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Imagination Takes Off!

Imagination Takes Off!

My son got a special treat for his birthday in April: the Shuttle Imagination from KidsCraft Playhouses.  That’s him in the photo right after he first spotted his new “spaceship.” Since then, we’ve had lots of fun decorating his spaceship with stickers and crayons, and it has held up for many hours of “make believe” play. My son enjoys peeking out from the shuttle windows and opening and closing the doors.  Since he loves the Toy Story … Read entire article »

Filed under: Contests, Eco-Friendly, Featured, Play, Play Houses, Toys (All Ages), Toys (Pre-School), Toys (School Age)

Where Imagination Grows: Sprig Hollow Review and Giveaway

Where Imagination Grows: Sprig Hollow Review and Giveaway

Earth-friendly in both manufacture and play, Sprig Hollow from Sprig Toys are ready to help your child explore her environment and build a better world.  Not to mention they are just about the cutest little things. Made from recycled wood and reclaimed plastic, “Sprig Wood” is easy on the earth, durable, and child-safe, too. It even smells fresh and woodsy. The adorably cartoonish design had my preschooler grabbing at the box before I even had a chance … Read entire article »

Filed under: Contests, Eco-Friendly, Featured, Hip Find, Pre-schoolers, School Aged Children, Science, Toddlers, Toys (Pre-School), Toys (School Age)

This Toothbrush Has Three Lives

This Toothbrush Has Three Lives

Sometimes it is the little things that matter.  Parents are becoming more concerned about the chemicals that come in contact with their children and also with promoting eco-friendly values. One little toothbrush allows you to protect your children and help preserve the environment. Most importantly for something that your child will put in his mouth three times a day, and possibly gnaw on a bit, the Preserve Toothbrush is BPA-free and Phthalate-Free. And, to reduce landfill, the toothbrush … Read entire article »

Filed under: Bedtime, Eco-Friendly, Health, Made in the USA

Recycled Plastic is Endless Fun with Green Toys (enter to win!)

Recycled Plastic is Endless Fun with Green Toys (enter to win!)

We are very excited about Green Toys, a new line of recycled plastic toys that actually meets every item on our check list: good for the environment, safe for children, not manufactured in sweatshops, and really, really cool. These sturdy toys will withstand whatever your little whirling dervish can dish out. I was really impressed by the strength and thickness of this plastic.  But what we love is how eco-friendly Green Toys are. Green … Read entire article »

Filed under: Contests, Eco-Friendly, Fair Trade, Hip Find, Made in the USA, Pre-schoolers, School Aged Children, Toddlers, Toys (12-24 M), Toys (Pre-School)