6 of the Most Awesome DIY Monster Party Ideas

Thanks to hit films such as Monster's Inc., 'monsters' has become one of the most popular children's party themes.

Aside from being a guaranteed hit with kids, the theme is also one of the easiest to pull off - a dash of colour here and some googly eyes there are often all it takes to give your food or décor a monster makeover!

From multiple-eyed marshmallow pops to Monster's Inc. inspired balloons, here are some of our favourite ideas from across the web.

Monster Marshmallow Pops

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These monster marshmallow pops are completely adorable - plus, they're easy to create, even for young children, making them the perfect pre or during-party activity. Simply dip marshmallows into melted, coloured chocolate, before dipping in sprinkles and adding candy eyeballs.

For a detailed recipe, visit the Made to Be a Momma site, via the image credit above.

"Mike" Inspired Monster Balloons

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Looking for a simple yet effective decoration idea for your monster party? Inspired by Mike Wazowski from the Monster's Inc franchise, these one-eyed balloons are guaranteed to be popular with the kids.

"Sully" Inspired Cupcakes

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Mike's partner in crime, Sully, is also a popular and instantly recognisable character from the Monster's Inc. franchise. These Sully-inspired cupcakes will be a great addition to any monster themed party, and simply require some creativity with icing and fondant.

You can find more detailed instructions on the Everyday Home Blog, via the image credit above.

Get the Kids Involved in the Décor

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Getting the kids involved in the decorations is a lovely touch. Let them loose on any signs or banners and challenge them to draw the scariest monsters they can. You could also ask all of the guests to bring their best monster drawings to the party and create a 'Monster Gallery'. Hand out prizes for categories such as "funniest monster", "most creative monster" and "scariest monster".

Gooey Monster Eyeball Cookies

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These cookies are another fun and super-simple way to give your party food a monster makeover. To get the 'look', you'll simply need some food colouring and candy eyeballs.

You can find a detailed recipe on the Lil' Luna site, via the image credit above.

Fruity Monster Snack

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Monster party snacks can be healthy too! We love this fun way to serve fruit from the Cupcakes and Cutlery site. Simply carve a mouth into a melon and then use cocktail sticks to add facial features (just make sure none of the kids get their hands on them!). The more fruit with different colours and textures you use, the better.

A monster party theme is guaranteed to be popular with the kids - plus, you can create really effective food and décor, without having to spend lots of time or money!

Make sure the kids remember the day with some themed party bags. We stock a wide range of monster themed party bag fillers, including this Monster Sticker Sheet and these Monster-Flexi Straws.

Have you got any more amazing DIY monster party ideas? Let us know in the comments.

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