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Geek and Trendy Baby Shower Fun STEP 3: Geekify Traditional Shower Games

Hello fellow nerds and/or geek enthusiasts, in this blog we will go over STEP 3: How to Geekify traditional shower games.

“Guess the Geek” is a spin on the traditional “Guess the Baby” baby shower game where each guest’s baby picture is assigned a number and posted up on a magnetic wall board. Guests then guess which baby picture corresponds to each guest via a handy dandy worksheet.  After everyone is finished cooing over the photos, correct answers are revealed, and a prize is awarded to the person with the most correctly matched up guesses.  What is truly great about the Guess the Geek Board is that it is completely reusable after it has served it’s purpose at the baby shower.  Afterwards Mama can turn it into a monthly milestone board, a photo board, or a quote board.  The possibilities are endless.

GEEKIFY IT 1:  Put nerdy glasses on the baby pictures.

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GEEKIFY IT 2:  Add a “geek type” guessing component:  In addition to matching the baby picture, they also have to guess what type of geek each person is.

This definitely added another fun element to the guessing game where everyone can marvel at the different varieties of geekdom out there and learn more about each other.  As you may recall from our last post, when guests were invited, they were asked in advance, to submit to the host what type of geek they considered themselves to be.  On top of “gamer geek” and “Star Wars geek” some other guests proclaimed themselves as “fashion geek,” “useless information geek” and “food geek” to share a few from the party…

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Geek #11 is Florence’s 19 month old as a newborn.  He is a major BALL GEEK!  Mr. Ball Geek is wearing Geek and Trendy’s GEEKZILLA & Chewie Is My Co-Pilot onesie.

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“Don’t Say Baby” is a traditional baby shower game played with clothespins.

GEEKIFY IT 1: Instead of clothespins, play the game with nerdy glasses! As each guest arrives, give each two geeky glasses to wear. If one guest hears another say the word “baby” (we added “boy” and “brother”), they can take their glasses away.  Whoever has the most glasses at the end wins!

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It was fun seeing glasses accumulate along the necklines.  These thick black rimmed glasses added a fun geeky aspect to our shower theme.  They were awesome props and decorations.  Plus, guests could take them home as a shower gift too!

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Here’s what someone who is dominating this particular game looks like: can we say bling?

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Of course there are a certain  traditional baby shower games that we played such as “Baby Food Tasting” and “Guess the Circumference of Mommy’s Belly” that fits right in, as is, in any shower.

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We hope that we were able to give you some geeky baby shower inspirations. Have fun, until next time, may the force be with you!

P.S.  Keep an eye out on our next blog post.  We will go over a number one must do activity for any  baby shower:  onesies decorating station.