Books for Baby – A Storybook Shower

It’s always fun to get creative with baby shower themes, and with a book themed baby shower the possibilities are ENDLESS! Throwing a book themed baby shower will set the family up with stories for years to come. Here are some awesome bookie baby shower ideas.


1. Replace Baby Shower Cards with Books

Book Pic
Invite all your guests to bring a favorite children’s book in lieu of a card. They can write a personal note inside the cover and everything. And don’t forget to get a picture of everyone with their book – how cute! See more here!


2. Get Creative with the Book Display

With all those books everyone brings you have an awesome opportunity to set up an adorable display! You could find an old bookshelf and paint it, or use a little red wagon for people to set their books in. Learn more about this idea here!


3. Use Books for Food Themes

Green Eggs and Ham, Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs, If you Give a Mouse a Cookie… Some are straightforward, but others can make you think. All are DELICIOUS! Find more book themed recipes here!


4. Winnie the Pooh Party Favors

Have all your guests take a bit of the book party home with them with these adorable mini jars of honey and a Winnie the Pooh quote. Everyone loves that “silly old bear,” and they’ll love taking a delicious gift home with them. See more ideas here!


4. Have Lots of Books, or Just One

Have your party cross all genres of children’s books, or just pick one book or author to center it on. Think of all the great ideas with just a Dr. Seuss theme! Find ideas for more specific themes here!


5. Make Library Card Invitations

What better way to invite someone to help build a home library than with a library card! It has all the informatoin you need, right down to the due date. See how it’s done here!


6. Use a Book for the Guest Book

Guest Book
Find out what the new mommy and daddy’s favorite children’s books are, and have the guests fill the inside covers with well-wishes for the new family. They’ll love to see the personal notes each time they read their favorite story to their little one. See the idea here!


7. Recycle Old Books into Party Decorations

You can always find old books at thrift stores and garage sales. Use them to create beautiful party decorations that fit perfectly into your book theme. See how here!


8. Test Their Knowledge with a Book Quiz
How well do your guests know their classic storybook tales? Find out with a fun quiz based off of classic children’s books. Don’t forget a cute prize for the winner. Download the quiz here!


I hope you’ve found some great book baby shower ideas here, and I bet you’ve even thought of a few more. Like I said, the possibilities are ENDLESS! Visit my Baby Shower: Children’s Books Pinterest board here for all these ideas and more!

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