Are you excited for your new baby girl? Do you want to throw a tremendously fun baby shower for the first time? Are you trying to come up with some great ideas that will make your baby shower a huge success and a fun event for non-mothers? Don’t worry, you don’t have to be a pro to throw a great baby shower for your little girl. You can build up on these baby shower ideas for your own party.
Baby shower gift ideas for girls
Gifts for baby showers not only need to be cute but they also need to be something useful and baby friendly. While babies are cute, they could be trying times for the parents. A little help from friends and family will be dearly welcome. And receiving lovely but useful gifts could help a lot. Some of the best baby shower gifts include:
1. A Diaper Set
One can never have too many diapers when it comes to babies. So receiving (and giving!) beautifully bundled diapers, whether disposable or not, are always welcome gifts. You can even add some baby bottoms and fluffy blankets to lay your baby on while changing diapers. This lovely package will be a welcome sight to all mothers.
2. Baby Bottles
Baby bottles make great gifts for babies. For sure they will be useful and could be package beautifully to make great baby shower gifts.
3. A Baby Diaper and Bottle Bag
Baby diaper and bottle bags are also great baby shower gift ideas. They will be useful when baby girl has her first day out!
4. Baby Clothes
A girl can never have too many clothes and she is never too young to look fabulous. Baby outfits are great gift ideas that will make everyone coo at the sight of such cute, teeny, tiny clothes.
5. A Hospital Survival Loot Kit
Gifts aren’t just meant for babies however. Both mother and the baby can enjoy a hospital survival gift kit when the time comes.
Baby shower food ideas for girls
A celebration wouldn’t be complete without the right kind of food and drinks. The kind of food that you serve in a baby shower would have to be healthy though because it wouldn’t do to have an unhealthy diet for the expectant mom. However, it can still be fun and delicious while staying healthy. You don’t need to serve a full course meal but it is essential to have some of these in your feast:
These are usually finger foods that gets your appetite going. You can be very creative and have the most unique snack bites. You can even have simple and easy to prepare entrees which will still taste great. The entrée featured above is a crabmeat spread on some tasty crackers.
- Main Dish
Because baby showers are usually done during the day, you don’t need to serve full meals. You can serve salads, pizzas and burgers as your main dishes. You can create healthy mini burgers though that use liver spread to mimic the celebration for the baby. Or you could serve healthy salads that everyone will surely enjoy.
Preparing desserts for your baby girl’s shower party will be very easy because you have so much choices. You can prepare cakes, cookies and other sweet delicacies. It will also be lots of fun to do it in girlish colors. You regular cookie could be a sweet pink one.
One of the best things to serve on a hot, sunny afternoon would be lemonade juice to take the heat off. You can also serve this on your baby shower with a twist. Try pink lemonades and serve them in small empty jars that look so cute.
Baby shower decoration ideas for girls
Girls love pink and pastel colors. This is probably why a lot of baby shower for girls have pink and pastel colored decorations. They do create a very cute and charming effect though. You can deck up your place by adding a pink backdrop. Then embellish on it with some accessories. For your table, choose a pretty pink table cover. Add some flowers and your goodies and behold, you have a very deliciously cute table.
You can choose to go simple also and keep the pink details at a minimum. Some pink and white balloons will be enough to decorate your place. Also you can have a sign as your backdrop like the above photo.
But then you can go all out with your baby shower decorations. You can make tons of pink and white colored pompoms of different sizes and designs and hang them on your ceiling. This will give a very festive mood to your place. And since you already went all out with your pink color, prepare food that have the color pink in them too. This will make your place look sweet and cute.
Baby shower theme ideas for girls
It is generally a good idea to have themes for any party. This will more or less give you an idea on what kind of decorations do you need, what kind of food you will be serving and what kind of favors you will be giving away. One of the simplest themes for baby showers is a pink colored theme. Anything goes as long most of your decorations, food and drinks are in that shade. It has a very dainty vibe and very adorable to look at.
Still in the color themed ideas, you can have pink and grey as a combination. These two colors work very well together. And there are many things that you can do with your decorations and food. This gives you a little more diversity and versatility and also softens the effect of just focusing on one color.
One of the freshest themes would be an outdoor themed shower party. This lets you take in the beautiful environment and not be cooped up in a room. You can also utilize the use of flowers to help liven up the place.
Baby shower favor ideas for girls
One of the cutest things about baby showers is the favors. You can choose from a lot of favors, you could choose something very meaningful. You could opt for DIY projects. Or sometimes you just find something so cute you just have to go for it. Jellybeans in a baby bottle could be so cute. Of course the jellybean would probably be of more use to your friends but the baby bottle is just so cute.
Candles are among the most popular party favors. That’s because it is so easy to find and they always make great giveaways. To put a special spin to it, place the candle in a baby themed candle holder.
Sweets are always welcome party favors. And they can be very universal too. You can serve them as desserts and also as favors. You can save time and effort in your preparation.
One unique part favor is giving live plants. It is very original and very symbolic of the event that transpired. To make it even more suited for a baby girl shower party, you can paint the pots pink.
Baby shower ideas for twin girls
As if planning a baby shower for one girl isn’t exciting enough already, you could be so lucky and get not one but two babies in one go! When you get to expect two bundles of joy, the party is sure to get twice as fun.
While most decorations could remain the same, save that you double the amount of decorations, your baby shower cake will surely be something else. You can boast and toast to your baby twins with this cute and adorable cake.
You can even play with your entrees and have twin baby designs on your food. This will not only be twice as delicious, but they are twice as cute too.
Baby shower games ideas for girls
Baby showers aren’t just about giving gifts and eating all those delicious sweet delicacies. They can be a lot of fun too. There are a number of fun and simple games that you can play during your baby shower. A few of the games are listed below.
- Candy Eating Contest
The objective of the game is pretty simple and straightforward. Whoever finishes her candy first wins. Of course adding a twist to this would be putting the candy on pacifiers. This will surely be a fun and cute game.
Of course it’s not your traditional Bingo game. It has to be baby oriented. This Bingo game will use words from nursery rhymes instead of the letter and number combination used in traditional Bingo games.
- Trivia Games
You can also prepare trivia games with baby related questions. Not only is this educational, it can be a lot of fun as well.
Planning your baby girl’s shower party can be lots of fun. Even when you never had one before, you can still throw a fun and memorable party. Have fun planning! And remember, the best is yet to come.