Gift Guide: Black-Owned Businesses + Artists for Kids

Roundup of children's toys and gifts from Black-owned businesses and artisans.  

Books - The Water Princess, I am Enough, He’s Got The Whole World In His Hands - three of India’s favorites this past year! 

Handmade Keepsake Doll ($98) - We love these beautiful handmade dolls with an array of skin tones from Harper Iman

Crown ($22) - Reversible, fun print, 100% cotton crown

Little Likes Kids Splash Park Jumbo Puzzle ($17.95) - Little Likes Kids is founded by a mom who wanted games for her son that reflected his world. We love big puzzle pieces for hardworking little hands. This scene very much reflects time spent in NYC parks.

Pretty Please Teethers - Pretty and elevated all natural teethers, we love the color palette offered ! Check out the beautiful silicone bibs and paci clips too! 

Brave and Kind Book Shop - A wonderful Black-owned store with curation of inclusive and creative books, activities and gifts. The store is in Georgia but luckily they ship nationwide! Some favorites: 20 Recipes Kids Should Know ($16.95), Frida Kahlo Necklace ($24), LPBD: Rosa Parks ($14.99), Mini Bulldozer ($15)

Dad + Kid Coordinating T shirt ($28) -  I wish I’d found these in time for father’s day. They keep going with more sayings for baby #2, #3, and so on….

Mom in The Mail - Because kid’s love cookies ! Lots of options for all different tastes, sent with love.

Patchwork Bears - We’re always suckers for a beautiful print--these beautiful African prints make these bears so special !