Being asked to be a godparent is a special honor but it’s also a serious responsibility. In agreeing to be a godparent, you’re signing up for a lifelong relationship with your goddaughter. There’s no better way to start that relationship off right than by giving her the perfect baptism gift! Check out this list of ideas.
Baptism Gifts For God Your Goddaughter
A Mix of Practical & Decorative: Baby Girl First Bible and 4 Pewter Baptism Guardian Angel Crib Cross
The role of a godparent is to help a child grow in their faith. One of the best ways to do this is through a Bible. An age-appropriate Bible is one of the best gifts to help you follow through on this. This Her First Bible tells “little stories for little hearts.”
With engaging pictures and Bible stories told in short and engaging doses perfect for little ones, this gift can help ensure that your goddaughter grows up with a foundation of these Biblical stories. The Bible is on the small side, but it will be the perfect size for her little hands during her early childhood.
This gift set does more than just fill that practical need. It also includes a lovely 4″ pewter guardian angel crib cross. This decorative touch includes a sweet message of blessing to adorn the crib of your sweet little goddaughter as she grows.
A Gorgeous Cross Cover: Elegant Baby White Heirloom Baby Bible With Cross Cover
A baby Bible is always a suitable gift to give a goddaughter. This option adds a touch of elegance and delicate grace to the Bible with its hand-embroidered cloth cross cover. The cover design is reminiscent of a baptismal gown and is a reminder of the purity of the ceremony.
The delicate stitching is certainly a reminder of the delicate beauty of your goddaughter. This Bible and cover come in a lovely gift box. It is truly a keepsake or heirloom Bible that your goddaughter is sure to treasure for many years to come.
A Faith-Filled Storybook Perfect for Little Hands: God Bless You and Good Night (A God Bless Book) Board book
Storytelling is important to child development and storybooks can also be a wonderful way to grow the roots of faith. This book is a delight to read and a delight for little ones to hear, perfect for bedtime. With lovely colorful illustrations, the story introduces you to a number of adorable little animals getting ready for bed.
The pictures are all engaging and feature snuggly animals like giraffes and polar bears in the middle of their nighttime routines.
Through gentle rhyming, children are reminded of God’s blessings and how much they themselves are loved. Your goddaughter’s parents might thank you because the story might even help to lull little ones to sleep.Because this is a board book, it’s easy for a little one to hold onto and turn the pages. It can even withstand some chewing for those teething years.
An Outfit to Connect You: Godchild Quote Baby Onesie, Godchild Baby Bodysuit
Whether you live next door or across the country, you probably want to foster a strong connection with your goddaughter. This unique gift features a sweet message from you that your goddaughter can wear. Hopefully, her parents will read the message to her each time she wears this onesie.
It reads, “Godchild, I promise to love you, to guide you, to hold you in my heart, forever & always.” It is written in a lovely script with a few appropriate adornments, including a cross, a heart, and a dove.
This godchild onesie is available in 0-3m, 3-6m, and 6-12m sizes. Although this 100% Cotton onesie is meant to be worn, it also makes a perfect keepsake. It can be worn once or twice and then stored away in a baby keepsake box or even framed for display in the nursery.
To Hold the Memory: Pewter My Baptism Day Photo Album Picture Frame with Certificate, 6 3/4 Inch
Your goddaughter probably won’t remember her baptism day but that doesn’t mean you can’t help her keep the memory alive. This lovely pewter frame can hold a 4 x 6 photo of your precious goddaughter on her baptism day.
Perhaps you will give a photo of the two of you together at her baptism to go inside the frame. The frame is engraved with a lovely message and some faith-themed objects. In addition to the frame, this comes with a certificate to fill out with all the details of the baptism day. This set of frame and certificate comes in a nice gift box.
A Personalized Frame: J Devlin Pic 393-46H EP590 Personalized Baptism Picture Frame Engraved Glass Photo Frame 4×6
This elegant engraved glass frame elevates the photo frame gift a bit by letting you personalize it. You are able to have it engraved with up to five lines of text with a maximum of 10 characters each.
Including your goddaughter’s name and date of baptism is what most people choose to do, following a line that says “God Bless.” There is also a beautiful engraved cross design that is below the first line of text.
For a photo frame, this has a unique design. The triangular glass sides and base are pleasing to the eye but they also provide superior stability and support for the frame. Around the picture frame part itself, there is some gorgeous decorative metal that really adds to the elegant presentation of this frame.
Nice Nursery Decor: Silver Girl wall Cross Infant Blessing Baby Plaque Wall Decor Hanging
This is another lovely baptism gift that comes in a nice gift box. This 6-inch silver cross is perfect for hanging on the wall in your goddaughter’s nursery.
It features a delicate and simple cross with a young girl on her knees praying at the center of the cross. This lovely reminder can help encourage your goddaughter to always say her prayers.
The construction of this cross is not cheap. It is solidly constructed and a bit heavier than you might expect. It is built to last and should look nice as it watches over your goddaughter for years to come.
A Personalised Blanket: Baptism/Christening Baby Blanket for Girls
The comfort of a soft blanket is something even adults enjoy but it can particularly important for children. This personalized blanket will have your goddaughter feeling warm, safe, and cozy. The blanket is a soft fleece with a wide satin border.
It is a nice size of 36 x 36 inches. One corner of the blanket features a cross, a dove, and a Bible along with your goddaughter’s name. Optionally, you can pay a bit more to have the date of baptism included on the blanket as well.
There’s no guarantee, but this personalized blanket may well become the beloved blankie your goddaughter treasures above all others for years to come. Without question, it’s a way to keep her warm and all wrapped up in your love for at least a little while.
Another Blanket Option: Luxuriously Soft Scripture Throw Baby Blanket | Jeremiah 29:11
If you hope to prevent your goddaughter’s life from being one big explosion of pink, this ivory blanket is a nice alternative gift. The 100% Fleece/Sherpa Fabric is ever so soft and cozy.
There is fleece on one side and fluffy, lamb’s wool-like Sherpa on the other side. We all know that messes happen with little ones so it will comfort you to know that this is easy-care fabric that will do well when washed.
Since it is adorned with a beloved verse from Jeremiah, it’s a way for your goddaughter to literally “Get Wrapped Up in The Word.” The verse is written in a lovely calligraphic script.
Precious Moments for Your Precious Goddaughter: Bisque Porcelain Cross, Girl
Precious Moments has been a longstanding provider of perfect gifts for little ones at important moments in their lives. These keepsakes with their unique design aesthetic are favorites for many people. This decorative cross display features a little girl, just baptized.
The center of the cross at whose feet she sits reads “You are a child of God.” Sitting at just over 6 inches high, this is a delicate piece made of fine bisque porcelain. It is hand-painted, mostly in pinks and whites.
On the back of the cross, there is a space to write your goddaughter’s name and date of baptism. This keepsake will be treasured for years and will be a lasting reminder of her baptism, your love for her, and most importantly, God’s love for her.
A Lovely Goddaughter Print: Quote Sign by Ocean Drop Designs
This lovely print will fit in beautifully in any nursery, especially one with a more contemporary design. The beautifully stylized word art captures the feelings you surely have your goddaughter.
It reads, “Goddaughter, I promise to love you, to guide you, to support you, to care for you, to encourage you, to keep you in my heart always.” The black and white print is perfectly sized at 8 x 10 inches and will look lovely framed or hung with the included hanger. If you wanted to buy a frame as well, you could give the gift framed for that next level of gift presentation.
Swaddle Her With Love: Baby Swaddle Blanket with Baby Quote
Swaddling is a great way to help a baby relax and it ensures they stay warm and comfortable when sleeping. Why not give a gift that makes that swaddling experience extra special for your goddaughter? This blanket measures 47 x 47 inches, an ideal size for swaddling.
Made from 100% cotton, the blanket is soft, warm, and easy to care for. The design is black and white and features a message of blessing in a lovely script. The blanket reads, “May the Lord bless you and keep you safe, take your hand when need be and fill your heart with his love.” What a perfect message on a blanket that will give your sweet little goddaughter comfort and warmth.
Not every girl wears jewelry at her baptism but this set would certainly make your goddaughter look extra special on her special day! This darling bracelet and necklace set features delicate white Swarovski simulated pearls alternated with crystals and a small sterling silver cross at the center.
The jewelry set is available in a range of sizes, so it’s a suitable gift for your goddaughter whether she is a newborn or a 10-year-old! This sweet and delicate jewelry set can certainly be worn for other occasions as well and it makes a nice keepsake item, too.
A Faith-Themed Toy: Aurora World Baby Talk Carrier, Noah’s Ark Playset
Giving gifts to little girls is always a delight but giving a toy as a gift can be extra fun. This playset lets you give a toy that is also faith-themed so it makes a perfectly acceptable baptism gift!
The soft Noah’s Ark playset features a soft plush Noah’s Ark carrier and four removable plush toy animals: Elephant, Lion, Zebra, and Giraffe. As if that weren’t darling enough, the four animals all make a sound. Children get a lot of pleasure from sound and learning animal noises is always fun.
Pair this fun playset with a children’s Bible and you have a fun way for a child to play with one of the Bible stories she is hearing! It doesn’t get much better than that.
A Praying Pal: Lil’ Prayer Buddy Louie the Lamb
Every child needs at least a few stuffed animals. Why not spoil your goddaughter with a little stuffed friend that also recites prayers? With the push of a leg, the lamb recites three prayers: Our Father, Hail Mary, and Glory Be.
This lamb is an especially appropriate gift for Catholic families. This adorable little lamb is made from a cotton blend and features both fuzzy “wool” and legs with whimsical printed fabric. For when you can’t be there to snuggle with and pray with your goddaughter, Louie the Lamb makes a pretty cute substitute! Batteries are included.
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