Daniel Tiger Birthday Ideas


It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood, a beautiful day for a neighbor… For your Daniel Tiger fan, we have the ultimate list of Daniel Tiger Birthday Ideas. Create a frugal friendly event, with these party cakes, decorations, foods, favors and activities, that create a grrr-ific time and a tiger-rific party! Won’t you ride along with me?

Daniel Tiger Birthday

It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood. A beautiful day for a neighbor.
Would you be mine?
Could you be mine?
Won’t you be my neighbor?

If you have a toddler or preschooler, chances are that you watch a lot of Daniel Tiger in your home. So, when birthday time comes around, it’s only fitting that you throw an epic Daniel Tiger birthday party. If you’re looking for Daniel Tiger birthday ideas, you’ve come to the right place! We’ve found loads of inspiration for cakes, decorations, party food, party favors, and activities.

And keep in mind that you don’t have to spend a lot of money to throw a grrr-ific party. Use these ideas as inspiration and DIY things yourself!

Serve fun tiger-themed snacks like tiger tails, tiger fruit cups, or castle sandwiches. Entertain guests with face painting, trolley rides, or a fun tiger craft. Send them home with a Daniel Tiger party favor like a fun Prince Wednesday party crown or tiger-themed goodie bag.

I’ve got lots of friends for you to meet
In this land of make-believe
A friendly face on every street
Just waiting to greet you

You’re going to have a fantastic party! Let’s get started on those ideas.


Daniel Tiger Birthday Ideas

Daniel Tiger Birthday Cakes

This two-layer cake with Daniel Tiger on the top layer and the neighborhood on the bottom is super cute, but the blue Tigey smash cake is so precious! Tigey is Daniel Tiger’s plush toy, and he’s the perfect subject for a smash cake for 1-year-olds. | Brite & Bubbly

Daniel Tiger Cake

The trolley topper on this two-layer neighborhood cake is a cute little keepsake for parents to add to the scrapbook or memory box. | Making Memories with My Minis

Daniel Tiger Birthday Cake

You don’t have to be a pro cake decorator to work with fondant. Follow the instructions in this YouTube video to make the adorable cake you see here. It’s easier than you think! | Mama Needs a Manual

Daniel Tiger Cake Ideas

We love the simplicity of the design on this blue two-layer Daniel Tiger cake with a trolley and figurine on top. | Catch My Party

Daniel Tiger Birthday Cake Ideas

Daniel Tiger’s bungalow makes a great cake, too! This two-tiered cake has the bungalow on top and the neighborhood (with the trolley) on the bottom. Isn’t that adorable? | Patty Cakes Bakery

Daniel Tiger Birthday Party Cake

Daniel Tiger Birthday Party Foods

Prep a bunch of these castle sandwiches before the party. They look like Prince Wednesday’s castle! | Creative Kid Snacks

Daniel Tiger Castle Snack

Tiger Tails are a popular snack for tiger-themed parties, and they’re super simple to make. Just dip pretzel rods in orange candy melts, and when that is set, drizzle with black candy melts to create the tiger effect. | Chelsey’s Messy Apron

Tiger Tails Chocolate Pretzel Sticks

Marshmallow tiger tails are another option. Skewer marshmallows, and follow the same steps to coat them into orange candle melts and drizzle with black. These are just like the Tigger tails snacks at Disneyland! | Jamonkey

Tiger Tails Recipe

The Daniel Tiger stand-up cookies spelling the child’s name is so cute. It really makes the dessert table pop, although everything looks beautiful and delicious. Even if you’re not much of a baker or cookie decorator yourself, you could recreate these with simple letter cookies and sugar cookie icing, with a cardstock version of the characters “attached” to the cookie with a little frosting. | Brite & Bubbly

Daniel Tiger Cookies

Cheetos Paws make the perfect tiger party snack! Other orange or striped foods like Zebra cakes, cheddar popcorn, etc. are also great choices for party foods. | Fab Everyday

Tiger Cheetos Paws


Tiger cake pops are an easy treat to make. Just use your favorite cake ball recipe, and instead of dipping them in the usual chocolate, dip them in orange candy melts instead and then drizzle with black candy melts. | Lark and Lola

Tiger Cake Pops

Make Tiger-tastic Jello cups for the kids. These are so cute! All you need are orange Jello cups, some googly eyes, and a maker to draw the faces. | Pichea Place

Tiger Kids Jello Cups

Mandarin orange tiger cups are another easy and fun option. | Patty Cakes Bakery

Kids Fruit Cups Tiger

Want another sweet treat to add to your dessert table? Make these O the Owl Rice Krispie Treat Pops! They’d also make great party favors… just pop a cellophane bag over each one, tie with a ribbon, and you’re all set. | Spot of Tea Designs

Owl Rice Krispies Cake Pops

Tiger cookies—Oreo cookies dipped in orange or black candy melts—are super simple. | Lark and Lola

Tiger OREO cookies

Use patterned duct tape as water bottle labels instead of paper ones. The tape stays put, even in ice. And although the tape is technically zebra patterned, it could also be white tiger patterned! Anything with stripes will work for a tiger party. | Fab Everyday

Daniel Tiger Water Bottle Labels


Daniel Tiger Birthday Party Decor

Put up a welcome sign on your door using this free printable. The colorful garland draping the photo frame adds to the look. | Child at Heart

Daniel Tiger Wreath

Make your own DIY tassel garlands to add pops of color throughout your home or venue for the party. You can always save them and reuse them for future parties! | Mama Needs a Manual

Daniel Tiger Party Decor

All of the decor at this party looks completely amazing, but one thing that stood out to us was the balloon table centerpiece. What a clever idea. In fact, all of the balloon installations at the party are grrr-ific, with foil Daniel Tigers and gold #1 balloons popping out everywhere. | Brite & Bubbly

Daniel Tiger Decor Centerpiece Tabelscape

Set up a gorgeous backdrop for your tables or for taking photos using black and orange streamers, pom pom, and balloons. You don’t even have to buy tiger print balloons; inexpensive orange ones will work just fine. Simply use a flat-tipped Sharpie to draw stripes on them. | Fab Everyday

Daniel Tiger Food Table

The free Daniel Tiger printables at PBS Kids are super helpful for making Daniel Tiger party decorations, like this cute character banner. | Child at Heart

Daniel Tiger Banner

Use chalkboards to add decor to your party, just add Daniel Tiger quotes. This a great idea because you can always use the chalkboards again, whereas signs and banners typically get thrown out. Here, you’ll find a few different chalkboard themes for a Daniel Tiger birthday. | Mama Needs a Manual

Daniel Tiger Chalkboard Art

These large Daniel Tiger character cutouts not only provide decoration for the party, but it’s a fun photo op for the kids to take their picture beside all the characters. It’s especially cute for toddlers who are about the same size as the characters! | Oh Happy Play

Daniel Tiger Friends Cutout Party Decor

We love this cute Bungalow cookie jar idea. It looks like it’s made of brown pipe cleaners glued onto a bowl, so you can do this yourself with any container you have. | Kickin’ It With Kim

Daniel Tiger Recipes


Daniel Tiger Birthday Party Favors

Small favor bags with the characters on the front are super cute! You can recreate these on the cheap, though, using bags from the Dollar Tree and printouts of the characters that you make at home. | Making Memories with My Minis

Daniel Tiger Party Favor

Instead of party hats, provide Prince Wednesday’s crowns for the kid guests to wear at the party or take home as a souvenir. You can make these yourself, so it’s a great inexpensive party favor. | Catch My Party

Prince Wednesday Daniel Tiger Party Decor

Create inexpensive tiger-themed favor bags with things like mini basketballs, orange slinkies, toy tigers, orange friendship bracelets, orange and black lollipops, etc. Anything orange and black will work for the bags! | No Biggie

Tiger Birthday Party Favor

Every kid party needs some Daniel Tiger noisemakers to blow after the birthday song! Add a Daniel Tiger Quote sign that reads “Music Man Stan’s Horn Shop” to continue the Daniel Tiger theme. | Catch My Party

Daniel Tiger Party Supplies


Daniel Tiger Birthday Party Crafts & Activities for Kids

Face painting would be a huge hit at a Daniel Tiger birthday party. If you can’t hire someone to do this for you, you could do a relatively simple version of some whiskers and a nose. | Fab Everyday

So much to do, So much to see

Tiger Face Paint
Ride the little ones around in style at the birthday party in your own DIY Daniel Tiger Trolley. It would be such a cute photo op for the birthday boy or girl and their guests. | Wholesale Halloween Costumes

Won’t you ride along with me?

Daniel Tiger Crafts

This tiger paper plate craft would make a fun activity for the kids to do at the party. You can cut down on the crafting time a bit (as well as the mess) by providing orange paper plates instead of painting white ones. Pre-cutting stripes, as well as the nose and mouth, will also save time. | No Time for Flash Cards

Daniel Tiger Crafts for Toddlers

For another simple craft idea, try this tiger paper bag puppet. You can have orange bags ready and pre-cut all the pieces before the party. Put the pre-cut pieces for each tiger puppet in an individual baggy along with a glue stick so you can distribute them easily to each child at the party. Kids could also take these home to assemble them if you don’t have enough time at the party to complete a craft. | Arty Crafty Kids

Tiger Brown Bag Puppet

It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood, a beautiful day for a neighbor
In Daniel Tiger’s neighborhood!

We hope you have a tiger-rific party!

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