How to Throw a Woodland Animals Baby Shower – The Ultimate Guide

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Welcome dear readers to our ultimate guide on how to throw a woodland animals baby shower. In this easy to follow guide we will give you a step by step guide we will take you through everything you need to know. That includes the baby shower invitations, decorations, food, music, game, entertainment and much more.

How to Throw a Woodland Animals Baby Shower – The Ultimate Guide

How to Throw a Woodland Animals Baby Shower - Ultimate Guide - Decorations - Supplies - Food - Drink - Games - Ideas - Inspiration

What is a Woodland Animals Baby Shower?

Before we dive into our complete guide on how to throw a woodland animals baby shower let us answer one obvious question.

What is a woodland animals baby shower?

Put simply a woodland animals baby shower is a party which celebrates the coming arrival of a new baby. The theme of this party focuses on cute woodland creatures. This is one of the best baby shower themes for anyone who loves nature and cute animals.

Woodland Animals Baby Shower Invitations

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The first impression, as with any party, guests will have of this baby shower is the invitations. For this reason it is important select the baby shower invitations with care.

Ideally, you should be using invitations which have a woodland animals theme to them. You can buy readymade invitations which are readily available by clicking here.

With that said you can also very easily create your own invitations for your baby shower. if you or someone you know is good at art you could easily design unique and personal invitations. There is also the option of using online templates or printing invitations from digital downloads.

If you choose the DIY option you could include nature inspired backgrounds. This could be along ith images of cute woodland animals.

When it comes to wording for your party invitations do not be afraid to play with words. Here are a few examples of phrases you could use if you are making your own invitaitons:

  • “Join us for a baby shower in the heart of the woods! We’re celebrating the arrival of [Mom-to-be’s name]’s little fawn (or owlet, or fox cub…).”
  • “Get ready to hop on over for a baby shower celebrating [Mom-to-be’s name] and her little woodland wonder!”

You could even change the RSVP wording with something that stays with the woodland theme. Here is an example:

  • Let us know if you’ll be joining our forest gathering by [date]” or “Hoot hoot! RSVP by [date] to join the celebration.”

Woodland Animals Baby Shower Decorations – Setting the Scene

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When you throw a woodland animals baby shower you will need to carefully consider the decorations you use. The decorations you choose are responsible for setting the theme of your party.

Since this is a nature themed baby shower the base color of your decorations should consist of earthly tones such as browns and greens. You can then add hints of color such as pink, blue, or yellow depending on the baby’s gender.

Decoration Ideas:

  • Balloon Bonanza: As with any party, balloons are alway a great decoration to include. For this theme of baby shower it would be a great idea to use brown, green and cream colored balloons which will create a woodland vibe to your venue. You could then add some animal shaped balloons or balloons with animals printed on them. This combinations could very easily look like woodland animals in the woods.

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  • Banners: Another great decoration that you could use, if you had not already guessed, is banners. You could use banners which feature words or banners that feature woodland animals.

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  • Centerpieces: Do not neglect the tables at your baby shower venue. The most obvious way of decorating tables is to use centerpieces. For this theme of baby shower you could use rustic items as centerpieces. Items such as  wooden boxes or branches as bases which can the be filled with colorful flowers, greenery, and animal figurines would work well. Another idea would be to add baby socks or onesies which would be a really cute idea.

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  • Tablecloth and Tableware: While on the subject of tables at your baby shower you will undoubtedly want to protect them from damage and stains. That is where your tablecloth comes in. A tablecloth is also a great form of party decoration. In this instance you could use a tablecloth that has a forrest theme to it. Alternatively you could use a tablecloth that is a solid color that reminds you of the forest.

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  • DIY Delights: There are plenty of very simple DIY decorations you can easily make for this theme of baby shower. One option would be to use mason jars and fill them with fairy lights, twigs, and pinecones for a rustic touch. Another great option would be to make woodland garlands with felt of construction paper featuring animals strung together.

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Woodland Backdrop: If you have the space in your venue then you could also consider a large backdrop. This backdrop could feature the woods making it the perfect way to set the scene of this baby shower.

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Woodland Animals Baby Shower Food and Drink Ideas

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When you throw a woodland animals baby shower you will want to put on food and drink for your guests to enjoy. Ideally, you will want to select food for your menu that relates tot he woodland animals vibe of your party.

Here are some ideas for food and drink that you could have on the menu of your baby shower.

Delicious & Adorable Finger Foods

Finger food is always a great choice of food at a baby shower. This is because it does not requite your guests to sit down at a table. They can grab a plate and enjoy finger foods as they mingle with your guests.

It is a great idea to include bite-sized savory food. This can include the likes of mini sandwiches which you could even cut into the shape of animals. You can easily achieve this by using a cookie cutter. For sandwich fillings perhaps you could use peanut butter and jelly for bear-shaped sandwiches. On the other hand you could use veggie cream cheese in sandwiches that are shaped like bunny’s.

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You do not have to stick to just mini sandwiches. You could also offer the likes of vegetable and cheese skewers which have been rolled in deli meats. Another great choice to include on your menu would be mini quiches which you could easily make into shapes which resemble acorns or owls.

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Sweet Treats from the Woods

While offering savory food for your guests is all well and good you will also want to provide food for those guests with a sweet tooth.

Kicking off the ideas for food that will appeal to guests with a sweet tooth is the suggestion of cookies. You can decorate the cookies with icing that could be shaped like woodland creatures. As an example you could shape the icing like squirrels holding acorns. Another ideas would be foxes with frosting for tails.

Perhaps you could make cupcakes for your guests to enjoy. Each cupcake could be decorated with animal themed cupcake toppers.

A final idea would be to set up a “Trail Mix Station”. This could offer a wide rande of nuts, pretzels and dried fruits. These could all be used by your guests for make their own woodland inspired mixes.

Woodland Wonderland Drinks

When you throw a woodland animals baby shower you will want to make sure your guests can stay hydrated. It is unlikely that you will be serving alcoholic drinks at your baby shower. While there is no set rule saying you cannot provide alcohol for guests but what if you decided to offer mouthwatering mocktails instead. As an example you could offer your baby shower guests mocktails with names such as – “Fox’s Fizz” (sparkling water and fruit juice) or “Owl-icious Punch” (colorful fruit juice blend).

Obviously, you do not have to restrict yourself to just mocktails. You can also the likes of flavored sparkling water, homemade lemonade, and other soft drinks.

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Woodland Animals Baby Shower Games and Entertainment Ideas

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As with any party you will most likely want to provide some games and other forms of entertainment for your guests.  Here are some simple yet fun games for when you throw a woodland animals baby shwer.

Woodland Animals Baby Shower Games

  • Pin the Tail on the Woodland Creature: Give this classic game a makeover with a woodland animal twist. Instead of the classic pin the tale on the donkey take a large poster featuring the woodland animal  of your choice. Make sure the tail is missing from the animal. You can then reate a tail from a piece of felt or a selection of different color wool or string. Just like the original game guest can be blindfolded and attempt to pin the tail on the animal. They guest who gets closest to the correct place is the winner.

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  • Woodland Baby Bingo: Bingo has always been a baby shower classic. In this instance you can design your own bingo cards. Instead of a bingo card featuring numbers make your bingo card filled with cute woodland animals or baby related items.

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  • Forestry Fashion Show: How about you take a fashion show and give it a playful twist. You could give your guests a variety of baby clothes and accessories. Things such as baby hats, onesies and socks. Then set a timer a timer and challenge your guests to create a woodland inspired baby outfit. Once the timer goes off your guests can then vote on the woodland outfit they like the best.
  • Woodland Word Scramble: Another really fun game which, in a fun way, challenges your guest vocabulary and knowledge of woodland creates. This game is based on traditional word scramble style games. You can prepare a list of words relating to the theme of your baby shower. Words such as squirrel, hedgehog, and raccoon are just a few examples. Then scramble the words up and have your guests attempt to unscramble the word. The guest who guesses the word first wins a price.

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Beyond the Games: Enchanting Entertainment

When you throw a woodland animals baby shower do not be afraid to offer your guests more than simple party games. Here are some other ideas that go beyond party games:

  • Story Time with a Twist: A really cool ideas would be to hire a storyteller, you could also aska guest,  to read children’s books with woodland animal characters. This would be a really wonderful idea to create a relaxed atmosphere especially if you have younger guests in attendance.

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  • Woodland Music Medley: This is a simple idea that will undoubtedly entertain your guests. Create an upbeat and cheerful playlist of music. Include songs and tunes which have a nature theme or reference animals.

Woodland Animals Baby Shower Music

A party without music is a party without an atmosphere. When you throw a woodland animals baby shower this very rule applies. Here are some ideas for music you could choose when you are putting together your own playlist.

Melodies of the Forest:

  • Acoustic Delights: Opt for calming and relaxing acoustic versions of popular songs or instrumental pieces with nature sounds like birds chirping or gentle streams. This creates a peaceful ambiance for conversation while still keeping the mood light.

  • Woodland Wonder with Classics: For a touch of whimsy, incorporate lighthearted and familiar tunes with lyrics referencing animals or nature. Think classics like “The Bear Went Over the Mountain” or “Baby Shark” (use your judgement for appropriateness!).

  • Country Charm: Country music with its focus on storytelling and feel-good vibes can be a great fit for this theme. Choose songs that celebrate new beginnings and family life, perhaps with references to animals or the outdoors.

Modern Touches:

  • Modern Pop with a Twist: Consider incorporating a few well-known pop songs with upbeat melodies but nature-inspired lyrics (e.g., “Roar” by Katy Perry or “Fireflies” by Owl City).

  • Movie Magic Soundtracks: Explore soundtracks from movies set in the forest or featuring animal characters. Think “The Lion King,” “Pocahontas,” or even the whimsical melodies of “Spirited Away.”

The Perfect Playlist:

  • Collaborative Creation: Consider creating a collaborative playlist with the mom-to-be! This allows you to incorporate her favorite music while staying true to the woodland theme.

  • Online Streaming Services: Many online music streaming services offer curated playlists perfect for specific occasions like baby showers. Use them as inspiration or a starting point for your own personalized playlist.

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Woodland Animals Baby Shower Favors Ideas

As a good host you will want to say a huge big thank you to all of your guests. The best way to do that would be to give your guests a bag small bag of party favors. Just a little way of giving them something to remember your special day by.

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Here are some ideas for items that would make wonderful woodland animals baby shower themed party favors that your guests will love.

  • Mini Seed Packets with Animal Illustrations: A great idea for a party favor which fits this theme is giving mini seeds as a party favor. You could create custom packets for the seeds. Each packet could have a cute animal illustration printed on it. Seeds could be the likes of herds such as basil, thyme or wildflowers.

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  • Mini Mason Jars with Treats: Another great idea for a party favor could be mason jars that you have filled with treats. These treats could be savory or sweet. Perhaps you could use treats such as candy, gourmet popcorn, or mini cookies.

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  • Woodland Themed Koozies: As with any party a koozie is a great party favor. In this case you could give out woodland themed koozies to your guests. Alternatively, give out koozies which have words such as “Baby is Brewing” printed on them.

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