It is a great idea to give a baby shower on the occasion of Christmas. The family is gathered already and you can easily incorporate the theme of baby shower into the Christmas celebrations. Some ideas and tips given below can help in that.
Make everyone sit in a circle and make them pass wrapped gifts to each other. Make sure everyone receives the gift, in other words have some extra gifts if some uncalled guests turn up. After distributing gifts, start playing some Christmas music. The game is to pass the gifts around till the music stops. Some of the gifts could be gags to make this even more fun.
Decorating cookies is a great tradition observed on Christmas. You may want to do it the traditional way, or try out baby cookies for a change, and according to the circumstance. The Christmas drinks such as egg nog or mimosas should be pregnancy friendly, i.e. they should appear true to the occasion.
The wise women should advice the pregnant woman on how to take care of her and the coming baby. The wise men came to bless the baby Jesus. The women can offer useful advice with their blessings.
The theme of the baby shower should represent the occasion of Christmas. Stuff candies in stockings to give away as gifts. Boxes of Christmas cookies, personalised Christmas ornaments, mini lotions, hot cocoa mixes are some great choices for a Christmas theme baby shower. The decorations apart from the Christmas tree can include poinsettias, basket of cinnamon scented with pinecones with a big red ribbon on the handle.
You can have a blast with your family on having a baby shower on the day of Christmas. Just make sure that the Christmas theme baby shower is true to the expectations of the two separate special occasions.
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