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Cake Gallery: Soccer Party!

Cake Gallery: Soccer Party!
Soccer Cake topper for kids birthday
Ready to kick up some fun with a soccer theme party? The party decorations in this picture are so simple with some artificial grass (lots of sizes available on Amazon) and party favor size little soccer balls.  The personalized cake topper with little soccer balls is perfectly simple and so fun! 
Now...let's talk about the gold medals.  They couldn't be easier to make!
DIY gold medals for kids party
Supplies:
  • Stroopwafels cookies (available at Costco in fall/winter season and at Target.com)
  • Clear Cello bags
  • White paper stars 
  • Soccer Ribbon (I got mine at Hobby Lobby)
  • tape

DIY gold medal for kids party

We are huge fans of these cookies in my house!  Dutch Stroopwafels are a two thin, crispy waffle cookies with a thick, gooey caramel layer in between. 

Start making your gold medals by putting each Stroopwafel cookie into its own cello bag and folding the top back so the cookie fits snugly. 

DIY Gold medal for kids birthday

Cut your ribbon into 18" strips for an average child-size medal.  If you don't want to use soccer ribbon, gold ribbon or red, white & blue would be fun too! 

Using plain old scotch tape, tape the ribbon onto back of the cello bag.  I used 2 long pieces of tape for extra security.  You will need one piece to go across the top right where the arrow is pointing.  If you don't, the cookie will flop forward when you wear the medal and it will just look goofy. 

DIY Gold medal for kids party

The last step is to add a little paper star to the front with a little piece of tape.  That's it!  So simple!

You can hang them up as part of the party decorations, give them out when party games are over, or send them home as favors at the end of the party.  

DIY Gold medal for kids party

They are sure to be enjoyed by all of your little soccer stars! 

If you need a personalized soccer cake topper, they are available for ordering in 20 different colors. 

Soccer cake topper for soccer party

Soccer cake topper

Keep the party planning stress-free and remember that you just need a few special touches to make the party memorable.

 

Avalon Sunshine cake toppers are the easiest way to decorate your cake without any stress or decorating skills.  They work great for traditional and non-traditional cakes...home-baked and store bought cakes.  Find a bunch of simple and fun decorating ideas here, then go plan the best party ever!