Do you struggle when trying to pick out bridal shower games? I know that some attendees enjoy them and some attendees prefer to skip them. I enjoy a good bridal shower or baby shower game, but some games are definitely better than others. I especially enjoy the games that you would play without attending a shower.

My first shower game of choice? Scattergories. I enjoy playing the game with my family in a non-shower situation. I figure if it’s a game well-suited for any game night, it is more likely to be a crowd-pleaser at a shower. I will share a free scattergories printable to use at the next shower you throw (in a 4 different colors) and also a quick summary of the rules.

Bridal Shower Game and Free Scattergories Printable

Print the Bridal Shower Scattergories printable in PINK. More colors below!

  1. The hostess will pick 3 letters to use for the game. Pick the initials of the bride, use the letters W E D, roll an alphabet die, or just pick 3 random letters.
  2. Each shower attendee will write the chosen letter in the circle above the first column.
  3. Set a timer for 3 minutes (or whatever time you choose).
  4. Each attendee fills out each category with a word that starts with the selected letter. Everyone tries to fill out as many as they can for 3 minutes. For example, if the letter chosen was “S”, the wedding gift answer could be “spatula”. 
  5. Once the 3 minutes are over, go around the room to have everyone share their answers. If an attendee has an answer that no one else has, they get 1 point. If two or more attendees have the same answer, no one gets a point. (Bonus points if you come up with an answer that uses the selected letter twice. For what the bride wears, “silver shoes” would get 2 points instead of just 1.)
  6. The attendee with the most points wins that round!
  7. Repeat with a different letter for the second column.

Print the Bridal Shower Scattergories printable in PINK.

Print the Bridal Shower Scattergories printable in TEAL.

Bridal Shower Game and Free Scattergories Printable

Print the Bridal Shower Scattergories printable in BLUE.

Bridal Shower Game and Free Scattergories Printable

Print the Bridal Shower Scattergories printable in GREEN.

Bridal Shower Game and Free Scattergories Printable

What is your favorite bridal shower game to play?

Bridal Shower Game and Free Scattergories Printable. Available in 4 colors: pink, teal, blue, and green.

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24 comments on “Bridal Shower Game and Free Scattergories Printable”

  1. What a great game! I so could of used this a month ago, will pin it since I am sure I will plan one or two more showers! Thanks for sharing!

  2. I have a friend getting married this summer and we will be having a shower for her. I will have to remember this game. Thank you for sharing!

  3. These are beautiful – and they look oddly familiar. I attended a bridal shower over the weekend and we did this very same game! Maybe the gal follows you, idk – it’s where I saw Liz! :)

    So fun!

  4. This is awesome! What a great game. I’m not planning any now, but as my single friends pair off I’m sure I will! I love bridal showers and the fun games you play. Your printable is very sleek and pretty, I love it.

  5. Such a great idea, Emily! I wish I had this when I was planning my sister-in-law’s bridal shower. I’m definitely pinning this for the future, though. It sounds like it could be such a fun game :) Thanks for sharing this with us on #shinebloghop this week

  6. If I have to do a lot of thinking at these games, I’m ususally the one who skips them. This sounds like fun and although I haven’t been to one in awhile, this will be a good game to share. I have one daughter left to walk down the aisle so who knows how long before it will come in handy.

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