The 10 Best Baptism Gifts for Girls

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This wiki has been updated 17 times since it was first published in May of 2018. An important milestone in a Christian child’s life is the day she’s admitted to the Church. Help commemorate a baby girl’s baptism by giving a gift that will become a cherished keepsake as she grows older. Whether you choose a personalized blanket, a porcelain figurine, or an elegant pewter cross, any of the choices featured here will show your love and support as she begins her faith journey. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki.

1. Custom Catch Personalized Blanket

2. Precious Moments Cross

3. Glitzby Personalized Baby Block

Editor's Notes

May 11, 2020:

Each of the items featured on our list is bound to become a keepsake to remind a girl of the day of her baptism. Some make for a nice addition to a bookshelf or curio cabinet, such as the newly added Precious Moments Cross, which features an infant on her baptism day, wearing a long, flowing dress and a bonnet. It bears the words, “You are a child of God” and is sculpted of matte bisque porcelain and hand-painted. It’s got designated spots on the back for you to write the baby’s name and christening date. It stands six inches tall and, as some users point out, it makes for a nice cake topper. We also rounded out the list by adding in a piece of jewelry, the Crystal Dream Charm Bracelet. It’s made by hand in New York, featuring shiny pearls and iridescent beads, with a silver cross charm. It can be extended by an inch to accommodate children of up to three years of age. Similar versions are also sold in larger sizes older children and adults. It sports a sturdy lobster claw clasp and comes in an elegant suede storage pouch.

The Custom Catch Personalized Blanket remains in the number one spot in this update. Like the Elegant Baby Premium Bib, it’s well suited for use on the baptism day, as you can wrap your daughter in it to keep her warm and cozy. It features her name and the date imprinted on its soft fleece material, with wide satin trim all around. For a soft, plush toy that an infant or toddler is bound to enjoy cuddling with, look to the Ganz Serenity Lamb, which is featured in a prayerful pose and holding a removable cross-shaped pendant. It’s got an attractive gift tag attached to the ear, so you can write your name and that of the recipient.

In this update, we removed the Mudpie Classic Keepsakes Rattle, as it isn’t suitable for anyone under three years of age. We also removed the Cameron Rose Collection Keepsake Baby Headband, which doesn’t always hold up throughout the ceremony, thanks to its delicate beading.

If you’re also searching for gifts suitable for a baby boy on his special day, check out our list of best baptism gifts for boys.

Special Honors

Engraved Baptism Certificate Tube Made of non-tarnish pewter-tone, this 9-inch-long tube can hold the rolled-up baptism document you receive at the ceremony. Upon order, you can have the child’s name, the date, and the name of the church engraved on it. Also engraved are doves and chalices with grapes. It comes in a satin-lined gift box that matches the ribbon around the tube.

Create Your Own Children’s Bible Commemorate any children’s milestone, like a baptism or a birth, with this King James version of the bible that comes with colorful, full-page illustrations. It features a foil debossed soft leather cover with silver foil-edged pages. Throughout you’ll find an easy-to-read font with the words of Jesus in red. You can personalize the front with the child’s name and the date, as well as a graphic of a teddy bear, a praying child, or a cross and a dove.

4. Cathedral Arts Guardian Angel

5. Baby's First Book of Prayers

6. Crystal Dream Charm Bracelet

7. Malden International Designs Picture Frame

8. Elegant Baby Premium Bib

9. Cottage Garden Music Box

10. Ganz Serenity Lamb

Karen Bennett
Last updated by Karen Bennett

Karen Bennett lives in Chicago with her family, and when she’s not writing, she can usually be found practicing yoga or cheering on her kids at soccer games. She holds a master’s degree in journalism and a bachelor’s in English, and her writing has been published in various local newspapers, as well as “The Cheat Sheet,” “Illinois Legal Times,” and “USA Today.” She has also written search engine news page headlines and worked as a product manager for a digital marketing company. Her expertise is in literature, nonfiction, textbooks, home products, kids' games and toys, hardware, teaching accessories, and art materials.

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