Every party needs a lil icebreaker. So the clothespin game is a simple way to encourage mingling at a baby shower.

Hand one small pin out to each of your guests and ask them to secure it to a visible place like their shirt or jacket label. To see how to play, read more.

Once everyone has placed their pins, choose a word like "baby," "boy," "girl" or one more specific to the mama-to-be's pregnancy and announce it.

If anyone hears someone say the forbidden word, they can take their pin. The person with the most pins at the end of the shower wins.