Satisfy a sweet tooth and have some fun by combining candy and a game in one! This isn’t a game of rhymes as the last sentence may lead you to believe, rather a game of memory and possible cavities!
Where there is something baby-related, there is a candy bar that can go directly with it. It’s almost as if they’ve named candy with baby things in mind! It’s quite easy to play, too. If you’ve played memory using a regular deck of cards, then you already know how to play the baby shower candy bar game!
How to Play the Candy Bar Game
In the baby shower candy bar game, you make your own cards. Ensuring each one has an exact match, make up 20-30 pairs of cards with words that are all related to pregnancy, delivery and babies! The only difference between this game and a normal memory game is that you have the incentive of candy that goes with each match.
Candy Bar Game Examples
Here, I will provide you with 30 pairs and the name of the candy that goes with it.
- Crying: Cry Baby
- Alone time with husband: Oh Henry!
- Babysitters: Lifesavers
- Lullabies: Symphony
- Playdates: Sugar babies
- Delivering doctor: Butterfinger
- Doctor bills: 100 Grand
- Parenting advice: Air Heads
- Engorgement: Milk Duds
- Pacifiers: Ring Pop
- Dirty diaper: Tootsie Roll
- Baby laugh: Snickers
- Mom’s postpartum tummy: Jelly Belly jelly beans
- Umbilical cord: Twizzlers
- Lactation: Milky Way
- Bottles: Baby Bottle Pop
- It’s a girl!: Peach Rings
- It’s a boy!: Nut Bar
- Pregnant belly: Mounds
- Raising a child: Rocky Road
- Before conception: Blow Pops
- Baby cuddles: Good and Plenty
- Losing weight after baby: Marathon Bar
- Cute baby shoes: Mary Janes
- Child care expenses: Pay Day
- Contractions: Atomic Fireballs
- Baby names: Whatchamacallit
- Mom’s time to sleep: Take 5
- Late nights: Milky Way Midnight
- Triplets: 3 Muskateers
When thinking of candy that goes with baby terms, I find it easier to first look at the candy, and then make a determination on what could possibly relate to it. You might be surprised at just what you can come up with. Be sure that the candy you choose is easily accessible or you might find yourself on a race throughout your city, or even on the internet!
Preparing for the Game
The amount of pairs you’ll need will be determined by how many guests will be present at your shower. If you are expecting many guests, it’s best not to have more than 30 different baby terms in the game; however, you can multiply the cards so that there is four or six of each one instead of two. This way, the game won’t take forever with a lot of people, and it will be easier to make the game and gather all of the candy.
Another idea is to take a trip to your local store and make a full list of all of the candy available, take this list home and make your game. If you choose this route, you won’t have a hard time making the game at all!
If you are playing the baby shower candy bar game, it’s probably not a bad idea to hand out toothbrushes as favors!