Meet the Friends of shumee!
With Friends of shumee, we bring you handpicked collections from some wonderful children's brands. Good friendships are born out of shared values and that's true here too! All these brands are child-safe, toxin-free, organic, support open-ended play, and made in India. Just like shumee. 😃
A Bangalore-based, women-led organisation that makes premium ergonomic buckle baby carriers and ring slings that are comfortable, internationally safety-tested, and stylish, suitable for newborns and toddlers.
Little Latitude is a boutique publishing house producing magnificent books for children. The books are richly illustrative since they believe that at an early age, rich visual content can boost imaginations. They are printed in Singapore, using recycled paper, environment-friendly and non-toxic water-based inks. They have a unique and fabulous range of children’s board books.
Dabble was born when founder mothers Neha and Karen could not find safe art products for their own children while their training in Expressive arts helped them envision their own toxin free, earth friendly and fun art products for free expression.
Dabble have introduced new category of PlayArt in India to inspire imagination in children with the medium of colours. As founder moms, they personally develop each product with support from a team of industry-reputed scientists & Food technologists and all the products are tested by a NABL Certified Lab.
Dabble is one among the select start ups to be incubated at NSRCEL, IIM Bangalore. They recently received the Elevate Award and Grant from Govt of Karnataka for Innovation and Social impact.
At Wildpaper, we design nature centric early learning products that help kids develop their cognitive skills, motor skills, early literacy skills, language development and most importantly curiosity to question and learn! Our products tend to instil in them a life-long appreciation for all things nature and the world around us. We exist because we believe that, the more little minds learn about the world, the more they give back to it.
Art Bunker, through its Brand POTLI ,a series of Indian art & craft kits, aims to reconnect adults and children with traditional Indian art, in an effort to create awareness of Indian Cultural Heritage . At the same time, creating awareness and expanding markets for artisan communities that depend on their art for their livelihood.We work with artisans and craft communities across India to create these DIY kits to ensure the livelihood of the artisans through the sale of these. By buying Potli product, you are financially supporting the artists / artisans who are practicing these age old arts and crafts . You are also helping in keeping their skills and vision alive. A portion of the sales proceeds go to the artists.
• Awareness and education of Indian traditional art, crafts and Vernacular architecture, in an effort to preserve Indian Cultural Heritage.