10 Fun Baby Shower Games and Activities

Games are great way to break the ice and get all of the guests involved at a baby shower. Download our printable game cards to make it easy.

Photo By: Rennai Hoefer ©ten22 studio 2014

Photo By: Rennai Hoefer ©ten22 studio 2014

Photo By: Rennai Hoefer ©ten22 studio 2014

Photo By: Rennai Hoefer ©ten22 studio 2014

Photo By: Rennai Hoefer ©ten22 studio 2014

Photo By: Rennai Hoefer ©ten22 studio 2014

Photo By: Rennai Hoefer ©ten22 studio 2014

Photo By: Rennai Hoefer

Photo By: Rennai Hoefer ©ten22 studio 2014

Photo By: Rennai Hoefer ©ten22 studio 2014

Photo By: Rennai Hoefer ©ten22 studio 2014

Game Instructions

Games are great way to get all of the guests involved and talking. Use these printable templates to help get the party started. Download the blue game instruction cards, download the green game instruction cards or download the pink game instruction cards.

How Big is Her Belly?

All you need for this game is a roll of ribbon or string, scissors and the mom-to-be. Have each guest cut a piece of ribbon the length they think will wrap around her belly perfectly. Take turns measuring around her belly and the person with the closest length wins. Download the blue game instruction cardsdownload the green game instruction cards or download the pink game instruction cards.

Guess Baby's Birthday

Have each guest write down the date and time they think the baby will arrive. Make sure they write their name too. After the birth, the guest who had the closest guess will win the prize. Download the blue guess-the-birth-date card, download the green guess-the-birth-date card or download the pink guess-the-birth-date card.

Who is That Baby?

Have each guest bring a baby photo of themselves. Post the photos on a board along with a printed number. Throughout the shower, guests can study the board and take a guess at who is in each photo. Guest with the most correct guesses wins. Download the numbers to tag each photo and then download the game cards.

Name that Movie Quote

Simply print a game sheet for each baby shower guest and hand out one to each, along with a pen. Have them keep the sheet upside down until you say "go"! Give them five minutes to figure out as many baby movie quotes as they can. Download the blue quote card, download the green quote card or download the pink quote card.

Memory Game

Let's see which guest has the best memory. Fill a tray with small gifts for the new baby. Give each player a piece of paper and pen. Walk around with the tray, showing each guest what it is filled with. Once each guest has had the opportunity to study the tray, have everyone flip their paper over and write down as many items as they can remember. Guest with the most items wins.

Baby Blanket Bingo

A fresh take on a classic game that everyone loves. Hand out a blank bingo card to each guest. Have them write in each space an item that they think the mom-to-be might receive at the shower. As the guest of honor opens her gifts, players mark off items on their card. First guest to get five in a row, wins. Download the blue bingo card, download the green bingo card or download the pink bingo card.

Don't Say Baby

Everyone loves this game! As each guest arrives, have them clip one clothespin on her clothing somewhere. The name of the game is not to say the word, "baby". If someone says "baby", you can take her clip. The guest with the most clips at the end of the shower, wins. Dress up the clips with glitter and ribbon. Download the instruction cards for the black and white games.

Word Challenge

Print a banner that spells out the baby's name, congratulations or other sentiment. Hang up the banner seated guests can see it. Give each guest a piece of paper and pen to write down as many words as they can using only the letters used for the banner. Give them two minutes to make their list. The guest with the most words wins. Download the blue alphabet banner, download the green alphabet banner or download the pink alphabet banner.

Baby Words

Use our printable game sheet to test the guests' knowledge. Have everyone start at the same time and give them one minute to fill out as many baby-related words as possible, one per alphabet letter. Download the baby words game card.

Guess How Many Gumballs

Not only does this game add an element of fun to the baby shower, but is also creates a pretty display. Fill a glass jar with gumballs and have the guests guess how many are in the jar. Download the guess-how-many-gumballs game.