Hockey Birthday Party Theme
Ask everyone to wear their favorite team
jersey and bring a hockey stick if you will be playing a game of street
Fun Ideas for a Hockey Theme Birthday Party
Invitations can be fun - cut out an glue a hockey puck to a
card with party information inside.
Buy mini hockey sticks and print the party information on
them with a permanent marker.
Make a team jersey card. Using cardstock cut a piece
of 9.5 x 11 into two pieces each one 9.5 x 5.5. Fold
over and trace a jersey pattern onto the card.
Cut out the jersey making sure to leave the neck
attached. Cut and paste a picture of your favorite
hockey teams logo on the front and write party information
Decorations for a Hockey Birthday Party
Decorate the party area in your favorite hockey team colors.
Use streamers and balloons with colorful tablecloths. Set hockey
pucks and sticks around the room along with hockey posters on the walls.
Make a penalty box out of a large box and have guests leave their
presents inside it. When it is time to open presents have the
birthday child sit in the box and one by one let the guests bring up
their present to sit in the penalty box while the present is opened.
Purchase jerseys in two different colors and iron on letters to
spell the guests last names. Use these while they play hockey -
then let them take the hockey jersey's home as a party favor.
Let them have an autograph session and autograph each others shirts with
a permanent marker.
Or print out their favorite hockey teams logo and
let them trace it onto their jersey. You can find
hockey team logos.
Take a team picture for everyone to take home (or send out with the
thank-you cards) and after they have played blackout a few teeth on the
guests, mess up their hair and uniforms and take an "after" picture for
Hockey Party Activities
Attend a hockey game. Check to see about special birthday
party rates and information.
On the invitation ask the guests to bring their roller blades
and street hockey sticks to the party. Set up goals and mark the
hockey game area with chalk. If possible ask a few of the local
high school hockey players to come and make an appearance at the party
and teach the guests a few new moves. Divide guests into two teams
to play or have them play against the parents/adults at the party.
Paint wooden frames before the party begins in your favorite teams
colors. During the party let guests decorate the frames with
wooden hockey sticks, letters, pucks, etc.
Games for a Hockey
If you have a goal let the guests take turns:
Most accurate - who can hit a street hockey ball into a bucket from 20,
30, and 40 feet away.
Best blindfolded - blindfold guests and see who can hit the ball into
Best Goalie - see who can fend off the most attempts to make a goal (10
Give prizes for the winners.
Set up an obstacle course that the guests will have to maneuver a street
hockey ball through with their hockey stick. Set up cones and have
them criss cross in between them, go around a tire, under several ropes
set up 3.5 feet high ... and anything else you can think of that an
obstacle course would have.
Give the guests whistles and stopwatches to time individuals.
These can also be played relay style with teams. When they are
done - make them do it again only backwards!
Hockey Party Food
Hockey puck burgers
Hockey puck brownies - cut brownies into circles with a cookie cutter or
Cupcakes arranged in the shape of a puck and hockey stick or made to
look like individual hockey pucks
Concession foods: hotdogs in foil, popcorn, nachos etc.
Design a cake to look like an ice hockey rink or have your favorite
hockey team logo placed on top
Wings with celery and carrot sticks
Ding Dong cupcakes (hockey pucks) or Oreos
Small hockey sticks
Street hockey balls
Hockey trading cards
Cool colors of hockey tape
Free tickets to league hockey games
Handkerchiefs with your favorite hockey teams colors or logo to
wrap around the favors
Chinese take-out boxes decorated with hockey stickers