A Fun and Exciting Game for Baby Showers: What’s in Your Purse?



A Fun and Exciting Game for Baby Showers: What’s in Your Purse?

Baby showers are a time for friends and family to come together to celebrate the upcoming arrival of a new baby. One way to make the event even more fun and exciting is to play a game. A great game to play at a baby shower is “What’s in Your Purse?”

How to Play

  • Before the baby shower, ask each guest to bring a purse (or bag) with them.
  • Once everyone has arrived, divide the guests into two teams.
  • Give each team a list of items that may be found in a purse or bag.
  • Set a timer for two minutes.
  • Each team must search through their purses and bags to find as many items on the list as they can.
  • The team that finds the most items on the list wins the game.

Items to Look For

  • Wallet
  • Keys
  • Lipstick
  • Tissues
  • Tampon/Pad
  • Pen
  • Cell Phone
  • Gum
  • Coin Purse
  • Eyeglasses
  • Compact Mirror
  • Credit Card
  • Makeup Bag
  • Chapstick
  • Nail File
  • Hairbrush
  • Bandaids


At the end of the game, the winning team can be rewarded with a prize. Some ideas for prizes include:

  • A gift card to a baby store
  • A box of chocolates
  • A bottle of champagne
  • A bouquet of flowers
  • A spa day for two


“What’s in Your Purse?” is a fun and exciting game for baby showers. It is sure to be a hit with guests of all ages. So, the next time you’re planning a baby shower, consider adding this game to your list of activities.