Kids Cake Decorating Ideas : Animal Cakes

For children, the birthday cake can be one of the most exciting highlights of their big day – or of any special occasion. Making a themed cake is a fun way to celebrate their interests throughout the year, and they can be so fun to look back on. I love to share themed kids cake decorating ideas with all of you, and today I’m sharing some gorgeous animal cakes that would be perfect for many animal themes, whether it’s a jungle theme, a farm theme, or just themed with a specific favourite animal like a dog or a monkey.

These cakes are all so cute! I hope you like them. Click through each link for a tutorial on how to make and decorate these cakes.

So many great ideas for animal cakes for kids. These are so cute, and perfect for a jungle themed birthday

Animal Cakes for Kids

These ideas include cupcakes, full birthday cakes, and a simple cake topper to create yourself. I’ve gathered cake ideas for bunny, hedgehog, bugs, cow, bear, peacock, ducks, dog, panda, monkey, elephant, and mixed jungle animal themes.

animal cakes for kids including bunny cake, hedgehog cake, bug cakes, cow cake and teddy bear cake

From top left, clockwise, as shown in the picture collage above

1. Bunny Cake – Meaningful Mama

2. HedgeHog Cake – Hodge Podge Craft

3. Madeleine Bugs – Blue Bear Wood

4. Cow Cake – Craftulate

5. Teddy Bear cake topper – Crafts on Sea

Animal themed birthday cakes with panda cake, monkey cake, elephant cake and jungle animal cakesFrom top left, clockwise, in the picture collage above:

6. Panda Cake – One Blue One Pink

7. Monkey Cake – Danya Banya

8. Elephant cake – space ships and laser beams

9. Jungle Animal Cupcakes – Mom Endeavours

peacock cupcake, duck cupcakes and puppy dog cakes for kids animal themed birthdaysFrom left to right in the picture collage above:

10. Peacock Cake – Meaningful Mama

11. Duck Cupcakes – The Purple Pumpkin Blog

12. Dog Themed Cakes – Spaceships and Laserbeams

Which one is your favourite? I can hardly choose, they are all so fun!

If you’re looking for more themed birthday cake ideas for kids, you might also like:

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3 thoughts on “Kids Cake Decorating Ideas : Animal Cakes”

  1. These all look like such fun cakes. I wonder how hard it would to make one. Thank you for linking up to the Bloggers Brags Pinterest Party. I have pinned your post to the Bloggers Brags Pinterest Board.


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