Posts Tagged ‘Recycling Kids Activities’

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...

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...

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...

Sowing Seeds with Kids

Spring is an exciting time in the garden, especially for children.  The outdoors is a sensory delight, the scent and colour of the flowers in bloom, and the droning of the bees around them, the b...

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...

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...

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...

Making Little Footprints – Grandma’s Glory Box

The boys are excited about their new toy box. Well, new in context anyway. The box began life as my Grandmother’s Glory Box, where she collected tea towels, tablecloths, clothing and crockery in ...