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Fun and Creative Baby Shower Games to Entertain Your Guests

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Nothing says fun and celebration like a baby shower! Whether you are the one throwing such an event or you are in charge of organizing it, putting together that perfect baby shower can be both exciting and intimidating. What kinds of activities will your guests enjoy? What games won't take too long to prepare? To help alleviate some of those stress-filled questions, unleash your creative side with these powerful ideas for unusual baby shower activities that everyone at the party—regardless of their fitness level—can join in on. Read on for simple, enjoyable games sure to make any gathering a fantastic success!

Fun and Entertaining Games for Your Baby Shower:

Bobbing For Pacifiers

What you need

  • 4-5 pacifiers per bowl
  • 1 bowl per participant

How to play:

Add pacifiers to each bowl and ask guests to line up, keeping their hands behind their backs. Then, blow a whistle or shake a rattle to start the game – whoever retrieves all of their pacifiers first wins! For added excitement, you can number the pacifiers and offer prizes to the winners. This game is sure to be a hit and adds a fun and personalized touch to the baby shower celebration.

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Don’t Say Baby

What you need

5 Clothespins per Guest

How to play

As guests arrive, have them attach five clothespins to their clothes and instruct them not to say the word “baby" throughout the party. Throughout the party, if someone hears another guest say the forbidden word, they get to take one of their clothespins. At the end of the shower, the guest with the most clothespins is declared the winner. This game is a great way to break the ice and get everyone interacting while encouraging them to pay close attention to the conversation.

Girls together at baby shower

Because I Said So

What you need

  • Pen and paper for each guest
  • Something to collect the paper from each guest

How to play

This activity involves asking guests to write down a short, funny saying or piece of advice they associate with their mom or dad on a slip of paper. After gathering all the slips, mix them up and let everyone draw one. The challenge is to guess who wrote each saying and whether they would say it to their child now that they're a parent (or when/if they become a parent). This game is a great way to get to know your loved ones better and share a few laughs!

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What you need

  • An ice cube tray
  • One small plastic baby per guest

How to play

All you need to do is freeze plastic babies in ice cubes the night before the party and place one in each guest's drink when they arrive. As the ice melts, your guests must pay close attention and shout, "My water broke!" when their baby is completely free. To add a competitive twist, another guest can claim their prize if they notice someone's baby has melted before they've called it out. This game is sure to bring laughter and excitement to your baby shower and provide lasting memories for all.

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We’re Having a Baby!

What you need

  • Pins
  • Balloons

How to play

To start, split the participants into teams and give each person a balloon. Once everyone has a balloon, instruct the first person on each team to blow up their balloon, tie it, and stick it under their shirt. The rest of the team members should do the same until all participants have balloons beneath their shirts. Then, using a pin, the first person must pop their balloon without using their hands. The second person must do the same, and so on until all balloons have been popped. The first team to pop all the balloons wins. This game is sure to bring some laughs and excitement to your event.

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Diaper Notes

What you need

  • Box of diapers
  • Colored permanents markers

How to play

Have each guest write something funny or inspiring on the back of a diaper. Whether it's a witty one-liner, silly quote, or heartfelt message, these personalized diapers will provide much-needed entertainment during those late-night diaper changes. So next time you're on the hunt for a creative baby shower activity, try this one!

Decorate the T-shirt

What you need

  • Plain baby sized t-shirt per guest
  • Non-toxic fabric paints

How to play

Ask each guest to use their artistic skills to decorate an outfit for the new baby. To make it even more special, have the parent(s)-to-be relax in another room during the decorating time, allowing the guests to create freely without interruption. Once everyone finishes, spread the final shirts on a table and have the soon to be parents guess which guest decorated each one. This not only provides a unique and personalized addition to your baby's wardrobe but also creates a unique and memorable experience for all those involved.

Creating a Fun and Entertaining Baby Shower

Prepare yourself for a grand adventure as you embark on the journey of planning the perfect baby shower! You're standing on the precipice of one of the most joyous occasions in a parent's life, and the magic of the day rests in your capable hands. It may seem like a Herculean task, but fear not, for with a sprinkle of creativity, a dash of fun, and a generous serving of games, you're destined to make this event the talk of the town!

Unleash the boundless power of your imagination! Delve into a world of guessing games, rapid-fire questions and answers, and thrilling word scrambles that will have your guests on the edge of their seats. These are not just games, but bridges that connect hearts, fostering love and camaraderie among friends and family. This baby shower is more than a party - it's a celebration of life, of hope, and of a precious new soul about to enter the world.

Now, imagine a room filled with laughter and merriment, the air thick with anticipation and joy. Picture your loved ones, their faces glowing with happiness, their hearts overflowing with love for this new bundle of joy. This is the magic you're creating, a moment in time that will echo through the years, forever cherished in the memories of those present.

But wait, there's more! To keep the celebration alive even after the baby shower, consider purchasing a baby box subscription! Each box, filled with a curated selection of baby essentials and delightful surprises, is a constant reminder of this wondrous occasion. It's more than a subscription, it's an ongoing celebration of life that will continue to spread joy and love in the new family's life.

So, dare to dream big, be bold with your choices, and let your imagination run wild! With the right mix of games, love, and a baby box subscription, you'll be on your way to creating a baby shower that won't soon be forgotten. To countless memories, unforgettable moments, and the joy of welcoming a new life, here's to the baby shower of a lifetime!

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