Here are some of Green Scene Mom's top picks for Eco-friendly and innovative Christmas gifts for kids! Each of these items inspire Eco-friendly lifestyles, learning, and creative expression. Kids will love unwrapping these gifts on Christmas morning.
This kit includes embellish wooden pendants, beads and a bangle to create 6 gorgeous jewelry pieces. Decoupage is fun and easy! With simple tips and lots of examples for inspiration, simply cut and glue pieces of fancy tissue paper onto wooden elements. Finish with glaze and adorn with glass beads. Proudly wear your own fashions! $29 at artterro.com
Artterro's Collage Jewelry Kit includes everything your child needs to create wearable artwork for themselves, their friends, and family. Plus each Artterro kit features natural materials, recycled and handmade paper, US-made copper wire and glass marbles, and natural wool felt and cotton fabrics. We love their Eco-friendly angle on inspiring creativity.
This 50 piece cool colors building block set from Alex Brands features 5 different vibrant colors to add a little pizazz to building fun. Colors include: blue, turquoise, light green, dark green and natural (10 blocks of each color). Made of Eco-friendly pine wood from New Zealand, their specific size and shape and weight allows for building towers, towns, castles and more! $18.99 at poof-slinky.com
Write Your Own Classic Labels are non-PVC, BPA-free and dishwasher safe. When you need personalized, waterproof labels last minute, these are a great solution. Write your text with a permanent marker then seal and protect your writing with the built-in laminate. Label lunch gear, school supplies and water bottles. Adorable Write Your Own Preschool shoe labels help little ones put shoes on the correct feet all by themselves when they match up the labels and create one cute image. Shoes go on right every time! $9.99 at emilypress.com
Emily Press labels are an easy way to mark your child's personal items with their name or phone number as the need arises. Each label has a durable top laminated cover which seals in the personalized info, making each label waterproof and permanent to withstand everyday use. The labels are also decorated with a cute little illustration that leaves plenty of room to write on the label. Use Emily Press labels to help kids keep track of their things and avoid losing their school supplies or lunch gear.
Gibout Toys' deluxe version of a classic stacking toy features some of finest and softest, minky fabric you can find. At 11.5" each, they stack up as one of the largest plush blocks your children will get their little hands on. Whether you are looking for a unique addition to your nursery decor, or something your child will love to play with for years to come, these blocks have it all. They have won three toy awards and have been featured in celebrity nursery designer, Sherri Blum's Gender Surprise nursery. They are also hand-made in the U.S.A. $29.99 at (no longer available)
In this award-winning debut story, Goldie builds a spinning machine to help her dog, Nacho, chase his tail. Soon all her friends want in on the action. Help Goldie build a belt drive machine to spin everybody! Includes a story book plus construction set starring Goldie, the girl inventor and encourages spatial skills, engineering principles, and confidence in problem-solving. $29.99 at goldieblox.com
These tactile, colorful translucent Magna-Tiles are sized just right and easy to use, whether creating designs on a flat surface or building in 3-D. Basic shapes are learned through play. Magna-Tiles develops patterning, shape recognition, building and motor skills. Use them for guided activities or hours of open-ended fun and exploration. $51.50 at magnatiles.com
oogaa designs and manufactures non-toxic feeding products for kids. Their award-winning divided plates are stackable, soft, durable and easy to clean. oogaa's silicone plane and train spoons make mealtime fun, featuring molded designs that kids will love using! Their pliable silicone placemats are perfect for travel and grip the tabletop so what's on top won't slip and slide. Each placemat is decorated with colorful creatures and kids can even doodle on the placemats using washable markers. oogaa's silicone items are naturally bacteria-resistant, heat resistant and dishwasher safe, microwave safe, and freezer safe. $5.99 - $16.99 at oogaa.com
oogaa's colorful silicone plates and bowls are fun and flexible — they won't break if they end up on the floor. Their cute train and plane spoons are just the thing to make feeding fun, and the placemats naturally grip the table and keep messes controlled. Plus they roll up to fit in a diaper bag! oogaa's feeding products are some of our favorites and a definite must-have for everyday use. See our full review »
pediped Delaney Light Pink Flex shoes are designed for a glitter girl! These sparkling Mary Janes are perfect for the little girl who can't get enough glitz. Get excited mom and dad, this glitter doesn't rub off. What a breakthrough! Available in sizes 24-36 with a synthetic upper and breathable canvas lining, this Mary Jane with Velcro closure is approved by the American Podiatric Medical Association for promoting healthy foot development. $39.95 at pediped.com
These darling sparkle shoes are so cute and very well made to protect little feet and promote healthy foot development. The glitter is coated with a clear to layer to protect it from wear and the Velcro strap attachment helps even little girls put these shoes on themselves. Girls who love dressing up will love opening these awesome shoes on Christmas morning!
Rugged style meets weather-ready features. Splash in a puddle or climb a snowy mountain; rain and sleet are no match for the waterproof Justin. It features a genuine leather upper, fabric lining and flexible rubber sole. This boot hugs the foot with its faux laces and Velcro closure. It's also approved by the American Podiatric Medical Association for promoting healthy foot development. $59 at pediped.com
Piggy Paint is a natural, Eco-friendly nail polish designed for fancy girls. Its non-toxic, hypoallergenic formula makes it safe to use on all piggies. Piggy Paint dries to a hard, durable finish that can easily be removed with our Eco-friendly, low odor Piggy Paint nail polish remover. Both are made in the USA! $8.99 at piggypaint.com
Preserve consulted closely with dental professionals to create a toothbrush that gets your teeth cleaner but minimizes your impact on the environment. The design includes a curved handle for those hard-to-reach places and a three-level bristle arrangement to massage your gums. And while the bristles are brand new, the handle is made from recycled yogurt cups. The toothbrush is completely recyclable through Preserve's mail-in recycling program. Preserve toothbrushes are great Stocking Stuffers and have been the #1 toothbrush in natural stores for a decade. $3.30 at preserveproducts.com
Preserve Kids toothbrushes are designed to provide maximum cleaning with minimal environmental impact. They are easy for small children to use to brush their own teeth and learn oral hygiene skills. Preserve's recycling program also encourages parents to teach kids about recycling rather than throwing disposable products into the landfill. Preserve's toothbrushes are a great green alternative and come in several bright colors.
"Award Winning" Reflo Smart Cup is an innovative new training cup that teaches children how to drink from a regular cup. It helps prevent big messes while cup training and requires NO suction. The Reflo Smart Cup is 100% made in the USA, BPA and Phthalate-free, and dishwasher safe. $6.99 / 24.99 4-pack at reflo.net
Reflo Smart Cups help toddlers transition from a sippy cup to using a traditional cup. The plastic insert minimizes spills by blocking the majority of the liquid from flowing out. Drinks flow out of the cup at a trickle, allowing kids to drink and learn how to tilt the cup without spilling the entire contents. The bright colors are fun for kids and the small size is perfect for little hands to grasp. See our full review »
These undies are inspired by little big kids everywhere. Trying to find undies that are wedgie proof and for sensitive skin is not easy — like REALLY not easy. So Rad decided to step up and take matters into their own hands and create undies that will not wedge in your little big kids bumbum. AAAhhh bum relief. Join the war on wedgies! $12.99 at shopsorad.com
"Hello WOW factor! This tutu dress is sure to make little girls pop a gasket. It has triple ruffles for that extra poof factor and perfect lift when spinning — what every little girl wants. It's great for all seasons; cool in the summer, and perfect for cooler weather with leggings and a sweater. Twirls are happenin' any time of the year! Available in 3 colors. $39.99 at shopsorad.com
So Rad's Tutu Dress is the best of all worlds; it's comfy and classic but also unique and glamorous. Little girls will love running around in this multi-colored play outfit, available in heathered gray, pink, and purple color combinations. We love the creative design and that it's made with quality bamboo and organic cotton material, plus it can be worn to both casual and dressy events.
The Swirl O Disk by Alex Toys has a wide, soft rim for easy throwing and catching. You'll be amazed how far you can throw Swirl O Disk! It's 18" in diameter and bright, neon colors make it easy to see from far away. Swirly fun! $10.95 at alextoys.com
This interactive children's book is perfect for the Easter season. Bring 'Buddy' to life by naming him and sprinkling him with Wishy Dust. Each night, for a week leading up to Easter, the child will leave out an empty Easter egg in hopes their 'Buddy' will come and fill it with something special. In the morning the child will search for their reward egg. 'Buddy' leaves on Easter Sunday but promises to return the following Easter to continue the family tradition. $30 at wishylife.com
Wishy Life Buddies book and plush bunny is a fun playset that can also become an interactive family tradition. Kids will love the colorful pictures and sparkly Wishy Dust, and the cute little bunny is the perfect size for carrying around and is sure to become a favorite little friend. This set features adorable details and a beautifully illustrated picture story book.
Wobabybasics Organic Playtime Set allows your child to play comfortably and stylishly. Each set of long-sleeved t-shirt, pants and multi-use bandana scarf comes in a re-useable cotton bag. All items are made from 100% certified organic cotton and non-toxic dyes. Available in the limited-edition Baozi Pattern in china red and sky blue. Sizes 18 months to 8 years. $54 at wobabybasics.com
Wobabybasics clothing sets feature classic designs and simple clothing basics for kids. Their cozy tops, pants, and caps are universal for sleep and playtime. Each item is made from super soft fabric that is great for layering, and the careful attention to detail and organic materials make these items perfect gifts for the little ones in your life.
Yummi Pouch cloth snack bags make it easy to take snacks and sandwiches on the go. Each snack bag is lined with a moisture resistant interior and decorated with colorful prints. They're also easy to clean in the dishwasher or clothes washer, and perfect to hold crackers, chips, sandwiches and other dry snacks. $5.99 - $6.99 at revelae.com