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The Doll Kind dolls teach kids to be kind to others.

Gifts that Give Back

These brands offer great products while also giving a little something extra to communities near and far.

Kind Culture Co.

Help spread kindness with The Doll Kind (shown above). This Colorado Springs-based company is owned by two moms on a mission to empower kids to create a kinder world. Each huggable doll comes with a kindness kit including 10 tokens with special phrases to be shared with others and a list of acts of kindness to inspire kids. Bonus: For each doll sold, a doll is donated to a child less fortunate.

Provides income to women in need.

Krochet Kids

With every Krochet Kids purchase you’re helping provide job opportunities to women in poverty-stricken countries. From adorable handmade hats and stuffed animals for kids to apparel and accessories for adults, each Krochet Kids product is hand-signed by the woman who made it. Customers can then learn more about her and send a thank you note via “Meet the Makers” profiles on the website.

Helps the people of Honduras.


Tegu provides jobs and fair wages to Hondurans through a toy factory that makes sustainable (and fun) products for kids. Each magnetic wooden toy purchased through the Tegu website—from blocks to cars to monsters—helps support reforestation and education in Honduras.

You build, Lego gives.


Give the gift of play to a child in need through Lego’s Build to Give campaign. Lego gifts are always a hit, but this holiday season, encourage kids to build a holiday ornament out of their Lego bricks. From November 1 to December 31, the company will donate a Lego set to a child in need for every ornament built and shared either in a Lego store or online with #BuildToGive.


Share the gift of literacy.

Out of Print

Little bookworms can sport their favorite titles with Out of Print’s collection of T-shirts, totes, and socks for kids. From Harry Potter to Eric Carle, there’s a print for every book lover, and literary parents can find their favorites in the shop too. Plus, with every purchase you’re helping donate books and support literacy programs around the world.

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