It’s Earth Day, so here at The Shopping Mama we’ve compiled a list of earth-friendly kids’ toys that we really like. Please do us a favor? Bookmark this page so that the next time you need a toy, birthday gift or “just for” present, you’ll think about these responsible options.
Please remember that this list is but a sampling of the amazing options available. For example, my daughter loves The Cupcake Game by eeBoo, but this company manufactures a wide variety of games and toys made from recycled materials and some have no plastic pieces whatsoever. The same is true for all the manufacturers, sellers and handmade toy makers on this list. So, check out their other offerings for responsible toy purchases for kids of any age and interest.
The Cupcake Game by eeBoo ($14): 90% recycled grayboard and soy-based inks.
Veggie Sidewalk Chalk by Wee Can Too ($12): edible sidewalk chalk made with only food-grade ingredients.
Natural Watercolor Set by Glob ($24): botanical watercolor pigments.
Color Sudoku Game by Grimm’s Spiel and Holz ($41): water based dyes and natural wood oils.
Mushroom Kaleidoscope by Plan Toys ($5): natural, chemical free recycled rubberwood and non-toxic, lead-free, water based paints.
Zoe B. Organic Biodegradable Beach Toys ($18): biodegradable in fresh or salt water in 2-3 years, not 500+.
Balancing Cactus by Plan Toys ($28): chemical-free rubberwood with non-toxic water based paints and non-formaldehyde glue.
Personalized Toy Truck ($20): sustainable hardwood and organic, food-grade wood oil.