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Advice On Games That Can Be Played At Baby Showers

Aug 17, 2007
In order to entertain the guests at a baby shower it is often a good idea to have a few baby shower games that people can choose to take part in. This is the perfect opportunity to get the guests friendly with each other and is also handy as a way of providing the mother time to open the presents.

For who ever wins the baby shower game you can offer a small prize. They don't have to be expensive prizes, just a small token that will give the winner a reminder of their success in the game.

Finding the best games to play at a baby shower will depend on the guests that you have invited. All picks games that will suit the people who will be attending the shower. You can do this by checking on your guests age group as this will be an important factor into the type of games that they will enjoy.

The best type of games are those that will have the guest interact with each, this will help in creating a better atmosphere at the baby shower. This is especially true if there will be a large number of people attending who don't know each other very well.

A few games to play at a baby shower are listed below which should help in your brainstorming attempts.

- The Mother Goose Game

All the guests can participate in this game. You will first have to find a wide range of different nursery rhyme lines. Whoever is the host of the shower will then read the lines to the guests with the exception of one word. The shower attendees will then try and guess what word is missing. The guest who names the missing word the most times will be the winner.

- The Baby Item Memory Game

First all you will need a tray of baby items that you will then show to the guests for no longer than 20 seconds. Once they have seen the baby items for 20 seconds you will then hide them and ask your guests to write down the items that they can remember. The one who remembers the mosts items will be the winner of the baby shower game.

- The Baby Food Game

To play this game you will need to buy a variety of baby food, you will then need to remove all labels and replace each label with white paper. Make sure that you marks the jars with numbers for your own reference.

The guests will then have a taste from each jar and then be asked what type of baby food it is. The winners of this baby shower game will be the one who has the most guesses.

- Fun Facts

The only way for this game to work is if all the guests know each other in some way.

As each person arrives at the baby shower you will ask them to write a rare known fact about themselves on a piece of paper. This could be their first job, first car or a hidden talent. They will then drop the piece of paper into a container along with other guests facts.

Each person will then pick one sheet of paper and try and guess who it is. That is only one way to play this game, another way is get the shower host to read each one and have the guests guess who it is.

These are just a few games that can be played at a baby shower in order to create a friendly, positive and sociable atmosphere. It is always a great way to prevent boredom. Try even to invent your own unique baby shower game. Always make sure that it will suit most of your guests though.
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To find out more about how to plan and host a baby shower visit baby shower tips For more ideas for baby shower games visit baby shower game ideas
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