Game card ideas & templates for a baby shower: If you’re throwing a baby shower, you’ll want to consider baby shower game ideas and fun activities to keep your party lively and fun. A number of these games are free and printable, while others are professionally printed and can be personalized. You might have already thought about ordering baby shower invitations, so why not order matching game cards at the same time? Here are some ideas for cards that your guest can use during fun shower games:
Baby Shower Guest Cards Idea #1: “Baby Wishes”
How to Play Game: You can choose to start the list for them with options such as “I hope you…”, “I hope your mom…”, “I hope your dad…”, “I hope you love…” and more. Guests can complete the sentences as a nice note to the baby. Find game cards
“Baby Wishes” cards Idea:
“Wishes for Baby“ baby shower game cards: Don’t forget matching invitations!
Baby Shower Game Idea #2: “The Price is Right”
Game description: Gather around 10 common baby items (like diapers, formula, pacifier, baby wipes, baby socks) and provide each guest with a notecard to write their estimated cost for each item. Tally up the totals for each player – whoever gets closest to the total amount without going over wins! (they used to have these at Snapfish, get coupons)
How to Play: Show a pacifier, bottles, diapers, blanket, bodysuit and bib to the guests. Have them write down a dollar amount for each item and hand back to the host. Total up each player’s card to see who got closest to the total amount without exceeding it.
Free Printable Baby Shower Game template:
DIY: Print yourself, or design your own at home!
Baby Shower Game Idea #3: “Guess the Date”
Game description / idea: Give each guest a pen and paper to guess the day and time the baby will be born.
How to Play: Based on the doctor’s suggested due date, guests write down a date and time (Friday, February 18th at 2:15 pm) they think the baby will arrive. Whoever guesses closest without going over wins.
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Baby Shower Game Template #4: “Who Knows Mom Best?”
Game description: Give each guest a game card with questions about the guest of honor. Players fill in their best answers.
How to Play: Make sure to give the mother-to-be the questions to fill out either before the party or during. Once guests have made their guesses, have her reveal her answers. The player with the most correct answers is the winner. Find game card:
Game Card template idea:
“Guess the Baby Animal Name” Game Template #5
Description: Lay out photos of common animals that go by different names than their babies. See if guests can correctly name the baby version of that animal.
How to Play: Show guests a photo of a kangaroo and see how many can guess the baby name (answer: it’s joey!).
Free printable baby shower game template:
Baby Shower Game Cards Idea #6: “Baby Bucket List”
Game Description: Have every guest write down their bucket list item to share with the mom and add every suggestion to a box to be read later.
How to Play: Guests can write down ideas like trips to take, special moments to remember, items to buy or other parenting advice. Have the parents save the box to pull ideas from once the baby is born
Wishes for Baby Shower Cards:
Baby Shower Game Card Template #7: “Baby Bingo”
Game description: Create bingo cards with baby-related words like “due date,” “pacifier,” “diaper” and more. Write down each word on a card to pick out of a hat. Call out each word, the first guest to fill their bingo card five vertically, horizontally or diagonally wins.
How to Play: With random bingo cards made, the host calls out the first word: “diaper.” If “diaper” is a word on their bingo sheet, the guest places a marker over the word. Repeat the process until someone scores five in a row.
Free Baby Shower Bingo game card sample:
free printable baby shower bingo game from: here
more free printable baby shower bingo games: baby shower bingo pinterest
Game Idea #8: “Baby Shower Name Game”
Game ideas & description: Hand out game cards to guests. Give the guests two minutes to come up with clever names based on each letter of the alphabet. Make sure you have a timer!
How to play game: Hand out the sheet with the letters of the alphabet. Once you set the timer guests will start filling out as many names as they can think of. Once the timer ends, you gather and whoever has the most filled out should read out their favorite names to the mother-to-be. Find game cards
Baby Shower Name Game Card Idea:
Matching invitations available with game cards
Baby Shower Game Idea #9: “Guess the Gender”
Game idea & description: Cut up strips of blue and pink construction paper for guests to drop into a decorated shoebox. At the end of the party, count up how many pink and blue strips there are to see if your guests will guess right.
How to Play: For a party of 20, cut up 40 strips total (20 blue + 20 pink) and lay them out at the entrance for guests to make their guess before starting the party. Once all the guests have voted, make the final count and reveal what the group guessed.
Baby Shower “Boy or Girl” Invitations Idea:
Baby Shower Game Idea #10: “Blindfolded Diaper Race”
Description: Split the group into even teams and give each a baby doll with a diaper on. In addition, each player receives their own diaper and a blindfold. With blindfolds on, each person must change the baby’s diaper and pass it along to the next teammate. The team who reaches the end first wins.
How to Play: Split a group of 20 into five teams and hand them each a diaper and a blindfold. Each team starts with their baby doll clothed and must undress, change the diaper and pass to the next teammate to repeat. The first team to reach the end of the line with a fully changed and dressed baby wins.
Baby Shower Game Idea #11: “Truth or Old Wives’ Tale?”
Game description: Write out a list of common pregnancy myths. Have party guests try and remember if the myth relates to having a boy or a girl. Whoever answers the most correctly wins.
Free printable baby shower game template:
How to Play: Here are some sample old wives tales for predicting the baby’s gender:
- If you find yourself craving all things sweet, that’s a sign you’re having a girl
- Cravings for salty foods means it might be a boy
- The garlic test: If you’re able to eat a lot of garlic but not smell like it, apparently that means you’re carrying a girl
- If mom is suffering from excessive nausea and morning sickness, it might mean you’re having a girl
- If you have a “pregnancy glow,” (bright complexion and hair) you could be having a boy. (Apparently baby girls steal mom’s good looks!)
More Free Printable Baby Shower Game Templates & Cards
If you are more of a DIY person but don’t want your baby shower games to look like you just printed them out at home, there’s another option to consider. If you have PhotoShop or Illustrator, you can even print postcards or business cards with your own version of these baby shower games yourself. Consider getting a deal at Vistaprint, and they can be printed and shipped for under $20.
Also, there are a ton of of free printable games for baby showers out there. If you don’t already have a Pinterest account, now might be a good to to sign up for free! Check out their free printable shower games here!