The Best Baptism Gift Ideas

Updated: February 12, 2020
Looking for a unique baptism gift idea? Whether you're the godparent, a family member or friend, these ideas are sure to be a hit.
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When attending a baby’s baptism, you will want to choose a special gift to commemorate this important day. Gifts can range from jewelry and decorative pieces to religious-inspired toys and books. Whether you’re a godparent, friend, or family member, we’ve rounded up the 10 best baptism gift ideas to help you decide. 

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Crib Cross 

A crib cross is believed to protect and bless a sleeping baby. This adorably simple crib cross comes with either a pink or blue ribbon. 

Get it Dicksons Protect This Child Praying Girl 4 Inch Pewter Metal Crib Cross" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank">here.

Baby’s First Bible 

Parents can start teaching Bible stories from early on with this cute board book set. It includes the stories of Adam and Eve, Noah’s Ark, Moses, and Jesus. 

Get it Baby's First Bible Boxed Set: The Story of Moses, The Story of Jesus, Noah's Ark, and Adam and Eve (Bible Stories)" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank">here.

God Gave Us You by Lisa Tawn Bergren 

This cute story about a baby polar bear and his mother will have adults tearing up as they read it aloud. The book sends the important message that every child is a unique gift from God who is deserving of love. 

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The God Bless Baby Gift Set 

The best part about this gift set is a plush lamb that recites the prayer “Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep” when you press his tummy. There’s also a beautiful board book of blessings featuring hand-painted illustrations. 

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Personalized Bar Bracelet 

A classic baptism gift is jewelry. This gold bar bracelet can be personalized with the child’s name and date of birth. 

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My First Rosary Gift Set 

The rosary is a major prayer tool. Many people believe that a rosary is protective. This one comes in either pink or blue and is presented in a ceramic keepsake box adorned with dainty details. 

Get it Grasslands Road Girl's My First Rosary Cross 2 Piece Keepsake Box and Rosary Gifting Set, Pink" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank">here.

Baby’s First Book of Prayers 

This board book features 41 prayers, each accompanied by an adorable illustration. It’s perfect for reading aloud to babies and toddlers. 

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Little People Noah’s Ark Toy

Kids learn best through play and little ones will love this toy ark. It comes with 4 pairs of animals and a figure of Noah holding a dove. You can also purchase more animals separately. 

Get it Fisher-Price Little People Noah's Ark, Frustration Free Packaging" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank">here.

Jesus Loves Me Musical Snow Globe 


This cute snow globe has the most adorable little lamb inside of it, and it plays the tune of Jesus Loves Me. 

Get it DEMDACO Jesus Loves Me White Silver Toned 6 x 4 Resin Stone Musical Water Snow Globe" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank">here.

Jesus Storybook Bible 

This child’s Bible is loved and trusted by parents. Something to bring out after the child grows into toddlerhood, it’s the perfect first Bible.  

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