Archives: Sustainability


Earth Day – How can you make a difference?

Earth Day is celebrated worldwide on 22nd April to increase awareness and appreciation of the Earth's natural environment. Earth Day is the largest, most celebrated environmental event worldwide t...

Christmas Gifts Ideas made with LOVE

Christmas is a time of giving and often with the rush and urgency of getting things done in time, we forget that sometimes it's the little things that really matter. Too often people find themsel...

Top DIY Eco Christmas Decorations

Christmas is such an exciting time of the year and adding those personal, handmade touches to your home is what makes it really unique. I love making little DIY projects with my kids and using ...

Toxic Free Cleaning for a Healthy Home

I’ve always been a sickly child and my mum has always been a clean freak (sorry mum!). Instinctively I had some inkling that these 2 might somehow be related. Fast forward 35+ years later, I lea...

Alexx Stuart – Low Tox Life Course

  Hi, I'm Alexx Stuart, owner of "Low Tox Life" and I'm thrilled to be collaborating with Melinda from Eco Toys for our upcoming "Go Low Tox" e course!   I have been researching passio...

Not Your Average Rubber Ducky!

  Did you know that traditional plastic bath toys are made using a toxic mix of chemicals such as BPA, Phthalates & PVC that can leach into the hot bath or be ingested by babies when they...

Eco Toys 14 Day Kids Nature Challenge!

Wanna Play? We'd LOVE for you to join us! The Eco Toys nature challenge has been designed to stimulate, inspire and educate young children by engaging in simple outdoor activities each day. ...

Planning an Eco Friendly Party for Kids

A little preparation is all that’s needed when planning your eco friendly kids party. Children’s parties usually involve balloons, plastic plates and an abundance of wasted paper and packagin...

Healthy Bugs for Your Garden

Are you inclined to stomp on spiders, flatten flies or squash insects?  Before you grab for that rolled up newspaper, wait, there’s more to these creepy crawlies than meets the eye. Some of ...

5 Tips for Springing into the Garden with kids!

Spring is in the air, and one of the best parts of Spring is gardening! For children, cultivating the Earth creates a direct relationship with living and growing things and Nature sets the pace...

12 AMAZING Repurposed Backyard Projects!

  Spring has sprung! What a perfect time to get out in the garden for some quality time with the kids and there's nothing better than a fun weekend project. Last weekend my son and I go...

Kids in the Kitchen

Getting kids in the kitchen from an early age not only teaches them about food but also valuable skills in food preparation and cooking. Something as simple as going to the farmers market or picki...