The Kindness Elves Set from The Kindness Elves Co
The Kindness Elves™ arrive in your home and leave little notes for the kids to find and read (or have read to them if younger.) They love looking out for kindness and often make a note of it when they see it happening! Their positive messages emphasize kindness, sharing, and gratitude and offers parents an alternative to bribery or a reward system.
Radio Flyer Wagon filled with Nostalgic Toys from Kips Toyland
Family owned and operated since 1945, Kip’s Toyland is Los Angeles’ oldest toy store. Located at the world-famous Original Farmers Market, it has been a favorite destination for both tourists and locals alike looking to find the perfect toy. They are offering curbside pickup, wrapping, and a virtual trip down memory lane with their stock of classic and retro toys as well.
Small Business | Family-Owned
Pollie Shelf from Olli Ella
Olli Ella makes sustainably made homewares, apparel, children’s products, toys and baskets. They use natural materials, sourced sustainably, and focus on ethical production. The Pollie Shelf can by mounted in a kid’s room with their favorite Olli Ella Playpa (or roll of paper) for hours and hours of coloring, stickering, and imaginative play. It also doubles as a shelf for pencils and figurines, a place to hang baskets and kids toys or a spot to display books for the coziest reading nook too – just flip it upside down!
Women-Owned | Sustainable
Magnetic Wooden Magbot from Tegu
Tegu is naturally safe – no lead, no plastic, non-toxic, water-based lacquer finish, and no small parts -made entirely of sustainably sourced hardwoods, purposefully made in Honduras. Their magnetic wooden toys are designed to inspire limitless open-ended creative play for kids of all ages.
Sustainable | Fair Trade
Warmy Magic Bag from MASDEL
Warmy Magic Bags are hot/cold packs for children in cute and cuddly little creatures that make for great friends. Registered with Health Canada, Warmy hot cold compresses are a safe way to heal pain or keep your child soothed. For each Warmy product sold, a percentage of proceeds benefit Make-A-Wish Foundation in their crusade to raise funds to help create life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses.
Big Life Journal from Big Life Journal
Big Life Journal helps children develop strong social-emotional learning and growth mindset skills through inspiring stories, colorful illustrations, and engaging guided activities. Children discover how to believe in themselves, how to face challenges with confidence, how mistakes are opportunities to grow, and that they can achieve anything when they’re persistent.
Family-Owned | Gives Back
Wobbel Balance Boards from The Wobbel
The Wobbel finds its origin in the Waldorf schools. It is a classic balance board in a modern design and contemporary editions. The Wobbel stimulates balance and strength during play and use. In a playful way, but very efficiently, it supports physical awareness and balance. When using it as a training device, specific muscle groups can be isolated, while other exercises train big muscle groups. This goes for (young) children, adults and even the elderly.
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