Are you ready for some Spring joy and delight? With the start of a new season, I’m happy to introduce you to two amazing women of color who are helping change the face of toys and education for children.
Terri-Nichelle Bradley, the creator of Brown Toy Box, seeks to normalize Black excellence and cultivate curiosity and passion. With the creation of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) focused kits, she helps kids of all backgrounds immerse in the learning experience and feel personally represented.Ms. Bradley has introduced us to the world of “The Dadisi Crew”, including Makayla (Museum Arts), Oscar (Marine Biology), Amara (Chemistry), Maya (Coding), Dre (Astronomy) & Justin (Robotics). Students taught by Mwalimu Tommie, the crew each has their own unique creative persona and interests. The Brown Toy Box offers exploratory kits from each character that allows kids to delve into a world of curiosity, science and educational wonder. If you have a little on interested in with a curious interest in sciences, or want to introduce them to them, these kits are perfect way to explore different sciences that help them learn more. There are six different kits available, including:
- Museum Arts
- Marine Biology
Each kit comes with colorful instructions and interactive projects and tools needed to explore deeper into the scientific world of your choice and give kids an easy and first hand look at how things work.
You can find these great kits online and exclusively in Target stores nationwide. Each kit sells for just $29.99 each and will provide hours of fun, education and entertainment for your kids.
Dr. Lisa Williams founded World of EPI (Entertainment, Publishing and Inspiration), the leading manufacturer behind authentic multicultural dolls. Her mission is for children of all ethnicities and colors to grow up seeing their beauty from the start.The Positively Perfect Dolls and The Fresh Doll collections represent African American, LatinX, Caucasian, and other ethnicities. Fresh Dolls are designed with custom-sculpted bodies, hair styles, and skin tones that represent multi-racial beauty. These relatable fashion dolls will inspire young girls to plan for bright futures of their own.Fresh Dolls Career Collection Fashion Doll celebrates woman of color in fulfilling professional careers. Mia is a world-class surgeon; Nevaeh is the President of the United States, and Luna is a teacher.Lisa has also launched the first series of The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder fashion dolls and mini figures – right in time for the highly anticipated release of Disney+’s animated series (which has also been renewed for a second season).
All of The Fresh Dolls and The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder dolls collection are available online and at Target locations nationwide.Do you have toys that you want to share then help with inspiring diversity, inclusivity and are educational for kids? Share in the comments below.
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We’ve added Brown Toy Box & World of EPI Products to The Spring Into Summer Fun Gift Guide #SpringIntoSummerFun. Check it out here!