Baby shower favors are a fun way to help celebrate a baby shower. They are used for baby shower games and given as prizes for those who win each game, door prizes and raffles. There can also be used to place on tables so that everyone can take a gift home, even if they didn’t win a game. Baby shower favors can vary from food to bath and body gifts and everything in between. You can even get unique and give away prizes that will be out of the ordinary and fun.
The most common type of baby shower favors are bath and body items such as shower gel, bubble bath and bath salts. The other most common baby shower favors are candles and candle holders. These can easily found and purchased at most dollar stores for only $1. However, your guests might enjoy something new and creative instead. You can still shop at the dollar store and find some great finds. Some good gifts might include a beach tote, manicure set, fragrance oil burner, gardening supplies, art supplies, a novel, or even a gift card. Shopping at the dollar store will give you lots of possibilities for favors at great prices.
Sweets also make a great baby shower favors and can be fairly cheap. Using little colorful cellophane bags or small party favor boxes, fill each one with the candy of your choice. Suggestions include pastel M&M’s, pastel baby marshmallows, yogurt covered raisins, Hershey’s kisses with colorful wrappers, jelly beans or little mints. You can even make your own sweets, such as chocolate covered pretzels or baked goods. Place the bags or boxes along the tables, making sure there is enough for each guest to have one. Don’t forget the kids as children tend to tag along for baby showers.
Baby shower gifts do not have to be elaborate or even expensive. The focus of the party will be on the soon-to-be mother instead. Guests are not expecting you to go out and purchase high quality favor gifts for their baby shower games. You can even wrap each one and allow the winner to pick from the table, making the games even more fun.