11 Baby Shower Game Ideas

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If you’re hosting a baby shower, you’ll want something that encourages guests to interact and have fun. Enter: baby shower games. This list will get you started with baby shower classics as well as a few less familiar games. There is a range of styles and colors. All are free, downloadable printables so you can mix and match until you come up with entertainment that suits your party. Remember to have enough pencils/pens for each guest, as well as a sturdy surface to write on.

Baby Shower Games

1. About Home: Tried and true or brand new, find 23 games to amuse your baby shower guests. A few examples: Baby Shower Bingo; Word Search Puzzles ranging from easy to more challenging; Mad Libs; Stand-up, Sit Down; Baby Pictionary; Alternative Children’s Book Titles Game; Price is Right; and Finish Mommy’s sentence.

2. From Rusty Bumper: There are 20 games to download and print here including: Famous Proverbs fill-in; Baby Animals; Baby Word Search; Scavenger Hunt (inside guests’ purses); Baby Food Game; Name That Tune (you’ll need a few kazoos to pull this one off); and Baby Shower Bingo (great take-away idea with this one). Images on the games are predominantly sweet vintage.

3. Frugal Fanatic: Find several classic games to download, and be sure to notice the collection of stripes, polka dots, Rainbow Stripes and Teddy Bear themed images on Word Scramble, Bingo, the Purse Game, Word Search and The Price is Right.

4. From Plan the Perfect Baby Shower: Animal Pregnancy Terms Match Game; add a few interesting facts to the shower fun, such as which animal is pregnant for 624 days?

5. Baby Babble is also at this site; it’s a type of word scramble games.
Fun Ideas for Baby Showers

6. From I Heart Nap Time and Chickabug: See five possibilities here in pink, blue or yellow: Nursery Rhyme Guessing Game, Wishes for Baby, Bingo, The Price is Right and Advice for Mommy Mad Lib.

7. From Baby Shower Games: Sixteen ideas for games, such as Get Packing (for the hospital); Baby Shower Taboo; Left Right Baby Shower Story Game; and “Who Am I?” Famous Mommies (fun ice breaker game).

8. From My Practical Baby Guide: There are a number of the classic games as well as Babies Around the World (match the language for the word “baby”); Famous TV Moms and Dads; and Who Knows Mommy. You can also find themed game seasonal printables for Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas at this site.

9. From Bump Smitten: I Spy Game; This game would work especially well as an ice breaker for a large group.

10. From Moore Moments: Boy, Oh Boy Game, aka how many words can you come up with that include “boy”? There are also a couple of the classic games here.

11. From Motherhood in Progress: Daddy Knows Best is my favorite game here. There’s a list of questions Dad fills out before the shower and guests guess—and laugh—at what he said.

Baby Shower Game Ideas

Also, don’t forget to check out our post about tips for planning a baby shower on a budget.

What game would you love to play at a baby shower?

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  1. I wish I had knew about these a couple months ago as they would have been fun to play at the Baby Showers we hosted for my niece and also my nephew and his wife. In the meantime I enjoyed getting to look around and I look forward to visiting again soon. I found you though the Bloggers weekly pinterest party.

    1. I hope your family baby shower was a blast and at least now you have these in your back pocket for next time.

      So glad you had a chance to look around my site. Excited to have you as a new reader.

  2. This post came at a great time as I will be looking for baby shower games in a few months for a friend! Thank you for sharing. Also, Thanks for linking up to the Bloggers Brags Pinterest Party. I have pinned your post to the Bloggers Brags Pinterest Board.

  3. I don’t like those traditional baby shower, I want something new and this is definitely what I’ve been looking for. The guests would find it boring if the games that they will play are common or they already played it with their friends or relative’s baby shower. Thanks for sharing this fresh ideas with us and I’ll be looking forward for more

  4. These are great! Thanks for linking up at the Thoughtful Spot Weekly Blog Hop! We hope you stop by again next week!

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