A first birthday is the kickoff to a lifetime of great soirées. They’ll never be this young again, so feel free to go big on sentimental style and send out baby’s first birthday invitations that capture the excitement of the day.
Our 1st birthday invitations feature festive motifs like colorful balloons, streamers, and mod confetti—templates that let you put a celebratory touch on your kid-friendly invitations. Planning a cake smash? Snag one of our sweetly styled cake invitations to showcase the upcoming activity. Want to go a little wild with your theme? Our dinosaur invitations put an untamed touch on the celebration.
Give your little one an illustrious start with happy 1st birthday invitations featuring beloved characters that have brought them hours of entertainment. With help from Elmo, Big Bird, the Cookie Monster, and the rest of the friendly crew, your Sesame Street 1st birthday party invitations will have a character every kid will recognize. Or wander into the world of children’s literature and choose invitations featuring book characters like Paddington Bear and Peter Rabbit.
If you’d rather keep your little one the center of attention, try one of our photo birthday invitations. Choose a template that features your photograph as the background, or surround the photo with other playful design elements like floating balloons and colorful confetti for a picture-perfect invitation.
No matter which first birthday invitation template you choose for your little one’s party, our online design templates let you customize every detail—including a backdrop, envelope, liner, and stamp.
We recommend sending first birthday invitations four weeks before the event. It’s enough time to plan food, entertainment, and decorations while allowing guests to organize their schedules before they respond. Sending them off earlier may seem like a good idea, but it can lead to guests forgetting to RSVP since the date is so far away.
Each of our first birthday invitations includes smart RSVP tracking to keep a headcount so you know who’s coming. Unexpected party changes? Use our guest messaging tool to share important details with guests, either individually or as a group. You can also add a comment wall where guests can communicate with one another.
Decorating the event space will bring a well-rounded feel to your kid’s party and leave a lasting impression. Paperless Post Party Shop has a range of decorations and party supplies to match your invitations or complement your theme—from dinosaurs and unicorns to space and superheroes.