Green Gift Guide: Eco-Friendly & Fun Gifts For Kids

This year’s Green Gift Guide features items for kids that are unique, eco-friendly and fun!


Green Science Dynamo Robot Science Kit $19.95 (ages 8+)
What kid doesn’t love robots?  No batteries are required to power this robot, made from recycled household items and the items included in this kit.  Build the robot’s body, then watch it go backward, forward, and snap its jaws as it moves! 


Uncle Goose Alphabet Blocks $22-$43 (ages 3+)
These sustainably-harvested basswood blocks made with non-toxic inks are a great way to teach children the English alphabet as well as many other languages including Japanese, Italian, Hebrew and many more.  They also have many other specialty blocks that feature US Presidents, nursery rhymes and the periodic table of elements.

green jump rope
Green Toys Jump Rope Pink $10.99 (ages 3+)
Journey went to see Santa last weekend and of all things, this is what she asked for!  This jump rope is made from recycled plastic and US-made 100% cotton rope.

see saw swing
HABA Ships See Saw Swing $329.99 (ages 3+)
This swing looks like so much fun!  Throw out the anchor and the swing slows down! Great for inside or outside fun! Includes a support and extensions and can hold up to 176lbs.

(Related Post:  Green Gift Guide: 10 Eco-Friendly Holiday Gifts for Kids)

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Hape Bamboo Car Collection $24.99 (ages 3+)
With a rugged and modern design, these sleek stylish bamboo cars run on imagination!  The cars are all made with renewable bamboo and finished uses with non-toxic paints and stains.

plan toys marble run
Plan Toys Marble Run $50 (ages 3+)
With this brilliantly colored 30-piece set, young children can build a fantastic marble run.  Colorful track pieces are made from ecofriendly PlanWood.  The Deluxe Marble Run teaches problem-solving and fine motor skills and encourages creative, social play.

haba zoolini building blocks
HABA Zoolino Effects Building Blocks $71 (ages 12 months+)
This adorable 24-piece wooden block set features stackable zoo animals, and includes a little bell, peephole, and kaleidoscope. HABA uses wood from sustainable forestry projects in German forests, and water-based colors.

cinderella magic pumpkin
Potting Shed Creations Cinderella’s Magic Pumpkin Planting Kit $12 (all ages)
Kids will love planting their very own pumpkin and watching it grow. This fun activity based garden kit has all of the ingredients included to get kids into gardening.  Made in the USA, the kit includes a stake, pencil, fun activities, recipes, and your very own special organic pumpkin to grow from seed. Recycled steel case and seed tins.  Just be sure to explain that the pumpkin will not turn into a coach!


Kidzaw Master Kitz $29.99 (ages 8+)
This is perfect for your little artist.  Kidzaw is a children’s art company dedicated to educating and inspiring young artists. The Master Kitz® product line is a fun and engaging way to expose children to the great master painters and art history including Matisse, van Gogh’s, Monet, Kandinsky and more.
See 10 more eco-friendly toys here.  Got any others to add to the list?

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