18 Thoughtful Baptism Gifts Ideas

When it comes to gifts for a baby’s baptism, you want to choose something special that they will remember forever. Here are 18 thoughtful baptism gift ideas for the big event!

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Baptisms are always such a special day. So make it extra special with a thoughtful baptism gift for the little one. We gathered 18 of our favorite baptism gift ideas for the big day whether you’re the godparent, grandparent, family or friend.

From nightlights, personalized keepsakes to fun onesies, we have you covered for this special occasion! Your little one will feel the love with these special christening gifts that they will cherish for years to come. Here are our top picks…

Best Baptism Gifts Ideas

1 — Stuffed Toy Lamb

baptism gift ideas - Stuffed Toy Lamb

Gift this soft and cuddly plush stuffed toy lamb for your favorite little one’s baptism. The removable pendant cross also separately functions as an optional wall decor hang.

2 — Religious Cross Bracelet

baptism gifts - Religious Cross Bracelet

Swarovski pearls and silver rhinestones encircle an elegant handmade religious cross bracelet. Personalize it with the child’s initial for the finishing touch.

3 — Custom Baptism Picture Frame

Baptism Gifts For Girls Or Boys Personalized Picture Frame Custom Engraved Glass 4x6 Vertical Photo Grey And Antique Yellow J Devlin Pic 392-46V EP615

Showcase the perfect picture from the perfect day in this stained glass custom picture frame. Engrave a name and the baptism date. Its triangular glass sides and base support allows for a unique tabletop stand.

4 — Catch Personalized Baptism Blanket

Custom Catch Personalized Baptism Baby Blanket Gift - Boy or Girl Christening - Name and Date (2 Text Lines)

Gift the perfect luxe personalized baptism baby blanket for maximum cuddles. You can personalize it with a name and the christening date, and it’s available in blue and pink. It also pairs well with a DIY Minimal Beaded Blanket Holder since this blanket is pretty enough to display.

5 — Personalized Book

christening gifts - Personalized Book

Let your child feel extra special with this God Loves You Personalized Story Book, perfect for a nap time or bedtime read to remind them how cherished they are.

A dedication page allows you to inscribe a message and include a photo of your choice. A personalized gift is always the way to go if you want something thoughtful. Check out more customized gift ideas here.

6 — Cross Stud Earrings

best baptism gifts - Cross Stud Earrings

Every girl needs a cute pair of earrings. Commemorate the day with sparkly sterling silver cross stud earrings, available in 3 color color-ways! They’re hypoallergenic for even the most sensitive ears and are suitable and ageless enough for years of wear. It’s the perfect baptism gift for girls who love jewelry.

7 — Christening Shoes

baptism present - Christening Shoes

A special occasion like this calls for special christening shoes. There’s also an option to emboss the soles. Once your baby girl or boy outgrows them, these unisex leather shoes are also meant for displaying.

8 — Precious Moments Jesus Loves Me Snow Globe

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The classic “Jesus Loves Me” melody plays as you wind this musical snow globe. This meaningful and beautifully crafted keepsake is a perfect reminder of divine love for the newly baptized.

9 — Funny Onesie

gifts for a baptism - Funny Onesie

Your humored friends will love this unisex funny onesie to commemorate their babies milestone day. It may not be your traditional baby baptism gift, but we guaranteed that it will be a hit.

10 — Angel of Prayer Figurine

baby christening gift ideas - Angel of Prayer Figurine

Every baby needs a guardian angel. Gift this beautiful hand painted angel figurine for their baptism.

11 — Wood Cross Night Light

good baptism gifts - Wood Cross Night Light

Gift this wood cross night light to make sure no monsters get the little ones at night. It’s simple and modern for any room. We love that it’s LED and USB powered too.

12 — Noah’s Ark Toy

gifts for christining - Noah’s Ark Toy

This adorable Noah’s Ark Play Set is perfect for any occasion, and they even make noise! Each animal either rattles, squeaks or roars. Boys and girls will love this interactive toy.

13 — Crochet Rosary

Crochet Catholic Rosary, Baby Shower/Baptism Favors,

Unique and one of a kind, this crochet rosary does not disappoint. It is hand crocheted and beautifully crafted. It not only makes for a beautiful baptism gift, but it’s a great first communion gift idea too.

14 — Christening Cross

Cross With Name for baptism gift ideas

This christening cross is a keepsake that will be cherished for years. This handmade wooden includes a bible verse and a personalized name.

15 — Clay Print Kit

baby's christening gifts - Clay Print Kit

Treasure keepsakes are gifts to be cherished forever. Help make a personalized gift with a non-toxic Hand and Foot Clay Print Kit. It includes everything you need, even a frame with four color options and name and baptism day date stamp.

16 — Keepsake Box

Baptism Gifts for Girl Ceramic Keepsake Box with Gift Cards and Gift Box Heart Jewelry Box Jewelry Organizer Ring Dish Jewelry Tray Trinket Boxes First Communion Gifts for Goddaughter FLJB04

Gift them with a ceramic cross box. It’s perfect for holding jewelry, trinkets and even a rosary. It also comes packed in a gift box and a gift card for you to include a special note and/or for you to include a gift card or cash.

17 — Saint in Training Blanket

Saint in Training Blanket for a personalized baptism gift idea

Illustrated saints adorn this soft and cozy Saint in Training blanket. We especially love that you can personalize it with your giftee’s name. It also comes in various sizes. There’s an option to choose a swaddle size for a newborn baby. Or opt for a large throw blanket for older kids.

18 — Baby Christening Doll

Genius Baby Toys | Eden Keepsake Collection| Baby Christening Baptism Soft Doll in White Satin Dress, 12"

Gift them with a soft and cuddly Christening doll  that’s fitted with its own white satin hat and baptism dress.

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  1. Cute things! My daughter loves glittery things. Perhaps earrings would be an appropriate choice. Thank a lot