Toys that reflect the diversity in our neighborhoods

Chicago, Illinois

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About LittleNeighbors

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On Etsy since 2018

Hi I'm Liz, entrepreneur by day and counseling grad student by night. The idea for Little Neighbors came when I was searching for wooden toys for the Montessori-inspired preschool I currently run. It wasn't easy to find high quality, affordable toys that reflect the variety of cultures and backgrounds we all come from, so I decided to make some!

My hope for Little Neighbors is that children would enjoy seeing themselves in the toys they play with, and also grow in their love for friends and neighbors who may not look exactly like them. Instead of teaching our kids that race doesn't matter, I hope to help children see the beauty in our differences and enjoy learning about the many cultures that exist in our own families, neighborhoods, and cities. What we play with matters!

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    Hi I'm Liz! Entrepreneur by day, grad student by night, lover of all things hands-on and creative.

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