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Buying a baptism gift for a baby boy can be really hard! People google/search for baptism gifts for a boy a lot more than they search for gifts for a girl. It just seems trickier.
I’ve done hours and hours of research to find the best baptism gifts for a baby boy. I have a boy of my own who is now 7. I can see the things he likes and what he uses. He has 2 boy cousins the same age – they are similar in what they like and use. This has helped me realise what would make a good gift for a baby boy’s baptism. Something useful to them. But most importantly it still needs to point them to God.
My top picks for baptism gifts for baby boys are:
Boys love to collect things. They need storage. My son often raids the recycling bin to find storage containers. A box to keep all his treasures would make such a fantastic baptism gift. It’s something that would be used over and over again.
I love the treasure boxes below as you can personalise them in 2 ways:
- Engraving: there are 4 lines on the top of the box that you can include your own personal message. This is a great spot to include their name and baptism date. Also use this opportunity to point them to God with a bible verse or a touching message about God’s love for them.
- You could also use the photo windows to include extra messages about God’s love for them. Write/print messages on paper and slot them in.
You can buy this unique treasure box here.
However, if you live in the UK or close to the UK your best bet is to buy the treasure box direct from the Letteroom. It will be cheaper and quicker for you. However, their international shipping for most other places is crazy expensive.
Words have such power. Especially words from God. Both children and adults need to be reminded of these powerful words often. A great way to do this is to give a faith print at a child’s baptism.
These are some prints I have personally worked on as I was so inspired and touched when my son received a faith print for his baptism. It reminded me of my own baptism plaque and inspired me to create prints that are touching and meaningful to children and look good displayed in their room.
Both these prints have the option to include the child’s name and baptism date and include a biblical message of love.
You can buy the personalised faith prints here and also see some more faith print ideas. There is the option to buy the print framed (which comes giftboxed in a gorgeous glossy white box) or you can buy the print only and frame it yourself, or a DIY option where the file is sent to you to print and frame as you please.
My children all have name letters in their room. I think it’s a fantastic, personalised addition to any bedroom that will be displayed for many, many years.
These name letters from Modocreative are gorgeous in solid oak perfect for any guys room!
They can be personalised with the child’s name on the front (not shown in the pic above) or left as is.
There is also the option to include a short message on the back (baptism date/bible verse/words).
To personalise the back you may want to include the baptism date and a message like “child of God” or “loved by God” or “created by God”, or whatever else you choose.
Most boys I know love to see how things work and are fascinated by working things out. This music box is fantastic for any youngs boy.
We had a music box when I was young and I remember being fascinated by it, looking inside to see how it makes music!
There is the option to buy the music box with a lid that opens and closes with a latch or to buy it sealed shut (see bottom left example). This is a tough choice as the sealed lid will be safer for little ones, but it is sooo interesting to see how the music box works and I think boys will really love to see inside.
The music box plays either “You Are My Sunshine” or “Somewhere Over The Rainbow” depending on which box you choose. It would be fantastic if there were a “Jesus Loves Me” tune, but unfortunately there isn’t.
However, one of the music boxes does play “Away In A Manger”, so this may be suitable if the baptism is close to Christmas. If not, maybe for a Christmas present later on.