A Classic Winnie the Pooh Baby Shower: Ideas and Inspiration

Winnie the Pooh, that much-beloved bear with a weakness for honey, is one of the most popular themes for all things baby.

Maybe it’s because of the gentle illustrations in the original books by A.A. Milne, or perhaps it’s the message that childhood is a time to be cherished. Winnie the Pooh is a character that endures through generations of children everywhere, so why not celebrate an upcoming birth with him in mind?

It’s wonderful because it’s gender-neutral for those not finding out the baby’s sex, and shower guests of all ages will love its vintage feel. Who knows? Maybe they’ll be transported back to their own childhoods, imagining themselves on great adventures with Pooh and the gang through the Hundred Acre Wood.

I’ve rounded up everything you need to make the event a success. Take a peek at what I’ve found!

  • Set the Tone with Classic Pooh Invitations

    Set the Tone with Classic Pooh Invitations

    These sweet invitations set the tone for a beautiful and memorable event celebrating the upcoming arrival!
    JPG file, $8 Little Forests

    Or purchase Winnie The Pooh baby shower invitations

  • Burlap Banner

    Burlap Banner

    This versatile banner can be used again and again. It’s perfect for this event because of the flower made from the pages of a book. Winnie the Pooh perhaps?
    Banner, $20 Whimzy Life

    Or purchase Winnie The Pooh decorations

  • Speaking of Books...

    Speaking of Books...

    Place books from the Winnie the Pooh series around the space where the baby shower is being held so that guests can browse them and get into the spirit!
    Book, $10.87 Amazon

  • Wish Cards

    Wish Cards

    Ask guests to use these cards to write a piece of advice for the mom to be or a wish for the baby. They’ll become treasured keepsakes.
    Wish Cards, $14 for 12 Shabby Pea Designs

  • The Guest of Honor

    The Guest of Honor

    You couldn’t have a Winnie-themed shower without the bear himself! Place Winnie in a place of honor: by the desserts, of course!
    Plush bear, $14.99 FAO Schwarz

  • Photo Album

    Photo Album

    For a gift idea, how about this Classic Pooh photo album? Finding photos to fill it will be no problem once the baby arrives!
    Photo Album, $14.50 Disney Store

  • Cupcake Toppers

    Cupcake Toppers

    These sweet cupcake toppers use quotes from the Winnie the Pooh books and have a wonderful vintage feel.
    Cupcake Toppers, $20 Seasonal Delights

  • Personalized Labels

    Personalized Labels

    Decorate the buffet table with these handmade dish labels. They can also be customized place markers with the names of your guests. Aren’t they great?
    Labels, $5 Sophia’s Rosie Room

  • A Sweet Favor

    A Sweet Favor

    What better favor for a Winnie the Pooh shower than these honey candles?
    Candles, $9 Peace Blossom Candles

  • Favor Bags

    Favor Bags

    Just place the favors in these sweet favor bags for a memento of such a special event.
    Favor Bags, $12.50 for 10 Seasonal Delights

Mary Lauren Weimer is a social worker turned mother turned writer. Her blog, My 3 Little Birds, encourages moms to put down the baby books for a moment and tell their own stories. She writes about all things toddler at Babble’s Toddler Times. Connect with her on Facebook and Twitter.

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