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5-Yr-Old Insists On Having A “Worm” Themed Birthday Party — Internet Has The Most Wholesome Response.

A two-photo collage. The first shows a little kid smiling as they look down at the worms in their dirty hand. The second photo shows a close up of chocolate cupcakes with gummy worms on top.

When you’re a parent, you want to find ways to make your kiddos happy. This is especially true when it comes to special occasions like their birthday. But how does a parent successfully fulfil their child’s birthday wish when the theme they want is a bit odd? For this Mom, whose soon-to-be 5 year old wanted a worm themed party, the answer is ask social media.

Reddit post that reads:

Daughter insists on Worm theme for her birthday party

My daughter is turning 5 soon and we are planning her birthday party. She insists on having a worm theme for her birthday. I have no idea how I'm going to pull that off. I googled worm cake and worm decorations and there's not much. I'm not very creative so I thought I would turn to Reddit for help/ideas.

For those unaware of the incredible power of social media, this might seem like a silly method. But the folks of Reddit truly pulled through for this sweet Mom, giving her some great ideas. I’ve gathered some of the best responses for you to enjoy below!

1. Worm Science!

Reply on Reddit that reads:

What a cool kid! I’m a (sea) worm taxonomist. I can’t guarantee I’ll be available, but if you’d be interested in having a little zoom or recorded presentation about worm science at the party, feel free to send me a message!

Who says parties can’t be educational? I don’t know about you, but I’d love to hear about the science of worms — I’m betting this worm-loving kiddo would, too!

An open book on a page about earthworms. A wooden plate with worms. Notes with info on earthworms.

2. The Simplest Balloon Animals.

Reply on Reddit that reads:

The balloon animals are going to be a breeze!

Mom's reply:
Bahahaha! Maybe some googly eyes for them also.

Sometimes, simplicity is key. And in this case, pretty humorous, too!

Six images of balloons blown up. They're all straight. Each has a different label: snake, eel, earthworm, banana, plantain, and pickle.

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