With the holiday shopping season in full swing, where are you shopping? If the first thing you think of is a river in South America, you’re probably like all of us. But there are other options! In fact, there are thousands of indie retailers with the toys you need to bring a smile to the kids on your holiday shopping list.
Today we have just a few of the indie retailers in the U.S. that we would love for you to consider this year. And of course, all of our featured retailers carry Lulu Junior My Comic Book and IlluStory Kits!
Teich Toys & Books
Nestled in the heart of New York City, Teich Toys & Books brings the best of fun and education play to the big city. Teich Toys was also featured as a Lulu Junior Retailer of the Month recently!
Rainbow Resource Center
If you haven’t heard about Rainbow Resource Center (RRC) from their annual Summer Book Contest, they are a dedicated online resource for homeschoolers, parents, and teachers. RRC has an amazing selection of educational toys and craft kits for kids in grades PK-12.
Read With Me
Focusing on reading with your kids, Read With Me in Raleigh, NC was also featured as a past Lulu Junior Retailer of the Month!
The holidays are a busy time of year and while you’re trying to check off your list as efficiently as possible, it’s easy to just open a chain store app with one-click ordering. Don’t forget that shopping local and supporting small businesses helps your community and it’s more environmentally friendly. Our indie retailers have thoughtfully selected their products with the mission to educate, inspire, and entertain kids. They are passionate about helping customers find the perfect gift for kids and provide a unique and personalized shopping experience. We hope you find this list helpful as you’re looking for the perfect gift for the kids on your list this year!
What are some of your favorite indie bookstores and toy stores? Let us know in the comments below!
Lali is the Lulu Junior Channel Manager. She handles the entire Lulu Junior brand and loves helping parents and children find creative ways to make amazing books. When she’s not working hard to promote Lulu Junior, Lali loves spending time with her two big dogs.