Baby Shower Games

Written by Cathy Cripps

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Tray Game

For this game, you will need a tray and about 20 to 25 small items that would be associated with a baby. For instance, you might choose socks, rattle, teething ring, baby book, thermometer, baby food jar, washcloth, diaper pins, piggy bank, spoon, and so on. With everyone sitting around a circle, passrepparttar tray with allrepparttar 146763 items on it aroundrepparttar 146764 room.

Oncerepparttar 146765 last person has had time to view allrepparttar 146766 items, putrepparttar 146767 tray out of sight. Then, go back torepparttar 146768 person that first viewedrepparttar 146769 tray and see how many items he or she can name. Keep in mind that someone will need to keep track of each person’s guess withrepparttar 146770 use of a check off list. That way, you will knowrepparttar 146771 person or persons that win.

Gifts could include something like scented candles, bath soaps, or boxed chocolates. Finally, afterrepparttar 146772 came is over, allrepparttar 146773 items onrepparttar 146774 tray are then presented torepparttar 146775 mother-to-be!

Smell Game

Forrepparttar 146776 Smell Game, you will take six different jars of baby food, each different. Putrepparttar 146777 contents into plastic bowls sorepparttar 146778 content is unknown. Next, each guest will sniffrepparttar 146779 bowl and then make his or her guess as torepparttar 146780 flavor ofrepparttar 146781 food. The person that getsrepparttar 146782 most right isrepparttar 146783 winner. Again, small gifts would be great but not necessary.

Clothespin Roundup

With this game, you would hand each guest a clothespin as he or she arrives, asking that it be clipped some where onrepparttar 146784 clothing. Since a pregnant woman has difficulty crossing her legs,repparttar 146785 focus of this game is that no guest can cross his or her legs throughoutrepparttar 146786 entire shower.

If a guest catches someone doing this,repparttar 146787 clothespin is taken away and added to that person’s clothing. Atrepparttar 146788 end ofrepparttar 146789 shower,repparttar 146790 person withrepparttar 146791 most clothespins wins a small prize. A variation of this game is to banrepparttar 146792 word “baby” throughoutrepparttar 146793 baby shower.

Cathy is the Owner of Baby Shower Moments and the author of Baby Shower Moments A to Z Guide. If you are looking for baby shower games ideas pay Cathy a visit.

Planning a baby shower

Written by Cathy Cripps

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If there isrepparttar situation of divorced parents, this can be handled in one of two ways. Ifrepparttar 146762 parents are on good terms, then they can certainly get along atrepparttar 146763 shower forrepparttar 146764 sake ofrepparttar 146765 baby and their son or daughter. However, if conflict exists and inviting them could berepparttar 146766 recipe for disaster, then having two baby showers would berepparttar 146767 wise decision.

In addition, if you arerepparttar 146768 host, never assume that a certain person should be invited. Onrepparttar 146769 other hand, never assume that someone should be left offrepparttar 146770 invitee list. Remember, this baby shower is forrepparttar 146771 expectant mother and father, no one else. Therefore,repparttar 146772 final list should always be confirmed withrepparttar 146773 expectant mother or parents.

Oncerepparttar 146774 guest list is finalized, you will have a much better idea ofrepparttar 146775 amount of food and beverages needed forrepparttar 146776 shower, as well asrepparttar 146777 utensils and tableware. Remember, if you suspect you will be planning a shower inrepparttar 146778 near future, start saving right away and talk torepparttar 146779 in-laws to see if they would be willing to assist financially. This is not tacky at all and in fact, most ofrepparttar 146780 mothers and fathers would be delighted to pitch in.

When you have completedrepparttar 146781 list, remember that this does not mean everyone can attend, even if he or she wants. Therefore, be prepared to handle those who cannot attend graciously.

Cathy is the Owner of Baby Shower Moments and the author of Baby Shower Moments A to Z Guide. If you are looking for Planning a baby shower pay Cathy a visit.

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