Baby shower is a celebration of new mothers in some countries. This occasion is actually celebrating the recent birth of a kid or before 6 weeks of his/her birth. This party offers lots of gifts for mothers. But, to plan a perfect baby shower party within a short time is difficult. The term “shower” is used in the sense that lots of gifts are showered to mothers. Besides gifts, there are many things like food, themes, games, toys are to be arranged. The main idea for planning the party are date and time fixation, determining the place where the party will be arranged, setting the budget, deciding the guest lists, planning the overall menu, ordering for cake and other gifts etc.
How to Plan A Perfect Baby Shower Party?
This is an important query for a planner to arrange the baby shower party completely. The following tips will help the planner to efficiently arrange the party.
• Fixation of Date and Time
Some mother fixes the baby shower party after the baby is born while others fix the party 6 weeks before the baby’s due date. After confirming from the mother, the party should be arranged. So, it may be less time on hand for arranging. As per convenience of all, the party has to be arranged at a specific date, mainly weekends. Time must be determined as per guest’s convenience who wish to join the party.
• Determine the shower location
How many guests wish to attend probably? Planner first decides this fact. If the guests are in small size, the shower can be arranged at home of the planner. Otherwise, the shower should be arranged in a park.
• Plan for the budget
As per mother’s budget, you have to settle everything in the shower like food and drinks, gifts for mother and baby, toys for child, themes, invitations etc. Be sure that cost should not exceed budgeted amount.
• Select a Theme
To plan a perfect baby shower party, you must select an appropriate theme which attracts the baby. As it is a baby’s first party, the theme should be funny enough. There are lots of themes for shower party, but you should choose carefully.
• Make the invitation list
After confirmation from the mother, the list is prepared. The guest lists must include friends and family, parent’s co-workers, etc. Collect address, phone number, mail IDs, etc. Then invitation is done by phone call or send a fun invitation card o the guests by mail. But make sure that the baby registry information and other contact information is included with the invitation.
• Menu selection
This is very important to plan a perfect baby shower party. If the party is only for babies, you can arrange for cake, nuts, sandwiches, mints, etc. You can also arrange for some drinks like tea or coffee for mother. If the party is at the mealtime, you must arrange for substantial food.
• Game determination
There are lots of fun games available at the shower party. Choose carefully so that guests who attend the party can make lots of fun and enjoyment from these games.
The above steps will help you to plan a perfect baby shower party within a very short time. But be sure that, there must be lots of fun and enjoyment because it is only for new mother and her baby.