Posts Tagged ‘art and craft’

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 ...

Paint your own Wooden Easter eggs

Come Easter time we can find ourselves surrounded by all things chocolate, don't get me wrong I love chocolate but it's also nice to give a non-chocolate gift at Easter. Eco Toys sells th...

How To Colour Easter Eggs Using Natural Dyes

Easter is nearly upon us and many of us are looking for alternatives to the chocolate overload that can become a bit overwhelming at this time of year. In keeping with the egg tradition, a wonder...

50 Nature Play Activities for Kids!

  At Eco Toys we're big advocates of nature and outdoor play and just because it's the end of summer it doesn't mean that kids can't get wet or dirty. In fact numerous studies have shown t...

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...

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...

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...

Top 5 Eco Toys for School Holiday Fun

School Holidays are just around the corner so I thought I'd put together our Top 5 Eco Toys recommended for school aged kids for under $20! Birrguu Matya, Aboriginal Bush Game - A traditiona...

Makedo Crafts

You and the kids have collected boxes of all shapes and sizes.  Next comes loads and loads of sticky tape; but their robots, houses or trucks just never seem to work out quite as well as they had hop...

Easter Recycled Craft Activities

  Easter time is a fun filled time with kids and family but what happens when all the eggs are eaten and you have a heap of cardboard boxes, packaging and brightly coloured Easter egg wrappings...