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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...

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...

2015 Toddler Christmas Gift Guide

I'm so excited to share with our Toddler Christmas Gift Guide for 2015! These toys are our collection of our BEST SELLERS & most sought after toys and a must for any toddler playroom. Toddlers ...

Ideas for Imaginative Play Spaces

Pretend or imaginative play is an important and necessary part of childhood. There is nothing more rewarding than watching your child immersed in their play. Having beautiful and inviting play spa...

The Value of Imaginative Play in Childhood Development

 “The ability to play is one of the principal criteria of mental health.” Joan Almon Research has shown that ‘pretend’ or ‘imaginative play’ is an essential part of healthy and normal ...

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...

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...

Non-toxic Bath Time

Bath-time for children is an important family ritual, not only for cleansing and cleaning the body but also for learning and social development. Most children LOVE water! Add in some bubbles an...

12 Alternatives to chocolate this Easter

It's that time again. The supermarket and store isles are filled with chocolate bunnies and eggs of all sizes and the pressure for the Easter bunny to deliver can be quite overwhelming.  BUT we a...

Dinosnores Sleep CD’s Review

Do you have a toddler, baby or child that has trouble settling to sleep at night? Are you looking for gentle methods to encourage them to fall asleep? Then you'll absolutely LOVE our NEW range ...

Handmade with LOVE

  I remember the first time I picked up a handmade wooden baby teether. I was in absolute awe of its beauty. I allowed it to sink deep into my hands, feeling the layers, the textures, the ...

Eco Toys Gift Guide 5 – 8 year olds

As children start school their curiosity, creativity and drive for learning develops and providing them with toys, games, crafts and books that encourage this are recommended. At Eco Toys we aim to...