mention of your kids journey so far. Include photographs, poems, and writings and make a collage or a scrap book where the invited guests can write their messages for your little one. You can have caps, T-shirts, stationery items, photo frames that have your childs photo on it. Even the birthday cake can be a photo cake which is easily available with most pastry and cake shops. Since there are so many kids together in a typical birthday party, games should be such that a lot of children are involved. Apart from the common birthday party games like passing the parcel, tail the cat blind folded, dumb charades, musical chair, fire in the mountain you can also organize games based on the theme that you have chosen. For example, if you have chosen a Hannah Montana theme, you can ask a group of kids to perform on the stage. It is not about the budget, you can implement some really cool birthday party ideas without any constraints in terms of time or money.