How amazing is this Thomas the Tank Engine cake? We bet you know at least one little boy who would go crazy for this cake design! See the full tutorial for how to make it over on How To Cook That – there’s even a video!
How pretty is this hydrangea cake from I Am Baker? You can also follow this tutorial to create your own – Stunning!
This piggy mud pen not only looks super adorable, but it also looks delicious with all of that chocolate! I Heart Nap Time provides the inspiration to help you make something similar.
Kids will always love Lego building blocks, so this could also be a brilliant idea for a cake! This version from In Katrina’s Kitchen contains 3 layers of cake goodness, so follow her tips and tricks to make your own too.
Perhaps your child has recently started learning about dinosaurs at school and is begging you for a dino-themed cake this birthday? Luckily, Instructables has got you covered with this step-by-step guide!
Calling all Dr. Who fans! Make this fantastic TARDIS cake using modeling chocolate – Genius! Check out Iron Whisk’s guide to see how it’s done.
There’s certainly a pot of gold at the end of this rainbow cake from Jade Louise Designs! Follow her steps and you too will have a brilliant and colorful cake that your child will love.
This adorable sheep cake is so incredibly easy to create, that you could even do it with your eyes closed (almost!). Kraft Recipes has provided you with the instructions so that you can replicate this marshmallow-clad masterpiece.
When Kristina Lim searched the internet for a Curious George inspired cake tutorial, she found nothing! Luckily for you, she created her own, so be sure to check it out on her blog if you wish to surprise your little one with a similar cake.
This cake looks super professional, but did you know that you can also create it by following Lacey Jake’s Cakes’ step-by-step instructions? There’s even some helpful images to show you how it’s done!
Here’s another wonderful cake idea from Lacey Jake’s Cakes! Add some elegance to your child’s birthday celebration with this purple teapot cake – Thankfully, the instructions are all here for you!
Does your son love Skylanders? You can now incorporate this much-loved series into your child’s birthday party through following Lacey Jake’s Cakes’ guide to creating this cake!
It’s a piñata cake! What a wonderful idea from Lindsey Makes! You’ll find the recipe and instructions to help you recreate this over on her website.
Does it get any better than a treasure chest that is actually filled with cake? You’ll be pleased to know that Little Delights Cakes has provided a helpful tutorial for you so that you too can create this cake!
For a beach-themed children’s party, you just can’t go past this sand castle cake from Living Well Spending Less! This is another wonderful unisex cake idea, so be sure to check out the easy-peasy tutorial.
You can either follow this tutorial by Love That Party to make one giant cupcake, or several smaller ones! Children will love the bright pops of color and bee design.
This gorgeous, pink pillow cake looks incredibly professional, and if you follow this tutorial from Make Fabulous Cakes then you’ll also be able to create this edible masterpiece!
How great is this Flo cake by Make Fabulous Cakes? Want to try making one yourself? Luckily for you, this tutorial is very easy to follow!
This ‘under the sea’ rosette cake contains a beautiful blue and green icing and an edible whale cake topper! Visit Make Me Cake to see how this beauty was made.
Kids love kittens, so here’s another fantastic cake idea that you can actually put into practice, thanks to these handy instructions by Manu’s Menu!
When Martha Stewart’s granddaughter has a birthday, you know it’s going to be a spectacular occasion with nothing short of the best! This cute safari-inspired cake was served up at the event and you can find out how to make these edible animals via Pop Sugar!
Teddy bears are understandably one of the most cherished and common toys of childhood. Celebrate this tradition by opting for a bear-shaped cake next time you throw a birthday bash for your little one. Martha Stewart has a wonderful tutorial for this cake too!
It just wouldn’t be a round-up of the best children’s birthday cake ideas without at least a few tutorials from Martha Stewart! Her fantastic fish-shaped and decorated cake is a helpful one to know too.
Every magical princess is deserving of her very own crown cake and star-shaped wand, especially on her special day! Matthew Mead’s instructions via iVillage will teach you all you need to know to make this cake.
You can also easily create this fondant elephant by following this handy tutorial from Mega Silvita! Simply place it atop an average cake in order to transform it in seconds.