Call them bugs, insects, mini beasts... They seem to be really amusing for kids. And logically, a good theme for a birthday party. You can easily fix insect-themed food:
Find a ton of ideas on bug face painting:
Since it's summer, and we were outside, we just had to have a piñata. This one features not just sweets, but also a bunch of realistic plastic insects. So TO can have fun, too :)
And, of course, the cake. It was very easy to chose that one:
To top it up, TO came up with the usual party favors, this year with a bit of a twist: the bug-themed pouches contained also some real snack worms. Cause, why not. They actually tasted alright, and the kids were adventurous enough to try them.
So that was it, our bug-themed party. Hope it inspires you to have your own. Have fun!