Traditionally, a pregnant woman is pampered at a baby shower to celebrate the arrival of her new bundle of joy. When it comes to opening gifts or loading up on presents, it is usually only close family members of the expectant woman that attend the party. Throwing a coed, Jack and Jill baby shower that involves both parents-to-be and guests of both sexes is a better way to celebrate. Partygoers will have a great time at the Jack and Jill baby shower with these fantastic themes.
Jack & Jill Showers Inspired by Nature
A theme based on the natural world is always a safe bet when planning a baby shower. Sweet and gender-neutral, these ideas for Jack and Jill showers are entertaining for everyone.
What Will Baby “Bee?”
Bumblebee-themed bridal showers are always cute. Decorate with yellow, white, and black-and-white flowers and daisies. If you’re having a winter-themed bridal shower, serve honey-infused desserts and hot toddies.
Our Ray of Sunshine
Invite your friends and family to a Ray of Sunshine-themed baby shower to celebrate the arrival of your new bundle of joy. The venue will be brightened by the use of light yellow and cream decor, and signs reading “Here Comes the Sun” and “You Are My Sunshine” will provide even more sunshine to the celebration.
Behold the Cutest Cub in the Jungle
For couples who plan a baby shower for both sexes, a jungle theme is ideal. Get ready for the birth of your baby cub by going on a safari in safari attire. You can provide boozy and non-alcoholic tropical fruit cocktails to your guests, as well as baby jungle animal biscuits and coconut-flavored cake.
Welcome Little Woodland Creature
Those getting married in a forest or in a natural setting would appreciate a woodland-themed bridal shower. Use florals and natural features like fresh-cut pine branches and twigs to enhance the ambiance. Deer, birds, squirrels, and foxes are just few of the adorable baby animals that you might incorporate into your story. Play games like horseshoes and ring toss during the outside party.
Throw a Shower That’s Fit for Foodies
Everyone enjoys eating. When planning a co-ed baby shower, consider catering to your and the mother-to-food be’s demands. The food is the star of the show at these parties, and no one will go home hungry.
Welcome to Our BBQ
Invite friends and family to a baby shower that’s full of delicious comfort foods and a lot of sunshine. Gather around the grill to cook up some of your favorite foods and toast the parents-to-be! Pull pork sliders, hamburgers, coleslaw, and potato salad are on the menu. Plan a picnic-themed party in your backyard, complete with food, drinks, and a slew of lawn activities for adults.
There’s a Baby Brewing
Throwing an all-beer-themed baby shower is a fun, stylish way to celebrate the arrival of your bundle of joy, and it’s suitable for all of your guests. Attendees will appreciate a variety of craft beers, root beer, and sodas as well as a food buffet or snack bar. Distribute party goodies to guests in honour of this momentous occasion. Consider custom-made beer cozies or bottles of brewed beer with a unique label on them as options.
We’ve Got a Bun in the Oven
Pregnancy has become linked with the idiom “bun in the oven.” A Bun in the Oven baby shower is a fun way to play off this phrase. Shower attendees with an abundance of baked sweets in the early afternoon. Think muffins, croissants, sticky buns, and donuts when you think of breakfast foods. Create adorable party treats for visitors that represent the host’s love of cooking, such as personalized chef’s aprons, or give them something handcrafted and delectable.
Taco ‘Bout a Baby
Tacos are a favorite of many. It’s easy and entertaining to design a taco bar. At your taco bar, you may make vegan tacos, shrimp tacos, chips, salsa, and a variety of other toppings. Cacti and other desert-themed materials can be used to decorate your event. Create dessert nachos for dessert and have fun with it. Make cinnamon and sugar nacho chips and then top them with ice cream, marshmallows, candies, whipped cream, and cherries. People will be thirsty after eating tacos, so make sure you have margaritas on hand!
More Jack & Jill Shower Themes Perfect for All Partygoers
Unique and open to all, these shower themes are a great way to bring the whole family together. When throwing a baby shower with one of these party ideas, no one will feel out of place.
Our Little All-Star
Everyone enjoys watching a sporting event! Organize a summer baby shower with a theme based on the classic Americana. The colors red and white should be used in this case. Put together a fun theme for the guests of honour by creating special jerseys or baseball caps that say: Number #1 Dad or Number #1 Mom (or vice versa). As you celebrate the new lil’ slugger, you can feed your guests with popcorn, ballpark franks, chicken wings, nachos, and cotton candy from a machine.
Little Lumberjack or Lumberjill
For a party where both men and women will be present, buffalo check is a stylish baby shower décor motif that’s appropriate for both. Invite your visitors to dress in their finest plaids. Buffalo check can be enhanced with mountain ranges, bison, and a plethora of natural elements. Donut towers, pancake breakfasts, and buffets of pastries are all options for catering to a large group.
Touchdown! We Scored a Baby
Host a baby shower with a football theme for your family and friends. Serve chilli or hotdogs on a grill, stock the bar with beer and soda, and turn on the big game. Use football-themed decorations for your gathering. A gender reveal can be incorporated into this theme. See if a pink or blue smoke cloud forms when you kick a football.
All Aboard Our Growing Ship!
Jack and Jill showers are great for couples that appreciate nautical design, live near the ocean, or have a fondness for nautical-themed décor like anchors, navy and white, and boats. Encourage visitors to wear their yacht-ready attire or go casual with a pair of boat shoes and a sundress for the event. Incorporate red, navy, and white striped linens into your decor, as well as ship’s flags and anchors, if possible. Blue Punch recipes, small lobster rolls, and oysters from a magnificent oyster bar are just some of the options available to guests.
Showered With Love
Play with the word “shower” by throwing a rain-themed party. Set up a candy bar stocked with goodies in a variety of blues, whites, and silvers for guests to enjoy. Fill small rain boots with flowers and use them as centerpieces for your next party. April showers bring May flowers, after all.
Once Upon a Time…There Was a Baby
You can’t go wrong with a storybook baby shower. Everybody enjoys a good book, after all. The library of your unborn child will be overflowing even before their due date if everyone brings a baby book instead of a card. The cake should look like a book, and there should be displays of older Golden books and your favorite literary lines scattered about the venue.
Someone Is Expecting a Superhero
Put on your capes and rejoice the arrival of a new member of your family! If you’re having a boy or a girl, you can still have a superhero-themed baby shower. This Avengers-themed shower is sure to put everyone in a lively and joyful mood. The fall months are a great time of year for this type of shower because everyone wants to dress up and have fun.
Tips for Hosting a Jack & Jill Baby Shower
For a baby shower that is open to everyone, the most important rule is to keep things neutral and fun for everyone. Focus on having a good time with the parents-to-be and the baby on the way. Make sure your guests are entertained and fed and hydrated, and most importantly, have a good time!