Boy playing with a model race car

Race Cars Party

If your child has a need for speed, make this the theme of your party. Older children can watch a car race in person or on TV, while younger children can play with race car toys.

Party Invitations
Make invitations in the shape of a tire, steering wheel or checkered flag. Include a photo of your child behind the wheel.

Party Decorations
Decorate with checkered flags and red, yellow and green balloons. Display race cars.

Games & Activities
Have relay races in ride-on cars and trucks or make a “driving course” with chalk outlined lanes and posterboard traffic signs. Set-up a free play area with toy racetracks and cars.

Arts & Crafts
Cut cardboard boxes into the shape of cars paint with a colorful basecoat. Then have children paint or tires, windows and racing stripes

Party Refreshments
Serve pizza or sandwiches, corn chips and root beer floats. Decorate cake or cupcakes with toy cars and trucks and sprinkle.

Party Favors
Fill a favor bag with a small toy cars and some stickers.