32 First Communion Gifts For Girls That’ll Make Their Day Special

By Laura Fiebert | Updated: May 11, 2023

    A child’s First Holy Communion is an exciting time for catholic children and their families.  It is a celebrated day and should be commemorated so give them a gift they really want. Kids don’t want a keepsake box. They want a fun gift. Here are our first holy communion gift ideas for girls and boys to help make this special day fun!

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    What is First Communion, and why is it important?

    First Communion is a special ceremony in the Catholic Church where children receive the sacrament of the Holy Eucharist for the first time. It typically occurs around 7 or 8 and marks an important milestone in a child’s faith journey.

    Children are believed to be fully initiated into the Catholic Church by participating in this sacrament. This is why First Communion is such an important occasion for Catholic families, and it is often celebrated with a special mass, family gathering or party. Many families also give gifts to the child to commemorate the occasion and show their love and support for their child’s faith journey.

    What are appropriate Holy Communion gifts?

    When it comes to Communion gifts, you can go either the traditional route or the more secular route. Traditional gifts include religious items like a rosary, prayer book, or a child’s bible. Other religious gifts may include a saint statue or a cross pendant necklace. Personalized gifts like a photo album or a keepsake box are also popular.

    Additionally, practical gifts like a watch, jewelry, gift card to a favorite store or a fun new toy. Ultimately, the best gift is one that is thoughtful, personalized, and appropriate for the child’s age and interests. Money is also an appropriate gift for communion. It’s what most people usually do.

    How much money do you give for Communion?

    The amount of money given for a First Communion gift really depends on your relationship with the child and what your budget can afford. It’s common to give a small token amount of $20-$50, but some may choose to give more, up to $100 or more. Ultimately, the amount given should be appropriate for your relationship with the child and what you can comfortably afford.

  1. First Communion Charm Bracelet
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    She will have God with her everything she wears this Communion charm bracelet. The charm bracelet is accented with white and rhinestone beads and a laser-engraved charm.  The bracelet is the perfect size for girls ages 7-9 years old.

  3. Willow Tree Guardian Angel Statue


    This hand-painted figure communicates through gesture to represent an emotion or mark a memory. Willow Tree sculptures express love, closeness, healing, courage, hope…all the emotions of a life well-lived. Artist Susan Lordi hand carves each Willow Tree piece from her studio in Kansas City, MO. This piece is cast from Susan’s original carving and painted by hand. A beautiful first communion keepsake.

  5. Christian Music Box
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    Distressed Locket Boxes are perfect for keeping your treasured possessions and keepsakes. Handcrafted wood with a distressed finish, this music box features a locket attached to trendy jute rope and a functional vintage lock with a turn-style key.  Fitted in a custom bubble bag and box, this music box is packaged carefully and ready for gifting. You can find the boy version here.

  7.  Locket
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    This beautiful piece is designed to last a lifetime. It will be an heirloom that a child will keep forever. For a baby or a small child, this locket is sure to please. Perfect for any special occasion. Sterling silver is an alloy of silver containing 92.5% by mass of silver and 7.5% by mass of other metals. The sterling silver standard has a minimum millesimal fineness of 925.

  9. Inspiring Book For Young Ladies
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    In kitchens and living rooms, garages and labs, and basements, even in converted chicken coops, women and girls have invented ingenious innovations that have made our lives simpler and better. Their creations are some of the most enduring (the windshield wiper) and best loved (the chocolate chip cookie). What inspired these women, and how did they turn their ideas into realities?

  11. Music Box Wooden Puzzle
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    This is like three gifts in one; a 3D puzzle, a music box, and a work of art to decorate her dresser or bedside table. Made of birch wood, the puzzle doesn’t require any glue and comes with an easy-to-follow manual. 

  13. Rose Necklace
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    This beautiful necklace is perfectly delicate for a young girl. This perfect combination of the pearl and white-gold plated silver luster makes a charming and adorable necklace for any little girl. It’s made of sterling silver pearl necklace as a gift everyone will enjoy—suitable for any color of clothes, style, and attendance on different occasions.

  15. Adventure Bible Stories
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    The Adventure Bible kids book, exciting journey through God’s Word. Along the way, you’ll meet all types of people, see all sorts of places, and learn all kinds of things about the Bible. Most importantly, you’ll grow closer in your relationship with God. This catholic book is a great way for them to learn more about their religion in a fun new way.

  17. Communion Rosary Bead Necklace
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    Show your spiritual side with this 18K gold plated sterling silver rosary necklace featuring a Miraculous Medal of the Virgin Mary, a polished cross, and small round beads. A modern twist on the classic rosary, this minimalist chain can be worn to symbolize one’s faith or as a cool fashion statement. 

  19. Noah’s Ark Puzzle
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    This puzzle is a great way to teach them one of the bible’s most well-known stories, Noah’s ark and the animals going in two by two! The puzzle contains 100 pieces and measures 14×19.

  21. First Communion Gift Set
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    Set includes a Prayer Book, lapel pin, rosary beads, Patron Saint scapular, satin pouch, and a satin purse. My First Communion Book – contains beautiful illustrations that help a young one understand Communion, the Order of the Mass, the Sacraments, the Station of the Cross, the Holy Rosary, the Beatitudes, and the Life of Jesus. It also includes a beaded rosary case and a matching beaded purse to hold everything together. Comes packaged in a nice keepsake gift box. The boys version you can find here.

  23. Cute Purse
  24. Keep your little girl stylish with these cute Candy-colored bow kids’ handbag! Perfect for playing dress-up or for storing little items inside! Each purse has easy-to-use zippered pockets and a magnetic snap to keep her toys secure!  The stylish clutch handbag makes a perfect present for your little girl. In various classic and contemporary colors, this little girl’s small hand clutch purse with shoulder strap dresses you up for any occasion. 

  25. Personalized Mirror
  26. Why not provide her with a handy and equally pretty mirror to keep her looking pretty? This personalized gift is embellished with an intricate filigree-inspired design on both front and back. Brushed-nickel plate and features two mirrors. The lid can be engraved with any message of up to 10 characters. It makes a nice gift for any little lady who likes to take pride in her appearance and wants to look her best. 

  27. Diary
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    Diaries are for dreaming! Girls love a locked book where they can record their private musings, their dreams, their thoughts – even their doodles. Dream, write and imagine the possibilities! Draw and write on the 240 colorful lined pages and safely keep under lock and key. Printed with vegetable-based inks on recycled papers.

  29. Communion Picture Frame
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    Your child’s First Communion is a wonderful time in your son’s or daughter’s life. Remember the special day forever with this custom First Communion Personalized Photo Frame. Made of genuine red alder wood, it holds a 5″ x 7″ photo. 

  31. Noahs Arc Board Game
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    It’s a race to get all of the animals to Noah’s boat before the great flood. Can you help them? Work together to gather all the animals on the ark to win. Noah’s Animal Rescue combines the famous bible story with cute animals in a unique and colorful game.

  33. Design Your Own Headphones
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    Your headphones should be as unique as your playlists, so crank up your creativity with this DIY headphone customization gift set. Use bright paints, craft markers, and self-adhesive paper stencils to make the included headphones your own audio work of art. Design them, decorate them, pop them on, and press play! Compatible with any device with a standard 3.5 mm headphone jack. 

  35. Fairy Garden
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    Craft, plant, water, and grow with indoor gardening that engages imagination all year round. Create your own magical miniature fairyland! The Creativity for Kids Wee Enchanted Fairy Garden Kit includes everything you need – add water! This complete fairy garden kit contains an 11 in fairy garden dish, flower fairy Hannah figurine, resin fairy house, two resin toadstools, sparkling gems, glittery pixie dust, two tulle butterflies fabric flower bouquet, glass opti-stones, purple gravel, seeds, potting soil, fine-tipped paintbrush, six acrylic paints and illustrated instructions with lots of ideas. 

  37. Pocket Token
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    This pocket-sized token features a chalice and cross, a simple yet special little keepsake for someone as they receive the Sacrament of Holy Communion. They can keep it in their pocket as a daily reminder of their devotion.

  39. Book Collection
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    Is she a little bookworm? This phenomenally successful Disney Fairies early chapter-book series launched, selling over 14 million copies. And now, for the first time, four authentic human girls find a way to the fairies, the world, and back home again. It’s an adventure every little girl would love to have. In a blink of an eye, four best friends all get their biggest wish. They’re whisked off to Never Land, home to Tinker Bell and her fairy friends.

  41. Personalized Pendant


    This really unique necklace will surely make him remember this day. Perfect personalized, unique necklace for his first communion features a stainless steel pendant and chain that can be customized with his name and the date of the ceremony. 


  43. First Holy Communion Wall Art
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    This is a professionally run art print that the artist signs! Prints are run from a high-resolution scan of my original watercolor painting. The bright colors and contemporary design elements are hand-drawn, hand-painted whimsical illustrations of prayers and scripture are meant to draw the eye and serve as a gentle call to prayer and reflection.


  45. Skate Board
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    The mini cruiser skateboard was created with the everyday skater in mind. Designed to be fun to ride and portable to carry around, this is our go-to board for anyone who skates everywhere. The double kick tails really take the board to the next level of fun and performance. A Canadian maple deck with high-quality components allows you to throw anything you can at this board! If you’re looking to have fun everywhere, you go. The mini cruiser is a must. A skateboard is a perfect gift for tween boys.

  47. Wreck This Journal 
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    Paint, poke, create, destroy, and wreck—to create a journal as unique as he is. Wreck This Journal, a subversive illustrated book that challenges readers to muster up their best mistake- and mess-making abilities to fill the book’s pages—or destroy them. Through a series of creative and quirky prompts, acclaimed guerilla artist Keri Smith encourages journalers to engage in destructive acts-poking holes through pages, painting pages with coffee, coloring outside the lines, and more—to experience the true creative process.


  49. American Girl Doll
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    American Girl Dolls are best known for imparting valuable life lessons through its inspiring dolls and book featuring diverse characters from long ago. Today they teach girls about loss and love, about despair and hope, about caring and coping. These are stories filled with lessons of kindness and simple goodness that have the power to change a girl and change the world. To millions of girls, these characters have become role models, the kind of people they want to be when life inevitably presents them with challenges and disappointment.


  51. Bike Lights
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    Make your wheels glow with a circle of spinning light! This one-of-a-kind light creates a ring of brilliant color that is sure to turn heads and grab attention wherever you go! Wheel Brightz uses 20 macro LEDs to turn boring bike wheels into something special. Be cool! Be Seen! Make your wheels glow with a circle of spinning light.

  53. Guitar
  54. This is a perfect beginning guitar, and it’s sized and outfitted for smaller players. Kids should feel encouraged and excited about playing music, and when they play an instrument designed especially for them, that musical spark can ignite. This 30-inch steel-string acoustic guitar has great sound and accurate intonation for an authentic musical experience. The guitar has a comfortable, thin profile body and great tone. 

  55. Tinker Box
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    Give him a laboratory for hands-on projects delivered to him every month. The boxes include materials to create a creative, innovative project, detailed step-by-step instructions, online tutorials, and additional science experiments and activities. This is truly an awesome educational and fun gift. By next month he will be building with hydraulics! Hydraulics are used all over, from airplanes to factories to theme parks. He can learn how to build his own hydraulic lifting claw and continue experimenting with bonus design challenges.

  57. Fire Tablet 10
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    Fire HD 10 is our largest display in 1080p full HD—now 30% faster than the powerful new 2.0 GHz octa-core processor and 2 GB of RAM. Stream movies, watch videos or play games with enhanced Wi-Fi. Enjoy downloaded content on the go with up to 12 hours of mixed-use battery life.

  59. Bluetooth Speaker
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    The Portable Bluetooth Speaker offers an incredibly full range of output stereo at any listening level with impressive bass effects and clarity. Enjoy music anytime, anywhere. High-capacity rechargeable battery for up to 10 hours of playtime based on music volume. Due to its wireless Bluetooth connection and exclusive design, the volume is small and lightweight enough to fit into your bag. And it’s rubber shell, and interface design is waterproof, shockproof, and dustproof. 

  61. Mermaid Tail Blanket
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    What little girl doesn’t dream of being a mermaid? Expertly crocheted from acrylic fibers that have been designed for ultimate softness, as well as durability, the material is warm yet breathable. This is the most comfortable blanket that you will ever snuggle into—lightweight, so great for all seasons. The best part is, it comes with a mermaid necklace too!

  63. Cat Ear Headphones
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    Meow. These unique Cat Ear Headphones will give her the style that she’s looking for. BoostCare is built to withstand little hands. Made from durable food-grade materials and tangle-free cords, the headset is soft, twistable, bendable, and built to take a beating. Built-in volume-limiting circuitry that keeps the sound pressure down to levels recommended as safe for young ears.