You just must try this theme! How fun would a Dr. Seuss inspired baby shower be? This quirky theme would be a super fun dress-up event complete with the guests dressing up like the caricatures in the story-line!
For many people, Dr. Seuss books bring back wonderful childhood memories. The vibrant colors from Dr. Seuss books are the perfect colors to welcome a new life into the world. Bright reds and blues along with black and white will serve as the perfect color combination for your Dr. Seuss baby shower. Oh the places you’ll go as you prepare for your baby shower. Here are a few ideas to get you started!
Dr Seuss Baby Shower Invitations
You can invite the guests with a fun invitation that looks like the cover of the book and when you open it the inside reads “What would you do if your mother asked you?”(Cat in the Hat). The specifics of the invite can be discarded and later used as a paper picture frame, a cute keepsake.
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Dr Seuss Baby Shower Decorations
You can decorate the party room with shiny light blue ribbons hanging from the ceiling about two feet long in uneven lengths to simulate a rainy day. Place a variety of the iconic Cat in the hats around the room to decorate. If you don’t want to purchase them, you can make a 2D paper cutout decorations. Find some images of Cat in the Hat, one fish, two fish, red fish or new fish or any other characters on google search, print out in color on bright white cardstock paper. Trim them to size and blu tac them throughout the wall. If you are building centerpieces, they can be pasted on card board boxes for make them more sturdy.
Other ideas are displaying Dr Seuss Truffula trees at the entrance, balloon bouquets featuring a huge Cat in the Hat, and hanging framed pictures of greatly different sizes with burlap inside featuring hand-stenciled resemblances of the hat, the cat, and the fish. Keeping with a black picture frame will allow for continuity throughout. Place a picture of the mom to be in a polka-dotted dress on the gift table. On each side of the table, you can put clear balloons with dangling fish within. Dim the lights in the room to make it seem like a cold rainy day. You could place round rugs spread out on the floor in red, white, and black.
Dr. Seuss Fondant Cupcake Toppers
Serve your cupcakes in style with these lovely Dr. Seuss cupcake toppers! These fondant cupcake toppers include a different character or image relating to the Dr. Seuss books. It Includes 3 books, 3 hats, 3 green eggs & hams, 3 fish (one fish, two fish, blue fish).
Dr Seuss Guest Table
Why not Set-up round tables with a white cloth spread over them and a red table runner. You could place a small round fish bowl with a live koi fish on each table and a plastic figurine from the story inside. The fish bowels should sit on a compatible size red box. At the end of the party, this will make a great hostess gift. The tableware would be a trendy mix of red, white, and black. The guest’s gift or favors can be a medium-sized red paper box with two handmade cookies inside.
Dr Seuss Baby Shower Food
Continue the theme through the buffet table by serving mahi-mahi (fish), green peas (polka dots), and a wacky and colorful salad with tiny red tomatoes. Serve beverages with wild names like tropical punch, berry blitz, and popping purple. How about tuna sandwiches using the coloring of red and blue in the mayonnaise. You could use drinks with bright colors. Finally, complete the buffet table with small labels/cards by each item with the name and place cards with lines from the book on the tables.
Dr Seuss Baby Shower Cake
The cake should be the focal point when made in the wonky shape of the original top hat and covered with red and white striped fondant complete with a red bow-tie. Glittery morsels sprinkled around the cake can add a sense of whimsy.
If you want to give mom-to-be something unique, how about a gift of Dr Seuss themed diaper cake. Throwing a party as exciting as this will keep everyone talking and having so much fun!ll labels / cards by each item with the name and place cards with lines from the book on the tables.
Dr. Seuss Diaper Cake
Give your guests something to talk about with a Dr. Seuss themed diaper cake. This red and blue diaper cake would make a beautiful centerpiece or a nice addition to a treat table. The diaper cake is wrapped in a combination of tule and ribbon and will be delivered to you fully assembled. All you need to do is find the perfect place to display your cake. The cake stand approximately seventeen inches tall. The diapers are all Pamper brand diapers and can be saved for later use. The entire cake includes 60 diapers! This would also make a great gift for the mother of the baby being celebrated.
Dr Seuss Popcorn Boxes
It’s important that you don’t send your guests home empty-handed. These popcorn boxes are a unique favor that your guests will love! The cups are decorated with Dr. Seuss characters and include clear dome lids that will stay on tight when your guests travel home. Each cup is approximately 5.5 inches high and can be filled with fourteen ounces of delicious flavored popcorn! If popcorn is not your favorite, you could easily fill the cups with a different treat. The popcorn cups are sold in sets of eight and will be ready for you to give to your guests upon delivery. The cups can also be customized if desired.