Baby Shower Checklist Template
5 Weeks Before The Baby Shower
Meet with the mom-to-be for coffee
Decide on a convenient date and time for her
Jot down a list of her favorite foods (to give you ideas for planning the baby shower menu )
Find out if she is registered at any baby stores
Find out the gender of the baby (if known) & any nursery themes or colors (this will give you some baby shower decorating ideas ) Also ask if she wants a theme for the shower.
4 Weeks Before The Baby Shower
If friends or family members are helping, ask what they would like to be in charge of
Choose and address the baby shower invitations
Plan the menu (yummy goodies such as appetizers, punch, snacks, etc.
3 Weeks Before The Baby Shower
Decide on a cute baby shower cake (either one to make or have ordered)
Send out invitations pick out a few fun baby shower games to play
2 Weeks Before The Baby Shower
Choose decorations to coordinate with the overall baby shower theme
Finalize games and prizes - gather or shop for needed items
Shop for cute baby shower cups, plates, napkins, etc.
1 Weeks Before The Baby Shower
Order catering or shop for menu items
Make reservations (if at a restaurant)
Touch base with helpers
Pick up your baby shower gift to baby along with card and gift bag
Day Of The Baby Shower
Pick-up a bundle of colorful helium balloons
decorate for the big event
Have helpers arrive early to bring food, help decorate, etc
Baby Shower Checklist
pick-up cake (unless you made it yourself)
tie-up any last minute details
Below are some simple and sweet little gestures to make the new mommy feel extra special at her baby shower
Have a big comfy chair waiting for her to sit in.
Ask someone if they can jot down who all of the gifts are from.
Pre-address some thank-you cards for her, to make writing thank you a snap
Don't let mom carry any presents to her car - round up the shower gang to do the lifting!
Have a cute gift basket for the mom-to-be full of slippers, bubble bath, candles & a soothing CD.
Big brothers and sisters may be feeling a little left out.
Treat them to a basket full of books, crayons and bubbles!
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