It’s a Boy! If you are planning a baby shower for someone who is having a boy, there are many different themes that you can use. Always keep in mind the hobbies and passions of the mother when coming up with a theme. For example, maybe if the mother has a passion for reading, you ask all of the guests to bring a new book for the baby in lieu of a card. The Baby Shower Ideas for Boys can be a bit endless, so you definitely need a plan before you try to choose!
It is always nice to tie in the theme of a baby shower to the theme of the nursery. That way some of the decorations used can possibly be taken home and used in the nursery. If an animal theme, stuffed animals placed on the tables can easily be incorporated into the nursery decor. If airplane themed nursery, some over-sized airplane decals will look great on the nursery walls.
Mustaches are HUGE these days. Host a “little man” shower filled with chocolate mustaches and bow tie garland.
The baby blue robin’s egg is a popular theme for a baby shower for a boy. Some of the decorations can be little nests. Other baby animals are popular for baby showers, such as baby ducks, which could be made into a bath-time themed party. Find some cute Rubber Ducky Centerpieces that are easy to make.
Lions and tigers and bears – oh my! If you like the animal theme, how about a jungle theme? Great idea for the boys. Some of the decorations can be little stuffed animals of monkeys, elephants, zebras and more, that the mother to be can take home and add to the nursery.
A nautical themed shower is a popular one for a boy. Decorate with lots of sailing and anchors. You can serve doughnuts as life preservers among your other party food.
One fun way to decide the theme of a baby shower is if you already know the name of the baby. If Jonah, you can have a whale theme. If the boy’s name will be Noah, Noah’s Ark is always such a cute theme. A great idea for a baby shower even when the baby’s name is not Noah.
Sports themed showers are popular for boys. Especially if it is a shower in which the men are invited or are planning a party close to a large sports event like the super bowl. A baseball themed party can include decorations like foam fingers and banners. The cake can be in the shape of a ball diamond and you can serve hot dogs, peanuts and cracker jacks for fun foods. Also, golf themed baby showers can be lots of fun, especially if the mother or father loves the game. Have white cake balls instead of a cake. Planters will with grass make easy, cute centerpieces.
So if you are in charge of a baby shower in the near future for a boy, take your time and pick out the right theme. And you can use this Baby Shower Planning Guide to help you through the process. And check out these tips to host a baby shower on a budget.