Planning a baby shower for a relative or close friend? In addition to planning the most important details like when to get those adorable turtle baby shower invitations in the mail, it is also important to think of fun ways to make the event enjoyable. Playing interactive games is one of the easiest ways to make sure guests have fun at the party, and here are a few of our favorite suggestions:
Give guests 5-10 minutes to create a baby out of Play Doh. Once the time runs out, arrange all of the babies on a paper plate and have the party honoree pick her favorite baby. Make sure she doesn’t know who created each baby so her answers are completely unbiased. Give the winner a small prize of your choice.
Pin 5-10 clothespins to each of your guests and take away one clothespin each time they say the word “baby”. At the end of the game, whoever still has the most clothespins attached to them is the winner and should receive a small prize.
This is a sentimental, ongoing game that can be completed throughout the shower and submitted to the host as guests leave. Provide each guest with a “Wishes for Baby” card template that gives them the opportunity to fill in the blanks for a variety of wishful phrases, such as “I hope you love ______” and “I hope you laugh _____”. Finished cards should be placed in a bag or decorative box and given to the expecting mother as a keepsake.
Everyone loves playing bingo, and you can put your own fun spin on the game by creating fun, baby-themed bingo cards. To make the game as personal as possible, ask the expecting mother to answer a variety of questions about her pregnancy like what type of food she craves most, how heavy she thinks the baby will be, etc. Put her answers on bingo cards and get ready to play!
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