Fun and Special Baby Shower Games to Play
When it comes to baby showers, there are a lot of different games that you can play. However, not all of them are created equal. To ensure that your guests have a great time, choose fun and unique games.
We’ve compiled a selection of entertaining baby shower games for your guests. No matter how many baby showers they have been to in the past, they will enjoy playing these games.
Here are some of the most incredible baby shower games to try!
30 FUN BABY SHOWER GAMES TO PLAY
1. WHOSE WATCHING THE BABY
These cute little gentlemen would be a welcome addition to any baby shower favors. Have them take care of it during the shower. If they drop the baby, another guest grabs it and gets to keep it.
2. DON’T SAY, BABY
Trying not to use the word ” baby ” can be enjoyed at a baby shower. For this challenge, give each of your guests a clothespin. If someone says the word baby, anyone who hears it can take the pin. The winner is the guest with the most pins at the end.
3. WOULD SHE RATHER
This game will test how well your guests know the mom-to-be.
4. BABY AROUND THE WORLD
Playing this game at a baby shower is entertaining and educational. As an icebreaker, ask your visitors to identify the language’s equivalent of the word for an infant.
5. WHO’S THE BABY
Play this baby shower game to help your guests get to know one another better. Invite your guests to bring or send in a picture of themselves as a baby. People will try to match the baby images to the right people by placing them on a board.
6. PIN THE PACIFIER ON THE BABY
This pin the tail on the donkey-style baby shower game is a lot of fun. Guest can take turns trying to get the pacifier into the baby’s mouth. They won’t be able to see anything.
7. BABY ITEMS IN THE BAG
Your guests at the baby shower will have fun guessing what is in the diaper bag. They will only feel the outside of the bag. This will be a fun game for everyone.
8. WHO KNOWS MOMMY BEST
Play this fun game to see who knows the mom-to-be the best!
9. COMPLETE THE NURSERY RHYME
Your guests at the baby shower will have fun completing nursery rhymes.
10. BABY’S FIRST ALPHABET BOOK
This baby shower game is more of an activity. Print these templates on white cardstock and have your guests create the letters and numbers. Hang them up as decorations, then have them bound into a book later to keep as a memory.
11. MY WATER BROKE
Your guests will have a blast playing this hilarious baby shower game. You can prepare these small plastic infants in advance by freezing them in ice cube trays overnight the day before the shower. Overnight, put it in the freezer. Have each guest bring a beverage and an ice cube to share while getting ready for the shower. The first guest whose ice melts and shouts, “My water broke!” will be awarded a prize. It was a blast!
12. REVEAL TO WIN
Do you like playing scratch-off games? They are a lot of fun and can be exciting. Try this game to see who wins!
13. HOW LONG IS EACH ANIMAL PREGNANCY
This baby shower game is easy for guests to play. They will have to guess how long each animal gestates.
14. THE PRICE IS RIGHT
Do you like the Price is Right game show? We are bringing that same fun game to the baby shower. Have your guests write down what they think each baby item costs. The person who guesses the answers most closely wins.
15. BABY ANIMAL MATCH
Your guests may be able to identify the animal from the baby’s name. This will allow them to demonstrate their expertise.
Baby ABCs is an easy baby shower game. Guests write a baby item for each letter of the alphabet. The guest with the unique words wins. There’s another twist on this game that we love. Have only the mom-to-be write the words. Guests will then take turns guessing out loud the words mom had written.
17. GUESS WHO SAID
This game will be fun for your guests. They will have to guess if the statements are from the mom-to-be or dad-to-be.
18. WHAT’S ON YOUR PHONE?
The game “What’s in your purse?” Well, this baby shower game is similar. Guests earn points depending on their phones, such as having a particular app. At the end of the game, the guest with the most points wins!
19. DISNEY PARENT MATCH
Your guests will dress up as Disney characters and their parents.
20. WISHES FOR BABY
This is a fun and meaningful activity for your baby shower guests. Have them write down their wishes for the baby!
21. BABY SHOWER FEUD
Do you know Family Feud? This game is a baby edition of the old family feud. The mom-to-be will answer some questions ahead of time. Teams will compete to see which answers are closest to hers.
22. PLAYDOH BABY
This play-doh baby shower game will make your guests laugh. Each of the guests will use a play-doh to mold a baby. The guest who makes the best play-doh baby wins!
23. SUCK IT UP
This baby shower game is a lot of fun! Your guests will have a great time trying to suck up as many mini marshmallows as they can in one minute.
24. ADVICE FOR PARENTS
People who come to your baby shower will give you the best advice about being parents! It’s a fun activity, and you will remember it long.
25. CELEBRITY BABY NAMES
This baby shower game tests your guest’s knowledge about celebrities and their babies.
26. WHO KNOWS DADDY BEST?
This game allows your guests to test their knowledge about the new dad. They will ask you questions about your family and friends.
27. FUN IN THE OVEN
The Fun in the oven game is a fun baby shower game where players draw cards.
28. DID BABY POOPIE?
At a baby shower, this is a great game to play. Give out scratch-off tickets to your guests, and whoever reveals a poop emoji wins!
29. DIAPER CHANGE RELAY RACE
If your guests are ready for some fun, try playing this game. Teams of guests take turns changing a baby doll’s diaper. The first team to have everyone on the team change the diapers wins.
30. DECORATE A ONESIE
This is a fun activity that everyone will enjoy. The mother-to-be can keep the cute outfits that guests give her. Guests can decorate a onesie for the baby. The winner could be chosen randomly or based on who made the best onesie.
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Frequently Asked Questions About Unique Baby Shower Games
Traditionally, the hostess pays for the baby shower and its costs. It’s also possible for the hostess to delegate some of the work and prices to a few close family members or friends. Therefore, the entire cost is reduced, and the financial strain is lessened on the hostess.
It is considered improper for you or your spouse to throw the baby shower. It is impolite to ask someone to throw you a baby shower. Usually, a close friend or one of the grandmas-to-be will throw a baby shower. Having a sister or other family member throw the baby shower is acceptable.
When guests arrive, they are offered food and drinks. They can talk to each other while they eat and drink. After everyone has arrived, the games start. There are usually 3-5 games lasting for 30-45 minutes.