#5 – Mommy Mad Libs
What You Will Need: Write a story before the baby shower about the mom-to-be and baby, however then blank out nouns, verbs, and adjectives.
Play The Game: Without letting them see your story, ask player to jot down down nouns, verbs & adjectives in the order the blanks appear in the story. Gather their papers & then read your story out loud utilizing their words to fill in the blanks. The group chooses one of the best based on whose version is essentially the most funny.
#4 – Who’s That Baby?
What You Will Need: An image of each baby shower guest as a baby, and a paper and pen for each guest to record their guesses. Specify in the invitation if you’d like them to e-mail the picture ahead of time so that you can print or if they need to bring their picture along with them to the baby shower.
Play The Game: Show all the photos & assign a number to each. Everybody writes down which baby picture they suppose belongs to which guest. Then go through the images as a group & to identify each baby. The individual with the most correct matches wins.
#3 – Ready, Set, Pee
What You Will Need: Jars or cans of equal sizes, quarters and balloons – 1 of each item per participant
Play The Game: Every guest places a blown-up balloon underneath their shirt and a quarter between their knees. Without dropping the balloon (“baby”) or the quarter (“pee”), friends waddle as fast as they can across the room after which must drop (“pee”) the quarter into the jar (“potty”). The one that pees into the potty first without dropping their balloon-baby is the winner.
#2 – Tastes Like Chicken
What You Will Need: As many outrageous flavors of baby food as you want to bring, spoons, and pen and paper for each shower attendee to record their guesses
Play The Game: Remove the labels from the jars, so friends don’t know the flavors however be sure to write down of which taste is which. The winner guesses the most flavors correctly by tasting every one, however for those who bought combination flavors allow them to know there could also be more than 1 food in each jar!
#1 – Name That Poo!
What You Will Need: A number of chocolate bars (the idea is to get chunky/nutty, dark/light, caramel/peanut butter), a number of newborn diapers (the rest of the pack might be given to the pregnant mom after the baby shower)
Play The Game: Melt several types of chocolate bars & spread one flavor of “poo” inside each diaper. Your friends must determine the brand or flavor of chocolate bar by smelling or tasting the “number 2”!
We hope that these baby shower game ideas get you started in making it a memorable and fun experience for everyone invited to your baby shower. We have found these games to be a hit amongst baby shower attendees and we hope you do too. Have you played one of these baby shower games before? What was your experience? Was it fun? We want to know. Leave a comment below and share your experience with us at Baby Cures.
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