Nursery Rhyme Baby Shower

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A Nursery Rhyme Baby Shower is a perfect theme for either gender. There are so many fun nursery rhymes that can be incorporated into your party through decorations, cute food ideas, games and more! Here I’ll share ideas for invitations, decorations, food, activities (two free printable games!) and favors.

Nursery Rhyme Baby Shower

Nursery Rhyme Baby Shower – Invitations:

In your party invitations, you’ll want to remember to include the mommy-to-be’s first and last name. If you are sending invitations to people who don’t know you, they may not know which “Jennifer” the party is for!

Your Nursery Rhyme Baby Shower invitations could include wording such as:

  • Over the Moon (as in “We’re Over the Moon with excitement!”)
  • Sugar & Spice and Everything Nice
  • Rock-a-Bye Baby (also cute for a little rock star theme)
  • Hickory Dickory Dock, the clock is counting down to Baby {Last Name}’s arrival!

Nursery Rhyme Baby Shower – Decorations:

Soft pastel colors are perfect for a Nursery Rhyme Baby Shower. These can be included in tablecloths, balloons, tableware, napkins, etc. Throughout your party area, you can incorporate decor items such as:

  • cow cutouts (jumping over the moon)
  • moon cutouts
  • 3 little piggies
  • nursery rhyme books
  • Jack & Jill’s pail of water
  • Mary’s little lambs
  • Jack be Nimble’s candlestick
  • Humpty Dumpty sitting on a wall
  • a dish running away with a spoon
  • 3 blind mice
  • star cutouts (Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star)

Nursery Rhyme Baby Shower – Games:

We have two FREE printable Nursery Rhyme Baby Shower games to share with you:

  • Nursery Rhyme Charades – this free printable game is filled with nursery rhymes and popular children songs to act out. Click here for the free printable.
  • Scavenger Hunt – this free printable game uses popular nursery rhymes as clues to secret hidden locations around your party area. Click here to see the full game and details.

Nursery Rhyme Baby Shower – Food & Drinks:

As with any baby shower menu, creativity and variety is key! With so many fun nursery rhyme characters, the possibilities are endless! Here are a few cute ideas to set out on your buffet table:

  • Yankee Doodle Noodle Salad (this Greek Pasta Salad would be perfect)
  • Georgie Porgie Pudding Pies (mini tarts filled with banana cream pudding and topped with whipped cream)
  • Muffin Man Bites (mini muffins in any flavor)
  • This Little Piggy’s Roast Beef Roll-Ups (tortilla wraps with a thin layer of herb cream cheese, topped with thinly sliced roast beef, rolled tightly and sliced into bite sized pieces)
  • Pat-a-Cake Pops (any flavor and design of cake pops)
  • The Cheese Stands Alone (a tray of a variety of cheeses)
  • Humpty Dumpty Scrambled Eggs (for a brunch shower)
  • Jack & Jill’s Pails of Popcorn (mini silver pails filled with popcorn)

Nursery Rhyme Baby Shower – Favors:

Your Nursery Rhyme Baby Shower favor tags could include fun wording such as:

  • One, Two, We Want to Thank You!
  • Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star – I Hope You Know How Thankful We Are!

Favor ideas include:

  • candy buffet with take-out containers and personalized sticker tags/seals (could be called “This Little Piggy’s Candy Buffet” or the “Sugar & Spice Candy Buffet)
  • Jack Be Nimble Candlesticks
  • small packages of flower seeds (in the theme Round and Round the Garden)

Here are some additional Nursery Rhyme Baby Shower ideas:

Nursery Rhyme Baby Shower Accessories1. Nursery Rhyme Favor Boxes and Ribbons
2. Mother Goose Animated Soft Talking Plush Toy
3. Retro Three Little Pigs Bucket
4. Nursery Rhyme Invitation
5. “Over the Moon” Vintage Moon Bookmark
6. Candy Buffet Container
7. Skirted Cake Stand, White Fine Porcelain
8. Martha Stewart Crafts Pom Poms, Pink, 2 Sizes
9. Tissue Fan

What is your favorite nursery rhyme?

For more baby shower tips, theme ideas and free printable games, please see our Baby Shower page.

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