It’s been nearly 3 weeks and everyone is wondering how much longer until April the Giraffe gives birth. Here's 15 board games to play until she does!

15 Board Games To Play Until April the Giraffe Gives Birth

It’s been nearly 3 weeks, and everyone has been patiently waiting for April the Giraffe to give birth. Some people think that April is playing a big joke on the world by constantly going into “labor”, while others think that it’s a case of IBS. Ether way, over half a million people want to know what’s going on with her, and when is she ever going to have that baby of hers. If you want to keep up with April the Giraffe, then be sure to visit her personal corner of the web! You can watch her live video feed, and learn more amazing facts about giraffes. I’ve been wasting countless hours on her to give birth, and I’ve had enough! I need to find ways to keep me busy until that day comes, and I found 15 board games to play until April the giraffe gives birth. I know you’ll love these as much as I do. Who knows? Maybe you can play these board games a few times through! This post contains affiliate links and I’ve received samples of some of the items mentioned below.

It’s been nearly 3 weeks and everyone is wondering how much longer until April the Giraffe gives birth. Here's 15 board games to play until she does!

15 Board Games To Play Until April the Giraffe Gives Birth

Despicable Me 3 Labyrinth Game

You and the family won’t have to worry about April the Giraffe with our all time favorite movie screen characters in this game. You are looking for the most popular “Despicable Me” characters hiding in the maze. Try to find the hilarious yellow Minions, the former supervillain Gru, his three adopted girls and several other friends and evildoers! How you ask? It’s really easy: to collect a movie star, players need to create an unobstructed path to the Despicable Me character they are looking for.


You can be thankful that you won’t be finding April the giraffe on a battleship while you’re shooting it down with missiles! This is a game the family can play over and over, and it’ll be fun every time.

The Game of Life

Stop wasting your time with April the giraffe, and get on board with playing with your own Game of Life! Go to college, get a high paying job, and have lots of kids…all within less than an hour.

Guess Who?

Well, I can’t Guess Who, but I can guess who it’s NOT! It’s not April the giraffe’s baby, that’s for sure. Flip the people up and down until you guess the right one for each other!

Watch Ya’ Mouth!

Forget about watching April trying to give birth! Instead, play Watch Ya’ Mouth! Watch Ya’ Mouth is the AUTHENTIC, Hilarious, Mouthguard Party Game. Originated in viral videos, Launched on Kickstarter, and now on Amazon just for you!

Wit’s End

Can you imagine a more honestly named board game than this? Don’t let April take you there, let this game. Filled with a ton of puzzles, quizzes, and more!

Krazy Words Game

Since we’re all going crazy playing the waiting game, let’s have fun with words! You have to match up the right words with what you think the right image is!

Bounce-Off Rock n’ Rollz

This game is going to make you crazier than waiting for April’s baby to arrive! You have to have the most amazing skills of balance!


Yeah, I went there. Since we couldn’t catch a clue with April, I figured that you could lost for hours on end in playing this awesome classic game!


Most people play this game in a single row, but not me! I play the game with the FULL board at one time! This will take about an hour to do, and it’s so much more fun.

Scotland Yard

This is the game that I kinda love the most! You get to be Mr. X and hide while everyone else tries to entrap and capture you!

5 Second Rule – Just Spit It Out

Read the topic and spit out the words! You only have 5 seconds, unlike April who has strung us along.

Apples to Apples

If you not ever played this game, you need to get now. It’s like a never-ending box of fun, and being able to judge other people’s word choice is an added bonus!


This game is awesome fun, especially if the players really know each other! You gotta use words to describe a word without USING the word.


Now this is a game that’ll keep you entertained for hours on end! It’s nothing pure complete strategy that will keep you occupied.

Wild Animopoly

Since you get can’t to the zoo to watch April the giraffe in person, you might as well try to own the zoo to get your very own giraffe!

Disney Junior Mickey and the Roadster Racers Bump ‘N’ Race

The race is on! Who is gonna win? You? A family member? April? It’s a race to the finish line! You can change the course to your advantage and try to overcome obstacles in the road. It’s fun for the family, and a great way to waste more time.

Is April the Giraffe giving birth today? I don’t know, but at least now you’ll be completely occupied with these board games until April the Giraffe gives birth! Once you finish playing all of these board games, play them again! I’m sure you’ll have plenty of time until April the Giraffe gives birth. Or you can just keep watching the live stream until April the Giraffe gives birth.

Mama E

Multitasking mama to 3 living in Miami. Blogging about parenting, lifestyle, cooking and traveling. Covering everything from diapers to dorm rooms. Ask me anything, I've done it all.

Comments (10)

  • Hopefully, April will have her baby in the month of April. That would be nest.

  • Did she ever have the baby? Love this article!

  • I’ve been watching April day and night waiting for the birth. This post was great! I laughed at the description of each game. especially “Guess Who” (I played that game a lot with my daughter). Don’t know if you follow April on facebook, but in this morning’s update, it started out “Hungry Hungry Hip….errr Giraffe!” Wonder if they are playing games to pass the time too!

  • Wit’s End looks like fun. We played a lot of Clue growing up. (it’s THAT old)

  • I love this article and all those games are great recommendations:) can’t wait for April to be born!

  • We have many of these fun games and Yahtzee is the family favorite or The Game Of Life.

  • My family loves board games especially Krazy Words Game

  • These are some great game ideas for me to play with my grandchildren. We run out of fun things to do during the summer, especially when it is rainy. We watched April every day including the birth. This was so awesome. Thank you for sharing

  • Going to try some of these – I’m always looking for new board games!

  • Clue is such a classic one, I love it, and the classic monopoly s great as well


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