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Baby Shower Door Prize Games /Icebreakers

Get the party started as soon as your guests arrive with these baby shower door prize games and icebreakers. 

Door prize games don't take long to play and require very little materials. These games are also great for co-ed baby showers or groups that don't really like to play traditional baby shower games.

Diaper Raffle- new parents are going to need a lot of diapers. This is a fun way to encourage people to bring diapers.

Guests bring a package of unopened diapers or wipes for a chance to win a prize. As each guest arrives with a package of diapers, you give them a raffle ticket or have them put their name on a piece of paper. Put all the names or tickets in a bowl. Draw one ticket (or more) out of the pile. Give the winner a prize.

You will need to put something on the invitations so that the guests know about the diaper raffle. Here are some cute diaper raffle wording ideas/poems for the invitations: 

Bring a pack of diapers, any shape or size, to enter a raffle, and win a great prize!

A package of diapers or wipes for little ol' me would really help my parents-to-be. So please bring a package any size, did I mention it could win you a really great prize?

I would make this prize special. Guests are spending money to enter the raffle so make it worth it. Some good prizes would be a gift card to a restaurant, a gift basket, spa gift certificate or something that you know the people attending the shower would enjoy.

Baby shower door prize games:

Guess how many

Fill a jar or large baby bottle with jelly beans or any other small candy. Have each person guess how many jelly beans are inside. The person who gets the closest wins.

Materials: jar or baby bottle, candy, paper and pencil

variation: fill a large, clear storage container with diapers and have everyone guess how many diapers are inside. The person who guesses the closest gets a prize and mom gets to keep all the diapers.

Envelope drawing 

As each guest arrives, have them write their name and address on an envelope (like they are addressing it to themselves) and put in a basket. The person who's name is drawn out of the basket wins a prize. 

Give the stamped envelopes (along with some thank-you cards) to mom-to-be. Now she has thank-you cards already addressed and stamped. All she has to do is sign them. This is one baby shower door prize game that the mommy-to-be will surely appreciate!

Materials: thank-you cards with envelopes, stamps, pen, basket or bowl to put envelopes in

Fun baby shower door prize games:

Dirty Diaper Game

dirty diaper game

First, you will need to make some of these mini diapers made out napkins. (One for each guest)
Click here for step by step mini diaper instructions.

Put a smear of peanut butter or a little melted chocolate inside one of the diapers. Have each guest pick a diaper (without looking inside). Then have everyone open up their diaper. The person with the "dirty diaper" wins.

Materials: beverage size napkins, safety pins

If you don't want to make your own, you can order this game ready to go
Dirty Diaper Baby Shower Game - White W/Polka Dots - (20 diapers per game)

Baby Shower Door Prize Games:

That's my gift!

Set a timer to go off every 5-10 minutes (depending on number of gifts to be opened) while mom is opening her gifts. When the timer goes off, the person who gave the gift she is opening right then wins a prize

Materials: timer, prize

My water broke

Fill some ice cube trays with water and put a tiny plastic baby inside each one and freeze.  Give each guest an ice cube in a cup. The first person who's ice melts first and gets to the baby says: "my water broke" and wins a prize.


"My Water Broke" (Caucasian) - Baby Shower Game - (16 babies in tray)

(also available in African American)

Don't say baby- a.k.a. the clothespin game

As each guest arrives, give them 3-4 clothespins to pin on their clothes. Tell them they can't say the word "baby". If anyone overhears another guest say "baby" they get to take one of their clothespins. The person with the most clothespins at the end of the shower wins a prize.

variation: choose another word instead of baby. It could be the baby's name, mom's name or any other word that will likely be said a lot at the shower.

enough clothespins for each guest to get 3-4

The Clothespin Game - (24 clothespins)

Birthday/Due date

 Have each guest write their name and birthday on a piece of paper when they arrive. The guest whose birthday is closest to the baby's due date wins a prize.

Materials: paper and pencils

baby poolCreate a Baby Pool with WhatsInMyBelly.com

"Baby Pools" are becoming a popular and fun activity for expectant parents, and now you can use the free online baby pool website, WhatsInMyBelly.com, to easily set up and organize a baby pool. It's simple, fast, and free. Just sign up on the website to start your baby pool before your baby shower. The website creates printable cards you can hand out to guests or encourage guests to sign up while they are at the shower using a smart phone or other internet connected device. Your friends and family will be asked to predict the birthday, birth time, weight, length, eye color and hair color. After the baby is born, simply enter this information into the website and a winner will be declared based on how close they are on each of the baby's stats. Learn more creative ways to use a baby pool.

More baby shower door prize games and ideas

Cake Contest
Have you made a really cute baby shower cake? Send us a picture with instructions how you made it, and you could
win some great prizes!
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