Halloween isn’t just for trick-or-treating – it’s also a fantastic theme for a memorable baby shower!
From spooky decorations to clever games, here are 30 Halloween-themed baby shower ideas that will make your celebration a hit.
1. Enchanting Invitations
Set the tone with bewitching invites that showcase pumpkins, bats, and cute baby ghosts.
2. Costume Dress Code: Encourage guests to come dressed in their favorite Halloween costumes.
3. Pumpkin Patch Centerpieces: Adorn tables with mini pumpkins, gourds, and autumn leaves for a rustic vibe.
4. Mummy Wrap Game: Divide guests into teams and have them race to wrap a teammate in toilet paper like a mummy.
5. Ghoulie Guessing Game: Fill a jar with candy corn or pumpkin seeds and challenge guests to guess the quantity.
6. Candy Buffet: Create a candy station with Halloween favorites like candy apples, gummy worms, and themed chocolates.
7. Baby Monster Cakes: Serve cupcakes topped with adorable monster faces – a blend of cute and spooky.
8. DIY Onesie Station: Provide plain onesies and fabric markers for guests to create custom Halloween-themed onesies for the baby.
9. Pumpkin Painting:
Let the creativity flow as guests paint pumpkins with baby-friendly designs.
10. Witch’s Potion Bar: Craft spooky mocktails and label them as “Witch’s Brew” for a fun beverage station.
11. Baby Boo Banner: Hang a “Baby Boo” banner to add a touch of Halloween to your décor.
12. Baby Costume Parade: Have guests bring baby costumes and hold a mini costume parade.
13. Spooky Storytime: Share favorite Halloween children’s stories or have guests come up with their own spooky tales.
14. Pumpkin Carving Contest: Provide small pumpkins and carving tools for a friendly competition.
15. Scavenger Hunt: Organize a Halloween-themed scavenger hunt around the venue.
16. Bat Mobiles: Hang DIY bat mobiles from the ceiling for a playful touch.
17. Witches’ Hat Toss: Create a game where guests toss rings onto witches’ hats.
18. Pumpkin Photo Booth: Set up a photo booth with Halloween props for memorable snapshots.
19. Spooky Lullabies Playlist: Compile a playlist of eerie lullabies for the baby.
20. Baby Mummy Wrapping: For a twist on the classic game, have guests wrap dolls in white cloth to create baby mummies.
21. Pumpkin Favors:
Send guests home with mini pumpkins or pumpkin-scented candles.
22. Baby Ghost Piñata: Fill a ghost-shaped piñata with baby-related goodies.
23. Jack-o’-Lantern Guestbook: Have guests sign a pumpkin with good wishes for the baby.
24. Bat Decorations: Hang paper bats around the venue for a spooky atmosphere.
25. Spooky Diaper Cake: Create a diaper cake with Halloween-themed accessories.
26. Spider Ice Cubes: Add plastic spiders to ice cubes for a chilling effect in drinks.
27. Baby Monster Onesies: Dress up stuffed animals in mini monster onesies for decorations.
28. Halloween Movie Screening: Play family-friendly Halloween movies for entertainment.
29. Baby Shower Pumpkin Patch: Transform an area into a pumpkin patch with fake pumpkins for a cute photo backdrop.
30. Baby Jack-o’-Lanterns: Provide mini pumpkins and baby-safe art supplies for guests to decorate.
A Halloween-themed baby shower offers endless opportunities for creativity and a dash of spooky fun. Whether you go for cute ghosts or pumpkin-packed decor, these ideas will ensure an unforgettable celebration for the mom-to-be and her little pumpkin!