That time of year is almost around the corner again and you’re starting to wonder what you want for your curly haired loved ones.
It’s not always easy to find the perfect gift that reflects their cultural heritage and beauty.
I’ve compiled this comprehensive Christmas gift idea for kids with this in mind.
The list features t-shirts, picture books, dolls and more that reinforces pride in how they look and their natural hair texture.
21 Natural Hair Gift Ideas for Kids
Cute girl’s t-shirt with afro puff imprint. The t-shirt has a slim fit and is available in seven colors including blue and pink. Get the Afro puff Girl’s T-Shirt HERE.
Gorgeous black girl magic onesie for an infant. Fits available up to 18 months.
Just perfect for any baby wardrobe. Get the Black Girl Magic Infant Onesie HERE.
This basketball drawstring backpack can be personalized with any name you want.
The backpack is made from durable material and suitable for the gym and school as well.
Cute ballerina illustration pillowcase made of durable satin material. It’s never too early to start pampering those tresses.
Get the 3D Rose Ballerina Little Girl Illustration Pillow Case HERE.
This eco-friendly hairbrush and comb set is made out of soft goat hair and tea wood.
It is hypoallergenic and very gentle for use on baby and toddler hair. It also helps prevent cradle crap and gently massages the scalp.
Get the Baby Goat Hair Brush and Comb Set HERE.
Boy’s curly hair don’t care t-shirt available in grey and white. Available for ages 2 until 7 years old. Get the Curly Hair Don’t Care T-Shirt HERE.
An adorable foldable pink umbrella with a cute ballerina image monogrammed on.
Free worldwide shipping provided. Get the Girls Pink Foldable Umbrella HERE.
An inspirational coloring book depicting African-American girls in various career fields.
This coloring book will entertain while also showing your precious one the endless possibilities in life.
The coloring book features 32 illustrations. Get the I Can Be Coloring Book HERE.
This girl’s t-shirt has a cute little girl in two afro puffs emblazoned on it with the words “kinky hair don’t care.”
Short sleeve crew neck available in different sizes as well as two colors. You can also customize the colors if you prefer.
Get the Kinky Hair Don’t Care Girls T-shirt HERE.
18-inch African American school boy doll. The clothing is removable and the hair can be styled. The doll is also poseable.
Get the My Life as a School Boy Doll HERE.
Nella the Princess Knight picture book is based off Nickelodeon’s animated pre-school series sending the message that there’s more than one way to be a princess.
The picture book is 32 pages and there’s a special promotion going on currently on Amazon.
See the deal for Nella the Princess Knight picture book HERE.
Still on Nella, this style me doll set also contains a sword and a comb, and the doll has moveable arms and legs.
Pair it with the picture book and be a hit with your little princess. Get the Nella the Prince Knight Style Me Doll HERE.
This toy comes with Nella the Princess Knight tiara and motion activated sparkle sword with 10 phrases.
AAA batteries included. This is sure to keep your princess entertained for hours.
Get the Nella The Princess Knight Tiara and Motion Activated Sparkle Sword HERE.
Premium sleep bonnet made of high-grade satin material to protect hairstyles and hair health.
The bonnet is adjustable to fit thick hair and lightweight for comfort. Get the Premium Satin Bonnet for kids HERE.
Girl’s personalized book bag featuring different designs and colors. Each character wears a different natural hairstyle.
Choose from the six different options and colors available HERE.
Another satin sleep bonnet for older kids featuring Doc McStuffins. Adjustable with the gorgeous white bow in the front.
If Doc McStuffins is your child’s favorite series, she’s sure to love this. Get the Doc McStuffins Satin Sleep Bonnet HERE.
Natural haired doll capturing traditional sub-Saharan heritage facial features and skin tone. This doll series encourages children to embrace their hair and culture.
Her name is Azeezah and she comes with her outfit, bag, jewellery, pet dog and ownership booklet. Get Queens of Africa Doll – Azeezah HERE.
This Queens of Africa doll is named Wuraola and hails from the Yoruba tribe in Nigeria.
Like Azeezah, she comes with her traditional outfit, bag, jewellery, pet dog and ownership booklet. Get Queens of Africa Doll – Wuraola HERE.
Nneka hails from the Igbo tribe, which is also in Nigeria. Nnenka comes with her traditional outfit, bag, jewellery, pet dog and ownership booklet.
Get Queens of Africa Doll – Nneka HERE.
Gorgeous hair bows made out of African kente cloth. These fashionable bows come in different designs and can be pin on or adjustable strap.
They can also be used as bow ties for little groomsmen. Get the Red Black Gold Kente Print Hair Bow HERE.
A whimsical storybook celebrating the beauty of African-American hair. Keyana discovers the beauty and magic of her special hair in this lovely book.
This book has been on the market for 20 years but now has a fresh and updated cover. Get I Love My Hair HERE.
I hope you were able to find something just right for your little princess or prince on this list.
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Abi delved into the world of hair care after suffering from a bout of severe hair loss. She is the founder of Healthy Natural Hair Products & Natural Oils for Hair and Health, as well as the writer of the Healthy Hair Care Series. She is also the creator of the The Self-Empowerment Network Portal. Read more…