The Best Baptism Gift Ideas

Updated: January 7, 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. 

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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. 

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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. 

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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. 

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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. 

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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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