Archives: Craft activities


Gardening with Kids

Spending time in the garden with your kids will not only mean you get to spend some quality time with them, you will all have fun outdoors, your kids will learn a lot and it is a perfect excuse to...

Kids activities for an Eco-Friendly Easter

There is no getting around the fact that Easter is commercialised due to the appearance of Easter eggs in the stores as soon as the Valentine’s Day stock is taken down.  However there are many thin...

Eco Science Toys Review

Eco Science Toys by Green Science is a fantastic way to introduce children to the “reuse” part of the “reduce, reuse, recycle” mantra. The kit contains instructions and parts to construct ...

Honeysticks Natural Crayons Review

The NEW Honeysticks Thins Crayons proved to be much more than just your regular drawing tool. They evoke the senses with the delightfully sweet scent, which reaches you as soon as you open the pac...

Fun with Nature – Making Rock Pets

My daughter has always loved and collected rocks. She has a natural appreciation of their distinct features and textures and so we've always had a collection of her rocks around the home. It's amazi...

Eco Toys Jan 2013 School Holiday Program

Eco Toys in Hawthorn East is running a range of different school holiday activities in store during January 2013. Suitable for various ages and interests. Cost: $8 per child or $14 per family, inc...

WIN $1,000 IN PRIZES IN STORE FOR A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS!

  Eco Toys is giving away $1,000 worth of fabulous eco goodies for Christmas! Visit our store in East Hawthorn and place your child’s letter to Santa in the official postbox from November...

Natural Easter Egg Colouring Kit

  With Easter only a few weeks away, we've been trying out our new natural Easter egg colouring kits and as my daughter said, "they are really fantastic!"   Simply mix the ...

Newspaper Christmas Cracker

Christmas crackers are a wonderful way to decorate the table at Christmas time.  Here is a simple, yet effective and stylish way to bring colour and theme to your table this Christmas.   Y...

Giving Gifts With Meaning

  Nothing screams ‘I love you’ and ‘Merry Christmas’ louder than expensive electrical or techno gadgets with built in obsolescence, and a credit card bill you are still paying in M...

Eco Christmas Tree Choices

Don’t you just hate the thought of using a plastic tree this Christmas or chopping down a tree to wilt in your lounge room?  I’ve never been a fan of sacrificing live trees to festivals espec...

Paper Roll People – Kids Recycled Activity

Making these little characters is so much fun as they can be brought to life in imaginative play games.  They are so simple to make and are made out recycled materials that you will find around t...