Looking for a fun baby shower activity that will create lasting memories? Make an ABC book for the baby! It’s a perfect ice-breaker, but it’s also a low-pressure activity – guests can take their time throughout the shower to color the pages.

Baby’s First ABC Book - Baby Shower Activity

Baby’s first ABC book is a great activity that will include all ages – grandparents, cousins, friends and co-workers. Each guest can sign the bottom of the page that they colored. Guests can also sign their name on the back page of the book. In a matter of hours a lovingly-made ABC book will be completed – and ready to be cherished for years!

Baby’s First ABC Book - Baby Shower Activity


  • Purchase and download the ABC book from our SHOP. Files will be available for download within a couple of minutes from purchase. We offer the ABC book in three different sizes: 4×6, 5×7 and 8.5×11.
  • You can print the pages at home or at your local print shop. We recommend that you use white cardstock.
  • If you purchased 4×6 or 5×7 ABC book, you’ll need to trim the pages – no worries, there are crop marks for easy trimming on every page. You can trim with cutting board/Xacto knife/ruler or you can ask the print shop to do the trimming for you.
  • Color the sign before the baby shower.

You can place the colored pages into a plastic photo album, glue them in a notebook or bound them at a local print shop.

Baby’s First ABC Book - Baby Shower Activity

*You can purchase Baby’s first ABC book featured in this post in our SHOP.
*Have more than 26 guests? See the Baby’s first 123 book.
*Want to draw your own illustrations? See the ABC book – blank version.

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