35 Presents for a Boys Christening

Updated on September 1st, 2021
By Eve
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It used to be fairly easy to know what to buy for a Christening gift for a boy, but these days there are a lot more items available and it is not so easy knowing what to choose. This is why we have come up with this useful list of items. We felt that it would be handy for you to be able to see what sorts of items are available so that you will be able to choose a suitable item for the boy that is being Christened. We have a range of items so that there should be something for all tastes and budgets.

35 Gift Ideas for a Boys Christening

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A personalised print can be a lovely gift to give. This one is specifically designed to celebrate the birth of a baby. It is in grey and blue colours and includes information such as the name, weight, date, place, star sign etc. It makes for a lovely keepsake item. You can choose the size of the print and whether you want it framed with or without a mount or unframed.

If you are looking for a traditional gift then this brushed silver coloured photo frame could suit you. It has a carousel design with two frames on it. There is a teddy, duck, box, train and rocking horse on the carousel. It has a felt base to protect the surface it is on. It holds 7.5 x 5cm sized photos. It is musical and plays the tune Twinkle Twinkle Little Star as it goes around, after winding.

A silver-plated set of items can be a lovely gift to give for a Christening. This set comes with a spoon, egg cup, napkin ring and photo frame. On the frame it says ‘My Christening Day’ and there is a pram and stars on it. The frame takes 3 x 3-inch photo. The items come nestled in a satin-lined box that has a silver-tone to it.

A baby vest can be a useful item to gift and this one will be great for Godparents giving to a child whose parents have a good sense of humour. It has short sleeves and no legs with a fastening underneath. It is available in blue, pink or white and in various sizes from birth to 18 months. It is made of 100% ring-spun cotton which is soft and stretchy. It is machine washable.

It can be lovely to have a special keepsake box and this one can be personalised. It says ‘My special keepsakes’ with a name underneath and a picture of an elephant. The box is made from wood and hinged with a heart of the hinge that says ‘Mummy and Daddy love me’ on it. The box is 7 x 16 x 16. It can be used to store all sorts of items such as the first lock of hair, booties, hospital bracelets and other precious items.

Catholic boys will appreciate being given this set of Rosary beads. They are made of blue glass and come on a silver coloured chain with a cross on them. The necklace is about 14 inches in size and the cross is silver plated. It comes inside a heart-shaped presentation box which will not only make it look good when handing over but will be a lovely place to store the beads.

Comfort blankets can be lovely items to give as gifts as many babies really treasure them. This one can be personalised as well, with the name of the child on it. It has a cute elephant toy on it with a blue blanket. It is 30 x 30cm in size and is suitable for children from birth. It is really soft and therefore ideal for a child to cuddle.

Baby shaped items can make lovely keepsake gifts. This one is a little curled up baby asleep on its front with a white pillow underneath it with a cute blue hat and nappy. It is a wax candle and measures 9 x 6 x 6cm. It comes in a little see-through box with a bow and could be used as a baby gender reveal gift, cake topper or christening present.

A pocket watch can make a lovely gift for a Christening present. This one says ‘On Your Christening Day’ on it with a picture of St Christopher. It is a De Walden watch and has a solid pewter front. The watch has a quartz movement and runs on batteries. It is 45mm in diameter. It comes with a 350mm Albert chain and clip. It is supplied in a presentation box.

Silver gifts are popular choices for Christenings. This one is a steam train and carriage. The engine has a coin slot and is a money box. The carriage has two sections for ‘First Tooth’ and ‘First Curl’. These two boxes are lined which means that the items inside are protected and cushioned. It is silver plated and would look good in any nursery as a keepsake and ornamental gift.

A candle can make a lovely keepsake gift. This one is six inches in size and it is white. On it, there is a picture surrounded by a pretty border which shows a baby being christened and it says underneath ‘Blessing on the Christening of your baby boy’. The candle comes wrapped in see-through cellophane and is tied with a pale blue ribbon. The candle is made of wax and weighs 200g.

A keepsake gift box can be a great idea for a gift. This one has three boxes inside it for ‘My first tooth’, ‘My first curl’ and ‘My name bracelet’. They all fit inside a larger box which has a cute poem on it ‘babies are teddy bears, rattles and pins, meals at midnight, giggles and grins.’. They are blue or grey in colour with a polka dot design and measure 20.3 x 7.9 x 4.3cm in size.

A moneybox can make a great Christening present. It can be a lovely keepsake ornament but also teach children about the importance of saving money. This one is in the shape of a digger with large black plastic wheels which are solid enough for it to be played with. The main part of the digger is made from metal and it is silver plated so it has a lovely shine to it.

If you are looking for an alternative gift then this star naming pack could be suitable. It includes a frame and a luxury presentation box. The pack includes a certificate of registration with the star name, date and coordinates, a welcome letter, star locator instructions, a colour map of the night sky and registration details.  It also comes with a lucky sixpence in blue. It comes with themed tissue wrapping paper.

A nursery picture can make a lovely gift. This one can be personalised with a name, birthdate and weight on it. It also has five animals pictured on it that are cute. There is a lion, elephant, giraffe, zebra and panda. The animals are all wearing bow ties. The design is in black and white with some coloured details and you can choose the colour from four options. The print can be ordered in A4 or A3 size.

Money boxes can make good gifts and this one is fun because it is in the shape of a fire engine. It looks like an old-fashioned model with a ladder on the top. It is silver plated and it can be engraved. You can send details of the child’s name, date of birth, birth weight etc and it can be engraved to make it a very special and personalised gift.

Storage boxes can be extremely useful to keep in a nursery and these are pretty trunks which are lovely keepsake boxes. There is a pair of them, with one smaller than the other so they look pretty stacked up. The larger box is 20 x 23 x 30cm and the smaller is 14 x 16 x 22cm in size. They have a ‘slugs and snails and puppy dogs tails’ design on them with a dog picture.

Photo frames make great gifts and this one is a box frame with a pretty design and a space for a 4 x 6 photo in it. Above the picture, there is a washing line with pretty blue and white hearts on it and two say which says ‘baby boy’ on them. It is a white frame that is freestanding so can be placed on a shelf or table.

A godfather might like to give this fun bib to their godchild. It is blue in colour with a hook and loop fastening at the back of the neck. On it is printed ‘I get my awesomeness from my godfather’ in white print. It is made from 100% cotton and is double layered to make it more absorbent. It is machine washable. It is also available in pink.

This photo frame comes with a Christening Angel on it and some words explaining that the angel will always be by their side as a guide. It has a space in the frame for a 4 x 6 inch photo. The frame is made from blue glass with a swirly pattern on it and it has a diamante studded pattern on the skirt of the angel. The frame has a stand to easily place on a shelf.

Money boxes are traditionally given as christening gifts but they do not always have to have traditional designs. This one is in the shape of a triceratops dinosaur. It is 10cm tall and 20cm wide and is silver plated so it is silver in colour and really shiny. It comes wrapped in tissue paper in a  gift box so it is all ready to give away as a christening gift.

If you are looking for a gift for a Godson, then this could work. It is a lucky sixpence in a display case. The case has a card in it with a message that can be personalised ‘To a very special godson I’ll be here for you always [name]’. The case is 50 x 50mm and it can be easily opened so that the sixpence can be removed. It makes a great budget gift.

If you are looking for a cute and whimsical gift then this could suit you. It is a blue silk bag with a label which says ‘For a Special Godson on your Christening Day’. Inside there are some small gifts. There are two gemstones, a wooden dove and angel and a heartfelt sentimental verse that explains the significance of the items. They are inside a bag that measures 8 x 10cm in size and has a blue ribbon to tie it.

Godparents might like to give the photo frame as a Christening gift. It is white with a moon and stars design. At the top, it says ‘My Perfect Godson’ and underneath is a silver teddy. The frame will hold a 4 x 4 photo and it is freestanding so that it can easily stand on a shelf. It can be given with a photo inside or left so that the parents can choose a photo to put inside it.

A teddy can make a lovely gift for a child and this one is cute and cuddly. It has a white t-shirt on it and the t-shirt says ‘The Greatest Godson Ever!’ on it. The writing is in red and black. The teddy is brown in colour and measures 25 x 20 x 15cm in size. It has soft, fluffy fur which means that it is lovely for a child and it is suitable for children of all ages from 3 months and upwards.

An engraved block can make a lovely keepsake gift. This one has a steam train on it with three carriages. On the last carriage, it says ‘christened’ and then there is space to engrave the date. There is also room at the top for the child’s name and a space underneath where you can put who it is from. It is a glass block and it comes in a presentation box so is all ready to gift.

Framed prints can make great gifts to hang on the wall of a nursery. This one is personalised so you choose the name that will be put on it (up to 12 letters). It is beautifully presented with each letter having an animal intertwined with it. It also has space underneath to put who it is from. It is 49 x 21 x 23 with a white frame and mount.

A keepsake gift can be a great thing to give as a Christening present. This one is in the shape of a star and it can be personalised. It says ‘On your Christening [name] [date]’. It is black and the print is laser engraved. It comes with a hand-tied double satin ribbon so it can be hung up. It is 7.5 x 7.5cm in size. It comes in a velvet lined gift box so it looks really special.

Teddy bears make lovely gifts, especially for children. This one is cream in colour and it has blue gingham material on the base of the paws as well as a blue gingham bow. From the bow, it has a heart hanging that can be personalised. It says on it ‘[name] on your christening [date] love [name] x. The heart is decorated with a diamante crystal. It is 23cm high.

A photo frame can make a handy gift and this one is unusual. It is musical and also a box. It is a cube and has a lid on top which can open and items put inside as it is hollow. Around the sides, there are spaces for mini photos in a 2 x 2 inch size. It can be personalised with the name of the child and their christening date which is laser engraved on the lid.

A personalised book can be something that children will enjoy. Having their name in it will encourage them to want to look at it and it could even help encourage them to learn to read. This one is called ‘The Little Boy Who Lost His Name’ and it is A4 in size, It is suitable for children from birth up to eight years of age. It is printed of thick, quality paper.

Godson gifts need to be special. This one is a personalised present as you can put their name and your name on it. It has a message in the box saying that you will be their guardian angel and there is a keepsake guardian angel figure. The box is 5.5 inches x 4 inches in size and it can be gift wrapped free of charge to make it even more special.

Ornaments make great keepsake gifts and this could be hung in a home all of the time, on a Christmas tree or just held onto as a keepsake. It can be personalised with the name of the child and the date. It is a white porcelain disc with a floral design. At the top is a cross and it says ‘God bless [name] baptized [date]’. It has a hole in it with a ribbon tied through it to hang it up.

It can be fun to have a guest book at your baby’s baptism. This one is a paperback book and has 100 pages. It is 8.5 x 8.5 inches in size and on the blue front cover it says ‘Baptism Baby Boy’ with a washing line design that has baby clothes on it. Inside there is apace to write details of the child and then lots of pages headed ‘For this child I have prayed….’

A photo frame can make a good gift. This one has a blue frame and says at the bottom ‘gorgeous baby boy’ on it and there is a silver teddy motif which is embossed. The writing is also in silver so it matches. There is room for it to hold a 6 x 4 inch photo and the frame is 18 x 19 x 1cm in total. You could pop a photo in it or leave it up to the parents to choose one.

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