Ideas for Kids that
Won't Break the Bank!
Many people give gifts of money as Communion Gifts. However, this can become expensive if you have more than one communion to attend and is rather impersonal. If you want to give a more lasting or personal keepsake but don’t know where to start, here are some ideas:
Photo Frame or Album
If you get a chance on the busy day, take a picture of the child on the day and send it to them in a nice photoframe like this one from churchtowngifts.ie. Of course, if you have the time and the patience, you can fill a whole photo album for them as a lasting keepsake of their special day.
A Nice Watch
The perfect gift for boys and girls for their communion which will also come in handy as they learn how to tell time. Get this watch complete with a personalized box on bumblebeecreations.ie for just €21.99.
Rosary Beads and jewellery with a religious theme are very popular gifts for a first Communion. With so many young girls having charm bracelets, another options is to purchase an appropriate themed charm. Best to check though with parents or godparents to see if they have already purchased these gifts.
Personalized Piggy Bank
Communions are perfect occasions for children to learn how to save the money they receive from friends and family. Give them a fun container to hold all their savings in! Get this personalized piggy bank on Etsy for just €16!
Books or Book Vouchers
Books are such beautiful gifts for kids. You could get them the set of Narnia books which would suit the age group and the occasion or, if your not sure, you can always get them a voucher in the local book shop!
Cinema vouchers are a great 'experience' gift as they provide a fun day out for the child. Depending on your budget, you can get more imaginative with 'experience' gifts. For example, if the child has an interest in cooking then book them into a fun cooking class! It will serve as a great day to look forward to on their calendars!