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With the Eco Town from Plan Toys, your kids will find a new earth-friendly surprise around every corner.
We played with a set that includes a play mat with plenty of green set, an eco home, train station, vehicle charging station, and more–and all of these toys teach about sustainable development. Clean energy is spotlighted in this earth-friendly town. You can see my video of the Eco Town in action here.
Play mats allow kids to re-enact the highlights and challenges of their day and process their experiences. They are also a great way to encourage relatively peaceful parallel play for toddlers and interactive play for preschoolers and kindergartners, teaching sharing and taking turns.
The Eco Town is a great open-ended toy for sparking play. Younger kids will enjoy pushing their electric cars, scooters, and bicycles around the town and old kids can plan the layout of their community.
There is no limit to the configurations and the Eco Town provides a great opportunity to discuss ecology with your future civil engineer. Children can consider the benefits of public transportation and explain their rational for the town’s layout.
- Please leave us a comment letting us know your favorite eco-friendly toy from Plan Toys (besides the Eco Town).
For additional entries, please do any of the following and leave a separate comment for each:
- Follow @Mamanista on Twitter and tweet the link to this contest and your favorite feature of the Eco Town (put your status URL in the comments)
- Tell us your favorite item from Mamanista’s Earth Day Guide (and check out our other Earth Day Contests)
- Write a post on your blog where you discuss Earth Day and link back to Mamanista’s Earth Day Guide (leave the link in a separate comment)
Contest ends 11:59 PM EST, May 1. Shipping to Continental U.S. Only. Winner chosen with Random.org. We never share your e-mail address.