We rely on advertising to keep the lights on.

Please consider adding us to your whitelist.



Advanced search

Boys christening gift - any ideas??

(37 Posts)
Tess100 Sat 28-Apr-07 07:53:49

Does anyone have any ideas for a baby boys christening present? I am godmother and racking my brains to think of a cool, nice present but everything I've seen so far is a bit naff- want to spend around £50-£60 max. Thanks!

premiumdomains Tue 01-Mar-16 10:41:15

Message deleted by MNHQ. Here's a link to our Talk Guidelines.

tassisssss Sun 26-Apr-15 17:57:05

wooden noah's ark
wooden noah's ark mobile
children's bible
kids china
piggy bank
name bunting
personalised clock with date of christening

DrEllieSattler Sun 26-Apr-15 17:51:52

I gave my godson a children's bible and premium bonds.

I'm of the school of thought that God parent gifts should in some way reflect the religious nature of their role.

mummymilkbar Mon 16-Mar-15 20:51:58

I recieved a beautiful silk painted cushion with my son's name and the date of his Christening on. I saw something on DaWanda earlier that reminded me of it en.dawanda.com/shop/TheOliveBranch

colour74 Wed 21-Jan-15 22:16:17


Veesh Mon 10-Nov-14 14:23:10

A friend recently bought this cool print for their godson
I thought it was great for a child but would also be enjoyed in years to come.

apieceofmum Thu 06-Nov-14 14:17:04

Message deleted by MNHQ. Here's a link to our Talk Guidelines.

David540 Sun 31-Aug-14 18:41:58

Those are pretty cool, they can do it even in silver and purple - for girls.
Guardian angel miniature

StressheadJess Fri 11-Apr-14 14:08:46

I bought a limited edition Roald Dahl/Quentin Blake print as a Christening gift.
This is the link:

justmuddlingalong: really great idea - have bought a hard back copy as a gift for a Christening this Easter Sunday! Thank you!

justmuddlingalong Wed 30-Oct-13 12:01:53

I bought this book for part of a Christening gift, the words are fab and gave me a bit of a wobbly bottom lip when I read it.

Ninaej Wed 30-Oct-13 11:52:45

www.littledelivery.com has gorgeous personalised christening gifts..eg a personalised christening picture. Or they do nice Peter Rabbit tableware.

ideas555 Fri 25-Oct-13 15:28:37

silver dummy or booties christeningideas.co.uk/shop/en/22-silver-christening-gifts

AndreaGz Mon 30-Sep-13 11:51:17

Baby boy isn't going to remember it so why not get something for the guests. I went to a baptism recently where the parents had bought a massive cake with the babies picture on it. Very cute.


clarasebal Wed 18-Sep-13 19:34:19

Message deleted by Mumsnet for breaking our Talk Guidelines. Replies may also be deleted.

Tess100 Tue 01-May-07 16:12:56

Have just bought a wooden Noah's ark & have also seen a child's garden bench...or might go for a book. Thanks for the ideas everyone, really helpful!!

angmarie Tue 01-May-07 07:36:16

What about the full collection of Thomas the Tank Engine books .

WWW.ROYALMINT.COM do some nice christening sets that show the money that was in cirrculation the year they were born , my son got one off my parents for his christening and it is a really nice set.

CantSleepWontSleep Mon 30-Apr-07 21:48:18

Remembered whilst browsing books this afternoon that the mum is a fan of a particular children's classic, so have gone for a book afterall. Thanks ladies .

mylittlestar Mon 30-Apr-07 17:55:14

MrsB - me too

just that ds has a particular fascination with mickey mouse at the moment! i'm sick of it!

MrsBadger Mon 30-Apr-07 17:46:54

(though I would favour classics over Disney myself)

mylittlestar Mon 30-Apr-07 17:23:00

I'd say books too.

Ds got about 6 money boxes!

But a couple of people bought him books, he got a full set of disney story books (great present), a 'my first bible', some lovely wodden presents e.g. a wooden jigsaw set which had his name engraved in the box. You can order them online too...

the 'personalised wooden jigsaw puzzle'
number 5

he also got a beautiful set which was a knife, fork, spoon, cup, bowl and plate from 'Kaloo' - which we use every day

MuffinMclay Mon 30-Apr-07 16:59:39

I got my nephew a good Oxford dictionary as a Christening Gift. Think it was about £80, but that was a couple of years ago, but you could get a good one for less than that.

MrsBadger Mon 30-Apr-07 13:58:46

I still say books

CantSleepWontSleep Mon 30-Apr-07 13:57:59

Am bumping this for further ideas, as I need to get a Christening gift for next weekend, and am wanting to spend up to £30.

amidaiwish Mon 30-Apr-07 08:59:26

yes, that's nice - a cheaper one here

FundaMental Mon 30-Apr-07 08:58:13

This is the Noahs Ark I bought for DD

bit pricey but nice and big

Join the discussion

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now