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Baptism Gift

It's for my nephew.

Any ideas? Please share and be specific if you have a particular idea in mind :-)

Thank you
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If the nephew's family is Catholic, there are shops in most major cities that sell baptism gifts for that faith. Is this nephew a baby or adolescent/tween? I've heard of teens being baptised and adults being baptised too-much depends on church/denomination.

If a baby, religious storybooks or money banks (can get them at Chapters/Indigo) come to mind. Godparents are likely to give religious jewellery or cash. Or even a small personal Bible for future reading.

Older child-if savvy with digital life, maybe a digital photo frame to showcase all the photos (yours or the family's) from the baptism? Or a really good 8" x 10" photo frame that coordinates with his room or family living room for a portrait photo.

Older adolescent or adult-is there a cause that he supports? Or is there an education fund you might wish to contribute to?
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For our son he received a wide range of gifts: silver cutlery, porcelain items (music box, etc.), clothes, toys, necklace, cross, piggy bank, bibles, books, etc. I would personally find out what the traditional godparent gifts are and make sure t stay away from those (for example, a cross is something the godparent typically gives). Otherwise you are honestly OK with virtually anything that you would give for birthday/Christmas if you are uncomfortable with a religious-themed gift or do not want to get something that is more for show than actual use.
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It's for a baby boy.

Money bank and music box are good ideas thanks :-)
There are going to be a lot of people so I hope he doesn't get like 5 piggy banks :-P
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Becks wrote: 14k baptism pendant
That's a lot of money to spend of a pendant. Better to just give an envelope with $100 in it.
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Any specific money bank or music box?
What stores can I look at? Birks seems to have nice choices online. Will check what they have in store.
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Bambinos wrote: It's for a baby boy.

Money bank and music box are good ideas thanks :-)
There are going to be a lot of people so I hope he doesn't get like 5 piggy banks :-P
Presume cash or gift cards is the best choice. There will be tons of money banks, music boxes.,crosses and similar goods.
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Bambinos wrote: Any specific money bank or music box?
What stores can I look at? Birks seems to have nice choices online. Will check what they have in store.
Our son got a Bunnykins (Royal Doulton) money ball - the pattern at the time was specific for a christening

http://canada.royaldoulton.com/bunnykins-money-ball

Also a plate/cup specifically for christening

http://canada.royaldoulton.com/bunnykin ... e-set-2593
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Bambinos wrote: It's for my nephew.

Any ideas? Please share and be specific if you have a particular idea in mind :-)

Thank you
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Bambinos wrote: Any specific money bank or music box?
This one seems appropriate

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