Here is a list of fun kids birthday games and decoration ideas for Thomas tank engine and friends birthday theme.
The invitations can be tickets to the Island of Sodar, and you can have a welcoming board at your home entrance by having a sign board which can say -
Make a diamond shaped sign board, painted yellow or covered by yellow paper. Draw a black outline, and write with a black marker.
If you plan to go all out and make some tracks running through out your house, this is what you can do. Start right from the driveway using brown sticking tape, making it look real, by giving it a ladder like look by cutting and pasting the tape.
Run the tracks inside the house all around the party area.
Lead the tracks to cake room, games room,to the toilet - with different station boards at all these places.
Have a ticket counter at the entrance to handover the boarding passes. Let each boarding pass have the name of different characters of Thomas tank engine and friends - Percy, Edward, Gordon etc
Have placards with names of each engine for the table arrangement and the child with the name on the boarding pass sits on the chair with his engine named placard.
This decoraion should be enough to give the feel of the train station, now for some kids birthday games for Thomas Engine and Friends
Games for Kids Birthday Parties - Thomas The Train Games
You Need - Shoe Box, Paper plate, Black Stockings and some Beans.
For this Thomas the tank engine game,use a shoe box for this games. Make a face to the box with a paper plate by drawing an engine face on the paper plate or simply use a sticker on the paper plate and make the engine face.
Have some black stockings filled with beans and cut and knot them to resemble coal.
Let each child have 3 go's at throwing the coal in the engine from a small distance.
This game fits Thomas engine birthday theme very well.
Ask an adult to be Mr. Hat. Make flags out of Red, Yellow and Green Construction paper.
The kids will be the engines making train noses and Choog-Chooing around the room, and there will be Mr. Hat asking the trains to slow down, stop at red light, or go go go at the green light.
Here is the detailed explanation of how Traffic Lights is played.
Follow Thomas is just one of a kids birthday games for Thomas Tank Engine birthday party. You will need little preparation of different stations for this childrens party game
Plan different stations with different items at each station for the attending thomas tank engine and friends.
You Need - Thomas Bandana's, Blower's, Construction Hats, any other favors you plan to give the kids.
Ask the kids to form a train, let the birthday boy be the engine and lead the train to different stations.
Each station will then have different items which every kid can take, say construction hats on station one.
Kids can put the Hats on and the train can then get back on the track and move on to the next station where some other favor will be waiting for the kids.
Kids will love making their own train carriages for the Thomas the tank engine theme
Get old appliance boxes, and cut out the upper and the lower folds.Have these boxes punched wit 2 holes each on opposite sides such that you can pass a strong threads, and the kids will be able to hang these boxes from their shoulders.
Have a colouring and some craft activity for the kids on 2 sides of the box, to make it look like a carriages of the train. Make wheels for the train out of paper plates, coloured black.
Kids can play train games like choog choog train, Station and Follow Thomas wearing their train carriage and at the end of the party would love to carry their artwork home.
Play this Choog Choog Train and Station game for the Thomas tank engine and friends birthday party.
You don't need anything to play this game.Play it on the lines of dance dance freeze.
Ask the kids to move around the room making train noises. When you say Station the kids have to freeze.
If anyone moves he or she is out of the game or alternatively, the kid can preform an activity. You will have to write down or draw some activities on paper for the kids to perform beforehand. To end the game the trains can come to halt at the station.
Here are some Thomas tank engine and friends Party Favors ideas -
All the ones mentioned above like Bandanas, Train blowers, Construction Hats are great party favours for Thomas tank engine and friends birthday party. Or simply you can even go for Train Colouring books and crayons.
If you are looking for some more kids birthday games, take a look at these related birthday games pages.
Related Birthday Games Pages
Child Party Games For A Knights And Princess Party
Childrens Birthday Party Games - Dinosaur Birthday Party
Return From Kids Birthday Games to Preschool Games - Homepage
Here are some hints and tips before you go all out on your
party supplies shopping trip
Subscribe To Preschool Mail