Guide to Baby Shower Themes for Boys (part 2)

Get ready to host the most awesome baby shower for a baby boy!

Pamper the mom-to-be, create an amazing atmosphere for her to celebrate the new baby boy with family and friends.

This is a part two in the baby shower theme series. The post got so long with all the cool ideas that to make the page faster for you I split it in half.

You’ll find the first part in: A Guide to Baby Shower Themes for Boys.

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Baby Shower Themes for Boys

Baby Shower Themes for Boys

This is more than a list of baby shower themes. You’ll find here cool ideas for each theme to help you to get started on the beautiful task of hosting a baby shower.

Sometimes a theme might sound like a “blah” but then you see all the fun things you can do with it and it goes from blah to WOW!

  1. Life’s a Beach Baby Shower
  2. Slime Baby Shower
  3. Pirates Baby Shower
  4. Nautical Baby Shower
  5. Very Hungry Caterpillar Baby Shower
  6. Winnie The Pooh Baby Shower
  7. Safari or Jungle Baby Shower
  8. Elephant Baby Shower
  9. Vintage Toys Baby Shower
  10. Curious George Baby Shower
  11. Captain America Baby Shower
  12. Where the Wild Things Are Baby Shower
  13. Snowman or Winter Baby Shower
  14. Circus Baby Shower
  15. Mickey Mouse Baby Shower
  16. Farm Baby Shower
  17. Bun In The Oven Baby Shower
  18. Minions Baby Shower
  19. Ducky or Bath Time Baby Shower
  20. Harry Potter Baby Shower
  21. Race Cars Baby Shower
  22. Red Carpet – Hollywood Baby Shower
  23. Fire Truck Baby Shower
  24. Construction Site Baby Shower
  25. Lego Baby Shower
  26. It’s 80’s Baby Shower
  27. Sports Baby Shower
  28. Dr. Seuss Baby Shower
  29. Smurfs Baby Shower
  30. Cowboy Baby Shower
  31. Little Camper Baby Shower
  32. Rustic Little Boys Are Made Of Baby Shower
  33. Trains Baby Shower
  34. Royal Highness – Prince Baby Shower
  35. Laundry Day Baby Shower
  36. Candy Land Baby Shower
  37. Retro Diner Baby Shower

I’ve got several cool diaper cake ideas too that can aid in finding the perfect baby shower theme.

Themes 1 -20 in Guide to Baby Shower Themes for Boys (part 1)

21. Race Cars

Race Car Baby Shower Backdrop. (artisangalore) Baby Shower Theme for Boys.
Race Car Baby Shower by Artisan Galore

Rev up your engines!!

Awesome fast-paced baby boy theme that will make your heart race from excitement.

You can have a blast with this theme! Make the tables look like race tracks, decorate the cupcakes with checkered flags, put race cars all over the place. Many ideas for baby shower decor for boys!

  • Fuel Up Here – beverage or dessert table sign
  • Bump Ahead
  • Approaching the Finish Line

Race Car Baby Shower Food Ideas

Serve foods with fun labels:

  • transmission fluid
  • coolant
  • spare tires
  • jumper cables
  • antifreeze

Race Car Baby Shower Game Ideas:

Play games like Guess the Baby Food and What’s in Diaper Bag from ABCDE Party. Fill in a jar with licorice wheels and ask the guests to guess how many wheels are in the jar.

Race Car Baby Shower Supplies:

Checkered Flags: Amazon
Race Car Shower Backdrop: Artisan Galore
Game Package: Abcde Party
Licorice Wheels: Amazon

22. Red Carpet – Hollywood

Celebrate the star of the coming show!

Hollywood Red Carpet Baby Shower Invitations (dreambabyinvites) Unique baby shower themes.

Invite the guests with fabulous A Star Is Born Invitations from Dream Baby Invites

The guests will walk the red carpet to the shower and have a picture taken in front of a fabulous backdrop. This unique baby shower theme will make everyone feel like a star.

Red, black and gold colors create a glamorous atmosphere fit for a Hollywood star.

Use movie slates as food labels or to display few fun facts of the mom-to-be.

Hollywood Baby Shower Food Ideas:

Serve star shaped cookies, spell Hollywood with cake toppers to make any cake ready for Oscars! Prepare a fancy platter of decorated chocolate covered strawberries.

Hollywood Baby Shower Game Ideas:

Play “Name that movie”. Show a glimpse of a movie or give a few hints. Or match the movie or tv show kid to the mom.

Another awesome version is Rock Star Baby Shower

Celebrate the new rock star with this fun-filled rockin’ baby shower theme for boys. Decorate venue with guitars, musical symbols and records.

Serve: pop rock candy, star shaped anything like cheese, sandwiches, watermelon; and microphone cupcakes

Where To Buy:

A Star Is Born Invites: Dream Baby Invites

23. Fire Truck

Fire trucks and Dalmatians. This party is on fire!


I found this cute fire truck decoration idea on Pinterest. This would be an awesome centerpiece for the gift or dessert table. For the other tables you could place fire trucks and dalmatians.

Fire Truck Baby Shower Food Ideas:

Serve a cake shaped like a fire truck or cupcakes with fun edible cupcake toppers. Place Twizzlers in a bucket for fire hoses and serve chocolate donuts as fire truck tires.

Fire Truck Baby Shower Supplies:

Firefighter Edible Cupcake Topper: The Sweetest Booth Fire Truck etc.
Luminaries: Luminaries by Janet for a baby shower that is not all red and fiery.

24. Construction Site

A super awesome baby shower for a tomboy mom. Truck loads of fun ideas to host this incredibly entertaining baby shower.

Buy toy construction vehicles:

  • dump trucks
  • bulldozers
  • front loaders
  • backhoes
Construction Baby Shower Ideas. Use dump trucks for serving food.
Tonka Toys

Other fun ideas for construction baby shower

  1. Fill the trucks with flowers and place on the tables as centerpieces. They would also make fun serving containers for food.
  2. Make little signs and hang them from the cranes.
  3. Adorn the gift and dessert tables with “caution” tape.
  4. Put a Gift Loading Zone sign next to the gift table.
  5. Attach a “tools” -label to utensils.
  6. Use tools as decorations
  7. Turn traffic cones into centerpieces.

Construction Baby Shower Food Ideas:

Either serve or use as party favors these awesome tool shaped cookies from CC by Clau. They look pretty cool. Adorn cupcakes with traffic cone fondant or “Baby Under Construction” cupcake toppers

Construction Baby Shower Game Ideas:

Since this is a construction baby shower it would be fun to build something together whether it is a simple craft or building and painting a dresser :).

Where To Buy:

Trucks: Amazon
Dump Everything, Come On Over For Loads Of Fun! -Invitations: Lyons Prints
Tool Shaped Cookies: CC by Clau
Traffic Cone Fondant: Top Cake Decors

25. Lego

Lego Cake Fondant Mold For Baby Shower (cakecouturedesigner).
Lego Cake Fondant Mold by Cake Couture Designer

Another boy baby shower theme that has something to do with building stuff.

Use lego houses, cars, and people as cute baby shower decor.

Lego Baby Shower Food Ideas:

Make Rice Krispies Treats in various colors to look like lego blocks. Bake brownies cut into various lego shapes, frost and place a few same color M&M’s on top to create the lego look.

Lego Baby Shower Games:

Many kids love legos and many of us parents have experienced the pain of stepping on legos.

Can you walk the lego fire walk?

Build a long low rectangle box and fill it with legos. Ask the brave guests to attempt to walk across the lego fire walk barefoot.

Lego Baby Shower Supplies:

Lego (in bulk): Amazon
Lego Cake Fondant Mold: Cake Couture Designer

26. It’s 80’s, Baby!

80's Baby Shower Theme. Neon Flowers (alwaysinblossom)
80’s Baby Shower Neon Flowers by Always In Blossom

Exciting music and bright colors and all that rocking fun 80’s stuff will make this baby shower to be remembered.

Use tulle to make table skirts.

The Neon Flowers from Always In Blossom work perfectly as a colorful 80’s baby shower decoration.

Place Rubik’s cubes and snakes on tables for decorations or to be played with.

Other fun toys from the 80’s to be used as decorations include:

  • care bears
  • transformers
  • strawberry shortcake
  • cabbage patch kids
  • Mr. Potato Head

80’s Baby Shower Food Ideas:

Talking about Mr Potato Head, a fun food idea would be baked potatoes! Serve strawberry shortcakes and cupcakes with 80’s cupcake toppers.

Have a candy bar filled with popular candies from the 89’s: Skor, Runts, Skittles, Nerds, Cow Tales, Sour Patch Kids, AirHeads.

80’s Baby Shower Game Ideas:

Play 80’s music for name that tune game.

Guess who was a popular game in the 1980’s. Though this Guess Who: Mommy or Daddy from Adorably Allie is not exactly like the game from the past it is a fun baby shower game.

Other popular games included Monopoly, Trivial Pursuit, Hungry Hungry Hippos, Connect Four, Boggle and Pictionary.

Play a round of baby pictionary and baby trivia.

80’s Baby Shower Supplies:

Neon Flowers: Always In Blossom
Rubik’s Cube: Amazon
Mr. Potato Head: Amazon
Baby Trivia Game: Inscape Baby Shower
Baby Pictionary Game: And All The Above

27. Sports Theme

Personalized pacifier. (momandbabyboutique)
Personalized Pacifier by Mom And Baby Boutique

Welcome To The Team!!

A baby shower theme ideas for boys list would not be complete without the Sports theme.

Cheering for your favorite sports team is quite thrilling. And so will participating in this awesome baby shower.

Whether it is football, basketball, baseball or hockey or a combination of various sports this boy baby shower theme is surely exciting.

If the mom or dad-to-be has a favorite sports team use that as your inspiration. Decorate the place with the team colors and mascots.

The personalized pacifier makes also a fun baby gift for boys.

Sports Baby Shower Food Ideas:

Serve all the fun stuff they sell at the games: fries, hotdogs, ice cream, peanuts… Or make a cake pop “balls” to match the sport you have chosen. Serve melon balls, cheese balls, chocolate balls.

Sports Baby Shower Game Ideas:

Play games like guess the baby’s birthday, baby ABC, and bingo. Sign a basket ball or baseball. Decorate jersey’s for the baby.

Sports Baby Shower Supplies:

Personalized Pacifier: Mom and Baby Boutique
Sports Cookies: Sugarland Sweets
All Star Centerpieces: Hey Babycake Boutique
All Star Printable Package (from invitations to games): Digi Doodling

28. Dr. Seuss

“A person is a person no matter how small.” Dr. Seuss

A fun-tastic baby shower theme that is entertaining and cute.

Dr. Seuss Baby Shower Theme. Colorful pom poms and lanterns for baby shower decor.
Colorful Lanterns and Pom Poms

Have fun with playful food and imaginative decorations.

Dr. Seuss Baby Shower Food:

Turn your cupcakes into Truffula Trees by decorating them with cotton candy. Just push a straw into cotton candy and insert into a cupcake.

Serve green eggs and ham pretzel bites (place a white candy melts on pretzel squares, put in the oven at 200F for 6-8min, take out and put a green candy on top), Hop on Pop popcorn, Cat In The Hat parfaits (red jello and cool whip layered in pretty glasses), Pink Ink Yink Drink (pink lemonade) and other creative baby shower treats.

Dr. Seuss Baby Shower Game Ideas:

Play a big B little b what begins with B-game. Give the guests a short amount of time to come up with baby or pregnancy related words that begin with B.

Create a Block Making Station with wooden blocks and images of lovable characters from Dr. Seuss books. A fantastic creative boy baby shower activity. The mom-to-be will be thrilled to put these baby blocks in the nursery. The block making kit from Books On Blocks will be a hit!!

Thank the guests for coming with fun favors such as Dr. Seuss bookmarks or delightful, colorful Thing 1 and Thing 2 popcorn from Pop Central Pop Corn.

You will put a smile on everyone’s face with this baby boy shower theme.

Where To Buy:

Colorful Lanterns and Pom Poms Set: Amazon
Dr Seuss Storybook Quilt: Carlene Westberg (this quilt is a amazing and can serve both as a backdrop for the dessert table and aas a wonderful baby shower gift.
Thing 1 and Thing 2 Pop Corn: Pop Central Pop Corn
Baby Block Kit: Books On Blocks

29. The Smurfs

Smurfs Cake Topper. Baby shower ideas. Memento Cake Toppers
Smurfs by Memento Cake Toppers

These lovable characters entertained the children in the 1980’s and will entertain the mom-to-be and the guests.

It is easy to pick the color scheme for this baby shower: blue and white! Decorate the party with blue and white pom poms and lanterns. Use blue and white plates and cups.

Baby Shower Decoration Ideas. Blue and White Pom Poms.
Blue and White Pom Poms and Garland

The Smurfs Baby Shower Food Ideas:

Adorable Smurf Cake Toppers from Memento Cake Toppers will be perfect for this cute unique baby shower theme. Serve blue and white candies in glass jars. Wrap tulle around them.

The Smurfs Baby Shower Game Ideas:

Play the smurfs bingo. Get a couple of smurf puzzles and divide the guests in teams and see which team can put together the puzzle first.

This and so many other baby showers can be hosted on a budget.

The Smurfs Baby Shower Supplies:

The Smurfs Cake Toppers: Memento Cake Toppers
Striped Paper Plates and Cups: Amazon
The Smurfs Bingo: Amazon
The Smurfs Puzzle: Amazon

30. Cowboy

Cowboy Baby Shower Banner (ichabodsimagination)
Cowboy Baby Shower Banner by Ichabod’s Imagination

Giddy Up! Jump on your horse and gallop to this awesome baby shower!

Many fun ideas for hosting this western theme baby shower like this cute “It’s A Cowboy” Banner from Ichabod’s Imagination.

  • Cowboy boots for holding flowers
  • Cowboy hats (use as centerpieces or as a fun alternative to a guest book
  • Hay bales
  • Horse shoes
  • Bandannas (as banners, napkins, wrapped around vases)
  • rocking horses

Cowboy Baby Shower Food Ideas:

Wow your guests with a horseshoe shaped cake or serve cupcakes with cowboy hat and boots cake toppers. Make marshmallow pops with cowhide print.

Serve cookies that are shaped like cowboy hats, horseshoes, boots, and horses. Prepare chocolate cowboy hats with these cool molds.

For an easy delicious main course make Cowboy Casserole. It is a crowd pleaser.

Western Baby Shower Games:

Decorate cute western style bibs! The bib set from A Crafty One LLC comes with six bibs fit for a cowboy. The guests can get creative and write or draw sweet messages to the baby.

If you have kids participating in the baby shower, they might enjoy a game of horseshoes.

And depending how far along the mom-to-be is you could do some line dancing or at least play good ol’ country music. Maybe play a round of “name that tune”.

This party will make you go Yeehaw!

Cowboy Baby Shower Supplies:

It’s A Cowboy Banner: Ichabod’s Imagination
Cowboy Hat and Boots Cake Toppers: Amazon
Chocolate Cowboy Hat Mold: Amazon
Western Style Bib Set: A Crafty One LLC

31. Little Camper

Happy Little Camper (fabilovesgracie) Baby Shower Gift Idea.
Happy Little Camper Onesies by Fabi Loves Gracie

The best baby shower theme for the outdoorsy mom! She’ll feel so at home surrounded by all the fun adventurous ideas of this unique baby shower theme.

  • Make the food labels look like tents
  • “Take home S’more fun” tags for favors (which are S’mores ingredients, of course)
  • Hiking boots for baby as a centerpiece
  • Camping lanterns as decoration

Can you just feel the excitement of the great outdoors!

Little Camper Baby Shower Food Ideas:

Smores bar, trail mix bar, coffee bar…

Swiss rolls as “logs”, berries, pancakes, donuts work well with this baby shower theme.

Little Camper Baby Shower Games:

Play how many Gummy Bears in a jar and find the canoe – a scracth card game from Created By Us.

Write notes with fabric marker on these beautiful theme fitting fabric pieces. Send them to back to Crazy 4 Claire be sewn into a wonderful quilt for the baby. This blanket will be treasured by the mom.

Little Camper Baby Shower Supplies:

Happy Little Camper Onesies: Fabi Loves Gracie
Camping Lanterns: Amazon
Scratch Cards: Created by Us
Quilt Kit: Crazy 4 Claire


32. Rustic – Little Boys Are Made Of

Rustic Baby Shower Theme. What Little Boys Are Made of Wall Art (juneandkatehome)
Rifles, Racks and Deer Tracks Wall Art by June And Kate Home

What are little boys made of? Rifles, racks and deer tracks… a cute rustic wall art from June and Kate Home.

If the dad-to-be is a hunter he’d be thrilled to participate in this shower. Make it a rustic country style and it will be a shower that appeals to many.

What Are Little Boys Made of Food Ideas:

Adorn the cupcakes with wooden antler cupcake toppers from Thick and Thin Designs.

What Are Little Boys Made of Games:

Ask the guests to press their fingerprints on this tree wall art from Megan H Studio. The fingerprints will be the leaves on the tree. Really cute and unique baby shower activity.

Little Boys Are Made Of Baby Shower Supplies:

Rustic Wall Art: June and Kate Home Fingerprint Tree: Megan H Studio Antler Cupcake Toppers: Thick and Thin Designs

33. Trains – Baby Shower Express

Choo! Choo! All Aboard!

You’ll love these stylish train boarding pass invitations from Parties by the Bundle. The guests will be excited get on board the Baby Express.

Decorate with train tracks and trains. Make train cars out of baskets by attaching train wheels to them. Use as centerpieces.

Trains Baby Shower Food Ideas:

Serve treats from train cars and top the cake with this adorable train cake topper.

Trains Baby Shower Games:

Customize a Train Set For Train Baby Shower Theme.

Train painting station. What a great way to entertain the guests! They each get to participate in making this cute train set for the baby.

You could also customize this train set to fit your train baby shower theme. Use as a centerpiece on the dessert table or create a centerpiece for each table with a train car.

You might also like this fun travel theme baby shower idea!

Trains Baby Shower Ideas:

Baby Express Boarding Passes: Parties by the Bundle
Train Set: Amazon

34. Royal Highness – Prince

Welcome the Baby Prince with this royal baby shower.

Royal Prince Baby Shower Ideas (platinumbabyshowers)
Royal Prince Baby Shower by Platinum Baby Showers

Royal blue and golden yellow are the perfect colors for creating an atmosphere fit for a king. The mom to be will feel like royalty surrounded by these beautiful baby shower decorations for boys.

The Royal Prince Centerpieces from Platinum Baby Showers are gorgeous!

Belly Sash for Mom. Royal Prince Baby Shower (flowersbychris)
Royal Prince Mom-To-Be Belly Sash by Flowers by Chris

Any Mommy To Be would love to wear this gorgeous Belly Sash from FlowersByCris. If she does not already feel like royalty this sash ensures that she will.

You can also use also crowns and scepters to create awesome centerpieces or decorations to put on the walls.

Royal Prince Baby Shower Food Ideas:

With blue and gold frosting, fondant, ribbons, and tulle any dessert can be fit for a royal prince.

Dip pretzel sticks in blue candy coating. Top with gold sprinkles and add a crown at the top. Or buy Royal Prince pretzel sticks from Cupcake Novelties.

Make crown, throne, and scepter shaped cookies and decorate with blue frosting and outline with gold. Fill bowls with blue and gold candies. Serve cupcakes with crown, royal or prince cupcake toppers.

Turn ordinary clear plastic cups into fancy creations with crown cutouts. Add a splash of color with blue striped paper straws.

Use cake stands for serving the cupcakes. Wrap a box or two with gold or silver wrapping paper to act as a stand for cookies or pretzels sticks.

Royal Prince Baby Shower Games:

How well do you know royalty? Match the baby with the royal parents.

Personalize oven safe mugs: Queen Mother, Queen of Everything, It’s Good To Be Queen, Queen of Coffee, Queen of the Office, Nap Queen etc.

Royal Prince Baby Shower Supplies:

Belly Sash: Flowers By Chris
Royal Prince Diaper Cake Centerpieces: Platinum Baby Showers
Crown Centerpiece: Amazon
Scepter: Amazon
Royal Prince Pretzel Sticks: Cupcake Novelties
Royal Prince Cookies: Sugar Pan Bakery
Crown Cupcake Topper: Big Dot Of Happiness
Oven Safe Mugs: Amazon

35. Laundry Day

Prepare the mom-to-be for all the laundry that is waiting for her!

Just kidding!

But baby clothes do make cute decorations.

Baby Boy Socks - Baby Shower Decoration IdeaMake onesie or baby sock garland to hang over the gift and dessert tables. Little shoes could be placed on top of tiny diaper cakes.

Prepare sock bouquets and onesie cupcakes to adorn the party area. Place this humorous laundry wall art from 163rd St DeSigns Co on the gift table.

At the end of the shower, gift all the cute clothes to the mom. She’ll love it!!

Laundry Day Baby Shower Food Ideas:

Serve sock or onesie or jeans inspired cookies. Make cute baby hat cupcake toppers.

Laundry Day Baby Shower Games:

Personalize jeans, t-shirts etc. for the baby with iron on patches. Or use fabric markers to write fun messages.

See who can hang up a laundry basket full of baby clothes the fastest.

Laundry Day Baby Shower Supplies:

Baby Socks: Amazon
Denim Cookies: Electric City Sweets
Iron On Patches: Amazon

36. Candyland

Can’t get any sweeter than this! Giant lollipops, candy bar, candy topped cupcakes…

Follow the easy instructions for Giant Lollipops DIY.

Create a Candyland Walk with Duct tape or card stock.

Make big ice cream cones with lanterns or balloons to be placed around the party area. Adorn the tables with colorful tulle table skirts.

Rainbow Tulle Skirt for Candyland Baby Shower Theme.
Rainbow Tulle Skirt

Put various colors of cotton candy in glass jars and use as centerpieces.

Candyland Baby Shower Food Ideas:

Well, what would go better with a candyland baby shower than candy bar! Serve various candies on pretty platters or jars. Push Dum Dums lollipops in a styrofoam ball to create a fun candy ball.

Candyland Cake Pops (dips cake pops). The cutest candyland baby shower idea!!
Candyland Mini Cakes from Dips Cake Pops

Just look at these creations! The cutest Candyland mini cakes from Dips Cake Pops. Maybe these are something you can put together yourself but I know I certainly could not. An adorable dessert for a baby boy shower.

Candyland Baby Shower Games:

Put candy in a jar and play Guess how many in the jar.

Test your knowledge of candy with candy trivia. Form teams or handout everyone the game and see who gets most correct.

So many fun ideas for this baby shower for the mom who loves colorful things and has a big sweet tooth :).

Candyland Baby Shower Supplies:

Dum Dums: Amazon
Styrofoam Ball: Amazon
Rainbow Tulle Table Skirt: Amazon Mini Cakes: Dips Cake Pops
Candy Trivia: Printable Trivia Games

37. Retro Diner

Jukebox, soda fountain, poodle skirts, sock hop…

This party will knock even your socks off!!

Hula hoops were in. Use a hoop to make a wreath or come up with other creative ways to use them as decorations or perhaps have a hula hoop contest.

50's Retro Diner Baby Shower Theme. Soda Floats (hellomysweet)
Retro Diner Baby Shower Printables by Hello My Sweet

Retro Diner Baby Shower Food Ideas:

Get fun Retro Diner Printables from Hello My Sweet. Everyone will love to make their own soda floats or milkshakes. Serve hamburgers and fries.

Remember the cool letterman jackets? Decorate cookies like that or get a real one for the baby and use that as a decoration.

Retro Diner Baby Shower Games:

Play a round of bingo.

Play 50’s music for name that tune game.

You can do so many fun things with this 50’s retro diner baby shower theme.

Retro Diner Baby Shower Supplies:

Retro Diner Printables: Hello My Sweet
Letterman Jacket for Baby: Da Baby
Retro Bingo: Lilacs and Charcoal

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