First birthdays are big deals. While planning a party is no cakewalk, it’s more fun when you have a theme. From camping to circuses to carousels, there are tons of choices you can run with. Click through our photo album for inspiration from super-creative moms and rest easy knowing your baby’s big toothy (or toothless) smile will make it all worthwhile.

Robots Everywhere

Little 'bots love to beep and buzz around the house, so we lit up with excitement when Candace, mom and mastermind behind lillypaul designs, threw a robot-themed bash. Using her party-planning expertise, Candace marched a fleet of colorful robots right into her little Mr. Roboto’s awesome party. Click here to see our slideshow on how Candace pulled off everything from the robot decor to the tasty droid pops.

photo credit: Candace Miller via weheartparties.com

Got any great first birthday party theme ideas? Let us know in the Comments section below. And don’t forget to check out our party theme-o-matic guide for more stellar ideas! 

— Christal Yuen