Planning a baby shower for a member of your book club, a children’s book enthusiast, or a parent who enjoys a “wild rumpus” over the run-of-the-mill Sunday afternoon at 2:00 baby shower? Consider planning a Where the Wild Things Are shower to welcome the parent-to-be’s little wild thing. We have compiled a list of all of the things that you need to host a Wild Things bash that even Max may want to attend.
Where the Wild Things Are Baby Shower Invitations
Your guests probably won’t need to take a boat or “sail off through night and day” to get to your shower. Still, send one of these invitations to provide all of the details.
Edit, download, and print these invites from HeliaDesignCo.
Give guests the details about the “Wild Rumpus” with these invitations from SweetJaeDesigns
Edit and print your invitations to let your guests know that a Wild Thing is on the way with invites from PacaParty.
Consider adding some extra instructions with your invitations.
Encourage guests to bring a book instead of a card with these inserts from printablesbyrta.
Request that guests include a book with their gift with these inserts from LittleBeeImpressions.
Encourage guests to bring the parents to be a pack of diapers for the diaper raffle with these cards from HeliaDesignsCo.
Feed Your Guests So They Do Not Turn Into Wild Things
Invitations are addressed and mailed, now time to focus on food.
First, take a look at this blog post entitled Where the Wild Things Are Baby Boy Shower from the blog Catch My Party for some delicious inspiration!
Add Max’s crown to any beverage with these adorable straws from ConfettiMommaParty.
Top cupcakes with these silhouettes from Vuscrafts.
Display this “Then from far away, across the world, he smelled good things to eat” printable sign from BGCDesign.
Where the Wild Things Are Shower Games
Every wild rumpus needs some entertainment. Try these shower games to keep your guests from getting antsy and roaring their terrible roars and gnashing their terrible teeth!
Snap some wild pics with these photo props from HandmadeHostessKY. These are for a birthday party, but can definitely be used for a baby shower too.
Keep all your guests entertained with these downloadable and printable games from BabyCollarPrintables.
Play baby shower bingo as the parent-to-be opens their gifts with this printable from HeliaDesignCo.
Play What’s in Your Phone with this printable from 31Flavorsofdesign.
Where the Wild Things Are Decorations
Transport your guests to the place where the wild things are with these decorations.
Decorate with this banners from OctMoonPaper
or with this bunting from WildRumpusBoutique
or with this “I’ll eat you up I love you so” banner from SimplyRoseCo. Can’t you just see this one hung up over the dessert table?
Add some decorations inspired by Where the Wild Things Are end papers from FrolicPartyShop2.
Consider one of these adorable and practical Where the Wild Things Are mini diaper cakes from KismetCreatives.
Add some wild mason jars to your decor with these from TheFuzzyFirefly.
Hang some Where the Wild Things Are poms from your ceiling with these from TheLittlePartyShopNY.
Frame a few quotes or illustrations from the book. The parent-to-be can use prints from DogwoodPapeterieHome as nursery decor once the shower is over.
Where The Wild Things Are Party Favors
Like Max, your guests will need to wave goodbye once the wild rumpus comes to an end. Send them on their way with some of these party favors:
Sweets jars from CreativeDekorations
Muslin favor bags from WithLoveAndInk.
Some Gifts for the Expectant Parent
At the end of the day, a shower is about showering the expectant family with gifts. Here are some ideas for some on-theme presents:
A personalized swaddle blanket from CuddleMuffinsBlanket
Vintage library poster for the little wild thing’s nursery from levintageprintshoppe
Where the Wild Things Are bodysuit and leggings from bibitiboppityboutique
After throwing this wild rumpus, I hope that you make it home in time for dinner and that it is “still hot.”