My fellow event experts and I searched the web and put together a list of our favorite ring bearer gifts. Most of the items that we chose can be personalized with the child's name which makes the gift extra special. Being a couple's ring bearer and carrying the ring pillow down the aisle means that he and the bride and groom will have a special bond and cherished memories to reflect on for years to come.
Over the years, we've found that the most well-received gifts are those that tie in well with the child's personality and style. If he likes sports, get a sports themed gift for the particular sport that he plays. We hope that you find our list of suggestions useful!
Ring Bearer Apparel
Your little ring bearer will proudly walk around in a t-shirt, sweatshirt or hat that says 'Ring Bearer' along with his name. If you are giving shirts to the rest of the bridal party, it is a great way to make him feel like a part of the group. He can wear his gift to all the pre-wedding festivities like the rehearsal dinner!
If you decide to go with a wedding party shirt for the ring bearer, just ask Mom & Dad what size he wears before ordering it online or buying it locally. The great thing about baseball caps is that they are usually adjustable so you don't have to worry about it not fitting properly.
Personalized Backpack or Duffle Bag
Kids always have a plethora of things to tote around with them so a personalized duffle bag for kids is an excellent gift option for ring bearers. If he is always on the go or spends nights sleeping over at Grandma's, a duffle bag constructed of durable canvas is a great option because he'll be able to use it for years to come! Many companies will embroider the bag with a custom design like sports balls and his first name.
Personalized men backpacks and custom child-sized backpacks are great for those kids toting stuff to daycare or a sleepover. They are just the right size for his small hands, but large enough to hold the stuff that every kid needs during a trip from his house.
Custom Photo Frame or Poem Gift
Many online companies sell photo frames in silver plated finishes that can be engraved with the ring bearer's name. Just include a photo of him from the wedding date to create a memorable gift.
Another fabulous option is to create a framed custom poetry gift that has all of the wedding information, a photo of the ring bearer, and a poem that talks about just how lucky you were to have such a cute ring bearer to help you on your wedding day.
Personalized Piggy Banks
With tons of styles and designs to choose from, you are sure to find a piggy bank that coincides with what he likes. Many online wedding accessory companies sell silver plated trains, tractors and cars that are engraved with his name - consider personalizing it with Ring Bearer and your wedding date.
The other option is a large ceramic personalized piggy bank. Normally, these are also available in fun designs that artisans hand-paint on the outside of the gift. Choose from cars, planes, sports balls and more. He'll love displaying the bank in his room and filling it with all the money he is saving.
Personalized Sports-Themed Gifts
Little boys, and big ones for that matter, love their sports. You can find many sports-themed gifts perfect for ring bearers online. Consider a personalized mini baseball bat that is engraved with his first name, a custom baseball with a stand that includes his name along with a clever 'All Star' tagline, or a personalized mini soccer game set.
If you can't find a gift that matches his sports interests, buy one of the banks or photo boxes that are hand-painted with just about any design including some of the rare ones. That way, he'll get a personalized gift that is still sports-themed.
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Custom Photo or Storage Boxes
What kid couldn't use more storage? Unique storage boxes are always a well-received ring bearer gift. We love the ones that can be personalized with his name to make it extra special. If you choose a box with a photo lid, you can insert a photo of the bride and groom along with the ring bearer from the wedding day.
These boxes are a great place to store all of his little treasures like match box cars, sea shells from the beach, or birthday cards.