Shopping Tips for Baby Shower Gift

If you have been invited to a family member or a close friend’s baby shower, you need to keep a few shopping tips in mind to help you find the right gift. And while there is no denying that shopping for baby shower gifts is fun and exciting, you have to be certain you will end up buying something that will suit the occasion. One of these shopping tips is to ask the mom or parents-to-be whether they are expecting a baby girl or boy. You would not want to end up buying a set of powder blue bibs and booties and find out during the party that your friend is expecting a girl. Usually parents-to-be indicate the gender of their baby in the baby shower invitations they send out but if they don’t, you need to give them a call and ask.

Traditional baby gifts: Practical and traditional baby gifts will never go wrong. A baby layette is a popular traditional gift for baby shower. (New baby tends to outgrow 0-3 months size range clothes very quickly, you may choose bigger size of layette for 12-18 months.). Infant toys are another good choice, like rattles, soft dolls, music toys, crib toys, play mats, and play saucer are all perfect baby gifts. Nursery essential furniture is a more expensive traditional baby gift. You may choose crib, changing table, dresser, pocking chair, diaper caddy, toy box, rug, or music play.

Trendy baby gifts: Fashion has toddled into the arena of baby products. Like designer baby clothing. Or you may go “Green”, organic baby products are now found in many baby items, such as clothing, bedding, skin products, and cleaning products. Or Baby Einstein’s CDs and DVDs on baby sign language are really help new baby to communicate with the world as early as 12 months old. The new parents will appreciate these thoughtful gift ideas.

Baby gift with theme: If you want your gift to be eye-catching and give a punch to the party, you may choose or create a unique baby gift to match baby shower theme. Such as baby gift baskets, diaper cakes, or clothes bouquets are all good choices. Usually these baby gifts are filled with baby essentials, very practical, and presented in matching gift boxes, buckets, or beautiful baskets. Don’t forget to check the quality of the product.

Try These Unique Family Activities to Bring Your Family Together

Photo collage jigsaw puzzles are one activity that will interest the entire family, regardless of age. Kids, adults and grandparents alike can enjoy completing puzzles that contain pieces of family photos. You can order these jigsaws via the internet by simply uploading your chosen photos and letting the graphic designs organize them into a photo collage on puzzle pieces.

Family Reunions

Another great occasion to give out and use photo collage jigsaw puzzles is at family reunions. It truly is fun to look back through your older photos and combine them with some newer ones to be used on the puzzles. For greater effect you can even add text such as the names of family members.

It is a good idea to give the puzzle to someone, such as the eldest grandparent, and it can then be passed down through the generations. If you have a very large family then more than one puzzle will suit.

One of the most exciting activities at the family reunion will be putting the puzzle pieces together to reveal the entire family! You can even buy puzzles with larger pieces to suit those family members with not so great eyesight.

Why a Photo Collage?

* A family photo collage is 100% unique to your family only
* It can be framed on the wall, but also used during family activities
* It creates a keepsake that will last forever and can be passed through the generations
* You can customize it however you like, choosing the very best and most memorable photos to include

Indoor family activities like puzzles that have real photos on them are suitable for almost all ages. Children as young as two years old will be delighted to see the family members on the photo pieces and will certainly wonder how they got there! Family activities are a fantastic way to bond and simply have fun with your family members. There really is no greater way to enjoy time together than by doing a photo collage jigsaw puzzle.