Taco themed baby showers packed with fun ideas.
While the pandemic has put a damper on large gathering baby showers, smaller showers, drive by and virtual baby showers are on the rise. And if the mom and dad-to-be love tacos, why not combine the taco theme with your baby shower!
Bright and Colorful Decorations for a Taco Baby Shower
Whether it’s smaller family gathering or a virtual shower, you’ll need to have some decor to get the party started. Colorful reds, greens, oranges and yellow brighten up your party easily.
Here’s a sweet “taco bout a baby” backdrop which adds instant color and fun to your theme. If you’re having a Zoom / virtual shower, this would make a great background too for the mom to be.
These cute gold taco Bout a Baby balloons take front and center while the table is covered with a bright colored serape. The super cute taco bar sign on a chalkboard surrounded by colorful flower pom poms really brings out the theme. With a virtual baby shower, you could easily transform the taco bar into a gift table.
Diaper cake with a taco flair!
Cute taco theme diaper cake with a smiley cactus and colorful sombrero at the top. This would be adorable to have at the virtual party. You could even have a “guess the number of dodiapers” contest for a little gaming fun. From Lanaday Decor on Etsy.
Easy DIY Taco Shower Decor
How fun is this? Take a wooden letter, add some cactus colored paint and glue on toothpicks for an adorable centerpiece. I also love the tomato can accents full of bright flowers. Super cute ideas from herpartypants.com .
These little guys are sure to put a smile on your face – and your guests. Adorable lime green cactus with a cute flower in her hair, smiling plush taco and sweet avocado with light and green color accents. These would be so sweet for the nursery too!
Easy DIY Cactus Balloons. Just get a pack of green balloons, a sharpie, a flower pot and voila! It seems like this one is pretty simple to do and what’s more, it adds so much color and fun to your decor. You’ll find complete instructions at merilulu.com
Add pops of color easily with this DIY flower
Here’s a fun and inexpensive way to add color – and fiesta fun to your party. These colorful maracas are fun for the little ones too.
Adorable fingerprint guest book with a sweet cactus and flowers. Guests add their thumbprint and name to this keepsake. Guests love it too: “It was absolutely stunning and everyone loved adding their fingerprints to it for my baby shower!”
Cute and colorful Fiesta Bridal Shower stickers are an easy way to add some pizazz to your party.
How about these polka dot “talk about a baby” napkins!
Invitation ideas for taco theme showers
Nacho average Gender Reveal is perfect for a virtual shower. We adapted our “taco bout a baby” invitation to fit a virtual gender reveal theme. The adorable avocados feature the mom to be with baby and dad with sombrero, mustache and maracas!
From “the girl who ate everything”, here s a great recipe for taco themed appetizers – using won-tons as the “taco shell”. Get complete step by step instructions for making these wonderful treats.
For a vegan alternative, check out these Mexican tortilla roll ups from the greenloot.com
Yum – these tostado bites look wonderful – and so easy to make. Just a bit of ground beef, taco sauce and the toppers with cheese, tomatoes, beans and sour cream. You can find the recipe here at laurentslatest.com
Another delicious vegan recipe featuring cream cheese and tortillas. They look amazing and perfect for small gatherings. Get the recipe at the greenloot.com
Mock tails for mom!
Or a virgin strawberry margarita might do the trick! Looks delicious!
Here’s a cute little “mom-arita” bar sign for your drink table.
Taco Baby Shower – Cute Cactus Cakes
Taco bout cute cakes! Here are a few of our favorite fiesta theme cakes – perfect dessert for your taco themed shower. If you’re having a small shower, be sure to get “to go” plates for the guests.
If you are near Louisville, KY, check out Adrienne’s bakery for this adorable taco theme baby shower cake. So cute with the colorful layers of cactus, and Mexican flags. It’s also personalized with baby to be’s name front and center.
Taco bout cute – it really doesn’t get much cuter than this little cactus cake. For complete DIY instructions, head on over to bustle.com.
This little guy is called “cutie cactus cake” and it’s pretty clear why. If you’re in Las Vegas, you’re in luck. You can pick these up at Freed’s bakery 🙂
You could also try your hand at cupcakes with a taco theme flair. These cactus cupcakes are the perfect snack size dessert for your guests. The toppers are made with candy melts in cactus molds. The desert top on the cupcakes is made with crushed graham crackers.
Another take on the cactus cupcakes – these have cute cactus style macaroons on top dotted with “spikes” of frosting topped with a cute desert flower.
Taco bout a baby cookies :). Darling cookies in taco shapes, cactus, bibs and onesies. So cute – you can bundle these up in clear bags and handout to the guests for a drive by shower. From Riley Bakery on etsy. Or get some fiesta theme cookie cutters and make your own 🙂
These are adorable! The cute little baby avocados and cacti are sure to bring a smile to your face. If you’re the artistic type, you can create these at home. This cookie cutter set includes cactus, avocados and more.
Baby Shower Games
Cute taco themed baby shower games! Ten games included in this baby shower game bundle:
Emoji Game – Picture Books
Emoji Game – Nursery Rhymes
Who Knows Mommy Best?
Guess the Price!
Baby Animals Game
Baby Word Scramble
Babies Around the World
Finish Mommy’s Phrase
Baby Shower Bingo
What’s in Your Phone?
What’s in Your Purse?
\Name the Baby (ABC’s Name Race)
Pop open a pinata!
Pinatas are always popular at kids parties – but they are also fun for baby showers too! If you’re having a gender reveal, you could pop open a giant pinata during your zoom party. You choose what color candies to fill it up – pink, blue or maybe another color – keep them guessing some more!
Fun avocado pinata from BabyAly (almost too cute to hit) that makes a great decoration and can be filled with pink or blue candy / decorations for a gender reveal.
Want to make your own avocado pinata? Here are complete DIY instructions from studio diy.
Or how about an easy pink or blue question mark pinata? Just open the bottom when you’re ready to reveal.
Baby Burrito! You can get a few laughs with the “baby burrito blanket and hat – too cute for the newborn.
Milestone blankets are also fun – Here’s one to carry the taco / avocado theme all through their first year.
Free Taco Themed Thank You Card!
Whether you’re having an in person shower or a zoom across the miles, you’ll definitely want to thank the guests and your hostess for the shower and the gifts.
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