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Nehal’s Birthday Ben 10 Theme Party

I have received requests to post pictures of Nehal’s birthday party. I am posting a few photos of Nehal’s 6th birthday Ben 10 theme party we celebrated in August, 2008.

The images used in the invitation and thank you cards were downloaded from the internet. I designed the cards and the printer did a great job. For the thank you card, Ben Tennyson’s face was replaced with Nehal’s, thanks to Photoshop. :)

Birthday Invite & Thank you Cards

Boys & Girls take home gifts

The Ben 10 dinner plates, glasses, stickers, badges, blow outs were shipped from US by my sister who ordered them online from this store. There were different take home gifts for the girls and boys.The remaining gifts were bought in Vizag.

Ben 10 take home gifts & Ben 10 Watch cake

The Ben 10 table cover was also shipped from US along with take home gifts. The highlight was a large digital print, 4 ft by 5 1/2 ft, of Ben 10 with his team (downloaded the image from internet) that was framed and put up on the wall close to the cake table. The Ben 10 alien figures were painted on 4 ft plastic sheets that were pasted along the walls of the hall.

Ben 10 table cover and framed digital print of Ben 10 team

Diamond Head & Four Arms

Ghost Freak & Rip Jaws

Grey Matter & Heat Blast

Stink Fly

Upgrade & XLR8

Wild Mutt

Both the cakes were ordered at a local baker. The one below was made with an edible Ben 10 foil.

Ben 10 Cake using edible foil

It was a party for over 125 people with 50 kids and 75 adults and we arranged at a hotel which served good food. The party started at 6 and ended at 10. I arranged a tattoo trap and beauty corner (for the little girls). My friend did the emceeing and conducted games both for adults and kids (individual and team games) which were fun. The decorations were yellow and green balloons and the chef tried to follow a green and yellow theme food-wise. :) There was ballooning too (swords, flowers and poodle).

The menu was as follows:
1. Welcome drink – fruit based
2. 4 appetizers – 2 veg + 2 non-veg – [kids & adults just loved all of them]
a) Spinach and Cheese dumplings
b) Vegetable lollipops
c) Chicken Winglets – Chinese style
d) Crispy Prawn – Chinese style
3. Chaat Counter
Bhel Puri, Papdi Chaat, Pani Puri
4. Live Dosa Counter
Masala Dosa and Plain Dosas (3 chutneys and potato curry)
5. Vegetable Hakka Noodles
6. Vegetable Manchurian in Hot Garlic Sauce
7. Curd Rice (with a couple of pickles, papad and sun-dried chillis) (on special request from two parents whose kids don’t eat much food outside their home and they requested for curd rice)
8. Desserts – Ice cream with Hot chocolate Sauce & Hot Jalebis (live counter) and of course the bday cake.:)

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By • Dec 25th, 2008 • Category: All Recipes for Kids, Birthday Party Theme

15 Responses »

  1. Wow Sailugaru… chala baga chesaru neehal b’day…. the decoration is superb….and wonderful cakes….

    Thank you, Shruti. :)

  2. Wow, wow and wow are the words , attention to so much detail… decorations, cake looks perfect and food sounds great!!! So much energy and motivation how did you do it? How long before did you start planning? I am really inspired. Thanks for posting

    Aparna Rao

    Thank you, Aparna.
    I started about a month before the birthday. Well, Nehal insisted on a Ben 10 theme and I couldn’t say ‘No’. It was a challenge as its the first time I did a theme party and that too ‘Ben 10′. Luckily things turned out well. :)

  3. What website did you download the pictures from? My son wants a Ben 10 birthday party too so I would love to print out those pictures.

    Unfortunately, I do not remember the website. You could go to and search for Ben 10 images.

  4. Hi…
    Great stuff…I’m in the process of preparing for a Ben 10 party myself.
    Planning to make most of the decorations at home and of course fill the house with green and yellow balloons. Thanks for all the wonderful ideas…and u are a terrific mom for taking all the effort!!!!! Keep up the good work.

    Your most welcome and hope you have a rocking b’day party. Advance b’day wishes to your son.

  5. AMAZING! I am planning a Ben 10 party, but certainly don’t have the budget you were working with. But the details will come in VERY handy! Thanks so much for sharing. By the way, how much did all of it cost?

    Your welcome. :) Btw, I live in India in case you aren’t aware. The costs might vary in other countries. You can email me at sailusfood [at] gmail [dot] com.

  6. Hi,
    Superb! Great decoration and great party. Happy birthday to your son and Congratulations to you for doing such an awesome job.

    Where in Vizag did you get the cutouts done? Didn’t know they do such great work in Vizag too. Also who made the cake and can you give me the number of the artist team. I live in US and am planning to do my son’s first birthday in Vizag. I talked to my parents recently about a theme party and they said, no all those things are not available here… you know how parents are… But, your pictures are like my dreams in action. Although I will be doing a different theme. Any information would be great.
    Thank you for sharing.

    Your most welcome. Thank you for your nice words and b’day wishes for my son, Lakshmi.
    The cutouts were done by Kalki Arts which is situated opposite Eenadu office. Ordered the cake at Bagels, situated next to Cafe Day. You can email me at sailusfood [at] gmail [dot] com.

  7. Hi Sailaja garu….
    I am an ardent fan of your recipes. I’ve been meaning to leave a comment for so long.
    I need advice, regarding my daughter’s 1st birthday party. How do you think I should plan the menu? I live in the US, and planning to invite around 40 people incl. kids.

  8. hi sailu…am here after ages…. what a party!! what detailing!! good luck and love to nehal.

  9. all i want to say is said by other users here, you look like the kind of person who derives pleasure in simple things of life, just a bit of morale boost for people like me. I particularly like the invite, very much personalised. how did you get it done? at home or an order outside? your reply would be appreciated.

    Deepa, I designed the card and got it printed at a local printer at Vizag.

  10. Excellent work. And yes boys will be boys!! All the best for the next one.

  11. Hi! Sailu!

    I came on this site earlier. But missed out on this page.
    What a party it has been.
    You do not think of business else you would be the no.1 event manager in Vizag. :-)
    What detailing man, Kudos, Nehal is one lucky boy.
    I went into imagination of you having a a daughter and a Barbie or Dora B’day party that you would have planned.
    My blessings to Nehal always!

  12. Hi Sailu,

    This is wonderful idea, even i will follow the same for my son’s bday.
    Thanks for the great idea and sharing.

  13. Wow Sailugaru… chala baga chesaru neehal b’day…. the decoration is superb….wonderful cakes.. and superb creativity. And please shares the games which were conducted in neehal b’day party

  14. wow great party organised.Seems that you people had great fun.

  15. Sailugaru…regularga mee website recipes Kosam chusthunta …ee page eppude choosa …the party would have been gr8…really gr8 effort..I am from vizag.. :-) ……currently not in vizag though….my son is now 4yr old big fan of ben10….next bday we will plan similar to your style…..keep us updated with the latest parties you organised…

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