It is the time of year when I start thinking about J’s birthday. This year he will be 4 and has already started talking about his birthday party. This threw me a bit as I hadn’t actually planned on giving him one so I will need to get my thinking cap on. Last year for J’s third birthday, we had a small party at home with close friends which we themed as a Thomas the Tank Engine party. Here is a selection of my favourite Thomas the Tank Engine inspired ideas for your child’s birthday.