Updated on: Aug 03, 2023
Are you thinking of having a kids’ sleepover party without the guests sleeping over? Well, a pajama party might be the perfect party theme for a kid's theme party! Have the kids dress up in their favorite pajamas and enjoy all the festivities of a typical sleepover party. The pajama party theme can be adapted for kids of all ages. We have come up with a list of the top 28 pajama party ideas.
Whether you require some inspiration at all parts of the party planning stages or need a few extra ideas, you are in the right place! From decorations to games or party favors, we have it all. We even offer additional organizational resources, including budget-friendly planning tips and party planning checklists.
Pajama Party Decorations
No matter the occasion, a party banner can pull the entire design scheme together. Pick out your favorite banner that seems well-suited to the party and hang it wherever you like! Mylar balloon banners have become quite a popular option, but traditional banners are also a stylish option to consider.
LaVenty Set of 11 Rose Gold PAJAMA PARTY Balloons PAJAMA PARTY Banner Pajama Party Decor Slumber Party Spa Party Balloons.
16" "PAJAMA PARTY" balloon set as pictured! Perfect for any party! Great for backdrops, table decor & much more!
Perfect for your Pajama Party, Slumber Party, Spa Party , Sleepover Party! Have Fun with it!
Air Fill ONLY, Balloons will not float with Helium. A straw is included for easy manual inflation. Balloons have tabs on top and bottom for easy hanging
Note: the package comes non-inflate. This set doesn’t include strings and straws. Fill this balloon with air or helium. This Balloon is reusable, if it looses air you can fill it up again and keep it alive!
Package Included: 10 x rose gold latex balloons, 1 x “PAJAMA PARTY” balloon 16 inch.
2. Pajama Party Backdrop
In the 21st century, taking silly photos at kid’s parties has become quite a popular activity. Not only is a backdrop a stylish decoration, but it lets the kids at the pajama party express themselves in photos with their friends to create memories that last. All you need is a pajama party backdrop, as well as some props if you want to take it up a notch.
MEHOFOTO Slumber Birthday Party Decorations Photo Studio Booth Background Banner Colorful Pajama Girls Sleepover Pillow Fight Black Backdrops Props for Photography 7x5ft
◆Size: 7ftx5ft (2.1m width x 1.5m height)
◆Material: Profession photography cloth(Thin vinyl) with no pocket, high quality, vibrant color and very clear
◆Feature: Ship folded, easy to carry, swab with water, easy to keep clean; high resolution, strong articulation; light weight
◆Work for: It can be used as wall paper, curtain, tablecloth, decoration and so on. Backgrounds for wedding, children, birthday party, baby shower, senior or photo booths etc
◆Service: Custom made, size and pictures, fast shipping, Any questions, contact us at any time
3. Photo Booth Props
All good photo shoots need props! There are a bunch of different party props variety packs that you can choose to complete your pajama party photo booth. From movie night props to neon glow party props, the options are endless.
4. Cloud Balloons
Of course, you can not have a pajama party without balloons. To tie in with the theme of a pajama party, you can purchase some cloud balloons to pair nicely with the whole sleepover aesthetic. Whether you decide on mylar or latex balloons, purchasing a helium tank can make the setup process a bit easier!
Blue Cloud 11" Latex Balloons - 50 Pc.
o TURN IT INTO A DIY CREATIVE ACTIVITY: This package of high-quality cloud balloons can be added to arts and crafts supplies! They're perfect for a range of art projects and creative endeavors.o BUDGET-FRIENDLY DIY DÉCOR These affordable 11" blue cloud helium-grade balloons are a fun way to add a festive style and party spirit to any celebration!o QUALITY DECORATIONS: If you're planning a blue wedding theme or baby shower, these lovely balloons have you covered. They're quality latex balloons that can easily be mixed and matched with other balloon options for your ideal color scheme or event theme.o PARTY SUPERSTORE: We are your one-stop party shop! Come to Oriental Trading for all of your party supply needs, from party decorations to tableware to party favors and more.Product Description:Your celebration's fashion factor will go sky-high when you combine these latex balloons with your other party supplies. Covered in clouds and featuring a lovely shade of blue, they're a fun way to accent baby showers, whimsical weddings, garden parties, and birthday parties. Ideal for summer celebrations or for brightening the mood during the greyest of cold winter days. With this 50 piece lot, you've got enough bright bouncing balloons to create loads of balloon bouquets, centerpieces, DIY garlands and displays.Size: 11"Quantity: 50Material: Latex© OTC
5. Disco Ball
A pajama party would not be complete without a dance party, and what better to accompany a dance party than a disco ball. Whether you buy a real disco ball or a decorative disco ball, it will bring the essence of a sleepover dance party to life.
6. Artificial Clouds
Adding in touches of artificial clouds will continue to bring a pillowy cloud visual to the party. The kids' imaginations will be sure to come to life, especially for a younger target audience. To decorate, you can dangle them from the ceiling, use them as a centerpiece on tables, or even scatter them throughout the room. To take one step further, you can even purchase some 3D cloud stickers to add to a feature wall for more texture and visual appeal.
Pajama Party Favors
7. Custom Sleeping Masks
The perfect addition to a pajama party would be custom sleeping masks for each of your guests. It is a great way to give each person a unique and personal item that they can use over and over again. Sleeping masks can be a cute accessory for photos as well!
Sleep Mask for Kids, Personalized Eye Mask for Girls, Unicorn Sleep Mask, Custom Gifts for Women, Bridesmaid Gifts, Custom Sleep Masks 6-21
This is such a great personalized gift! These are also the perfect bridesmaid gift or proposal gift. You can personalize the satin eyemasks with names, titles, or anything you wish. Looking for a gift box to make this a gift? Be sure to choose the color with "gift box" under our mask color drop-down menu. So cute and easy! LISTING: Sleep Mask for Kids, Personalized Eye Mask for Girls, Unicorn Sleep Mask, Custom Gifts for Women, Bridesmaid Gifts, Custom Sleep Masks This listing is for a personalized sleep mask. The font is as shown in the main picture unless a specific font is chosen, and you can choose the color you would like from the drop-down menu. Eye mask comes with unicorn silhouette. ❤ MATERIAL Satin Sleep Mask - 8x4 (can choose the vinyl color from chart) ❤ HOW TO ORDER IN THE PERSONALIZATION BOX 1. Enter the name, phrase or title you would like if your choosing custom. 2. Font Color © 2015 Bella Designs Activewear, LLC. Please be aware that all photos are under the sole ownership of Bella Designs Activewear (BD Activewear). They can NOT be used without permission from Bella Designs Activewear.
8. Polka Dot Party Favor Bags
Putting together the favor bags is arguably the most fun part of a slumber party. A polka dot party favor bag will make a lovely addition to the pajama party theme, as it is both a classic and stylish choice. You can choose a variety of different colors or stick with one single color to coordinate with your desired color scheme. Then comes the fun part, filling it with all the fun goodies! We can even help you find the best kid's gifts, whether it is for a birthday party or just a fun get-together for the kids.
9. Cotton Candy Favors
A fun delicious treat to add that will be a continuation of the fluffy cloud-like aesthetic is individual packages of cotton candy. The sweet fluffy texture of the cotton candy is a fan favorite for kids and it ties in perfectly with the theme.
Fruidles Cotton Candy Blue and Pink Party Flavors Supplies Birthday Treats for Kids, Kosher, 1oz Bag (12-Pack)
Blue & Pink Cotton Candy
Party Flavors Supplies Birthday Treats for Kids
YOUR PARTY WILL LOOK GREAT! Decor with the Sweetest, Fluffy and Colorful Cotton Candy offered. Relax and Enjoy the Party.
Kosher, 1oz Bag
10. Mini Cereal Boxes
Slumber parties are often accompanied by breakfast the following morning, so to continue with this concept you can add a variety of mini cereal boxes to have breakfast at home on their own. Give them one or give them a couple, the choice is entirely up to you!
11. Stuffed Animals
Depending on the age of your guests, stuffed animals could be a fun touch to go along with the pajama party theme. Give the guests all the same one or buy a variety pack of stuffed animals and surprise them!
Nasidear 32 Pack Mini Animal Plush Toy Party Favors,Small Plush Stuffed Animals for Birthday,Theme Party,Easter Basket Stuffers Fillers,Christmas,Classroom Prize,Kids Valentine Gift
32 Design：32 Pack Mini Plush Animals have 32 design animals,including lion tiger bear cow dog elephant monkey frog duck rabbit leopard hippopotamus,ect.No duplicate.
3 Inch：Each small animal is about 3 inches,all animal has a lanyard, which can be hung on school bags, keys, Christmas trees and other places. Try your best to imagination and decorate your items uniquely.
Party Favors: This cute plush animals perfectly for birthday party,safari party supplies,kindergarten graduation party,theme party,easter basket stuffers fillers, carnival prizes, christmas decoration,stocking stuffers
Multiple Uses：The colorful animals set also sutiable perfectly for classroom prize,key chains,kid learning toy, claw machine toys,kids valentine gift,giveaway goody bag.
High Quality：All stuffed animals are made of high-quality cloth, soft cotton, and environmentally friendly plastic eyes, which bring safe companionship to children.
Pajama Party Food Ideas
Not only is popcorn a fan-favorite snack for a sleepover, but you can even offer multiple different flavors. To make it easy and convenient you can buy a variety pack of popcorn, but if you want to take it up a notch you can freshly pop the popcorn and let the kids add their favorite seasoning.
POPTIME Kettle Cooked Popcorn Variety Case - 24 Pieces
Finally...a snack you won't live to regret later! Our popcorn is light, airy, and packed with mouthwatering flavor. But lucky for you, it's not packed with calories, trans fats, or GMOs. So go ahead and eat it by the handful. Sweet & Salty, White Cheddar, Sea Salt, Honey BBQ, Spicy Jalapeno, and Butter flavored Popcorn. Gluten Free, Non-GMO, Cholesterol Free and 18-Grams of Whole GrainEdibles are non-returnable. For more information, visit our "Return Policy" page located on our website.Special Shipping Information: This item ships separately from other items in your order. This item cannot ship to a P.O. Box. This item may be subject to additional processing days. ITEM IS NOT ELIGIBLE FOR EXPEDITED SHIPPING
13. Cloud Cupcakes
Cupcakes are a classic sleepover party dessert for kids. Make your favorite flavor cupcake and frosting, then decorate it to your liking. We recommend adding some cloud cupcake toppers and cloud sprinkles on top of each cupcake.
24 Pack White Cloud Cupcake Toppers Kids' Birthday Party Decors - by Giuffi
Perfect decorations for cupcakes and food on for kids' parties.
Material: craft paper and tooth picks.
Package includes 24 pieces of white cloud picks.
Handmade and no assembly.
14. Pigs in a Blanket
If you are looking to make a quick snack that correlates with the pajama party theme, you can whip up some pigs in a blanket. Not only would these look adorable on the food table, but these make for delicious finger food for kids. Just take a package of croissants and wrap them around some mini hot dogs. If you want to make them even more adorable you can purchase a pig in a blanket mold to take your presentation skills to another level.
15. Chips and Dip
Another classic party snack is the beloved chips and dip. Grab a bunch of different flavor chips and put them out with an array of different dips. It is easy to elevate the look by putting them in some party chip bowls. But if you want to make it even simpler, you can also just put out some mini individual bags of chips with dips on the side.
Tostitos Variety Bite Sized Rounds Salsa Cups Nacho Cheese Cups, Chip and Dip Pack, 16 Count
Variety pack includes: 8 bags of Tostitos Crispy Rounds Tortilla Chips, 4 cups of Tostitos Medium Salsa, and 4 cups of Tostitos Nacho Cheese Dip
Get your tortilla chips and queso fix with built-in portion control
Devour every last bit of dip with Tostitos Crispy Rounds
Tostitos Dip Cups are perfect for convenient snacking on the go
16. Pancake Bar
A fun and creative way to tie in with the breakfast component of a pajama party is to create a pancake bar. Make a large platter of pancakes and fill the table with a bunch of toppings to put on top. Take some small serving dishes and fill them with your favorite toppings, such as candy, fruits, and syrups. But of course, you cannot forget the whipped cream! If you want to get even more creative you can even shape the pancakes to your desired shape using a cookie cutter as a pancake mold.
House Cookie Cutters Set, Metal Stainless Steel Sweet Biscuit Shape for Star, Cloud, Moon, Rainbow,12pcs…
Package Include: set of 12 cookie cutters, they are 12 different shapes - cloud, sun, moon, star, water, lightning, umbrella.
Stainless steel, smooth surface, will not hurt your hand, will not rust after washing with water.
Shapes for Valentine's Day, Easter, Fourth of July, Halloween, Christmas, even Super Bowl Sunday
Great for cutting out cookies, sandwiches, all kinds of foods, into different shapes; Fun for crafting too
Press down on has a rolled metal, so you don't cutting your fingers when pressing down.
Pizza is a popular entree choice to consider for a kid’s party, as it is quick, convenient, and delicious! If you are looking for the quickest option, you can place an order for pizza delivery from a local pizza shop. But feel free to make some pizzas from scratch using a crust mix and top it with your favorite combination of toppings.
Pajama Party Game and Activity Ideas
18. Movie Screening
What would a slumber party be without watching a movie? Depending on the age of the children, and whether it is gender-neutral or not, there are plenty of movies on Netflix or other streaming platforms you can pick from to entertain everyone. If you want to give the party a movie theater feel, you can show the movie on a movie screen with a projector and serve popcorn in classic popcorn bags! Movie screenings can be fun to enjoy outside in the evening by a campfire.
5" x 10" Popcorn Paper Bags - 12 Pc. Multicolor
o Perfect Size for Parties: These treat bags are just the right size for candies. Fill them up with tasty treats and hand them out as party favors at your next birthday party, holiday gathering or wedding reception! o Sweet Style: Display your delicious delights or party favors in style with lovely organza bags! You can make a decorative statement at any event with these bags and a few treats.o Say Thanks with Sweets: Are you looking for an easy way to thank the people in your life? Fill these bags with popcorn!Product Description:Eating popcorn just isn't as fun if it's not in a Popcorn Bag! These treat bags have a classic red and white design. Use them for a fun movie night at home, movie-themed party or any carnival or event! Put small toys and candy inside your popcorn bags to make easy goody bags. Use them to wrap gifts for birthdays and special occasions. © OTCSize: 5" x 3 1/4" x 10"Quantity: 12Material: Paper.
19. Pajama Dance Party
Now that you have your disco ball decorations, turn on some dance party lights and some age-appropriate music, and let the kids show off their best dance moves! If you want to turn it into a game you can even do a round or two of freeze dance!
Sound Activated Party Lights with Remote Control Dj Lighting, Disco Ball Strobe Lamp 7 Modes Stage Light for Home Room Dance Parties Birthday Karaoke Halloween Christmas Wedding Show Club Decorations
3 sound-activated modes+7 lighting modes + Rotating speed control.
BRIGHT 7 MODES CHANGING DISCO LIGHTING: The disco ball light is easy to choose solid colors or multicolored by the handy remote. (red, green, blue, red/green, red/blue, green/blue,or all the colors together) .
Perfect party accessories for birthday party, pool party, disco party, dance party, pajama party, and Holiday, Wedding, Christmas, Karaoke, DJ, Christmas party decorations, Halloween party supplies, New years eve party supplies 2023, new years decorations and more imaginable uses.
LED stage lights, Plug in and play, you can put it on your desk, and it also could be installed on the wall or ceiling
What you get - 1 x disco ball light, 1 x remote control, 1 x user guide, and our satisfaction guarantee and friendly customer service. For Luditek party light, in addition to being supply for party decor and home decoration. It is also as a good toys stocking stuffers christmas gift for kids boys and girls
20. Decorate Pajama Shaped Sugar Cookies
An activity that is fun for all ages! Bake some sugar cookies before the party in the shape of pajamas or your desired shape, and then prepare several piping bags with different frosting colors. Then have the kids decorate them. You can even make it into a contest to see who can make the most creatively decorated pajama cookie.
Having storytime could be a fun way to get younger kids engaged, depending on the age of the guests. Have the host or a parent volunteer read the children a book or two. You can pick out a pajama party book to stay on theme, or you can just pick out some of your favorites and have the kids decide.
22. Group Games
If you are looking for some group games that would be age-appropriate and fun for everyone, Pictionary and Charades are two classic light-hearted games that give the kids a chance to express themselves and show their creativity. The kids will all get a few good laughs and have memories that will last! You can also scatter several 2- 4 player board games across the floor. They can take turns playing the different games and get to know each other better. Some fan favorites include classic board games, such as Monopoly or Candy Land!
Pressman Charades for Kids -- The 'No Reading Required' Family Game, 5"
Classic game designed for kids, but great for the whole family to play together!
Cards have clues with pictures, making this easy for non-readers, but also reinforces early reading skills
3 levels of play allow younger players to participate while still making it challenging enough for older players
Stimulating game gets kids moving around as they have fun acting out clues
For 3 or more players, ages 4 and up
23. Decorate White Pillowcases
If you are looking for some fun crafts to do that tie in with the pajama party theme, the kids could each decorate a pillowcase. All you would need is some basic white pillowcases and some fabric paint or paint pens!
Another classic activity at a slumber party is giving each other makeovers! This activity may be better suited for older children but can be fun for all ages. Whether you want to do hair, makeup, nails, or all, there are plenty of large kits you can buy that have enough supplies for everyone.
Pajama Party Supplies
26. Fun Paper Straws
Pick up some fun paper straws that go along with your set color theme, or pick out a variety pack! Paper straws can come in many different fun patterns, making them quite a statement piece!
Purple Chevron Paper Straws - 24 Pc.
Add these Chevron Paper Straws to your weddings decorations, baby shower tableware, birthday party dessert tables and more! The bright chevron pattern will add a splash of color to any occasion when displayed in a glass or a clear vase. (2 dozen per unit) 8" © OTC
To continue with this cohesive theme you can pick out some pajama party or cloud tablecloths, or you can even just pick out a basic tablecloth that carries on with the set color scheme!
Blue Sky White Clouds Birthday Party Supplies Cartoon Story Tablecloth Party Table Cover Cartoon Table Banner for Baby Kids Shower Birthday Party Decorations, 54 x 108 Inch（3）
Serviceable material: these blue sky white cloud step and repeat photography backdrop are made of good quality PE plastic material, which are not easy to deform and wear; This material determines that it is not easy to fade and can be folded
Package contents and size: you will receive blue sky white clouds backdrops, which are sufficient for you to use and replace; The size of clouds tablecloths are about 137 x 274 cm/ 54 x 108 inches, which can easily match with your tables, desks and more
Wide applications: these cartoon story party birthday party decorations supplies can be applied not only for home, party, hotel, restaurant, cafe, kitchen and dining room, but also for courtyard, garden, family activity room, cafe, party; And they can also be applied as picnic cloth, dust cloth, decorative cloth
Beautiful appearance: these cartoon story tablecloths are designed with blue sky and white clouds, which makes people feel fresh and natural; The patterns of these tablecloths are simple but reveals exquisiteness, which are beautiful and delicate
Gift choice: these story party printed tablecloths are bright in color, exquisite and fine in craftsmanship, which is beautiful and practical; The charming and stylish appearance and wide range of usages are determined that it's a nice gift choice for you to send to your friends, family members, colleagues and more
28. Polka Dot Tableware
To finish off your party supplies, we recommend getting some polka dot tableware to tie in with the other fun patterns and party decorations. But feel free to get some solid color tableware you feel fits best with the desired color scheme!
Blue Metallic Polka Dot Luncheon Napkins - 32 Pc. White
Bounce into creating fun party tabletops with Blue Metallic Polka Dot Luncheon Napkins. Mixing shapes, texture and color results in visually stimulating and playful partyware. The metallic polka dots on these paper napkins complement most birthday party, wedding and everyday party themes. Celebrate New Year's Eve, bridal showers, bachelorette parties and more with metallic polka dots. Shop our entire line of metallic partyware for a look that shines. Paper. (32 pcs. per unit) 6 1/2" © OTC
For the perfect movie vibe, a projector is just what you need! Invest in a projector that can connect to either your phone, laptop, or DVD player.
30. Air Mattresses
Intex Comfort Plush Elevated Dura-Beam Airbed with Internal Electric Pump, Bed Height 22", Queen Grey
Approximate inflation time 4 3/4 minutes
The sleeping surface is covered in soft flocking for extra comfort, and the indented sides keep your fitted sheets from slipping
The convenient hand carry bag is perfect for storage and transport
Weight capacity: 600 lbs
Dimensions: 60" x 80" x 22"
Pajama Party Ideas Invitations
One of the most exciting parts of having a pajama party at your house is sending out the invitations. For this particular party, you may just want to pick up some pajama party-themed invitations online, or you can also create a custom digital invitation to print and mail out.
32. Fill-in-the-Blank Invitations
The easiest way to send out invitations may be to pick up some basic fill-in-the-blank invitations from a local store or online. These invitations typically allow you to specify the occasion along with all the other important party details.
33. Personalized Invitations
To make your invitations as unique as possible, you may just want to create your own with your child's picture and make the invitations custom just the way you envision it to look.
Paper Clever Party Pink and Gold Invitation and Envelopes (15 Pack) Set of Blank Invites Personalize for Girls Baby Shower, Birthday, Graduation – Abstract Dot Event Theme Printed (4x6 Size)
Announce You’re Invited: make planning your party fun and get everyone excited about the event. With this set of invitations and envelopes you can handwrite personalized custom details on fill-in invitations. This pack of printed invites is perfect for announcing any event you have in mind.
Premium Party Supplies: Complete set of 15 invitations and envelopes – A6 size cards – 120# opaque cardstock – easy to write on – professional printing with full-color design. When you are finished adding your special touch to each invitation pop in the included matching envelopes and address to every family and friend on the guest list.
Pink and gold invitations are styled in our abstract dot design with pink, rose and gold colors. *all the bling without the mess - glitter is a print (FAUX)
Pink and Gold Party Supplies - invitations are styled in our abstract dot design with pink, rose and gold colors. *all the bling without the mess - glitter is a print (FAUX)
Created in the USA: we want to help you celebrate with clever made paper things for family, friendships, life, and love. Party Supplies that make it easy to do your celebration thing printed collections crafted in the USA, that we hand pack with care at our family-owned business in PA.
34. Polka Dot Invitations
If you want to create a cohesive party theme, then get yourself some polka dot invitations! These will go along perfectly with your polka dot party favor bags and tableware.
Amanda Creation Kraft Polka Dot Birthday Party Fill In Style Invitations. Set of 20 including envelopes
Double Sided Printing on high quality 80# matte card stock
5 X 7 postcard style (non folding)
Includes 20 invitations and 20 white envelopes
natural kraft like background with bright polka dots
Fun polka dots to celebrate any age
If you are looking to make your invitations stand out from the rest, then picking invitations shaped like slumber party items is for you! There are a variety of different fun shapes out there like a sleeping mask and pillow shapes that will get your guests excited about attending your celebration.
Big Dot of Happiness Spa Day - Shaped Fill-In Invitations - Girls Makeup Party Invitation Cards with Envelopes - Set of 12
Spa Day Fill-In the Blank Invitation Set INCLUDES 12 eye mask invitations and 12 premium white envelopes. Spa Day fill-in invitations are perfect for any event. The pamper theme is great for a girls makeup party.
Eye mask party invitations SIZE 7 inches by 4 inches. The included envelopes measure 5 inches by 7 inches.
The back of each Spa Day invitation has space to add your party details: For: Date: Time: Place: Given By: RSVP:
PREMIUM PARTY INVITATIONS: Eye mask party invitations are professionally printed on heavy-duty cardstock paper with a photo-like shine. They are individually inspected, then carefully packaged with our exclusive squiggle flap envelopes, making this Spa Day stationary set a must-have for any girls makeup party.
MADE IN THE USA: Spa Day - Girls Makeup Party Invitations are designed and manufactured at our Wisconsin facility using materials that are Made in the USA.
In the end, designing and planning a well-coordinated pajama party does not have to be complicated. If you follow some of our pajama party ideas along with some of your own, your kid's pajama party is bound to be a success. However, if you are looking for an even easier experience, Easy Event Planning would be more than happy to help! We make theme party planning fast and easy! Contact us for a free quote today. If you enjoyed this blog, visit more of our blogs at easyeventplanning.com!
Written by Caleb MacDonald; Contributors: Jack Leduc and Erica Eblery