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My Dinosaur Themed Baby Shower

This  June at 32 weeks pregnant, my baby boy and I were spoiled by our friends and family with the perfect dinosaur themed baby shower. I was shocked at the number of people that came to celebrate this little nugget of mine!

Several months ago when my sister and besties approached me about throwing me a baby shower, we decided that my house would be the best location. I have a lot of open space and all of the presents would already be at home. Plus my house was freshly painted back in March and I wanted to show it off. Now let’s show off all of the cute details of my baby boy’s dinosaur themed baby shower!

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My Dinosaur Themed Baby Shower

The Candy Bar

My sister put together this adorable candy bar along the dining room table! She found several dinosaur candies like dino gummies, dino bones and dino lollipops. Then she put a fun twist on some traditional favorites like M&M’s are dino droppings and Hershey Kisses had stickers with dino kisses!

Below are some of the items she purchased from Amazon! You can even get a dinosaur candy mold to make dino chocolates for your dinosaur themed baby shower!

She also put together all of these adorable mason jars for all of the guests to stuff with candies to take home with them! It was definitely a big hit and everyone walked away with their jar of candy. And Chloe ate more gummies than I care to admit, but it kept her happy and quiet all day!

I was also able to use some of the extra mason jars in the nursery. I filled some with cotton balls, ear swabs, baby samples and such. Once I get some good pictures taken, I’ll be sharing with y’all!

Related Post: Our Dinosaur Themed Nursery

The Games

We didn’t play many games because it was really more of a mix, mingle and eat kind of shower. We did have two easy games that everyone was able play on their own time.  

First was the Play-doh Make Me a Baby Game. You essentially get several containers of play-doh and some cupcake liners. Each guest writes their name on the bottom of a cupcake liner then they use the play-doh to make a baby! The goal is to make the best baby for the mom-to-be to chose at the end of the shower! That’s why the names are written on the bottom, so momma doesn’t know who made each one. We definitely had some creative ladies at my shower!

My sister bought a huge thing of playdough on Amazon that worked perfect for this game!

The other game was the Pillowcase Baby Item Game. {Yeah, I just made that sweet name up.} It’s another simple, but fun one! My mom filled up a pillow case with about 20 different baby items. Then she and my sister walked around from person to person giving them 60 seconds to feel around in the bag. Once their time was up, they had to write down as many items as they could remember. Just before I opened presents, my sister went through all of the items and the person who remembered the most correct items won a prize!   I loved having these two simple games for people to participate, but they didn’t completely disrupt the ease of the shower!  

The Decorations

I loved how they didn’t make everything obnoxiously dinosaur. Instead it had this prehistoric jungle feel with lots of greens, blues and oranges. They used lots of dino clothes and accessories to decorate my mantle that baby boy can use when he gets here!

Another awesome decoration area was the photobooth! Here’s a peek at all of the fun masks, but scroll down further to see us in action!  

The Food

All of the host ladies brought different snacks and sweets, so we had lots to choose from! Meatballs, Italian pasta bites, buffalo chicken dip, spinach dip, cheesecake, cupcakes, peanut butter bacon cookies and more! Just looking at these pictures has me hungry again.

Oh and I couldn’t forget the mimosa bar! A baby shower isn’t complete without some sort of champagne drink concoction. Just a few more weeks until I can indulge in one myself!  

Related Post: 10 Steps to Throwing the Best Baby Shower Brunch

The Presents

It’s not a baby shower without opening presents and oooh-ing and ahhh-ing over all of the adorable baby things right? Well this one was no different, and I think everyone enjoyed seeing all of the goodies this baby received! I can’t say enough how spoiled and loved we are. We’re clearly blessed with the most amazing family and friends.

I’m really good at making lots of weird and exaggerated faces all the time, so when unexpected pictures are taken, there are always quite a few interesting ones of me.

Needless to say, this little boy will be well dressed! Since we registered for gender neutral colors for most of the main, big baby items with Chloe, we didn’t need a lot of gear. We did need lots of clothes since Chloe’s were incredibly girly and feminine. Oh and nursery gear and decor! I held off on purchasing things in hopes that we would get things at the shower, and we sure did! I spent the next few days washing clothes, blankets and sheets and putting everything together in his room. Now I can’t stop going back in just to sit in the glider! I’m looking forward to sharing how everything turned out with y’all soon.

The Photobooth

Remember the photobooth I mentioned above? Well my sister put together this adorable little set up for all of us to snap some super cute pics! I loved the greenery in the background, but the masks totally stole the show!

A photo booth like this would be perfect for any dinosaur themed party!

  And I couldn’t do a shower post without some sister pics!  

My babies are so lucky to have Emily and Kate as their amazing Aunties! Their also lucky to have the most amazing grandparents and my friends who are like aunties to them. We’re beyond blessed to have all of these amazing women in our lives. I know I’ve said it several times in this post, but I don’t think I could verbalize it or write it enough.

Now here we are just over 6 more weeks until my due date! The nursery is almost ready. The stroller, carseat and other baby gear is out of storage and cleaned. His clothes are washed and ready to wear. Big sister is starting to get excited about actually meeting this hypothetical brother we keep talking about. Now all we need to do is cook and grow this little boy a few more weeks and we’ll be as ready as we’ll ever be to meet him! I can’t wait to see his little face and recognize his feet and elbows that I feel on a daily basis.

Thank you to all of my wonderful friends who came to celebrate and an even bigger thank you to the ladies who helped my sister put on this perfect dinosaur themed baby shower!

Before I go, here’s a peek at some other adorable options for a dinosaur themed baby shower! There is so much out there right now!

Take a look at everything you need to throw a dinosaur themed baby shower! Baby shower decorations, fun dinosaur themed candy bar, baby shower games, a dinosaur photo booth, food and more! #babyshower #dinosaurbabyshower #dinosaurtheme #dinosaurparty #babyshowergames #photobooth

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(18) Comments

  1. I am in love with this baby shower theme! Just adorable. Gonna keep this in mind for my next one 🙂

    1. Thank you! We really love dinosaurs around here, so it was perfect!

  2. Looks like you had tons of fun! The theme is perfect for a baby boy!

    1. Thank you, we did! I love dinosaurs and always knew I wanted a dino themed shower if I was blessed with a boy!

  3. Oh my, this shower is just too cute. I love all of the decorations, adorable!

    1. Thank you! It was perfect for this dino loving momma!

  4. What a super cute idea for a baby shower or a kid’s birthday party. I love all of the creative decorations.

    1. Thank you! My sister and friends wanted it to be dinosaur without going overkill. I thought they did a wonderful job!

  5. You are absolutely glowing mama! So cute!!

    XX,

    Stuart

    http://www.StuartSays.com

    1. Thank you so much Stuart!

  6. Amazing!! That is so unique and creative. Loved everything, but I think the dinosaur jars are the best!!

    1. My sister came up with that idea! It was the perfect takeaway for all of my guests.

  7. What a cute and fun theme! I love these ideas! We did a “let the adventure begins” theme for ours ?

    1. That is so sweet! Baby shower themes are so fun. Tons of different ideas!

  8. This is sucg a cute theme. I never thiught beyond pink and blue balloons but this one is super adorable

    1. Thank you! It was so much fun!.

  9. OMG what an adorable shower idea! Dinos are so fun for kids, and one of my daughters actually chose a Dino theme for her 5th birthday. These shower ideas are SO cute and some of them would transfer nicely to a kids’ Bday party, too! Best of luck with the final stretch, Mama!

    1. Thank you! We absolutely love dinosaurs over here, my daughter included!

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