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2022 Successful Black Parenting’s Holiday Toy Guide 🎁

November 23, 2022

November 23, 2022

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Proper Gnar Skate Boards 🛹

Since the brand’s inception in 2012, Proper Gnar has disrupted the skateboarding landscape — from a sport primarily viewed as young and male-oriented. Founder Latosha Stone aims to banish the stereotypes and orchestrate the beginning of a new dawning. Her brand empowers, uplifts, and showcases women, especially women of color, to jump on board and skate. All of Latosha’s creations are 100% original and lovingly curated. ✊🏿 $70

Latosha Stone, owner and artist of Proper Gnar, the first Black woman-owned, skateboard company.

Qai Qai Doll By Serena Williams

Qai Qai is no ordinary doll. Since appearing on social media alongside Serena Williams, Alexis Ohanian, and their daughter Olympia, Qai Qai has amassed over one million followers of her own. ✊🏿 $32

Maya Angelou & Rosa Parks LeadHER Collection Craft Kits

These are not your ordinary craft kits in a box. Kids Crafts uses high-quality materials for your child to create educational projects that inspire and spark critical thinking. Each craft tells the story of a wise leader, providing the opportunity for girls to learn how to step into their power. The LeadHER™ collection consists of modern craft kits built around amazing trailblazing women.

Kids Crafts offers a beautiful rainbow wall hanging craft kit inspired by Maya Angelou’s famous quote, “Be a rainbow in someone else’s cloud.” Rosa Parks has a “Nah” Punch Needle Art Kit, and there is even a journaling craft kit about poet, Amanda Gorman. Kids Crafts has so many amazing kits, and these kits are perfect for tweens ages 8+. Be sure to visit their website for more. $25-$30

Personalized Rep The Culture Puzzles

Because representation matters, Rep The Culture on can customize any puzzle with a specific name and complexion. Contact them directly.✊🏿 $16

Malaville Dolls In Various Complextions

Straight out of Cape Town, South Africa, Mala Bryan, founder of Malaville dolls rep various skin tones from the lightest of light to the darkest of dark, just like us! These dolls are so empowering, and most have 4C hair — that’s rare. Order your doll from this Black-owned company at Malaville Toys.✊🏿 $20 — $25

Black Nesting Dolls

This set of nesting dolls consists of five pieces placed inside each other and is 100% handmade. Each piece of this exclusive collection was designed and hand-painted by an artist. High-quality varnishes provide resistance to scratches as well as providing beautiful, unparalleled glitter. Perfect as a logic toy — stacking dolls together and matching the art is always fun for children. They are 5” x 3”. $38

Give the Gift of MATHgic

MATHgic boxes for both boys and girls are filled with incredible math lessons and goodies every month to empower your children’s math confidence. There are boxes that teach math through baking, music, dance, and art. You can purchase these boxes as subscriptions or as a one-time gift. Founded by Brittany Rhodes, a Black woman with a mathematics degree and 15 years of experience tutoring math, she knows how to make math fun for kids.✊🏿 $46

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