Looking for something a little "greener" for your kids this holiday season? We've rounded up some of our favorite wooden and green toys that you and your kids will love.
As for crafting at home we love Green Kid Crafts, an eco-friendly company that designs creative activities to do with kids through art boxes that spark creativity, build confidence, and cultivate respect and love for the environment. Designed for kids 3-8 years old, these boxes are created by educators and child development experts, each month has a different child-tested theme and includes all materials and instructions for 3-4 craft and science activities – hours of fun, learning and exploration! For the holidays we love their special-edition ornament and gingerbread kit.
We are loving the cute double-sided finger puppets from MudPuppy. Kids will love how these puppets are extra thick as they can handle little fingers. Made of composite wood, we are also loving the cute illustrations that are sure to foster hours of imaginative play.
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Plan Toys is one of our favorite sustainable toy companies. Featuring items for babies through age 3+, we are loving their fun musical instruments like the solid drum and the Banjo. We also love the Stacking Bear and the cool Creative Blocks that are sure to bring on hours of fun.
We are loving the new boutique Honey In The Rough, a Lower East Side boutique and e-commerce site has a range of toys for every type of kid at every age. Some of our favorite green toys that they offer are the Fort Standard's Balancing Blocks ($50) and the cool Kukkia's Sushi making kit ($25).
Another green item is books, and we love the unique finds at Piccoloni NYC where you can find the Keith Haring - My First Coloring Book, My Wonderful World of Fashion: A Book for Drawing, Creating and Dreaming!, and the cool Indie Rock Coloring Book.
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