Use this baby shower mad lib to add a few giggles, and possibly some full fledged belly laughs, to your next baby shower. Print a copy of our "An Adventure in Birthing" Mad Libs (see below).
Divide into teams or play as one group.(Note: You'll need one copy of the fill in sheet and one copy of the story sheet for each team.)
Fill in the specified words on the Mad Libs Fill In Sheet and then transfer the responses to the Mad Libs Story Sheet.
Some words will be repeated in the story. You'll notice, for example, that the mother's name is mentioned more than once in the story. It is #1 on the Fill In Sheet; therefore, wherever there is a #1 on the Story sheet, fill in the mother's name.
It is important to remember not to hand out the Story Sheets till the Fill In Sheets have been completed.
When the Story Sheets are completed read them aloud and enjoy the Adventure!
Baby Shower Mad Lib instructions and parts of speech review.
Fill in the blanks below with the words and parts of speech noted beside each blank. When complete transfer your responses to the story portion for a truly amazing birthing adventure.
01. _______________ (new mother/mother-to-be)
02. _______________ (body part)
03. _______________ (location)
04. _______________ (present tense verb)
05. _______________ (new father/father-to-be/birthing coach)
06. _______________ (present tense verb)
07. _______________ (adverb)
08. _______________ (location)
09. _______________ (adjective)
10. _______________ (professional)
11. _______________ (past tense verb)
12. _______________ (number)
13. _______________ (present tense verb)
14. _______________ (room)
15. _______________ (verb ending in 'ing')
16. _______________ (vehicle)
17. _______________ (adjective)
18. _______________ (number)
19. _______________ (body part)
20. _______________ (verb ending in 'ing')
21. _______________ (thing)
22. _______________ (number)
23. _______________ (exclamation)
24. _______________ (baby('s) name)
25. _______________ (adjective)
26. _______________ (body part)
27. _______________ (number)
28. _______________ (body part)
29. _______________ (body part)
30. _______________ (number)
31. _______________ (number)
32. _______________ (number)
Transfer your word list answers to the corresponding numbers in the story below.
(1)_______________ stopped everything she was doing when she felt
a sudden painful contraction in her (2)_______________. Of course,
the first thing she did was go to the (3)_______________ and
(4) ______________, to keep her mind off of the discomfort.
suggested that she (6)_________________, till she knew for sure if
she was in labor. She (7)______________________ declined. She
was sure it was time to go to the (8)__________________ and give
birth to her (9)_______________ baby.
would be leaving right after she (11)_______________. Within
(12)_____ minutes of hanging up the phone, she was to the point
where she could not even (13)_______________________ during a
contraction. When (5)_______________ walked into the
(14)_______________ and saw her on her hands and knees
(15)_______________, he said “we are going NOW!” and quickly packed
up the (16)_______________ and got everything ready.
When (1)_______________ arrived, the (10)_______________ examined
her. She was (18)_____ cms dilated and the baby's
(19)_______________ was right there. The (10)_______________
suggested she try (20)_______________ through a few contractions.
It worked! Her (21)_______________ broke. (22)_____ more pushes
and a loud (23)_______________ later, the baby was born.
(25)________________ (26)_______________, and (27)_____ fingers
and toes. Everyone noticed immediately that the baby had his/her
father's (28) __________ and his/her mother's
(29)_______________. He/she weighed (30)_____ pounds,
(31)_____ ounces and was (32)_____ inches long.
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