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21 Gender Reveal Crafts

21 Gender Reveal IdeasYou may not have audio and visual recording capabilities like this viral video, but you can still surprise your friends and family with the announcement of your new little boy or girl!  These 21 gender reveal crafts will delight your guests as they share in your baby joy!

1. Dry Ice Bath Bomb Reveal

I am in love with this announcement!  The 1st Hundred had an original idea to use colored bath bombs and dry ice!  It’s a science theme gender reveal party!

Instructions for an original idea to reveal the baby's gender! Dry ice and bath bomb!

2. Gender Reveal Volcano

You can buy cute gender reveal volcanoes on Etsy, but at Teaching Mama you can learn how to make it with just three simple ingredients!

Three simple ingredients to make a gender reveal volcano!

3. Playdough

Another great way to involve kids – I Can Teach My Child shows you how to create white homemade play-dough and secretly add coloring to the middle of the dough!  When you roll it out you will see the gender color!

Make your own playdough to announce the gender of your baby



4. Artistic Gender Reveal

Get messy with this fun reveal idea!  Project Nursery shares this idea and as a bonus, you have a work of art to remember the moment!

An artistic way to reveal gender with paint and a canvas!

5. Heart Pinata

Get all the instructions at Cardstore on how to build your own heart pinata to fill with pink or blue confetti!

Instructions on how to build your own gender reveal pinata


6. Question Mark Pinata

The DIY Network guides you to create your own question mark shaped pinata!


7. Gender Reveal Cake

This video tutorial has gone viral and shows you all the steps you need to make an impressive gender reveal cake!  I am not a baker and after watching I feel like even I could make this!

 Bake a candy filled cake for a gender reveal party!  Easy instructions!

8. Gender Reveal Cookies

These cookies at Sweet Sugar Belle look too good to eat!  Using two sizes of cookie cutters, create a classy looking cookie to reveal the gender!

Bake a beautiful gender reveal cookie


9. Gender Reveal Fortune Cookies

Use the recipe and printables at Spot of Tea Designs to bake your own fortune cookies for your guests!

Bake a fortune cookie to announce the gender of your baby


10. Onesie Cookies

These hollowed out sugar cookies in the shape of a baby onesie are adorable! Find all the instructions at Craftstorming!

Bake and decorate these adorable candy filled cookies for a gender reveal party!

11. Pop the Bubble Gum

Surprise your guests or use photography to announce the gender by popping the gum of the wrong color!

Create a fun photo collage to reveal your baby's gender!

12. Confetti Pop Sticks

These stick confetti poppers will dazzle your guests!  Follow the DIY at Inspired By This and download the labels for a French inspired party!

Adorable confetti poppers with free printables


13. Confetti Poppers

Use this tutorial from Confetti Sunshine to construct your own confetti popper for your gender reveal party!

Make your own confetti poppers to announce baby gender

14. Confetti Filled Balloon

Scroll to the bottom of this post from That’s What Che Said to see how she filled a balloon with confetti and popped it to announce the gender!

Pop a confetti balloon to reveal baby gender

15. Confetti Cannon

Paging Super Mom had a fun party to reveal the gender and gives instructions on how she made individual confetti cannons for the guests!

Instructions on how to make a gender reveal confetti cannon

16. Paper Lantern Surprise

This tutorial from Oh Happy Day is a great alternative to a pinata.  Decorate a paper lantern and glue a string to the bottom to release confetti

Adorable paper lanterns that release confetti


17. Gender Reveal Pouch

Kraft paper easily hides the surprise of the colored clothespin inside!  Let your guests have fun ripping into the surprise pouch! See the instructions from Smart School House.

Cute pouches made with kraft paper to announce baby gender

18. Balloon Release

This idea is close to my heart!  We released balloons for my daughter’s gender reveal party!  See all the ideas at

Release a box of balloons to announce the gender of your baby


19. Gender Reveal Cards

If your loved ones aren’t close to attend a party, create these pull tab cards from Candi Mandi to show off the gender!

Create a pull tab on a card to announce baby's gender!

20. Scratch Off Cards

This is more fun than the lottery!  White Table Style used paint and soap to create a scratch off card!

Simple ingredients at home can make a scratch off card to announce the baby gender


21. Silly String            

  Cover the cans of blue or pink silly string like Fenton Fever and let guests have fun releasing the string at the same moment!

Mystery silly string!  Hide the color and let guests have fun spraying the silly string to show pink or blue for baby's gender!


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