15 Fun Baby Shower Diaper Games To Play

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A baby shower is a great time for friends and family to have a happy time together. Baby shower diaper games set the mood for the party and everyone, including the mom-to-be, gets to relax and unwind and catch up with each other before the baby arrives. The party also allows the mom-to-be to receive essential baby care items that can come in handy in the initial days after delivery.

We have come up with some engaging and hilarious diaper games for baby showers. These games range from messy to relaxing and are a whole lot of fun. You and your guests will all end up laughing, and these moments will become good memories in the years to come. It is a good chance for your guests to socialize with each other with ease, too.

Here are 15 baby shower diaper games just for you.

Baby Shower Diaper Games

Whether you are the mom-to-be and have arranged a baby shower to celebrate good times with your friends and family before being caught up with other responsibilities, or you are a close friend of the mom-to-be and want her to enjoy an afternoon away from all duties and just relax, these diaper games for baby showers can make the party amazing and memorable.

1. Dirty diaper door prize

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If a lot of people are going to attend your baby shower, you should include this game. It is a great icebreaker, and all the people at your party will  mingle with each other in no time.

You will need

  • Diapers – either disposable or reusable ones
  • Mustard sauce

How to play

  • Squirt mustard sauce into a diaper, tape it, and mix it up with other diapers.
  • Give every guest a diaper when they walk in.
  • Once everyone has arrived and is seated, ask everyone to introduce themselves and tell a joke.
  • After the introductions are done, everyone must open the diapers.
  • The person with the “dirty” diaper is the winner.

2. The diaper pin game

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All it needs is a slip of the tongue for you to have fun in this baby shower diaper game. In no time, your guests’ friendly banter will turn into a hilarious play of words.

You will need

  • Baby safety pins

How to play

  • Hand over five or more baby safety pins to each guest when they walk in.
  • Ask them to pin them up to a piece of clothing on them.
  • The rule is no one should say the word “diaper” or “baby” throughout the baby shower.
  • If they do, and another guest catches them at it, they have to remove one pin and give it to that person.
  • Make sure you have plenty of pins to go around.
  • If you have run out of pins, ask interesting questions, and trick someone into using the word in their answer.
  • The person with the maximum number of pins at the end is the winner. You can also give them a prize.

3. Speed diapering game

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If men and women are attending your baby shower, this game is the best way to break the ice. Bring on the laughter with the speed diapering game. This diaper game can be played at ladies-only baby showers too.

You will need:

  • Infant-sized doll
  • Diapers
  • Cloth for blindfolding

How to play:

  • Blindfold a guest and ask them to diaper a doll.
  • You can also make teams, blindfold all the players in a team, and ask them to do the task.
  • The team or guest that properly diapers the “baby” in the least time wins a prize.

4. Setting up changing tables

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How fast do you think you can set up a changing table? Test the speed of your guests with this extremely entertaining diaper game for baby showers.

You will need

  • At least two card tables (more, depending on the number of guests)
  • Infant-sized doll wearing a diaper and onesie
  • A package of wipes
  • A set of diapers
  • Timer

How to play

To play as individual contestants

  • Each player starts when the timer starts.
  • They should change the baby doll, including putting on a clean diaper and a new onesie.
  • Track each player’s time to see how fast they complete the whole procedure.
  • The player who changes the “baby” in the least time is the winner.

To play as a team

  • The first player from each team should completely change the baby, including removing the onesie and the diaper, wiping the baby with a wipe, and putting on a new diaper and onesie.
  • Once they are done, the next player repeats the same procedure.
  • The team that finishes first is the winner.

5. Diaper bag psychic

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You get to see which of your guests are psychic with this fun game. It injects a tone of hilarity in the proceedings and is one of the popular baby shower diaper games.

You will need:

  • A diaper bag
  • Baby care items and baby clothes and toys
  • A pen and a sheet of paper for every guest

How to play:

  • Fill the diaper bag with baby care items, clothes, and toys.
  • Make a list of all the contents of the bag.
  • Pass the bag to each guest.
  • Everyone gets a chance to shake or feel the bag. But they are not allowed to look inside.
  • They should write down what they think is in the bag.
  • Once everyone is done, read out your list.
  • For every matching item on your list and your guests’ list, they get a point.
  • The guest who gets the maximum points is the winner.

6. The Price Is Right

If you have seen the popular game show on TV, you will know how this diaper game is played. It tests the analytical skills of your guests and guarantees laughter.

You will need

  • A package of diapers
  • A package of wipes
  • Diaper cream
  • Diaper bag
  • Any other baby care items you might think is necessary for the mom-to-be
  • Envelopes according to the number of items you have included
  • Sheets of paper and pens for the guests

How to play:

  • Label each envelope with the name of a baby care item.
  • Write the price of each item on a piece of paper and put it in the corresponding envelope.
  • Place each envelope with the item.
  • Distribute a pen and a sheet of paper to every guest.
  • Ask them to write down the price of each item according to what they think.
  • Open the envelopes and reveal the correct price of each item.
  • Every player who has guessed the price closest to the actual price gets one point.
  • If a player guesses the exact price of an item, they get two points.
  • The guest who gets the maximum points wins.
  • In case there is a tie, you can ask them to guess the price of a random item. The player who makes the closest guess is the winner.

7. Name the dirty poopy diaper game

Before you start making faces, let us tell you that this game is not dirty. Instead, it is one of the most hilarious diaper games for baby showers and is played at almost all baby showers.

You will need

  • 10 disposable diapers
  • 10 jars of baby food
  • Marker
  • Disposable spoons
  • Paper and pens

How to play

  • Use the marker to number each diaper from 1 to 10.
  • Put some baby food in each diaper to create the “poop” Each diaper must contain a different baby food.
  • Write down which diaper contains which baby food for your reference.
  • Hand over a pen and a sheet of paper to each guest.
  • Pass each diaper to every guest.
  • They can see, smell, or even taste the contents of the diaper to determine what it contains.
  • Ask them to write down what they think is in their sheets according to the number of the diaper.
  • The guest who makes the maximum correct guesses wins.

8. Mystery diaper

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This game is similar to the “name the dirty poopy diaper game,” and is specially designed for those with a higher sense of perception. However, the fun is the same as the last one.

You will need:

  • 10 disposable diapers
  • 10 small baby care items
  • Marker
  • Sheets of paper and pens

How to play:

  • Mark the diapers from 1 to 10.
  • Keep each item inside a diaper. Use small items that will easily fit inside a diaper, such as a pacifier, a feeding spoon, and a small tube of diaper cream.
  • Make a list of these items along with their diaper numbers.
  • Pass the diapers among your guests, and ask them to feel the diapers to guess what is inside.
  • They should make their own lists.
  • Once everyone is done, compare your lists.
  • The guest who has guessed the maximum number of items correctly is the winner.

9. Diaper change relay race

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This is a hilarious diaper game for baby showers if most of your guests don’t have kids. You will be surprised to see how many people do not know how to correctly put on a diaper.

You will need:

  • An infant-sized doll
  • Diapers (cloth or disposable ones)
  • Diaper pins (in case of cloth diapers)
  • Diaper cream
  • Baby powder
  • At least two changing tables or any other firm surface, such as a chair

How to play:

  • Divide your guests into teams.
  • Make them stand at a distance from the changing table.
  • When you say go, a player from each team runs forward, picks the “baby,” removes the first diaper, applies cream and powder, and puts on a new diaper as fast as they can.
  • Once done, they run back to their original place, and the next player repeats the same process.
  • The new diaper has to be properly put on. If it falls off while a player is returning, they have to repeat the process.
  • The team that finishes first is the winner. If you don’t have enough changing tables, you can make each team go in turn and time the event.

10. What’s in a diaper?

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All parents have some baby item basics, whatever the current trends. Pacifiers, baby bottles, and rattles are some examples of these. If your baby shower guests are mostly parents, they are already veterans in using these items. Use their experience for some laughs.

You will need

  • Disposable diapers
  • Small baby items that produce different sounds and have different textures
  • Sheets of paper and pens for your guests

How to play

  • Number the diapers.
  • Put small items in the diapers, seal them, and keep them on a table.
  • Distribute pens and sheets of paper among your guests.
  • Ask them to guess what is in those diapers and write them down.
  • In the end, open the diapers and reveal the contents.
  • The guest who has made the maximum number of correct guesses is the winner.
  • You can also add something not related to babies and get a good laugh.

11. Diaper surprise

This is an evergreen diaper game for baby showers. It is played at almost all baby showers and results in endless fun every time.

You will need

  • Felt
  • Scissors
  • Safety pins
  • Marker

How to play

  • Stain one piece of felt with mustard sauce, fold it, and pin it.
  • Fold the other pieces similarly and pin them up.
  • When the guests walk in, hand them each a piece of felt which they should wear like a corsage.
  • At the end of the party, open their felt pieces.
  • The guest who has the stained piece of felt wins a prize.

12. Diaper raffle

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Diapers are one of the most expensive baby care items you will use once the baby arrives. But you can use the baby shower to minimize the cost by arranging a diaper raffle contest. The more diapers a person brings, the more raffle tickets they get.

You will need

  • A good raffle prize, such as a bottle of wine or a set of scented candles
  • A place to collect and count the diapers given by the guests
  • Paper for raffle entries
  • A hat or jar for drawing names

How to play

  • You can write the raffle rules on your invitation.
  • Place pieces of paper and pens by the raffle gift.
  • When the guests arrive, ask them to fill out their names on the slips for each diaper (or a set of diapers).
  • At the end of the party, pull out names from the hat or jar and announce the winner’s name.
  • Keep in mind to tell your guests to bring diapers in bigger sizes because babies grow quickly in the early months.

13. Pass the poopy diaper

If you and your guests are music lovers, you all will definitely enjoy this diaper game for baby showers. It is a variation of “Pass the Parcel” and is very entertaining.

You will need

  • One diaper
  • A device for playing music

How to play

  • Ask all the guests to sit in a circle.
  • Start the music and start passing the diaper from one player to another.
  • When the music stops, the player holding the diaper is out.
  • In the end, the player whose hands are free is the winner.
  • You can even put something inside the diaper, and the winner gets it.

14. Candy bar guessing game

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This game is just like the “dirty poopy diaper game,” only with candy in it. Get ready for lots of fun and laughter with this game.

You will need

  • 10–12 diapers
  • Marker
  • Sheets of paper and pens for guests
  • Different types of candy — Snickers, Milky Way, Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, etc.

How to play

  • Number each diaper using the marker.
  • Pair each candy with a diaper and note down on a sheet of paper about the pairs.
  • Just before starting the game, heat the candies for a few moments in the microwave and spread them in the corresponding diapers.
  • Do not close the diapers immediately, or the candy might harden and stick to the diaper.
  • Hand over a pen and a sheet of paper to each guest.
  • Display the names of the candies used without the number of the diaper.
  • The guests are allowed to smell and look at the contents of each diaper but not touch or taste.
  • Ask them to write down their guesses.
  • Compare the lists.
  • The guest who gets the most correct answers is the winner.

15. Baby races

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Get ready to run if you include this diaper game at baby showers. This game pumps up the adrenalin and gets everyone laughing and running within moments.

You will need

  • Baby strollers
  • Toy dolls
  • Obstacles (optional)

How to play

  • Divide your guests into relay teams.
  • Give each team a stroller and a doll.
  • The first person should strap the doll to the stroller and get to the designated place where the next player is waiting.
  • When they reach there, they should take out the doll and hand it over to the next player, who should repeat the process.
  • If the doll falls off midway, the team is disqualified from the race. Alternatively, you can ask them to start over.
  • The team that reaches the finish line first is the winner.

Baby showers are a great way for the mom-to-be to relax and have fun before the little one arrives. The guests can also mingle freely and have fun together.

These diaper games for baby showers add the fun element at your baby shower and are great icebreakers. We hope you create many good memories for the mom-to-be and her close ones.

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Nisha Bharatan

Nisha Bharatan is a freelance writer with experience in writing health and finance content for various Indian and international clients. An engineer by profession, she also did content marketing courses to complement her interest in writing. Nisha writes articles centered around kids’ development, their activities, crafts, games, and fun elements that keep children and families entertained. Her research skills and experience... more