15 Great Prizes for Baby and Bridal Shower Games

You’ve ordered the cake, bought the decorations, and are planning some fun and entertaining games. Unsure of what prizes to give the game winners? Here are 15 wonderful ideas for prizes for baby or bridal shower games.

Gourmet Mix

This is a unique and fun prize. You can buy several different types of gourmet mixes, such as soups, dips, cookies, casseroles, etc the the shower guest will enjoy. These can often be purchased at craft stores, or you can order them through direct sale consultants. There are several gourmet mix companies out there, Gourmet Cupboard and Two Sisters Gourmet to name a few. The links to these web-sites can be found in the resources section.


Bracelets are nice prices that most guests will be thrilled to get. You can purchase nice bracelets for about 10$ or less at stores such as Target, Bealls, etc.


Lotion is always something women need and makes a very useful bridal or baby shower prize. You can buy small bottles of lotion at stores such as a Bath and Body Works or the Body Shop. Try to get one of their most popular scents.

Starbuck’s Gift Card

This is something a little different that will be a great prize. Pick up a few $5 Starbuck’s gift cards (or gift cards to any coffee shop) and your guests will enjoying using for a latte or Italian soda.


This is particularly a great prize if many of the guests are pregnant themselves, or possibly engaged too. (But, even if not, its still a great prize.) Just pick up a few boxes of note cards – can get them for less than $7 at Wal-Mart – and you’ll have some great prizes for the games.

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Picture Frame

A small picture frame makes an excellent prize. You can purchase them for a very reasonable cost at places like Wal-Mart, Big Lots, etc. Magnetic frames for the fridge are also an excellent idea as well.


Most women, if not all, enjoy scented candles. They make a great prize that will last for a long time. You can purchase top quality candles for a very reasonable price ($5-10) at local craft stores. There are also several direct sale candle businesses such as Mia Bella, where you could purchase them from a local resident. Many work-at-home moms would be thrilled to sale them to you.

Small Scrapbooking Kit

This prize would be excellent if most of the guests are mothers or you know enjoy scrapbooks. Just fill a gift bag or small box with a variety of stickers, stamps, etc. If they love scrap-booking, they’ll love this prize.

Seed Packets or Small Plant

This is unique but will definitely be a top-notch prize. You can purchase small plants or seed packets at stores such as Wal-Mart for very low prices.

Small Kitchen Tools / Storage Containers

This is something that almost everyone can use. You can purchase kitchen tools for a very reasonable fee from Pamper Chef consultants, or at a store that specialized in kitchenware.

Christmas Ornament

Hosting a baby or bridal shower in November of December? A Christmas ornament makes a great prize. You can buy them for less than five dollars at stores such as Hallmark, Wal-Mart, etc.

Manicure Set

Most women would be thrilled to receive a manicure set as a gift. You can buy sets at Wal-Mart, drug stores, or online.

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Face Mask Packets

If you look in the bath and body section at Wal-Mart, you’ll find some Face Mask Packets that you can purchase for less than $1.50. These would make excellent prizes and should fit into the shower’s budget.

Coffee Mug Filled with Hot Chocolate/Tea Packets

This is best for Winter showers, but it can be a great prize at any time of the year. Just purchase a cute mug (Old Navy sells adorable one at Christmas) and fill it with Hot Chocolate or Tea Packets. Guests will enjoy having the mug as a keepsake from the shower.

Fridge Magnets

Hey, everyone has a fridge, and fridge magnets are perfect prizes. You can purchase decorative magnets at craft stores or order online.


Gourmet Mixes: Gourmet Cupboard, Two Sisters Gourmet, Tastefully Simple
Bracelets: Lia Sophia
Lotion: The Body Shop
Candles:Mia Bella, Scentsy
Scrapbooking: Creative Memories
Kitchen Tools: Pampered Chef
Magnets: Fridge Door

If you are still looking for fun bridal shower games, read “Fun Baby Shower Games and Activities.

Happy Shower Planning!