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Best Fortnite Party Ideas, Supplies, & Decorations
This post is all about Fortnite Birthday Party Ideas and DIY Decorations.
What is Fortnite?
Fortnite is an apocalyptic survival video game that pits players against 99 others in a fight for survival.
Today, I’m giving you some of the Best Fortnite Birthday Party inspiration on the Internet.
Below, I have listed all the Fortnite Party Supplies you will need for YOUR Fortnite-themed party!
that you can start using today!
NOTICE: These FORTS are Back in Stock and On Sale! These will go quickly!
Reusable Fold-A-Fort Foldable Play Forts for Fortnite Wars, Nerf Wars, Outdoor Hunts, etc.
The FORTS also come with Free One-Day Prime if you have Amazon Prime!
Fortnite Party Supplies (Click On Images)
Fortnite/Nerf War Packs for Parties
1. Face Masks, Kids Darts, & Tactical Glasses for Two Teams
FOR TWO TEAMS: birthday party supplies for 16 kids Includes gear for 2 teams of 8 kids each. Each kid gets 1 goggles, 20 darts that work well with N Strike series and 1 camo print bandana, which can be worn in many ways. The gear is in two colors- blue for one team and red for the other. Price comes out to about $3.00 per kid, and this can be their “guest gift.”
2. Inflatable Battlezone Bunker
Battle anywhere Indoor/Outdoor with the Inflatable Battlezone Bunker and Transform your surroundings into a real-life inflatable battlefield. Build a fort or base and enjoy a safe blaster gun game with family and friends.
3. Tactical Vest Kit for 8
FOR TWO TEAMS: Tactical Vest Kit Sets for 8 kids Includes gear for 2 teams of 4 kids each. Each kid gets 1 Tactical Vest, 1 Protective Glasses and 1 Camo Print Bandana, which can be worn in many ways.
Fortnite Party Supplies Pack (click image below)
1. Fortress/Battle Gamer Party Supplies
This is a very cool looking Fortress/Battle Gamer Birthday Party Supplies Set of Plates, Napkins, Cups, and Tableware Kit for 16. I like the brown, green, and blue combo.
2. Military Army Camouflage
This is the set I used for Sam and Eli’s party. It’s the Military Army Camo Camouflage Happy Birthday Party Supplies Bundle Pack for 16 kids, plus one Dog Tag.
3. Video Game Party Supplies
This Video Game Party Supplies set serves 16 with 16pcs Plates, Round 7 and 9 inch Dessert Paper Appetizer Plates,16 Cups, 16 Napkins and 16 Forks, Knives, Spoons.
4. Game On Party Supplies
This set serves 20 people! 83-Piece Game On Video Gaming Party Set includes Banner, Plates, Cups, Napkins, Tablecloth, and X-Large Joy Stick Controller Balloon.
Fortnite Backdrop Supplies (click image below)
1. Camouflage Netting, Blinds
We bought several different sizes of this IUNIO Camouflage Netting, Camo Net Blinds, and it worked GREAT for our backdrop, tables, and outside on the fort!
2. Camouflage Netting Fort with Bag
Build a Camouflage Netting fort: big 60″ x 108″ durable Polyester with drawstring storage bag. Realistic: die-cut leaf pattern makes for wilderness fun
3. Wood Panel for Backdrop
This RoomMates Distressed Wood Peel and Stick Wallpaper looks like the real thing! They have tons of colors to choose from if you want something a little different.
Fortnite/video game Gift Bags (click image below)
1. Fortnite Gaming Gift Bags
Good looking 12-Pack of Fortnite Gift Bags to hold all the party loot!
2. Paper Gift Bags with Balloons
Love these Gamer Themed Birthday Party Paper Gift Bags with Latex Balloons Set – comes with 12 Sets.
3. Game On Drawstring Bags
These Video Gaming “Game On” Drawstring Bags would be perfect for your party guests! 10 Pack.
4. Battle Gamer Wrapping Paper
I adore this Fortress/Battle Gamer Wrapping Paper Gift Wrap – Premium Quality Paper.
Fortnite Loot Llama Pinata & Candy (click image below)
1. Loot Llama Pinata
Check out this adorable LYTIO Loot Llama Pinata. Perfect for Gaming Themed Parties, Photo Prop, Piñata Game and Décor.
2. Fortnite Loot Llama Pinata
This Spirit Halloween Fortnite Loot Llama Piñata looks almost identical to the one I made!
3. Filler Candy Party Mix
This will be Your Favorite Party Mix Of Brand Name Candy! Comes in 3.5 lb, 5 lb, and 7.5 lb bags!
4. Party Candy Mix Assortment
Try this big bag of Party Candy Mix, Bulk Assortment Bag of Jolly Ranchers, Strawberry Filled, Brachs, and Werther’s.
Fortnite/Video Gamer Balloon Packs (click image below)
1. Fortnite Party Balloons and Supplies
Holy Cow! Check out these balloons! Video Game Party Supplies for Gaming. 52pcs with 8 Foil Balloons, 36 Latex Balloons,12 Cupcake Toppers Kids.
2. Gaming Party Supplies Set
Love the colors in this Gaming Party Supplies Set: 16 Latex Party Balloons, 3 Foil Balloons, 1 birthday cake flag, 2 banners, and Cake Topper.
3. 134 Pack Gaming Party Supplies
This is a giant assortment of Gamer Party Pack Supplies: 134 Pack, 15 Pack Button Pins, Set of 104 Stickers for Kids, 15 Pack Glow Bracelet.
Fortnite/Video Gamer Invitations(click image below)
1. Fortnite/Gaming Party Invitations
I LOVE the colors on these Fortnite/Gamer invitations! 20 Invitations + 20 Envelopes – Double Sided – Video Game Invitations.
2. Battle Gamer Party Invitations
These are super cool Fortress/Battle Gamer Birthday Party Invitations & Envelopes Value Pack (20 Count)
Favorite Party Favors for Gift Bags (click image below)
1. Fortnite/Gaming T-shirt
This is one of the Fortnite shirts we bought and gave to our party guests as they were coming in the door.
2. Dog Tags
Another Fortnite favorite – these cool metal, camouflage dog tags were such a hit!
3. Fortnite Battle Pass Holder with Lanyard, 12 pack
Fortnite Battle Pass Holders: 12 count Game Pass Cards, 12 count ID Lanyards and 12 count Pass Holders.
4. Fortnite Pickaxe
Kids love swinging and hitting things, so this Fortnite Pickaxe will be loved!
5. Gamer T-shirt
Another Fortnite/Video Gamer shirt we bought and handed out at the party. The kids Loved it!
6. Fortnite bracelets
The kids loved these glow in the dark Fortnite bracelets in different colors.
7. 12-Count Grenades Candy
Kids love candy and these Kidsmania Sour Blast Candy Spray Grenades, 12 Count
8. Chug Jug Sleeves
Buy packs of Sprite and add these 12 Pack Chug Jug Can Cooler Sleeves to make your own chug jugs!
Budget-friendly and Affordable Birthday Gifts
Planning to attend a kid’s birthday party soon?
I’ve listed several affordable gift options that all kids are sure to love!
PHOTOS FROM OUR FORTNITE BIRTHDAY PARTY!
Fortnite V-Bucks – Fortnite birthday party favors ideas
Materials to Make Fortnite V-Bucks:
glue or double-sided tape
scissors or round paper cutter
Pre-made printable Ziplock Bag Toppers and “V” for the gold coins: Etsy Seller – V-Bucks Printable
**COST – approx. $20.
Be sure to refrigerate the chocolate coins as soon as they are delivered. If not, they will melt.
Design your V-bucks coins and plastic bag graphics in Picmonkey or other, or buy the download.
Print the V-bucks and bag labels on white cardstock and cut out. Attach circles to the front and back of the gold coins with glue or double-sided tape.
Place as many “V-bucks” as you want into the ziplock bags, zip them closed, and staple a V-Bucks bag label to the top of each bag.
If you have extra coins left over, you can always include them in the Loot Llama pinata.
Fortnite Chug Jug Labels – Fortnite Party Supplies
Materials to Make Chug Jugs:
After making and printing out a “chug jug” label on white cardstock, cut out the label and attach to a Sprite can with double-sided tape.
Fortnite Photo and Party Backdrop – Fortnite Party Supplies
Materials to Make a Fortnite Photo Backdrop:
Faux Distressed Wood wallpaper or stone-look wallpaper (They have different colors & styles to choose from)
tape or tiny nails
props like your bandages, pickaxe, guns, etc.
**Cost: Nothing — I had all this at home. (Tip: Borrow camouflage netting or clothing from your family and friends that hunt.)
Fortnite Loot Llama Pinata DIY – Fortnite Birthday Party DIY Ideas
It took 45 hits to destroy the Fortnite Loot Llama Pinata!
Materials to Make a DIY Loot Llama Pinata:
duct tape or shipping tape
mod podge, glue, and glue stick
black electrical tape
tissue paper (white, purple, blue, turquoise, etc.)
purple curly bows (set of two)
home printer (to print-out the eyes, harness, and pouch that I made)
cardstock (for printer)
brown or gray construction paper
large bags of candy for filling
paperclip and thick string or twine for hanging pinata
**COST: $2.00 to make the Loot Llama – minus the candy.
Okay, guys here is the quick, hand-drawn Fortnite Loot Llama Template for you.
Print out all 6 pages, tape them together, and use that as a template to draw the image on your large flat cardboard box.
Fortnite Loot Llama Template (pdf)
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Fortunately, I had most all of these materials on hand. I did pick-up some purple tissue paper and purple bows at the Dollar Store.
Fortnite Birthday Party Loot Llama Pinata
Holly (our sassy cat), picked out this Amazon box for me to use. But, any cardboard box that you have should be fine.
First, I pulled up a few Fortnite Loot Llama images on Google search. Then, I used a pencil to rough-draft a sketch of the Llama, then went back over it with a sharpie.
Next, I cut-out the drawing, placed it on another flat piece of cardboard and traced the image.
After cutting out the second image, I cut long, thin strips of cardboard to use as my edges to join the two llamas together.
You can attach all the pieces with either duct tape, shipping tape, or masking tape.
Fortnite Loot Llama continued (Fortnite Party Supplies)
Next, I paper mached the entire outside of the llama. For this, you can use Mod Podge or Elmer’s school glue mixed with a little bit of water, a paintbrush, white tissue paper, and scissors to cut the strips.
Once you have covered the llama in white tissue paper, let it dry overnight. I made the llama’s legs using rolled up cardboard and attached them to the bottom with duct tape.
I covered the outside of the legs with dark blue tissue paper. As you can see from the photos, you will be taking various colors of tissue paper, cutting short strips, and attaching each layer to the llama. You will continue alternating the colors until you get up near the neck.
I used purple tissue paper as far up as I could go. Then, I painted the face and head with some old purple paint.
Below are the PDF files you can print, cut out, and add to your llama pinata:
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Finally, apply the arrow page to the brown colored paper. I used my sharpie to add the little mark on the lock (see third photo).
I didn’t actually attach the saddle to my llama, as that is where I will be putting in all the candy. I’m going to use my Loot Llama as table decor during the party.
But, near the end of the party, I will attach a paperclip and twine to the llama and hang from the outdoor balcony.
Fortnite Pickaxe Harvesting Tool DIY (Fortnite Birthday Party Favors)
This was a Party Favorite!
Materials to Make a DIY Pickaxe:
plastic ninja nunchucks from The Dollar Store
cutting blade or scissors
Elmer’s glue (or homemade paste)
gray and black acrylic paint
**COST: $7.00 for 14 plastic “handles” from The Dollar Store
Template for Fortnite DIY Pickaxe:
Below is the template to use to make the Fortnite Pickaxe. Print this out on 8 1/2 x 11 white paper. Cut it out, place onto a piece of large, white foam board or cardboard and trace as many times as you will need.
You will need 2 traced pickaxe heads per pickaxe. Then, you can layer one piece of the pickaxe foamboard, your ninja handle, extra pieces of foam board and cardboard, and then the second pickaxe head.
So you are making a pickaxe “sandwich” of sorts. Layer them as thick as you want, then wrap it all with lots of duct tape so it will be secure on your handle. Then, continue with the instructions below.
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First, I picked up 7 of these plastic ninja nunchucks, to use as pickaxe handles. Then, using foam board and cardboard boxes, I traced a pickaxe head image onto both and cut out.
Next, I layered several pieces of foam board and cardboard together and taped to the plastic handle using duct tape. After that, I used toilet paper strips and glue paste to paper mache over the pickaxe.
About two hours later, and once the paper had dried, I used gray paint for the front, back, and side of the pickaxe head to make it look like metal or stone.
In the same way, let the gray paint dry overnight (see how I used the dog crate to hold up and separate the pickaxes for drying?).
The next morning, I put black paint on a paper plate and dipped a paper towel into it. I used this to go around the edges of each pickaxe head and around the base where the head and handle connect.
Next, use some twine to tie around the pickaxe head, so it looks like the twine is holding the pickaxe together. As you can see, the point is to try and make some slightly sturdy, but soft, real-ish looking pickaxes so the kids can go crazy outside with them.
I think we have accomplished this. : )
Fortnite Battle Royale Location Signs – Outdoor Fortnite Birthday Party Ideas
For this project, I used my Silhouette Cameo 3, with white vinyl for the letters.
Materials to Make Fortnite Battle Royale Location Signs:
black foam board
cutting blade or scissors
white, vinyl letters (printed on Cameo 3); You could also paint white letters or buy white sticky letters
skewers or thin sticks of some kind
**COST: Nothing. I had all of these supplies on-hand.
To begin, cut a standard size piece of black foam board into four, even pieces. And, make one of the ends into an arrow.
Next, ask your kids to name some of their favorite Battle Royale Locations. There are up to 20 locations.
Once you have your list, go ahead and enter these into your Cameo software (using various fonts for each name), and print out on white vinyl.
Then, place the white letters onto the black foam board. The stickers will peel off easily onto the foam board. You want to turn about half of your location names in one direction and half going in the other direction.
After that, position a wood skewer on the back of your sign and tape into place with duct tape. I placed my Fortnite location signs all around a tree we have in the backyard, near the kids’ fort.
Fortnite Bandages DIY – Fortnite Birthday Party Decorations
Bandages are a common consumable healing item in Fortnite Battle Royale.
Materials to Make Fortnite Bandages:
several rolls of white paper towels
red construction paper and white copy paper
I was in a rush, so I downloaded this printable: paper towel label
**Cost: $2.00 for paper towels, $2.95 download pdf
Print-out these labels, or make your own out of red and white paper. Attach to a paper towel with double-sided tape. Done!
These are going to look great as party props!
Fortnite Photo Booth Props DIY – Fortnite Birthday Party Favors and Decorations
Everyone loved using the Fortnite Props & Backdrop!
Fortnite Battle Royale – The FORT – Outdoor Birthday Party Decorations
Materials to Make the Fort:
lots of Camouflage Netting
twine or thick string
black foamboard and white letters for the signs
Find areas on your fort, treehouse, or building to place your camouflage netting for the best coverage from your opponents.
We also bought and used some recyclable Cardboard Box Forts that you can buy on Amazon.com (see below).
You could also cut open any large cardboard boxes you have and spray paint them to look camouflaged (black, brown, green) and get the same effect.
We kept these forts upright by using wooden stakes and a heavy duty stapler. You could also use duct tape and attach to the wooden stakes.
Be sure to keep the forts dry and put them away after using for the party so they can be reused again for any nerf wars.
Since they are cardboard they are lightweight and foldable, but if they get wet from being left out overnight it will ruin them.
Remember to Reuse, Recycle, and Re-Love!
This was such a fun birthday party project to put together! Stay tuned for more photos, parties, and tutorials!
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Best Fortnite Birthday Party Ideas on a Budget – with Party Planner & Checklist
Fortnite Gift Ideas and Toys for the Fortnite Lover
RoundUp Post of DIY Fortnite Birthday Party Ideas