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Baby Shower Games: For a Fun and Fabulous party!

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Tasteful Baby Shower Games for a Fun and Fabulous Party

Baby shower games are the life and breath of a fun and fabulous baby shower party. If you’re planning a baby shower right now, you’ve come to the perfect place!
Baby Shower Games: Baby Shower Party Tips

You’ve just discovered a fabulous collection of truly enjoyable and fun baby shower games. No lackluster or boring baby shower games made the cut! I’ve only included time-tested favorites that baby shower guests will enjoy playing. With each baby shower game I’ve included a helpful money-saving tip. Because the cost of throwing a beautiful baby shower for your friend or family member can add up fast! This baby shower resource will help you plan a tasteful and memorable event that won’t break the bank.

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Fun Baby Shower Games | Measure the Tummy Game

What you’ll need for the game:

  • Flexible tape measures
  • Sharpie permanent markers
  • Baby shower prize for the winner!

How to play Measure the Tummy Game: Pass out one flexible tape measure to each baby shower guest. Have Sharpie markers on hand for the guests to use. Instruct baby shower guests to guess the length they think will fit perfectly around the tummy of the mother-to-be. Let everyone know they have only ONE opportunity to mark their measuring tape. Tape measures with multiple marks will not be able to participate. Measure the tummy of the mommy-to-be. Announce the measurement to the baby shower guests. The person with the mark closest to the actual measurement wins the Measure the Tummy Game!

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Fun Baby Shower Games| Baby Sock Matching Game

Things you’ll need for the game:

  • 15 pairs of baby socks in different styles and colors
  • 6 individual baby socks that don’t have a match!
  • Small container that looks like a miniature laundry basket
  • One-minute sand timer
  • Notebook and pen
  • Baby shower prize for the winner!

How to play the Baby Sock Matching Game: Separate all sock pairs. Mix them up in a big pile. Place the pile of unmatched socks into the mini laundry basket. Each baby shower guest takes a turn matching up as many baby socks as possible during a one-minute time frame. As socks are being matched up, guests should fold over the top portion of the socks so that each pair of socks is joined together. Record each person’s time. The baby shower guest with the most matched socks wins!
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Money-saving baby shower tip: The darling baby socks you purchase for this game can also be used as part of your baby shower gift! Just connect the pairs together with a diaper pin at the end of the game.

Fun Baby Shower Games: Diaper Pin Game


 

Fun Baby Shower Games: Diaper Pin Game

Things you’ll need for the Diaper Pin Game:

    • Extra large bowl
    • Large pack of dry rice
    • Pack of baby diaper pins
    • Pack of small silver safety pins
    • Blindfold
    • Kitchen timer
    • Notepad
    • Pen
    • Baby shower prize for the winner!

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How to play the Diaper Pin Game: Dump the pack of rice into the bowl. Add in the pack of diaper pins and half a pack of silver safety pins. Mix well. Blindfold each baby shower guest, one by one, and have them find as many diaper pins as possible within a one-minute time frame. On the notepad record the number of diaper pins found by each baby shower guest. A large diaper pin is one point. Smaller safety pins are worth five points. The person with the highest number of points is the winner!

Fun Baby Shower Games The Pacifier Game


Baby Shower Games | Baby Pacifier Game

Things you’ll need for the game:

  • Pack(s) of baby pacifier necklaces
  • Set of rectangular stickers that will be folded in half lengthwise
  • Piece of paper
  • Pen
  • Scissors
  • Cup or small bowl
  • Three baby shower prizes for the winners!

Preparing for the Baby Pacifier Game: On the piece of paper write a list of baby shower words.  Examples: Baby, toy, gift, game, punch, cake, rattle, smile, diaper, girl, boy, pink, blue, etc. Then write each of these same words on the rectangular stickers, one word per sticker. Lengthwise each word should only cover half the sticker. Adhere one sticker on each baby pacifier necklace. Fold the sticker in half so the word is clearly visible on just one side of the sticker. Now take the piece of paper with the list of baby shower words and cut out each word. Fold up the pieces of paper with the words and place them into a cup.

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How to play the Baby Pacifier Game: At the beginning of the baby shower give each baby shower guest one pacifier necklace with a word on it. Ask guests to wear the necklaces. At various points during the baby shower, select ONE word from the cup and announce it out loud. The baby shower guest with the same word on their pacifier necklace is the winner! Do this three times during the baby shower. There will be a total of three winners for this game.


Fun Baby Shower Games | Is it the Right Price? Game

Things that are needed for “Is it the Right Price?” Game:

  • Baby shower game cards (see game kit above)
  • Pens for guests
  • Optional: Small clip boards
  • Baby shower product samples
  • Kitchen timer
  • Large tray
  • Baby shower prize for the winner!

Preparations for Is it the Right Price? Game:  Purchase the 10 items listed on the “Is it the Right Price?” game sheet. Items include diapers, baby wipes, baby powder, diaper cream, pacifier, baby bottle, jar of baby food, baby wash, onesie, receiving blanket. Put all of the items on a large tray.

How to play Is it the Price Right? game: Place the tray of baby items in a central area where all guests can see it. Distribute a game card to each baby shower guest. Allow 5-8 minutes for guests to fill out their sheets. The baby shower guest whose items add up to the correct amount without sales tax, or the person who comes the closest to the correct amount wins!

Money-saving baby shower tips: Save your receipt for the baby shower game items. Return all items after the baby shower. Or you can use these items as your baby shower gift.

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After the presents have been opened, the baby shower is over, and the clean up is done, there is still one more very important task! The mother-to-be will sit down to write lovely thank you notes to all her baby shower guests. For expert thank you card wording examples visit our special page: Baby Shower Thank You Notes.

I hope you enjoyed this collection of baby shower games. Remember to pin your favorite baby shower game image to Pinterest so you’ll have this great resource for later! Do you have a fun baby shower game that you’d like to share? Tell me about it in the comments below.

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19 thoughts on “Baby Shower Games: For a Fun and Fabulous party!”

  1. Hey Denay, loved your baby shower games. We tried your “Baby Sock Matching Game” at a friends party, it was really exciting.

    • Yay!!! Andy, I’m so happy you enjoyed those fun baby shower games! Thank you for sharing that with me. Congratulations to the new parents! Savoring and celebrating all the precious moments of childhood is so incredibly important. It’s those special memories that warm our hearts, make us smile, and allow us to welcome the new chapters of life with open arms!

  2. Wow, great ideas for baby shower games! I organized a shower for a friend a few years ago and I really struggled to figure out what to do with guests : ) I’m organizing another one for a friend this fall, and I have pinned your post for future reference. Love the pins and rice game and the pacifier games!

  3. My boy John will love baby shower game! By the way, I am going to bookmark this site for further assistance. Thanks anyway!

  4. My brother is getting married this Saturday! I’ll recommend this to my soon to be sister-in-law for when that time comes

  5. I’d never heard of the diaper pin game. I bet that gets a lot of laughs! I’m waiting (im)patiently to play shower games for my oldest daughter. She is not at all impatient for babies so I don’t think it will be soon, but I’m bookmarking this so that we have it when the time comes.

    • Robin, thanks so much for bookmarking this site! In the near future I will be adding more helpful tips for hosting baby showers.

  6. This brings back so many memories. We played all of these at my baby shower when I was expecting my first born. They are great fun.

  7. 2 of may favorite baby shower games made this list… I’ve ben asked to host a number of showers for friends and this list rocks… will definitely be a go-to for me!

    • Yay! Cara, I’m so glad you found this post to be a great resource for future baby showers. More helpful baby shower posts will be coming soon…

  8. I love this! Such fun games and great for parties with the girls. I wish I was going to need this this year. I had a miscarriage, but I’m hoping that we can try again soon so we can use these fun games. I also have a few cousins and great friends who are pregnant and would love these. Definitely saving for later!

    • Hi Meagan! I’m sure your baby dream will be coming soon. Just keep the faith, stay positive and relaxed. I was in your same situation years ago, but I now have two gorgeous daughters.

  9. I am totally at that stage with all my girlfriends when we are all having babies!! This is a great list – love how many options you have to choose from!

  10. Great list! We are always having baby showers in our group of family and friends. Also really like your “print friendly” button. Pinning this one!!

    • Awww…thank you so much Sandy for pinning this on Pinterest! I really appreciate it. Another baby shower game post is coming soon. It will be linked up to this one. Thanks for stopping by. :-)

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