Rubber Ducky Birthday Party Ideas

Rubber Ducky Birthday Party Ideas - Themed Storytime, Decoration, FoodRubber Ducky Birthday Party Ideas

Storytime suggestions:

10 Little Rubber Ducks by Eric Carle. This book is about 10 duckies that get lost at sea and travel around the world.

Baby Duck’s New Friend by Frank & Devin Asch.

Oh, Ducky!: A Chocolate Calamity by David Slonim

Rubber Duckies Don’t Say Quack by Carol Nicklaus


Personalized-square-two-photo-duck-invitationsUse a baby pool filled with bubble fluid to blow oversized bubbles.

For young children, set out a blanket with child-safe rubber duckie toys on it.

If weather permits, a pool or beach party is perfect for this theme. You can also set up various sizes of inflatable pools and a sprinkler (some even spray bubbles along with the water for added fun).


Use big yellow sand pails with shovels as snack bowls.

Galvanized buckets with yellow floating candles and rubber ducks make for easy decor (if you have young children at the party, make sure to add only a little bit of water with adult supervision).

Lots of rubber duckies – float them in your swimming pool if you are having a pool party. You can also put a large blow up duck in the pool.


Use a duck candy mold, put lemonade in it and freeze it for little yellow duck ice cubes.

Serve duck shaped cookies and Oreos dipped in blue to look like bubbles.

Use a cookie cutter in a duck shape to make “duck burgers” & duck shaped ice cream (by using the square single serve ice cream bars).

Or just serve duck shaped peanut butter and jelly sandwiches and blue jello.

Be sure to have plenty of Goldfish crackers on hand as well.

Party favors:

Use colored (yellow or blue) metal pails. Fill with:

  • Bubble bath
  • Wash cloth hanging over the side
  • Rubber duckies
  • Yellow duck PEZ machines

You could also give a sippy cup with the child’s name painted on it and rubber ducky stickers for extra decoration. Use that ducky cookie cutter to trace a ducky shape, cut it out & punch a hole in it to thread ribbon for the party favor tags.

Be sure to also check out our many rubber duck party invitation & photo thank you card designs, which can be customized to suit your preferences.

8 Responses to Rubber Ducky Birthday Party Ideas

  1. skeet March 13, 2007 at 3:21 am #

    I’m a rubber duckie fan myself and would have as much fun as the kids at this party, lol. (Dont’ tell anyone, but I’m a fifty-something woman, no kids in the house, and play with bubbles frequently as a relaxation method. You can’t NOT smile when blowing bubbles!)

    Visitng from theCarnival of Family Life.

  2. kailani March 12, 2007 at 4:14 am #

    Or maybe you can play “Duck Duck Goose”? LOL!

    Here from the Carnival of Family Life.

  3. Stephanie March 11, 2007 at 7:09 am #

    Sounds like fun!

  4. David March 10, 2007 at 11:26 am #

    What?!? Not gonna play “Duck and cover!”?


  5. Michelle March 9, 2007 at 6:35 am #

    The 10 Little Rubber Ducks book is just gorgeous. I will have to keep my eye out for that one.


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