It's party time! Are you one of those parents who love to put on the party of the year? Or, do you keep it simple? There's always the option of having the party at Chuck E. Cheese or some other exciting place and letting them do all the work, but throwing a party at home can be a fun and creative endeavor.
Most birthday parties these days seem to be centered around characters from kids' favorite movies and TV shows. Character themed birthday parties, from Disney Princesses to Caribbean Pirates, can be as simple or elaborate as you want to make them -- it all depends on your time, resources, and level of enjoyment in planning them. If you're in party planning mode and looking for ideas, here are some birthday party suggestions for some popular TV/Movie character themes: