First Communion Gifts

In search of perfect First Communion gifts or Invitation cards? Look no further. We’ve compiled a list of great First Communion gifts that will help you find what you’re looking for! Whether the present is for your son, daughter, friend, or relative, you’ll find the inspiration you need here to provide them with a gift they’ll love.

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Colorful rosary from Blessed Beads By Nann. Photo courtesy of Blessed Beads By Nann via Etsy.com.

Rosary

Rosaries make wonderful First Communion gifts. To make this gift even more special, stick it inside a small rosary box. You can find a nice selection of cute rosary boxes on Maryshop.com or Illumigifts.com. If you’re feeling crafty, you can make your own from scratch! Create your own cute jewelry box out of a small Altoids tin, paper, a paint brush, Mod Podge Satin, and Mod Podge Dimensional Magic. To learn how to do it, check out Modpodgerocksblog.com. If you think an Altoids box will be too small to fit your rosary in, try finding a larger tin to recycle. Or buy one from Containerandpackaging.com.

Bible

Inscribe a bible with a special message. Add your loved one’s name and the date of their First Communion. They will treasure this gift forever! You can purchase bibles for any age group. If this gift is for a younger child, try investing in a childern’s bible.

Is your friend or relative interested in comic books? There tons of different comic book adaptations of the bible. The Action Bible is one of them. The 752 page book stays true to the bible’s story line, while portraying Jesus as an action hero. It paints a stylish portrait of the bible in comic book form. This will make a great gift for any young man or lady into art, drawing, or reading!

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The Action Bible. Photo courtesy of Biblereadingproject.com.

If you’re interested in giving an educational gift other than the bible, there are a number of great educational Christian centered cartoons and DVDs. Veggie Tales, 3-2-1 Penguins, and Testament: The Bible in Animation are all great educational shows for kids. These will entertain the youngsters, while also teaching them about the bible, as well as other valuable life lessons.

Money

You can’t go wrong with this gift. Stick some cash into a cute and meaningful invitation card. Take a look at PurpleTrail.com for great card ideas. You can even create your own custom card using their website’s design software. Upload personal photos, include custom wording, and create a totally unique card design from scratch. Your loved one will surely enjoy receiving a card personalized to their interests and taste.

For a more personal item than money, try giving a gift card or certificate. Giving a card or certificate will show you invested some thought and interest into purchasing their gift. Get a card or certificate from your loved one’s favorite store. If they enjoy reading, get a Barnes and Noble gift card. If you’re worried about them reaching the store, give them an Amazon gift card so they can do their shopping online.

Personalized Frames

You can order a personalized engraved photo frame for the honoree that they can proudly display a favorite photo from the milestone day. There are lots of beautiful wooden and pewter frames that can be customized with the name and date of the honoree. A beautiful shadow box style frame would also make a lovely gift. A rosary and biblical verse that captures the moment could easily be displayed in a shadow box.

Flowers, Chocolates, and Baked Goods

These gifts are great ideas! These gifts make wonderful additions to a larger gift, or a card filled with money. A young lady will love receiving a bouquet of roses. You can purchase chocolate bars with custom wrappers. Give a sweet gift that says, “Congratulations!” or “God’s Blessings!”. You can also purchase Communion themed chocolate and baked goods that are shaped like crosses and rosaries. If you enjoy baking, you can whip up your own baked goods from scratch. These simple gifts will fill your friend or loved one with joy!

Embroidered Belt

This is a fun gift that you can do by hand. Learn how it’s done on Craftstylish.com. Add your loved one’s initials and the date of his First Holy Communion. This gift makes for a great keepsake that he can use later. Your friend or relative will especially appreciate the time and effort you put into making their special gift! For tie lovers check out this sweet selection of affordable ties, take a look at Solidcolorneckties.com.

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DIY flip book gift from InnerChild

Pocket Flip Book

This is such a unique idea! I love it and your friend or relative will in enjoy it too. Learn how to make a photo pocket flip book on Colormekatie.blogspot.com. Add hearts like in the photo above. Or you can add a word bubble with a special message like “Congratulations on your First Holy Communion! You’re the best!”. What ever you add to your flip book, your loved one will surely enjoy. This is such a fun gift your friend or relative will treasure forever!

More First Communion Gifts

If you’re still unsure of what gift is right for your friend or relative’s First Communion, here are a few more suggestions that might work for you. These gifts are suitable for any occasion. They are practical and interesting enough that any child will enjoy them!

  • Jewelry
  • Wallet
  • Clothes
  • Savings bond
  • Lego kits
  • CD or an iTunes gift card
  • A musical instrument
  • Books or audio books
  • Custom Calendars
  • Art supplies
  • Quilt
  • Movie tickets
  • A custom mug
  • Jewelry box
  • Laptop
  • Pay for a yoga, ceramics, or a sewing class
  • Telescope
  • Custom Magnet

Happy Gift Hunting

Your friend or relative with enjoy any gift you put thought and time into choosing! Remember to be creative and enjoy the gifting process. Giving is always better than receiving, so have fun with it! Good luck!

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