- At Home
The birthday cake is the centerpiece of a child's birthday party. A birthday cake made at home will save money and provide a special memory for the birthday child. Minimal supplies are needed for a basic birthday cake. Toys related to the theme of the party serve as the cake topper for a simple birthday cake for kids. The birthday child will have the toys to keep after the party is over. Minimal cake decorating skills are needed for this birthday cake. You can also purchase an undecorated cake from a bakery and add the decorations at home.