Normally baby showers are programs where female guests are invited from colleagues, neighbors and relatives of mother-to-be. However, in recent times the concept has changed widely. Males are also invited to make the celebration more memorable for all.
Coed baby showers are not rare celebration these days. You can plan to celebrate the auspicious occasion with all near and dear ones participating enthusiastically. You need to keep in mind that male guests must feel comfortable in this female oriented celebration and they must participate enthusiastically.
You can think of different kinds of games if you are thinking to invite both male and female colleagues, neighbors or relatives. This is because male guests may feel hesitant in participating solely female oriented games.
Here is some options of baby showers games those will be funny, interesting and attractive for the event:
Music Games will be very charming for the participants and it’ll make the whole ambiance of celebration enjoyable. Both female and male guests will participate enthusiastically. In this game you need to record prelude of fifteen to twenty popular songs in your computer or music system. Participants will be accumulated in a place sitting in circles. The host will sit in the middle. A prelude will be played for five to ten seconds. The audience will be asked to raise hands for singing the right song. The song will have to be sung three to four lines perfectly. The first participant, who sings correctly, will be awarded with a small prize. To add more spice in the game and prolong the event, after completing one prelude and answer session the original song can be played.
Instead of using computer for playing music, the atmosphere will be more energetic if any member can play the preludes with an instrument like violin, piano or guitar. Of course, that will depend on availability of the instrument and presence of a person who is capable to play so many preludes.
Guess it correct will be another interesting game. In this game the guests will be divided into two teams. In both teams there will be combination of male and female participants. The host of the game will write some interesting objects or vegetables on small white papers. The papers will then are folded and keep in a bowl. First team will select a member who will draw a paper from the bowl and show action against the name or character of the object written on the paper. On the other hand, the second team will similarly select a member who will stand to guess the name of the object from the actions performed by the opponent team member. The entire session will be 120 seconds each. The host of the game will give one point to both the teams depending on the correctness of the action and assumption.
Choose from any of the above two games or if time permits you can and arrange all the necessary articles well in advance to make the games as central of attraction for the guests.