Invitations: Inform the guests of the mom-to-be's baby shower by picking out themed invitations. Order and then hand write these Zoo Crew Baby Shower Invitations. If you find it easier to customize the invitations before they arrive, check out these Jungle Zoo Baby Invitations or these environmentally-friendly Jungle Baby Shower Invitations. If already know the baby's gender, you can get a little more specific. For a mom-to-be expecting a baby boy, check out the Zoo Time Boy Baby Shower Invitations. If you are showering a pregnant friend who is expecting a little lady, send out these Girl Animal Print Baby Shower Invitations.
Decorations: Set up the tables for the guests by starting out with a Zoo Animal Tablecloth on each table. If you have lights or ceiling fans, tie on a Hanging Monkey or two to add to the zoo feel. You can also attach these Lion Shaped Mylar Balloon to the guests chairs. Finish off creating the feeling of guests entering a zoo by hanging up these Zebra Party String Lights and Wild Tiger Party String Lights.
Food: At each place setting at the table, put a Zoo Animal Cup for the guest to drink out of. For a snack before the main course is served, place out dishes of peanuts, animals crackers, and goldfish crackers for guests to munch on. For the main course, make Whole Wheat Zoo Rolls in different shapes and slice them in half. Then have guests select from a buffet of cold cuts to fill their sandwich. For dessert, bake these simple and tasty Cool Zoo Cupcakes.
Favors: Doubling as both a table decoration and a gift, the Baby Shower Animal Centerpiece Cookie Favors will be a hit. Simply place one stand with the its grasping arms in the middle of each table and clip a different animal cookie onto each arm. Guests can them select an animal cookie to take home with this as their favor. Another idea is to have these Baby Shower Tins with Candle personalized with the mom-to-be's name and shower date. Keeping with the zoo theme, you could also set each place with a Giraffe Soap Favor.
Gift Ideas: If guests are looking for present ideas for the mom-to-be that stay within the zoo theme, they might want to order a 2 Tier Zoo Crew Baby Shower Diaper Cake. Another idea is a Zoo Animal Themed Gift Basket, which contains three plush stuffed animals, two burp cloths, a baby book, and a pretty printed tin.