Last updated on October 1st, 2018 at 08:12 pm
Baby shower games can make or break your party. Whether you love them or hate them, a baby shower game is essential to break the ice and keep guests entertained. Check out these fifteen refreshingly different baby shower game ideas and have fun planning your next baby shower!
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The key to a successful baby shower game is to know your crowd. You’ve got cute baby shower cupcakes and the diaper cake has been made, now how do you keep the party upbeat and engaging? Choose baby shower games that induce (pun intended!) laughter and keep the crowd on their feet.
What if your guests don’t really know each other and you want to avoid awkward silences? Use icebreaker baby shower games so your guests get to know one another. Or, perhaps your group is more interested in baby shower craft activities over the traditional baby shower game. Whether you are hosting a baby shower for women, men or couples, these refreshing baby shower games will make your next baby shower a hit!
15 REFRESHING BABY SHOWER GAMES
1. TINKLE IN THE POTTY
This baby shower game looks hilarious! Guests first put an inflated balloon under their shirt and then put a ping pong ball between their knees. The idea is to waddle to a pot or jar and drop the ping pong ball into it. If you have ever been pregnant and had to use the restroom in the middle of the night, you get the idea behind this game!
Get the party rolling with this hilarious Tinkle in the Potty game.
2. DIAPER THE BABY-BLINDFOLDED!
Have guests try to diaper a baby doll while wearing a blindfold. Up the ante by swapping out the doll for a balloon. Add a safety pin and the party will be popping!
Nothing could be funnier than trying to diaper a doll blindfolded!
3. DON’T SAY BABY
This is a great icebreaker game to get your baby shower going. Guests try to catch other guests saying the taboo word. Change it up by swapping out the word “baby” for “cute” or “adorable.”
Don’t say “baby” in this funny baby shower game of taboo words.
4. WISHES FOR BABY
Guests can write the new baby messages to cherish in this sweet activity. Have guests share their wishes and later collect the cards to make a keepsake for the new parents and baby.
Get this beautiful Wishes for Baby Printable Baby Shower Game here.
5. WHO’S WATCHING BABY
This baby shower game is a variation of trying to catch someone not paying attention. The guest that collects the most orphaned babies by the end of the shower wins.
Catch your guests off guard with Who’s Watching the Baby?
6. BABY’S FIRST PORTRAIT
Give your guests a blank piece of paper and have them draw the baby, using their forehead as a hard surface. The mom-to-be is sure to get a kick out of watching her friends try to draw her bundle of joy.
Baby’s First Portrait is sure to bring out the laughter!
7. GUESS THE BABY
Have guests bring a baby picture of themselves or use photos of famous babies for this baby shower game. Guests will have fun reminiscing with this game!
Aren’t they adorable? Guess who the baby is in the picture.
8. MOMMY OR DADDY?
Compile a list of things that the mom and dad-to-be have done or said. Read them aloud as guests “vote” for who they think the phrase is referring to. The more obscure the clue the better!
Mommy or Daddy is sure to be a hit at your baby shower!
9. CELEBRITY BABY NAMES
Who wouldn’t get a laugh at some celebrity baby names? See how many names your guests can match correctly to the baby’s famous parents.
The Celebrity Baby Name Game will start some interesting discussions!
10. BABY SCRAMBLE
Make a list of baby related items and scramble the letters. The first person to unscramble all the words wins!
Find out which guest knows their baby stuff in this word scramble game. Photo by Brian Leahy Photography.
11. BABY ANIMAL NAMES
Do you know what a baby kangaroo is called? The first person to fill out this list with the most correct answers wins this baby shower game.
Find out what a baby alligator is called with this fun baby animal name game!
12. DIAPER MESSAGES
This is a great way to give the new mom some funny encouragement during those late night diaper changes.
Have guests write funny midnight diaper messages for the new parents.
13. DIAPER RAFFLE
The mom-to-be will love this one! Include a ticket to enter the raffle in your invitation. The cost to enter? A box of diapers! When guests arrive, they bring their diapers and enter the raffle. The winner goes home with a great prize and the mom-to-be goes home with a mountain of diapers.
One lucky guest will come with a box of diapers, but leave with the grand prize in the diaper raffle game!
14. NEWBORN BODY SUIT OR BIB DECORATING
Another wonderful baby shower activity is to decorate a newborn bodysuit or bib for the new baby. Set up a station where baby shower guests can get creative. If you think your guests would really like activities like this, check out my article 7 BABY SHOWER CRAFT IDEAS FOR PARTY GUESTS for similar ideas.
Set up a baby bodysuit or bib decorating station like this one for your guests.
Have guests sign a baby body suit for a cute keepsake baby gift!
15. BABY’S FIRST BOOK
Simply provide guests with a blank coloring page and art supplies and let them get creative. The result is a beautiful one of a kind keepsake book for the baby.
Guests can make an adorable first book for baby with this activity.
HAVE FUN WITH THESE BABY SHOWER GAMES AND MORE!
These fun baby shower games are sure to keep your guests happy and entertained at your next baby shower. Games are just one element of a successful baby shower. Be sure to check out my cute BABY PACIFIER CUPCAKES! They’re the perfect treat to enjoy after playing baby shower games.
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