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Fashion Design Camp Teaches Kids How to Mindfully Create Their Own Clothing from Scratch

Fashion Design Camp Teaches Kids How to Mindfully Create Their Own Clothing from Scratch

It only takes one week to transform your little fashion-designer-in-the-making into a full-fledged prodigy. The Unincorporated Life—a Los Angeles-based branding, clothing, and education company, is

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The Hartsbrook School’s New Waldorf Early Childhood Building Teaches Kids the Art of Sustainabilty

The Hartsbrook School’s New Waldorf Early Childhood Building Teaches Kids the Art of Sustainabilty

The Hartsbrook School in Northampton, Massachusetts is celebrating their newly constructed environmentally friendly early childhood building. Set on the Waldorf School Hadley campus, parents and staff set

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Edible Schoolyard NYC Transforms an Old Parking Lot in Brooklyn into an Urban Agriculture Oasis for Students

Edible Schoolyard NYC Transforms an Old Parking Lot in Brooklyn into an Urban Agriculture Oasis for Students

Children attending P.S. 216 in Gravesend, Brooklyn don’t have to stomach pink slime mystery meat or nasty school lunches. Instead they regularly feast on meals from their school garden. Thanks to a

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Beacon Food Forest is Opening in Seattle for Families and Foragers

Beacon Food Forest is Opening in Seattle for Families and Foragers

Image courtesy of Beacon Food Forest It sounds like a dream that urban dwellers have for their kiddos: a place where the community can learn about nature in a hands-on way, grow and forage fruits and

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Mom Builds a Dollhouse Inside a Guitar for Her Music Loving Daughter

Mom Builds a Dollhouse Inside a Guitar for Her Music Loving Daughter

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Woodly Crafts Gorgeous Cradles & Montessori Floor Beds for Green Babies & Kids

Woodly Crafts Gorgeous Cradles & Montessori Floor Beds for Green Babies & Kids

Choosing the perfect crib for your baby can be a challenge given all of the options now available, from hammocks and co-sleepers to cribs galore. Since a newborn will be spending a large portion of his

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Wonder Tents & Canopies Bring the Great Outdoors Inside

Wonder Tents & Canopies Bring the Great Outdoors Inside

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Cacoon: An Indoor/Outdoor Hanging Tent That You Can Take Anywhere

Cacoon: An Indoor/Outdoor Hanging Tent That You Can Take Anywhere

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Film Loving Parents Recycle Cardboard Boxes into Imaginative Movie Scenes Starring their Baby Boy

Film Loving Parents Recycle Cardboard Boxes into Imaginative Movie Scenes Starring their Baby Boy

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TogetherFarm Blocks are Like LEGOs You Snap Together to Create an Instant Garden Plot

TogetherFarm Blocks are Like LEGOs You Snap Together to Create an Instant Garden Plot

Creating a custom garden on your rooftop, balcony or in your backyard just became a lot less intimidating. Constructed entirely of food-safe recycled plastic, TogetherFarm blocks are your five-minute

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Announcing the Winners of Inhabitots’ 2013 Readers’ Choice Awards!

Announcing the Winners of Inhabitots’ 2013 Readers’ Choice Awards!

Photo by Shutterstock Inhabitots readers have spoken! Thank you to everyone who voted in our Best of 2013 polls — we are pleased to announce the winners in each category! What a great year 2013 was

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Top 6 Green Kids Design Stories of 2013 – Which Innovative Design Wowed You the Most?

Top 6 Green Kids Design Stories of 2013 – Which Innovative Design Wowed You the Most?

We’re more and more astounded every year with the amazing green designs that abound for kids. Whether we’re transfixed by a ‘castle in the air’ tree house, caught coveting a cozy

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Top 6 Editors’ Choice Stories of 2013 – Help Us Choose the Winner!

Top 6 Editors’ Choice Stories of 2013 – Help Us Choose the Winner!

When we put our heads together to come up with our favorite Inhabitots stories of 2013, we had a seriously challenging time narrowing the field to the six stories that would make our Editors’ Choice

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99 Beasts Uses Joinery Scraps to Form a Menagerie of Imaginary Animals

99 Beasts Uses Joinery Scraps to Form a Menagerie of Imaginary Animals

Who knows what strange and fantastic creatures live in the minds of creative children? Designers Sebastiano Ercoli and Alessandro Garlandini have a couple of ideas, and aim to bring them forth with their

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Swingrest Lets the Whole Family Lounge in a Swaying Nest-Like Perch in Nature

Swingrest Lets the Whole Family Lounge in a Swaying Nest-Like Perch in Nature

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SmartPlayhouses are a Mini Architectural Dream for Kids

SmartPlayhouses are a Mini Architectural Dream for Kids

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Cocoony is a Peaceful and Quiet Haven Where Kids Can Unwind

Cocoony is a Peaceful and Quiet Haven Where Kids Can Unwind

Whether a child has had a hours of joyful play or a stressful day at school, the Cocoony offers a space for relaxation. Created by Austrian designer Margot Stummer, the large geometric hideaway functions

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Build Your Own Paper Block City with Paper Punk’s URBAN FOLD Box Set

Build Your Own Paper Block City with Paper Punk’s URBAN FOLD Box Set

Everyone’s an architect with Paper Punk’s new URBAN FOLD paper block box set. Whether you’re 6 or 96, you can instantly build a 3D paper city with this all-inclusive kit that features over 700

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