Visit a local park and observe the wildlife or visit a nearby petting farm or petting zoo. Many parks have visitor centers with displays and rangers who can provide a special tour.
Make invitations in the shape of a tree. Include leaf prints or animal foot prints and drawings or photos of favorite wild animals. Ask guests to wear appropriate shoes and clothes for walking/hiking. More Invitation ideas and tips!
Decoreate with a personalized party banner, yellow, orange & green balloons, large rocks, leaves and pine cones, and plastic or stuffed toy animals. More Decoration ideas and tips!
Games & Activities
Have a nature walk and scavenger hunt (feather, gray rock, forked twig, etc.). Play duck, duck, goose, fishing games and pin the tail on the raccoon, squirrel or deer. More Games & Activities ideas!
Arts & Crafts
Make animal masks, modeling clay animals and leaf prints. More Arts & Crafts ideas!
Serve peanut butter & jelly sandwiches, baby carrots with dip, apple slices, trail mix (nuts, raisins, pretzels, m&ms) or critter crunch. Decorate cupcakes with small plastic animals on top or make catepillar cupcakes, worm cupcakes, or a bug mountain cake. More Fun Food ideas!
Fill favor bags with plastic animals (snakes and bugs), animal crackers , blowing bubbles, animal stencils and stickers. More Party Favor ideas!
Check out Nature craft ideas and Animal coloring pages for inspiration. Visit the Kids' Party Fun Directory for party places, entertainment, and rentals in your area. Similar parties include Jungle Safari, Zoo, Favorite Animal and Camp Out. More Party Themes!