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Eco Toys VIP Shopping Day!

This Christmas Eco Toys is pleased to offer our local customers the chance to come and shop in person with assistance from our experienced staff and availability to exclusive deals, offers and discoun...

Himalayan Journey Felt Toys

  When I first lay my eyes on this stunning felt range, I was taken back to childhood fantasies of fairy folk and a magical land where only the imagination was the limit. I immediately fel...

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...

How to avoid those plastic toys!

Presents.  It can be a touchy topic among family and friends when you are making an effort to reduce your impact on our environment yet family want to buy all the latest gadgets for your child. The...

Tips for a very merry, ‘GREEN’ Christmas!

Christmas is such a wonderful time of year and it can be very easy to get caught up in the commercial, and, let’s face it, wasteful indulgence that the season brings.  It needn’t be a time wh...

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...

Going Local

  Today’s mounting social and ecological crises demand responses that are broad, deep, and strategic. Given the widespread destruction wrought by globalisation, it seems clear that the most powerf...

No plastic challenge

So for the past week, our family has embarked on a no plastic challenge in celebration of Earth Day 2012. What exactly does that mean? Our goal as a family was not to buy anything with plastic in...

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...

Why choose Eco Toys this Christmas?

With the pressure of the Christmas season fast approaching, it can be difficult to choose the best present for a child. What can you buy that the child will love but that won’t harm the environmen...

New Pure Organic Charlie Bears

Meet Larlie the Bear, Poppa the Puppy, Marley the Mouse and Barley the Sleepy Little Lamb! Our new range of Charlie Bears.  We absolutely love with them and so will your child.  Have you ever...

Travelling with kids in Cairns

I have been in Cairns for the past few weeks with my 4 year old daughter for a much needed holiday. To be honest, I'm enjoying the sunshine so much that I don’t want to come back to the cold! Th...