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Best Diaper Raffle Prizes that Your Guests Will Definitely Want

If you are planning a Diaper Raffle, then of course you will need some Diaper Raffle prizes. But what makes a great Diaper Raffle prize? And what is a Diaper Raffle? Read on to find out and for our best Diaper Raffle prizes!

What Is a Diaper Raffle?

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The diaper raffle is a classic game that may be performed at a Baby Shower or even a Gender Reveal party.

In a diaper raffle, guests must bring a pack (or packs) of diapers to be included in a prize raffle drawing during the party. For each pack of diapers, the guest gets one raffle ticket.

It is simple to set up and entertaining to play.

Additionally, it’s an excellent way to give new parents something they will use and appreciate–diapers!

So, if you’re searching for answers about how to host a diaper raffle, stay browsing!

How Does a Baby Diaper Raffle Work?

what is a diaper raffle

It’s pretty simple!

On your Baby Shower invitations, explain that you are having a Diaper Raffle and the enter they should bring a pack of diapers. See more on this post about Diaper Raffle wording ideas and how to explain it to your guests.

The guests that bring diapers will get a diaper raffle ticket.

Give them a sneak peek at the gifts you’ll be giving them to get them more involved and thrilled by displaying them on a diaper raffle table.

Once your baby shower is in full swing, you can begin drawing names at random to select the winners. Prizes will be awarded to the winning names!

How to explain a Diaper Raffle to your guests

Think of catchy or rhymed words for your invitation. Check out our post on Diaper Raffle wording ideas for examples.

You can also include a specific kind of diaper you want, your brand preference or variety of sizes that would be useful, from newborn diapers to bigger ones to put away for a few months.

Do you want to try disposable diapers, cloth diapers, or both?

If you have a specific brand in mind, you may want to note it on the Baby Shower invitation so guests know your preference.

As a sneak peek, you can include sample diaper raffle prizes, how many prizes they can win, etc., for them to be more enticed.

Here are some sample diaper raffle invitations:

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Pro Tip: It is a good ideas to mention sample prizes to entice your guests to join in the diaper raffle fun.

Are you struggling to sort out the perfect diaper raffle prize ideas for your guests?

Here are some tips:

  • You have the option of awarding a grand prize, minor prizes, and even consolation prizes, depending on your preference.
  • Choose suitable prizes for both men and women to guarantee that everyone can take an interest (if you are having a co-ed Baby Shower, that is!).
  • Consider your guests. Choose something that will excite and encourage them to bring a pack of diapers.
  • Think of prizes that will be useful and memorable.

Best Diaper Raffle Prizes Ideas That Your Guests Will Surely Love

The suggested prizes are divided into three categories: Grand, minor and consolation prizes, all of which your baby shower guests will undoubtedly like.

Consolation Prizes For The Diaper Raffle

Mini Favors

Who says favors are just for Weddings!

You can give favors as a consolation prize, and people will always be happy.

You can express your love for those who join in, even if it’s in a small way.

So what kind of favors make a good Diaper Raffle prize?

There are various goodies you can use as favors. Here are some of our favorite Diaper Raffle mini prizes below:

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            If your guests are of legal age, you can include mini cocktails in your loot bags.

candy for daiper raffle prize

            Sweets are a popular way to win the hearts of people.

prize ideas for diaper raffle

            Make some bath bombs for your guests to make it more memorable.

baby shower chocolates for diaper raffle

These sweet Baby chocolates make a perfect consolation prize.

consolation prizes for diaper raffle

            A good-smelling body lotion is a must-have.

ideas for a diaper raffle prize

            If you’re unsure what your guests need, hand cream is always a safe bet.

ideas for loot bags for diaper raffle

            Take care of the environment like you would your guests.

keychain for diaper raffle prize

            Make a personalized thank you keychain for them to remember the event.

notebooks for diaper raffle prizes

            Everyone appreciates stationery items. Try including a pen and notebook.

candles for diaper raffle prizes

Everyone loves a candle. Buy them or try making your own.

  • Soaps are useful and always welcome.
  • Cookies are another good idea for a consolation prize.

Minor Prizes For The Diaper Raffle

Gift Cards and Vouchers

Gift cards are the most valuable and essential prizes you can offer. It’s the most effective way to encourage and urge participants to join your game.

Getting someone a gift card is always a wise choice!

Here are some gift card or vouchers that you might want to consider in your diaper raffle prizes.

  • Grocery Gift Card

It is a perfect gift card for every family. Complete their grocery shopping experience with this prize.

  • Spa Gift Card

A spa gift card is essential for individuals who want to relax after your celebration.

  • Movie theatre tickets

Another fun idea is movie tickets to your local cinema.


Apart from purchasing prizes, you might want to consider adding your personal touch to your prizes. Personalized raffle prizes are cute, one-of-a-kind, and memorable.

Here’s a selection of personalized diaper raffle prizes to consider:

Personalized Raffle Prizes

personalized candles for diaper raffle

Pro tip: Choose an enticing and soothing aroma that will make anyone fall in love with it.


Personalized Wine

personalized baby shower wine labels

Personalize your wines to make them more memorable and delightful with these personalized Baby Shower labels.

Baby Succulents

watch me grow succulents

Succulents are a great choice because they can bring wealth, prosperity, and good luck. Add these cute personalized sticks to mini succulents for a sweet Diaper Raffle gift idea.

Grand Prizes For A Diaper Raffle


Usually there is one big diaper raffle winner. And you need a great prize idea for this one!

If you have the budget, try getting affordable home appliances that your guests will surely love.

popcorn maker for diaper raffle prize

Give them a popcorn maker to make their movie and popcorn bonding even more special.

air fryer for diaper raffle prize

With an air fryer, you may change their cooking practices to a healthier one.

waffle maker for diaper raffle

A waffle maker is one of the best choices if you have guests who are big fans of waffles.

pretty wine glasses for baby shower

Make their wine session extra special by pairing it with these adorable wine glasses.


Gift baskets or boxes are a game-changer as people may customize and select a wide choice of items to include. Plus, you can create a gift basket or box on a small budget.

Here are some diaper raffle prize-worthy themed gift boxes or baskets.

cheese and meat basket for diaper raffle

Everyone loves a cheese and meats gift and this one is a great idea as it contains all the extras you need for that grazing platter!

coffee gift basket

The ultimate addiction is coffee. This basket is terrific for your coffee-loving guests.

spa gift basket for diaper raffle prize

This spa box is sure to delight all of your guests.

How many prizes do you need for a Diaper Raffle?

The number of prizes you will need for a diaper raffle depends on the number of guests you have coming to your Baby Shower. If you are hosting a small shower, then 2-3 smaller prizes and one large prize is perfect. If you are hosting a large Baby Shower then you may want 5-6 smaller prizes and one large prize. Remember you can always include the consolation prizes. And the more prizes you have, the more tickets your guests will want to collect so the more diapers they will bring you!

How much should a diaper raffle prize be?

The main Diaper Raffle prize should be at least the value of a box of diapers which is around $50. Of course, you can include higher value prizes to entice people to enter with multiple boxes of diapers to get more raffle tickets!

Best Diaper Raffle Prizes Final Note

If you are planning a Diaper Raffle, then this should have given you lots of ideas for the best diaper raffle prizes. Remember, have a range of prizes on offer and consider what your guests like before you buy your prizes.

For more on planning a Diaper Raffle, read our post here.

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Jane Sheriff is the founder, creative director, party planner and mom of three. She started Darling Celebrations back in 2012 to share easy and beautiful ideas for celebrating the special events in life.

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