13 Women Owned Toys & Games
At Women Owned, we are always trying to find new and innovative Women Owned products to buy to support women entrepreneurs and their businesses. One area where there is certainly no lack in creativity is toys and games. From craft kits to card games, these women know how to cultivate creativity, imagination and fun.
Today, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite toys and games from Women Owned businesses, as we celebrate National Women’s Small Business Month and Women in Toys Empowerment Day, which took place in Dallas, Texas on Monday, October 1 (read a recap from our Regional Partner Organization WBCS here).
With holiday shopping season right around the corner, add these women-owned toy brands and the kids and adults in your life will thank you for all the fun.
Ann Williams makes craft kits for children and adults to create beautiful crafts, artwork and accessories with yarn, felt, rubber bands, and much more! With crafts tailored to different ages 5 years old all the way to adults, you are sure to find a fun activity for all the friends and family in your life!
Build & Imagine creates StoryWalls that fit together magnetically like building blocks, so kids can create their own houses, towns, and scenes to play and tell stories. Think doll house, mixed with building blocks, mixed with paper dolls. They even have a Draw & Build version to spark even more creativity!
eeBoo offers a wide variety of games for ages 0 to adult. Find baby toys, puzzles and games, flash cards, colored pencils and more!
Fun and Function is a company that provides toys, activities, accessories and clothing for children with special needs. Their products are designed by therapists as sensory solutions. Products are designed to help children with ADHD, anxiety, autism, biting and chewing tendencies, and much more!
My Wrap offers wrapping paper craft kits for children to “create unique wrapping paper using partially-complete design sheets, coordinated stickers, stencils, gift tags, crayons & more.” What a great way to make children’s gifts more unique and meaningful to have them wrapped in their own artwork!
Talk About It! Is a game that drives teen communication. The game, developed by a therapist for teens and families, is for parents, therapists, educators, and others to use to promote conversation with the teens in their life to discover their values, issues and other thoughts in a low-pressure environment.
I Gotta Go With… is a fun party game for ages 14 and up. The game focuses on pop culture questions that anyone can answer that spark laughs, some competitiveness and fun.
i play green sprouts offers baby toys that are colorful, cute and fun for your little ones. Find rattles, soft toys, stacking and sorting toys and even water toys.
Spark Creativity Card Game is “your pocket inspiration for creativity.” The game consists of three categories of thoughtful question cards, Curiosity, Reflection and Creativity. Spark can be used as an ice-breaker in a new group, a brainstorming technique for teams, or inspiration and challenge for solo use or with friends.
Little Cosmetics make fake pretend makeup for children. They offer vibrant shades and realistic textures that are completely mess free and no color transfers to the skin or anywhere else in your home!
Paper Punk is an innovative paper-based building toy that provides endless imaginative and creative play for humans of all ages. With a few simple folds, colorful 2D flat shapes transform into bold 3D geometric pieces to create spectacular looking paper toys and art forms. It was founded with a simple ambition – to enable people to exercise their creativity and make things with their hands.
Paradise Kids makes dolls, accessories, stuffed animal toys, trucks and cars and more for boys and girls alike to play and spark creativity and storytelling.
Tradewala is a fast-paced social topics party game for players age 12 and up. “In this addicting and adrenaline-packed game, players start with 9 satirical cards representing 8 different social topics and blindly trade with one another, simultaneously, until one player collects all 9 cards of the same social topic.”
BONUS: Our World MD
While this is not a toy you can buy your friends and family, we wanted to give them a shout-out because it’s a darn good idea! Our World MD makes interactive exam table paper for doctors’ offices to engage, educate and entertain adults and kids alike to distract them from often long wait times in the exam room.
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