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20 Baby Shower Games For A Fun Time

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Baby shower is an exciting and emotional occasion for the pregnant women. All the attention is on the mother to-be. It becomes the responsibility of the host to keep the guests entertained. There is the gift opening that catches everyone’s attention for a while and socializing with other people at the shower.

However there would be no fun if people start chatting among themselves in small groups of 2 or 3 and then leave in a while. Baby shower games are a fun way to keep your guests entertained and making their time worthwhile. Make sure to arrange and give out gifts for the winners.

  1. Baby BINGO:

Things needed:

Bingo template

Pen

How to play:

  • Make the same number of BINGO templates as that of the number of guests.
  • Write randomly the gift items in each empty space, like diaper, bottle clothes etc.
  • If the gift opened is on their card, then ask them to strike it.
  • The first one to finish a horizontal, vertical or diagonal row is the winner.

  1. Don’t say BABY:

Things needed:

Diaper pin

How to play:

  • Give a diaper pin to every guest at the shower including the pregnant mom.
  • Ask them to pin it anywhere on their dress.
  • Anyone who hears someone say BABY can take their pin.
  • The one who collects most number of pins is the winner.

  1. List the baby products:

Things needed:

Paper

Pen

How to play:

  • Ask the guests to list as many baby products as they can in 2 minutes.
  • The one with the most number of legible baby products is the winner.

  1. Name the baby:

Things needed:

Pen

Paper

How to play:

  • Ask the guests to write down baby names for both a boy and girl if the gender is not known. Give a specific alphabet to make the game more interesting.
  • The new mom-to-be chooses also writes down the name she likes the most and the person who wrote it is the winner.

  1. Diaper changing:

Things needed:

Blind fold

Doll

Diaper

How to play:

  • Blind the guest and ask them to change the diaper for the doll.
  • Clock it and the one who changes in the least amount of time is the winner.

  1. Guess the gender:

Things needed:

Paper

Pen

How to play:

  • Ask the guests to take a guess of what baby they think it would be.
  • If the mom to –be knows the gender, she can reveal it at the end.
  • It makes the guests get into a fun discussion.

  1. Diaper Message:

Things needed:

Diapers

Sketch

How to play:

  • Ask the guests to write messages on the diaper.
  • It makes the diaper changing session fun for the new mom.

  1. Guess the price:

Things needed:

Baby products

Pen

Paper

How to play:

  • Spread out the baby products on a table and ask the guests to guess the price.
  • The one who guesses closest to the original price is the winner.

  1. Twister with a twist:

Things needed:

Pillows or blankets

Ribbon

Twister game

How to play:

  • The guests can make a fake pregnancy belly using a pillow or a blanket and tie it with a ribbon.
  • The mom to-be can be the judge.

  1. Celebrity baby:

Things needed:

Baby photo of celebrities

How to play:

  • Show baby pictures of celebrities and let the guests take a guess.
  • The one who guesses the most right is the winner.

  1. Guess the baby:

Things needed:

Baby photo of the guests and mom to-be

How to play:

  • Gather baby pictures of all the guests and the mom to-be and show one by one.
  • Let the others take a guess. It can be a lot of fun guessing.

  1. Onesies:

Things needed:

Plain onesies

Sketch

Paint

Brush

How to play:

  • Give each guest an onesie and ask them to write, draw or paint them.
  • Clothes changing session becomes fun for the new mom.

  1. Q&A for the new mom:

Things needed:

Paper

Pen

How to play:

  • New moms will have lot of questions to ask. This game can be a fun learning activity.
  • Ask the guests to write a question. Like, “When can I feed solids to the baby?”
  • Then, ask the guests to pass the question to the person to their left.
  • On another piece of paper, ask the guests to write the answer.
  • Now, ask the person on the left to read the question and their answer. Wrong answers to the questions can be quite entertaining.

  1. Guess the due date:

Things needed:

Paper

Pen

 

How to play:

  • Ask the guests to write down the date they think the new mom to-be will deliver the baby.
  • Ask them to sign their name and keep them with you.
  • Post birth, send out an e-mail of the actual date and the winner.

  1. Knowledge sharing:

Things needed:

Paper

Pen

Bowl

How to play:

  • Ask the guests to write down their experiences with their baby/nieces/nephews and how their idea worked.
  • Like, “My baby opens her mouth when I touch the spoon to her cheek”

  1. Match the socks:

Things needed:

20 pairs of baby socks

Basket

How to play:

  • Mix the 20 pairs of baby socks in a basket.
  • Let each guest pair the socks for a minute.
  • The one who matches the most pairs is the winner.

  1. Name tagged:

Things needed:

Name tag

Pen

How to play:

  • Write a baby product name on the tags.
  • Ask the guests to pick a tag and stick it on their dress.
  • The guests have to be addressed by their tag name.
  • Anyone who doesn’t loses.

  1. Guess the good craving:

How to play:

Let the pregnant mom describe the food that she has cravings for during her pregnancy. The guests should guess the food right.

  1. Diaper bag:

Things needed:

Diaper bag

10 baby items

Paper

Pen

How to play:

  • Put all the baby items in a diaper bag. Blindfold each guest and let them feel the items in the bag.
  • They will have to write down the baby item names they identified and remembers.
  1. Guess the belly measurements:

Things needed:

Yarn

Scissors

 

How to play:

  • Ask the guests to cut out the length from the yarn that they think is the pregnant mom’s belly measurements.
  • The one that matches is the winner.
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