Check out this fun (and easy) set of the best mermaid food ideas, mermaid party crafts, and even party favors. You can have a mermaid party planned and crafted in no time at all.
Mermaid Party Ideas
Here at Ruffles and Rain Boots, I’ve shared a ton of mermaid crafts, food, and even hand drawn designs for Cricut and Silhouette machines. My litlte girl LOVES the Disney classic movie, The Little Mermaid, but also just loves all general mermaid creativity.
I’ll divide up the categories so you can quickly find a few ideas. Scroll down to help plan your party.
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The Best Mermaid Cupcakes for a Delicious Mermaid Party
Wow-Worthy Mermaid Tail Cupcakes
The iconic shape is easy to make with the right mold. You can even whip up a batch of these mermaid tail cupcakes in advance!
The Little Mermaid Cupcakes
Decorated in the colors of Disney’s classic, these Little Mermaid cupcakes are sure to make your little Ariel smile from ear to ear.
One of everyone’s favorite parts of the movie is now a fun mermaid party dessert! Make this (surprisingly easy) set of dinglehopper cupcakes and sit back to enjoy the smiles and squeals of delight!
Who doesn’t love a singing villain?! These Ursula cupcakes really highlight the Sea Witch’s dark side and they look amazing on a dessert table.
Mermaid Party Snacks
Setting up a snack table at any party is one of my favorite things to do. A little creativity with the food can go a long way to making a party magical.
Mermaid Muddy Buddies
If the little ones loves a crunch, this Chex® mermaid Muddy Buddies® recipe is a HUGE hit. They’re whimsical and are easy to prepare in advance.
Mermaid Rice Krispies Treats™
Everyone’s favorite snack can get all dolled up for the party, too. Whip up a batch of these mermaid Rice Krispies Treats™ for a snack table or as individually-wrapped mermaid party favors.
Oh, one of my favorite mermaid party foods is here! This mermaid popcorn recipe was made and eaten, made again and eaten again before the party!
Seashell Rice Krispie Treats™
These seashell Rice Krispies Treats™ are done in about 20 minutes and feature the cutest little edible pearl.
Mermaid Food Ideas
Mermaids need “real” food, too. Even picky eaters will like these mermaid food ideas.
Crab Sandwiches are Perfect for a Mermaid Party
Although cupcakes are nice, these adorable crab sandwiches are a bit more hearty and are 100% kid-approved.
If you want a fun mermaid breakfast idea, this fun mermaid toast will WOW them. When I put it in front of my daughter, it was non-stop smiles.
Mermaid Party Favors
If you love crafting for a party, whip up one or two of these mermaid party favors for everyone to take home. Some are done in just a couple of minutes!
The right mold is the star of these DIY mermaid lollipops made with Jolly Ranchers® and good news: it’s available in so many styles!
Ariel Mermaid Bath Bombs
These Princess Ariel bath bombs are easy to make and safe for young skin. They make excellent party favors because who doesn’t love a fun bath?!
Mermaid Inspired Bath Bombs
If you want to stick to a more generic mermaid theme, these DIY mermaid bath bombs are popular because they are SO easy.
Mermaid Party Craft Ideas
Here are some ideas for mermaid crafts for the kids to work on during the party or to create ahead of time.
Ariel Paper Roll Craft
If you have little ones, pre-cut the simple shapes and set up this fun Ariel paper roll craft with free printable for the party.
Who doesn’t love a good slime? Make things easy by creating a large batch of this easy mermaid glitter slime recipe and dividing it out in small, plastic containers for an easy mermaid party favor.
Mermaid Birthday Girl Ideas
If you want to go a little bit extra for your birthday girl or boy, here are few fun ideas.
Who wouldn’t love to wear this no sew, DIY mermaid crown during the party?! It’s ridiculously easy and the little one can even do it themselves.
Dream Big Little Mermaid
Make a shirt, tank top, or chair covering with this free dream big little mermaid SVG design. You can use your Cricut or Silhouette machines or, if you don’t have those, just printable vinyl and an iron!
Be a Mermaid in a Sea of Fish
Standing out is JUST the thing for a birthday and this “be a mermaid in a sea of fish” SVG makes it easy to craft something for the star.
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