Minute to win it
baby shower games

Minute to win it baby shower games are fast becoming the go to fun way to spice the party up and get guests involved.  This game is adapted from the popular TV game series Minute to win it which sees contestants completing challenges within 60 seconds.

They are a great choice for coed parties since they look like simple tasks that only take a minute but when you actually get into it might not be so easy and brings out the competitive nature in players especially the guys who we ladies know always want to prove themselves.

Supplies for minute o win it baby shower games can easily be found around the house or a quick trip to the dollar store.

There are a bunch of games so this is our pick based on popular suggestions from family members and our visitors.

Baby Rattle

A baby can bang and shake a rattle for quite some time. How well do you think your guests will do? Put them to the test with the baby rattle minute to win game. Pick too persons to compete against each with 1 rattle each or play one person at a time against the clock using both hands

You will need:

  • (4) Empty 2-liter bottles
  • Table
  • lots of Gumballs


How to play:

Prior to game start, player stands with hands at sides.

2) When the clock starts, player picks up each set of bottles by grabbing the section connecting the bottles.

3) Player cannot switch hands or rest during the minute, neither can they bang bottles against table or themselves

4) To win the player must transfer all gumballs from top bottles to the bottom bottles before the 1 minute mark.



Dizzy Diaper

This minute to win it baby shower game is not intended for the mom-to-be as it will indeed make you dizzy.

You will need:

  • 1 roll of toilet paper

How to play:

1)      Have 1 person hold a toilet paper on a holder while player takes a edge of toilet in 1 hand. The goal is to make a makeshift diaper.

2)      The player has to begin spinning so that the toilet paper collects around the body so arms must be covered.

3)      If the player severs the toilet paper they loose.

4)      To complete the game, player must collect all toilet paper on to their body within the 1 minute time limit.


Separation Anxiety

Great game for the mom to be since she will experience some anxiety when the baby comes.

You will need:

  • 10 red candies
  • 10 orange candies
  • 10 yellow candies
  • 10 green candies
  • 10 blue candies
  • 5 cups

You can have multiple players at once just make sure to have enough candies and cup for each player.

How to play:

1)  All candies are covered under a cup. When the clock start players remove the cup and with one hand only start sorting candies 1 color at a time

2) If the player places a candy in the wrong container, or places a candy out of order, the game is over.  
3) To complete the game, player must place all 50 candies into their own cup before time is up


Baby Blocking

You will need:

  • 5 wooden baby blocks
  • Plastic plate

How to play:

1) When clock starts, player places plate on top of head and attempts to stack blocks vertically on plate.

2) Player must make sure that the plate is balanced on top of head, so he or she may not move plate with hands once placed on head.

3) To complete game, all 5 blocks must remain stacked vertically for 3 seconds within the 60-second time limit.


Stack Attack


This baby shower minute to win it game is a great one for the guys. Players have to be steady of hand and quick as well.


You will need:

  • 36 plastic cups
  • Table

How to play:

1) When the clock starts, player may begin stacking cups into a pyramid shape.  So with bottoms up starting with 8 cups at the bottom then stack 7 on to that and you continue to stack until all the cups are finished. It will be shaped like a triangle.

2) When the triangle is complete, with 1 cup at the top, 2 cups below it, and so on, the player may begin to get the cups into a single stack.

3) To complete the game, the player must build a complete pyramid using all of the cups, then get all the cups back into a single stack within the 60-second time limit.

Yeah good luck with this one.


Hut Hut Hike

This game is hilarious especially if played by older folks believe me I have seen it.

You will need:

  • Toilet paper rolls (as many as you can get)
  • Standing hoop


 How to play:

1) Prior to the start of the game, place a foul line 15 feet from the hoop.

2) When the clock starts, the player turns around, bends over and begins to throw the rolls through their legs in an attempt to get them through the hoop. Only one roll may be thrown at a time and if a person is holding the hoop they have to keep it steady.

3) To complete the game, successfully throw the designated number of rolls through the hoop within the 60 second time limit.  You can have someone throw the toilet paper rolls back to the player. This way you don’t have to have so many rolls.

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