39 Best Toys and Kids Books for Your Awakening Little Feminist
In the world we live in today, raising strong independent girls is something we all need to do as parents. These girls will grow up to be women who will challenge the world and society as we know it, and hopefully have a place in history for making it better. These toys and books will inspire them and show them that anything is possible.
There are so many inspiring female role models, that teaching your child about every single one is going to take a long time. Make it easier for them with this Little Feminist Card Deck. Powerful women such as Frida Kahlo and Rosa Parks are amongst those featured within this deck.
In Lower Manhattan’s Financial District, you’ll find these two iconic statues. A Fearless Girl standing with her hands on her hips, staring straight into the eyes of a Wall Street Bull. This black and white photo set in a black pine wood frame depicts that famous image.
This inspiring message is printed on two sterling silver bars and hang on a delicate silver chain. It’s the perfect message to teach your girls, whether you’re raising them to be feminist or not. Women need to learn that they’re worth more than they’ve been given credit for.
Let them dream of these inspirational women and they’ll wake up wanting to change the world. Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls is full of over 90 women who truly shaped the world as we know it today, and your daughter will be so inspired by them that she’ll want to do incredible things too.
Strong women raise strong kids. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a single mom or you’re married, if you have the strength inside of you, show it to your children. They’ll take that strength and change the world with it so get them this tee…they’ll be so proud wearing it.
We need to raise our daughters to be strong independent girls who are going to grow up and smash the patriarchy. They need to challenge the male dominant world we live in and make women more represented in society, and this bodysuit makes sure she starts young.
We should all be more informed about what is going on in the world around us, whether it’s politics, gender equality or climate change. If we know about the issues, we can tackle them before they become unchangeable. This book will teach your children all they need to do about the problems this planet has.
Cast in sterling silver but with a 22k rose gold female symbol, this will be the empowering message your daughter needs to help her feel fierce. On one side of the bar reads “meow” and on the other side “hear me roar”, a reminder that you don’t need to be loud to be heard.
Teach your children about thirteen American women who changed the world with their radical views and ideas. These women didn’t give up when they faced something challenging, they carried on with their strength and determination. Show your kids that they can accomplish anything they set their minds to.
You might not want to take your kids to protest marches just yet, they might be a little bit young. However, that doesn’t mean that they don’t have to learn about them. This book talks about protests in a way which they’ll understand and without a hint of preachiness.
Some days, you might not feel like you want to smash the patriarchy, you might only be able to manage a trample, but that’s ok. This tee is available in five different colors and features the most adorable little unicorn so you can look cute while you march.
Let your kids be hands on while they learn about 32 different influential women who helped change the world. Their portraits and a little bit about them have been printed on these wooden blocks so while your kid builds with them, they can be learning about female icons at the same time.
This is the perfect bodysuit to put your new baby feminist in – it’ll show her that even from birth she was ready to take on the world. It’s up to us as feminists to change the world and challenge male dominated views…and your daughter will be ready to help fight that battle.
Perfect for taking her supplies to school in, this backpack has the words “Grl Pwr” written on them so your headstrong daughter can show off her beliefs to her classmates. Who knows, it might even inspire another child to become a feminist and make the world a better place.
This quote from Shakespeare is the perfect one for your young feminist to live by. “Though she be but little, she is fierce” is something which represents all women everywhere, we might be the “fairer sex” but we can speak up and be heard when it’s needed!
If you need strong and powerful women for your daughter to look up to, then this tee has four of them emblazoned across the front with the words “Squad Goals”. These four Supreme Court Justices were passionate about women’s rights and fought hard to make it happen.
This is the perfect book for dads to read to their daughters at bedtime. It’s not just women who can be feminists; as long as men know that women are equal and can do anything men can do, then they too are feminists, just like Franny’s father.
Black History is something we should all learn about. Read this book to your children and show them that white privilege is a real thing and that black women have had to fight twice as hard to get their voices heard because their race is held against them as well as their gender.
Show your strong independent girl that her place in the world is important and that she is special and cherished. Whenever she’s feeling down, she can pick up this book and read that she is strong and powerful and she deserves to be whatever she wants to be.
Read about the strong and powerful American women who every young girl should be taught about. This colorful book will teach them the A-Z of rad influential female Americans who achieved so much in their lifetimes and showed everyone that gender means absolutely nothing.
From childhood, young girls are taught that they should want to be a princess and wait for a man to rescue them from a tall tower. Help your daughter break that stereotype with this tee, where the word princess has been scratched out and the word president appears instead.
Ella Fitzgerald was one of the most influential jazz singers of all time showing that it doesn’t matter where you come from, you can still achieve anything. You can read about her life and then flick to the back of this book to read key facts and look at some incredible photos.
When we’re teaching kids, the information they’re taking on needs to be interesting enough for them to remember it, and that’s exactly what this book does. With cute illustrations and short bursts of information, your child will soon know all about Jane Goodall the conservationist.
Ruth Bader Ginsberg is a big figure in feminism; she was the second female justice to be appointed. With two still serving, there’s only been four in American history and that shows how big of a deal she is. Read this book to your children and show them how influential she has been.
Frida Kahlo is such a huge feminist icon to women all around the world today. It’s not too early to teach your children about her but to make it easier for them, this My First Book contains small bits of information and cute pictures for them to take in and remember.
Unfortunately women will be rejected, refused and knocked down throughout their lives and it’ll be based primarily on their gender. Teach your daughter that it’s ok to get up, dust yourself off and persist, she’ll never get where she wants to be if she stays on the ground.
The three chicks in this book are all strong…but in their own way. They can do so many things that chicks shouldn’t do like wrestle worms and look under the hood of the farm vehicles. Hopefully this book will teach your children that it’s ok to be different, that’s what changes the world.
Keep Maya Angelou’s powerful and empowering poem “Still I Rise” close to your chest with this scarf. The entire poem has been screen printed in blue ink onto white fabric so it really stands out. If you ever need a little pick me up, read some of the words in this garment and feel strong again.
Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you’ll have noticed the surge in popularity around superheroes, but most of the big heroes seem to be male. Celebrate everything amazing about the females in the DC universe with this colorful book, filled with awesome heroines such as Wonder Woman and Supergirl.
There’ll be no mistaking that your daughter is a powerful female while she’s wearing this lightweight tee. In different colors of the rainbow, the words “Grl Pwr” is repeated down the front of the t-shirt, spreading the message of strong feminism to the whole world.
This deck of cards is unlike any other you’ve ever seen before. On each card, there’s a different strong woman figure illustration and because this deck is like a normal one, you can play your favorite card games with them. Each pack comes with instructions on how to find out more about each trailblazing woman.
Throughout her life, your daughter will be told that she can’t do something because she’s a female. Read her this book to show her that it doesn’t matter what everyone else says, she can be whatever she wants to be. It’s the perfect bedtime story for strong independent girls everywhere.
“Rad Girls Can” is an inspiring book which features the amazing stories of strong women who were changing the world before they were 20. There are so many female icons which your daughter can look up to within the pages of this book and they all show that age is just a number.
If she’s a fan of the Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls book, she’ll love these matching postcards. Each one has a small bio of a different influential woman on it so she can keep these by her bed and pick one up to read whenever she needs a little boost of courage.
Whether she wears this on a photoshoot or just to the grocery store, people will be able to clearly see which values you’re instilling in your baby. Being a mini feminist is something to be proud of so let her wear that t-shirt with pride!
If you were looking for an inspirational book about the power of females to show your children, this is it. It is filled with the history of the women’s movement, starting in 1866 and ending in 2018 and shows the solidarity between women which isn’t something we see very much of in every day life.
As women, we’re taught that wanting to be a princess is something we should aspire to be. But princesses aren’t depicted as strong or independent. This book “Not All Princesses Wear Pink” will show your daughter that it’s ok to want to be a princess but she can be a powerful woman too.
Is your daughter interested in science? This book would be perfect for her, it’ll show her that she can be a pioneer in all things STEM related, just like the influential women written about inside this book. From Jane Goodall to Marie Curie, these women changed science and helped us learn what we know today.
Perfect for younger children, this easy to read book features the story of Sonia Sotomayor who was the first Latina Supreme Court Justice. With the cute cartoon pictures and short bursts of information, your kids will soon know everything there is to know about this amazing woman.
These DIY headbands are easy to make and the perfect accessory for any young and strong independent girl. When she’s wearing one, she’ll feel able to take on the world and challenge everything which doesn’t feel right to her which is what you want from a young feminist.
Why pay store prices when you can make it yourself? If you’re looking for a tee for your young feminist, there’s no better way to show her that women can do pretty much anything by making her this t-shirt. You can even make a matching one for you and every other woman in your family too.
Sequins are the perfect way to add a feminine touch to a bag but this one has a twist. You’ll be able to make this Girl Power tote bag look super girly and sparkly for your daughter by following this video tutorial; she won’t want to use another bag again.