Are you lost on what gift to get for the little ones in your life this year? Check out these holiday gifts for kids, all from women-owned businesses in Indiana, for some unique toys and books that you may not find anywhere else.
Nakeisha Washington is the founder of Nyla Nova STEMversity. She and her six-year-old daughter Nyla Denae’ are the co-authors of this activity book that’s aimed at children ages 2-5. Featuring puzzles, mazes, coloring pages, and more, the book is designed to encourage all little girls to grow up to be future STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) leaders.
“Nyla Nova: The STEMsation” activity book, $9.99 at NylaNovaStem.com.
Lori Lovely is the owner of Montrose Farms Alpaca Ranch in Brownsburg. It’s there that she raises alpacas and sells items like blankets, socks, and teddy bears, all made with alpaca fleece. Lovely has also written this children’s book called “Isadora’s Dance,” about a blind baby alpaca who courageously overcomes the challenges she faces.
“Isadora’s Dance” book, $15 at MontroseFarms.com.
The adorable wooden desserts from Sanded Sugar help make playtime fun. Whether you opt for a set of three chocolate chip cookies or a pastel-striped piece of cake, these sturdy wooden toys, handmade in Broad Ripple, are destined to become a household favorite.
Wooden toys, $5-$18 at SandedSugar.com.
Stephanie Groves is an Indy-based freelance writer who is busy checking items off of her holiday shopping lists.
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