Circus Party Balloon Animals

Party, Styling, Text and Photos by Confetti Sunshine

For a circus-themed party, balloon animals are an obvious choice. This year, instead of twisting balloons into animals, shake things up by drawing animals on the balloons! It takes much less time, and they’re a super cute addition to your party décor.



 print animal cheat sheet


  1. Start by inflating your balloons with the Balloon Time Helium Tank. Tie string to the end of each of the balloons.
  2. Next, download and print the animal cheat sheet. Reference this sheet to draw animal faces onto the balloons using the white poster marker.

Learn how to create each of these circus party elements:

We would love to see your circus party! Please share your photos on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

Note: Adult supervision is required when using balloons. Please read all warnings and precautions on the Balloon Time carton. 

Written by: Sara Schmutz

Sara has been in love with parties and planning parties for as long as she can remember. And, she must be destined for more, since she has been blessed with three party loving daughters. There can never be too many tea parties at their house. And, her love for parties and unique ideas have not been overlooked. Sara has been a regular party contributor on One Charming Party, Pizzazzerie, Handmade Charlotte, Confetti Pop, Oh It's Perfect, And Then We Saved, & Red Barn Blog. She has also been featured on Pottery Barn, Disney's Baby Blog, Amy Atlas, Hostess with the Mostess, Babble, Apartment Therapy, Huffington Post, and more. Sara has also recently had a number of guest appearances on Utah's KUTV Fresh Living Show, where she shared some of her favorite party ideas. Sara loves planning parties and celebrating the special moments with her family and friends.