25 Awesome Kids Birthday Cake Ideas

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By In The Playroom

There are so many awesome kids birthday cake ideas around, so I decided to round up 25 of my favourites to help share some inspiration. With a bit of creativity, you can make an amazing birthday cake for your children’s birthdays. I love all of these!

25 kids birthday cake ideas. These birthday cakes are all so cute and creative, and some are really easy too!

I’ve gathered lots of beautiful cake ideas, from the boyish to the girly and everything in between.

For a great gender neutral cake that’s suitable for all ages, you can’t really go wrong with a rainbow theme. 

Gorgeous rainbow cake ideas great for parties or kids birthday cakes. Who wouldn't love a rainbow birthday cake!?Rainbow Birthday Cake from Meaningful Mama

Jelly Bean Rainbow Cake at The Imagination Tree

Surprise Pinata Rainbow Cake at Red Ted Art

Rainbow Airplane cake at Inspiration Laboratories

How to make a Rainbow Piñata cake

Here are some more creative cakes that will work well for popular boys themes or characters

Awesome boys birthday cake ideas. I love the super hero cake!Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Cake from The Joy of Boys

Disney Planes Cake at Spaceships and Laserbeams

Race Car Cake at My Small Potatoes

Superhero cake at Meaningful Mama

Dump truck cake at The Joy of Boys

No Bake Train Cake at In The Playroom

For girls why not try one of these pretty cakes

Super cute and creative girls birthday cake ideas. I love all of these cakes!Topsy Turvy Cake at Meaningful Mama

Butterfly Cake from Motherhood on a Dime

Butterfly Cake from In The Playroom

Owl cake from Meaningful Mama

Owl cake from In The Playroom

Disney Frozen Birthday Cakes 

Or try one of these fun themed cakes

25 creative cakes with fun and unique themes - perfect for birthdays, parties or any occasion!

Farm Themed Birthday Cake at My Nearest and Dearest

Campfire Cake from Motherhood on a Dime

Bowling Cake at My Scraps

Duck cake from A Life in Balance

Sandcastle Cake at Paging Fun Mums

Seaside / Beach cake at In The Playroom

Jake & the Neverland Pirates Bucky Cake at Mom Endeavours

The Easiest Ever Jake and the Neverland Pirates Cake at In The Playroom

Special Agent OSO cake at The Outlaw Mom

Kids can make their own birthday cake with this idea from Tinkerlab

For 20 more birthday cake ideas, see our easy birthday cake recipes post. 

Or follow our parties board on Pinterest for more inspiration

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Anna Marikar, mum of four and seasoned blogger, has spent over a decade sharing her parenting journey and passion for kid-friendly crafts and free printables.
Her easy-to-follow craft ideas and practical parenting advice have transformed In The Playroom into a cherished resource for parents.

11 thoughts on “25 Awesome Kids Birthday Cake Ideas”

  1. I LOVE this post. I always go to town with birthday parties in this house and they are always on a theme the birthday child has chosen with a cake to match. We’ve done dinosaurs, teapots, TMNT, teddy bears… this year we have a super hero theme to create and I love the cake you shared so THANKYOU!! x x x x
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  2. I love these rainbow sponge cakes – would love to make one but needed some inspiration on how to cover the cake – this page has given me a few options. Thank you!

  3. Anna, thank you for sharing these incredible kids birthday cake ideas! They are all so adorable and creative. I can’t wait to try some of them for my children’s birthdays. The rainbow-themed cakes are especially delightful. Your blog is a treasure trove of inspiration!


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