5 Great Green Gifts for Baby’s First Birthday

Playsam Organic Streamliner Toy Cars

Your little one can race into his second year with these slick Scandinavian toy cars made from German beechwood and finished with non-toxic, clear enamel gloss. They’ll love wrapping their little hands around any of the four varieties of these cars available: Classic Streamliner, the Streamliner F1, the Streamliner Rally, and the Streamliner Cab, and making them go Vrrooommm all around the house!

+ Organic Streamliners $45 each at Huset

+ Playsam

Woodpecker Walker from Plan Toys

Help tiny tots hone their walking and balance skills, and start them off on the right foot with the adorable Woodpecker Walker from Plan Toys — which celebrates each small step with the clickety-clack sound of cheery woodpeckers. Made of organic rubberwood and topped with non-toxic paints and stains, this green toy boasts adjustable wheels to moderate and accommodate the speed of wee cruisers on a mission.

+ Woodpecker Walker $85

+ Plan Toys

Uncle Goose Alphabet Blocks

Early childhood just wouldn’t be complete without a great eco-friendly set of alphabet blocks — and no blocks help tots spell the ABC’s of green like Lindenwood’s Uncle Goose Blocks. These heirloom quality toys are handcrafted in Michigan from local, sustainably grown basswood and non-toxic inks are used for the lettered embossing and beveled edges. Classic and modern at the same time, tots will love learning their letters and building towers with these colorful, tactile blocks.

+ Uncle Goose Alphabet Blocks $39.95

+ Lindenwood, Inc.

Earthentree Eco Wooden Pull Toys

Shiny happy turtles that will follow your tot wherever they go — these gorgeous, eco-friendly, lead free pull toys will be quite a hit in your little one’s playtime regimen. Made from sustainable Hale wood by Channapatna artisans in India and stained with vegetable based dyes, Earthentree toys get their eye-catching luster from a traditional non-toxic lacquer technique. When Tommy the Turtle is tugged along, his shell rotates!

+ Tommy Turtle Pull Toy $30

+ Earthentree Toys

Anamalz Bendable Wooden Animal Toys

Young revelers will love learning about different animals while playing with and manipulating these fun and personable, bendable wooden Anamalz. Available in farm, prehistoric and wild animal varieties, all species are handmade with sustainably harvested, Forestry Stewardship Council-certified maple. These toys will grow with your child — initially acting as educational, sensory engaging figurines and evolving into interactive toys that foster imaginative play.

+ Anamalz wooden figurines $5.99-$6.99 at Oompa

+ Anamalz

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One Response to “5 Great Green Gifts for Baby’s First Birthday”

  1. aldrenus says:

    We love the beautiful Uncle Goose Blocks. This vintage look satisfies our love of vintage esthetics and is one of the best all around and timless educational toys we know of.

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