22 Wonderful Baptism Gifts For the New Bundle of Joy

By Laura Fiebert | Updated: March 31, 2024

    Baptisms and Christenings hold profound significance in Catholic traditions, symbolizing a deep expression of faith for many families. When choosing gifts for these hallowed occasions, options vary from touching keepsakes to functional treasures like personalized baby blankets. Dive into our handpicked collection of extraordinary Baptism gifts tailored for both boys and girls, designed to elevate this momentous event. 

  1. Customized Star Map
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    Turn that sacred day into a beautiful print of the stars above. Each star map shows how the sky looked on their baptism date. With various designs, styles and frames, it’s easy to create a special keepsake that will last for years to come. So even when they’re older, they’ll still have a way to keep that special day close to their heart.

  3. Angel Earrings
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    Exceptional quality, beautiful design. These 14K Gold earrings feature both triangle and round cut CZ’s to create two unforgettable little angels. Beautifully designed and crafted angel earrings with two Diamonlux CZ’s. These are adorable Christening gift ideas for a baby girl. 

  5. Plush Keepsake
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    This adorable stuffed animal elephant is the perfect personalized baptism gift and keepsake. The elephant is personalized using high-quality heat-transfer vinyl that is applied using a commercial-grade heat press. You can be confident that the letters and numbers will not come off! Elephants are approximately 9″ tall and approximately 11″ wide from ear to ear, 8″ wide from foot to foot.

  7. Blessings Jar
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    This ceramic jar makes a lovely keepsake of a baby’s special day. Everyone gathered can write a blessing for the baby and drop it into the ceramic jar for the baby to read for years to come. He or she won’t remember the day, but the blessings inside this jar will let them feel the love that surrounds them.

  9. Noahs Ark Playset
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    Aurora World’s Noah’s Ark is a soft plush Carrier that holds removable stuffed animals, which each have sound, including a Giraffe (rattle sound), Zebra (squeaker), Elephant (trumpet), and a Lion (roar sound). Aurora World is an industry leader with over 30 years of experience designing and manufacturing innovative, high-quality plush products.

  11. Little Golden Children’s First Bible
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    This book has simple retellings and bright illustrations of these best-known Bible stories that make sharing the Good Word and Jesus. A warm and enriching experience for parents and very young children. Great for the baby’s first library.

  13. Lamb Rocker
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    Soft as a lamb’s coat, our plush rocker has a huggable body and sweetly embroidered facial features. It features solid wood handles and precision-shaped runners for a smooth, secure and gentle rocking motion. Made of super-soft polyester runners are crafted of solid wood. Personalization is available, up to 9 characters, for an additional cost. A truly unique baptism gift from a grandparent or godmother.

  15. Scripture Swaddle
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    Soft, thick, and extra-large, swaddle baby blanket makes a unique and thoughtful baptism gift for the new baby. The Muslin Baby Swaddle from Ocean Drop Designs is both meaningful and practical. One family will cherish for a lifetime! Available in 4 unique designs with meaningful quotes that remind children of God’s love and guidance. Arrives beautifully packaged in a gift box. It’s ready to give a special baby shower, Baptism, or Christening gift or as a unique Godchild Gift.

  17. Plate Set
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    Our practical and personalized 8″ or 10″ melamine grace plates are one-of-a-kind and made especially for you upon order. Kids love to see their name on anything and everything … watch them say grace before gobbling up their entire meal to see their name on their special plate—a unique personalized Christmas, birthday, or holiday gift idea. 

  19. Personalized Cross
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    Celebrate your special little one with this sweet ceramic cross!!! This cross will always be a small reminder of the baby’s christening among the most cherished keepsakes. All hand-painted. Useing teeny-tiny brushes to paint each cross with my original artwork. Next, each cross is finished with a lead-free, clear, glossy glaze. The crosses are kiln-fired for 6 hours at 1888 degrees. The final product is a permanent, high-quality keepsake!

  21. Prayers Answered Onesie
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    Babies have answered prayers for some. This is a perfect gift for a mama who prayed and prayed for their special child. This little onesie is a great baby gift. Great for a girl or boy’s baptism. Pair it with a Blessed Mama Tee for a great gift.

  23. Personalized Book
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    Experience the joy of God’s love for your child with this personalized keepsake book, perfect for baptisms, christenings, naming ceremonies, first communions, Easter, and other holidays. God Loves You describes God’s loving presence in nature and tells the child he or she is God’s special creation. Create a unique and meaningful gift with a dedication page customized with the sender’s name. Children develop self-esteem at a very young age, and a personalized book can influence a child’s sense of self-worth at the critical time of day when parents and children read together. 

  25. Personalized Doll
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    This beautiful ballerina ragdoll will look right at home in your little darling’s doll collection and may just become one of her favorites. Made with various soft textures for her to explore, our adorable ballerina can be customized with up to 12 characters. Just send your girl’s name, and we’ll print it on her jumper at no extra cost. We are confident that they’ll be best of friends in no time!

  27. Personalized Robe
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    Our practical hooded toweling robe is given a stylish twist that comes in sapphire, grey, or white. Personalized for free for an extra special gift, this makes bath times all the more inviting and undeniably stylish. Made from 100% cotton with two patch pockets and a nifty waist tie, the hood keeps little ones warm and snug when drying off after cleaning. Don’t forget to enter up to 9 characters that can be embroidered onto the front.

  29. Silver Cross Locket
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    Simple and elegant, our classic Sterling Silver Girls’ Large Cross Heart Locket will capture her heart when you engrave it with a unique message. It features polished silver on the front and brushed silver on the back. So go ahead, tell your princess how much she’s loved. And show her, too by tucking in photos of the two of you. 

  31. Godchild Wall Art
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    If you are looking for meaningful Godchild gifts, this print is a thoughtful keepsake for your Godchild and a meaningful reminder of your promise to him or her. In gender-neutral black and white, this print is a great Baptism gift for a baby girl or baby boy alike.

  33. Lamb Baby Blanket
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    Although the lamb is a powerful Christian symbol, this supremely soft and huggable blanket will surely become their favorite companion. Snuggling with this adorable plush toy and blankie will send your own precious little lamb straight to dreamland. A wonderful personalized gift!

  35. Noah’s Ark Night Light baptism-gifts-bank
  36. Two by two, they marched onto the ark…this Noah’s Ark night light features pairs of adorable animals as they happily sail across the ocean safely and soundly (you will love the animal details!) At the bottom of the ark, you can see waves splashing against the hull. This light is made of porcelain and hand-painted. 

  37. Love You Photo Frame
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    Cherish those special moments with your little one every time you see their little face in this frame. Its simple yet modern design can be combined with other frames for a unique look. This item comes individually boxed, which makes it a perfect gift.

  39. Keepsake Box 
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    As a simple decoration, special gift, or a symbol of your faith, this J. Devlin beveled art glass box is a sweet addition to any baby room. Its glass includes glistening iridized clear glass and a unique square beveled glass lid. A myriad of colors reflects out of all sides of this antique-looking trinket box. A small cross accent made from the same lead-free solder as the box frame completes this unique box. Pair it with a set of rosary beads as a gift set.

  41. Guardian Angel Statue 
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    The new addition to the family will always have a Guardian Angel looking after them when you gift them this sculpture. The statue of made of resin and stands 5.5 inches tall. She comes in a gift box with a gift card. 

  43. Baby Gap Gift Card
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    Don’t know what to get? A gift card is always a great idea. Made with quality construction and designer details, babyGap clothing is crafted from natural fabrics that wash like a dream. The Gift Card may be redeemed for merchandise at any Gap, Old Navy, Banana Republic, or Athleta location, including Outlet and Factory stores.

    What are some traditional gifts given for a Christening or Baptism?

    If you’re wondering what gifts to give for a Baptism or Christening, you’re in luck—there’s a treasure trove of options! From timeless religious keepsakes like Bibles, rosaries, or divine figurines to classic engraved silver spoons or cups, there’s something for everyone’s taste. How about a gorgeous christening gown or outfit? It’s a fashionable and sentimental way to mark the day!

    But wait, there’s more! Picture frames personalized to capture the moment, stunning jewelry, or cozy baby blankets featuring religious designs also make fabulous gifts. And if you’re looking for a modern twist, consider enchanting books or playful toys. The sky’s the limit! At the end of the day, the key is to pick a gift that resonates with your heart and showcases your love and support for the child and their family on this extraordinary day!

    How much money do you give for a Christening?

    Of course, many people like to give money as a gift, which can be put towards a savings bond or the child’s college fund. The amount of money given for baptism can vary depending on your relationship with the family if you are the godparent, and what your budget is. Some people may give a small token amount of $20-$50, while others may give a larger sum of $100 or more.

    It is important to consider what you can comfortably afford and what is appropriate for your relationship with the family. If you are unsure, it is always best to ask friends or family what others typically give for similar occasions.

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