The Ultimate 2016 First Holy Communion Gift Buying Guide for Boys & Girls
The 2016 First Communion season has arrived, and at this time of year we receive lots of enquires from customers for advise and guidance on what they should buy as Communion gifts for Boys and Girls, be it Daughter, Son, Goddaughter, Godson, Granddaughter, Grandson, Niece, Nephew.
First Holy Communion is an important sacrament in any Catholic child’s life. If you have a family member who is in the process of preparing for their First Holy Communion, you know how much this special day means to them (and your entire family). The Sacrament of Holy Communion is where children receive for the very first time the body, blood, soul, and divinity of their Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Through the Holy Eucharist, the “Blessed Sacrament,”
To celebrate this sacrament many families invite family and friends to a Communion celebration to make the day a memorable one. Celebrating First Holy Communion provides parents, grandparents, godparents, aunties and uncles and friends to give memorable First Holy Communion gifts and keepsake presents to the First Communicant to commemorate the ceremony.
Your child will love receiving these beautiful Communion gifts and will cherish them for a lifetime.
When choosing a First Holy Communion gift for girls and boys, there are many things to consider. For example, do you want to provide them with jewellery, books, rosary, Bibles, or something else? Your answer may depend on the age and gender of your little one, too.
Here are a few Communion gift ideas to help make First Communion shopping for her a bit easier for that special child in your life:
First Holy Communion Jewellery
First Communion Jewellery for Girls. First Communion jewellery is designed with little girls in mind to make them feel more like a special princess and often feature charms of crosses, hearts, pearls and crystals. Lots of First Holy Communion jewellery can be personalised with names, dates and messages, making it more memorable and special.
If you are buying jewellery for a little girl, you may consider a First Communion necklace or a Communion name bracelet with a crucifix or cross Since they come in a variety of different styles and sizes, these make an excellent choice for any budget.
First Communion Jewellery for Boys First Holy Communion jewellery isn’t just for girls. If you are considering jewellery for a boy, there are many options from religious lapel pins that can be worn on their Communion suit. A popular choice for boys is a cross on a silver chain or leather cord, these may also be personalised as well.
Over the last few years our boys personalised First Communion bracelets have been a popular choice
First Holy Communion Bibles and Books. Like First Communion jewellery, Communion Bibles and books traditionally make wonderful Communion gift for boys and girls. Bibles can easily be personalised to commemorate their special day and will last for a child’s lifetime. Also a popular choice My First Missal and a Roman Missal, there is also a great range of books to teach childern about the Catholic faith, the Mass, The sacraments and prayers.
First Holy Communion Photo Frames. If you are looking for a simple, classic Communion gift, consider a personalised First Holy Communion photo frame. Ideal for both boys and girls they are an excellent way to commemorate your child’s special day, and display in your home.
First Communion photo frames are also another popular gift to give to Godparents and Grandparents
First Holy Communion Crosses.
First Communion Crosses and crucifixes are always a good choice a First Holy Communion cross is wonderful gift of a life long reminder of the promise made between Jesus and ourselves, and many can also be personalised with a name and First Communion date.
First Holy Communion Dolls. For little girls who love dolls, a Communion doll makes a wonderfully charming gift. Purchase a doll with the same hair colour as your little one, with a gorgeous lace gown, and she will be thrilled!
Money. Just like adults, children love receiving money as a gift! Money is easy for you, too, especially if you don’t have time to shop for an alternative present. If you don’t want to give cash, you may consider giving premium or savings bonds instead.
Miscellaneous Communion Gift Ideas
There is also lots of beautiful Communion gifts from Personalised Keepsake First Communion Memory Boxes, First Communion rosaries to Communion bears, from Personalised Communion candles to Personalised musical First Communion Jewellery Boxes and Personalised Holy Communion Typography Frames.
These are just a few Communion gift ideas to get you thinking about the perfect Communion gift for your little one. If you’d like more ideas, feel free to browse our extensive collection of Communion gifts at http://www.firstholycommunionday.co.uk/first-communion-gifts-11-c.asp.
We also have a wonderful collection of Personalised First Holy Communion Gifts
Remember, the Communion season is in full swing so it’s important to start shopping soon! Don’t forget a card, too!