NEED LAST MINUTE GIFT IDEAS? 10 UNIQUE HOLIDAY GIFTS WE LOVE 2017
Still on the hunt for the perfect Christmas or holiday gift for your little one(s), yourself, a family member, or a friend? Tired of the run of the mill gift, or do you just want something different? Then we have you covered! These are fantastic, and unique gifts that we have enjoyed in 2017, and we know your family will too. These gifts provide kids with cultural learning and growth, sensory exploration, and best of all fun, fun, fun! With that said, here are our top 10 Unique Holiday Gifts We Love 2017!
1.) Toka Box. Toka Box is a South Asian Subscription box for kids to learn about Indian/South Asian culture. Perfect for any parent, educator, or person looking to know and understand more about Indian/South Asian culture. This monthly subscription box is delivered to your door stop and provides hours of fun and is an excellent sensory teaching tool. Find out more about Toka Box at www.tokabox.com/growingupgupta. Take 5% off your first box by using promo code FIVE
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2.) Hearts for Hearts Girls Dolls and App! Hours upon hours of fun is what the Hearts to Hearts Girls Doll and App bring! We love how intricately made/ life-like each doll is. And how every doll has a unique story. These dolls are the essence of girls winning/triumphing in everyday life. #Girlpower! And every doll donates money back to each Girls respective community. Furthermore their App is the perfect complement to keep any child entertained for hours. The dolls are available at Target and Amazon. The App is available on iTunes and via Googleplay! *We are also doing a giveaway with Hearts for Hearts Girls for a chance to win one of their dolls! See Giveway below for more details!
3.) Jai Jai Hooray, The Goddess Power Tower. Give the gift of: culture, color, femme power, and fun with these gorgeous stacking and nesting blocks. This power tower is a must for: girls, boys, moms, babies, grandparents, dads, global citizens, toy chests, office desks, art lovers, and heck yeah, you can order one for yourself too! A couple of more reasons that the Goddess Power Tower is so amazing is that it helps kids master: their numbers (1-10), hand-eye coordination, divergent thinking, and motor skills etc! Make sure to get your order in fast via www.jaijaihooray.com as they are giving 20% until today, 12/15. Use promo code JAIJAI20. * We are also doing a giveaway with Jai Jai Hooray for the Goddess Power Tower! See giveaways below for more details!
4.) Culture Dabba books. These books were designed from scratch by American parents, with the help of childhood development professionals. With a goal of enriching a child’s appreciation of Indian culture by nurturing and instilling values. These books are colorful, educational, and fun (think puzzles, games, crafts and more). We recently took our Christmas book with us on vacation and it was a huge hit with our toddler. Another plus is that each book includes tons of online freebies. There books are available via Amazon. We are also doing a giveaway with Culture Dabba for two of their ebooks! See giveaways below for more details!
5.) Little Passports Subscription. This is a monthly subscription box that we were gifted by some amazing friends. Each little passports box helps immerses your child in a new country, state, and/or culture. This is a must for any parent looking to make sure their child/children understand more about the world in which we live. Find little passports at www.littlepassports.com. Use promo code JOY for 15% off!
6.) The Love Family Book! I can’t say enough about this book! This is a ultimate must have book for any multicultural/multiracial family. You have the opportunity to create your own family book under a message of togetherness and love. Build your own book at www.lovinglionbooks.com
7.) Zoo and Museum passes. These are simple but fun gifts to give. A trip to the zoo and/or museum is something most kids love; we know our child does. Get passes online or in-person at your local zoo and/or museum.
8.) Multicultural/Multiracial child gear. We opened our own shop this year. Check out some of our multicultural/multiracial children’s clothing. They make a great gift for any birthday, holiday, or special occasion etc. Find our shop at www.cafepress.com/growingupguptasshop
9. Multiracial/Multicultural books. After much research we created this list of 7 multiracial/multicultural kids books by multiracial authors. These are must adds to your family library and/or book collection.
10.) Rawspice Bar Subscription. We made a Chicken Tikka pizza with Rawspice bar’s garam masala and it was ahhamazing! Rawspice bar is a monthly subscription spice provider. We look forward to trying more of their spices and creating more fusion recipes.
4 AMAZING GIVEAWAYS FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON
Want to WIN a FREE Nahji from India doll? Follow these 2 easy steps below to automatically be entered for a Chance to Win!
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This giveaway ends on Monday, December 18, 2017. Entries for U.S. residents only for the doll.
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The deadline for this giveaway is Sunday, December 17, 2017. Limited to U.S. Residents.
***This prize may not be guaranteed for before Christmas delivery due to USPS being extremely busy!***
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The deadline for this giveaway is Monday, December 18, 2017.
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