Black-owned children’s clothing and toy brands

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Celebrate Black History Month and take this time to reflect on integrating diversity into your everyday home. Even if you feel overwhelmed and don’t know where to start, you and your children can learn together. A simple gesture like giving your children black and brown dolls and reading books with ethnic and diverse characters is a step in the right direction.

If you want to celebrate Black History Month by supporting Black-owned brands, we’ve found 15 brands of children’s clothing and toys that you and your family will want to buy long after February ends.

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1. Recreational Adventures

Playtime Edventures sheet sets are colorful and fun.

Let’s face it, getting kids to sleep can be a hassle, especially if your kids like to test their limits at bedtime. You can make bedtime more exciting by turning their bedding into an adventure. These interactive bed sheets will make your kids want to go to bed on time! Playtime Edventures sheets let your kids play games like checkers and word games. It’s better than the TV or their tablet and it’s a great way for them to relax in the evening in their bedroom.

Get Playtime Edventures sheets on Amazon for $29.99

2. Little Giants

Bear the Light offers a selection of cozy hoodies with inspiring designs.

You and your little ones can reminisce about old school hip hop with these trendy tees and hoodies. Your kids will be the coolest in daycare and the playground with the Notorious RBG and comedy animal rides with names from rappers like Jay-Raf and Busta Lion.

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3. Like me! Box

The Just Like Me book box sends out monthly shipments filled with books featuring black characters.

If you’re looking to diversify your child’s library, this subscription set makes it easy. Instead of searching endlessly for books and activities, you can place an order and get educational books and tools that will support the positive growth development of your little ones.

Get a Just Like Me! box from $30

4. Mini Stream

MiniBrook's clothes are soft and adorable.

When you need warm, modern clothes your child can wear anytime and just about anywhere, MiniBrook has all your fashion needs covered. All garments are comfortable, stylish and beautifully made. You will love the quality of these clothes and your child will wear them a lot.

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5. Trust by GaBBy Goodwin

Created by a young black girl, this line of hair clips is designed to stay in place.

Gabby Goodwin and her mom knew how hard it was to find barrettes that stay in place in coarse hair. With the help of her mom, she created the first double-sided double snap barrette. Now girls with thicker hair can wear colorful barrettes in their hair without worrying about losing it. They also have a full line of hair care that includes a moisturizer and a detangling and conditioning milk.

Buy Confidence by GaBBy Goodwin

6. Corage Dolls

Aaliyah is a must-have addition to your child's toy box.

These beautiful multicultural dolls are not only adorable but educational. The “Aaliyah” doll is a cherub-faced 8-year-old with big, curly hair and a stylish outfit with matching shoes. You can make it a bundle buy by adding the matching book that follows the doll’s life as a child entrepreneur. The Corage doll is a great way to spark your child’s imagination while giving them the representation they need.

Get the Aaliyah doll at Corage Dolls for $60

7. Curly Kids

Cry over tangles no more with CurlyKids Hydrating Detangler.

Whether your child has loose curls or tight curls, CurlyKids has something for every child. When your child is active and needs some extra hold or you just want to keep their hair hydrated without residue, you’ll appreciate having hair products that deliver results your whole family will love. No more struggling to detangle your child’s hair with CurlyKids Honey Combout Moisturizing Detangler. Not only does it smell great, but it will help define your little one’s curls with just the right amount of shine and moisture.

Get Honey Combout Moisturizing Detangler at CurlyKids for $5

8. Everyday Epic

Epic Everyday sells quality school supplies with illustrations of black children.

Do you want more diversity with your backpacks, bath towels or home items? Look no further than Epic Everyday. You can decorate your children’s room and give them cool lunch bags decorated with these adorable little brown faces. Now your kids will have more confidence when carrying their items on their commute.

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9. Carry the Light

Bear the Light offers a selection of cozy hoodies with inspiring designs.

Don’t let the cold keep your kids from having fun. These sweaters and accessories were designed for sporty kids who want to stay warm while being active in cold weather. From tracksuits to varsity crewnecks, your kids will always support the winning team.

Shop Bear the Light

10. Healthy Roots Doll

Kids will love styling Zoe's hair.

Your child loves their hair, and to make sure they continue to do so, the best thing you can do is give them this doll that will send their confidence sky high. Your child will enjoy styling Zoe’s hair, which will encourage her to do her own hair. This doll is educational and provides hours of fun as your child learns to wash, style and braid hair.

Get a Healthy Roots doll for $84.99

11. Coal N Terry

Soft clothes for children with slogans and countries of the world.

If you’re looking for a balance of vintage loungewear that’s suitable for all members of the family, from infants to grandparents, you’ll appreciate Coal & Terry. This family business first started selling vintage clothing on eBay and after much success, went independent. Now your kids and the rest of your family can wear cool designs in sturdy color combinations that are suitable for everyday activities.

Buy Coal N Terry

12. Lingo Coding Kit

Lingo's Coding Kit is great for kids who love STEM.

Embrace your child’s inner genius with this STEM kit that will allow your child to unlock inventions they’ve only dreamed of. This kit comes with a booklet, component kit and microcontroller board. These tools will allow your child to create a prototype of a driverless car. With over 20 hours of instruction and education, your child will learn essential solutions within the STEM framework.

Get a Lingo Coding Kit for $74.99

13. Subscription box because of them we can

A subscription box focused on notable black Americans.

Celebrate Black History each month with these specialty boxes. Each box includes toys and educational tools that promote a variety of black cultural and historical references, including the Harlem Renaissance. The themed boxes also come with clothing, pins, stickers and learning tools for kids and parents to encourage a rich history curriculum while learning about America’s heroes.

Get a box because of them we can for $39.99

14. Black Toy Store

Shop Black Toy Store for representative toys for kids of all ages and races.

Finding black-owned toys and gifts can be difficult, and you may not have time to search the internet for what you need. Now you can find just about any toy your kids could want, either made by a black-owned company or one that promotes diversity. Whether you’re looking for Black Panther toys or crayons that have a variety of darker tone options, the Black Toy Store has your answer.

Shop in the black toy store

15. The Word Changes

Inspirational t-shirts that will spark meaningful conversation.

Antoinette Rodney-Celestine has created a fashion brand intended to motivate children as well as families. Each top features an inspirational word that’s perfect for kids who need extra encouragement. The shirts are colorful, high quality and will survive any craft and food stains your kids will get on them.

Shop Word Changes

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