eco play

CorkiMats are comfy play mats made from sustainable cork, bamboo, and organic cotton

CorkiMats are comfy play mats made from sustainable cork, bamboo, and organic cotton

Pillobebe’s cushy CorkiMats look comfy enough even for moms and dads to take some much-deserved rest, though these play mats were actually created to provide a safe and fun place for little ones to

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LEGO is investing $150 million to ditch plastic & start creating their blocks with sustainable materials

LEGO is investing $150 million to ditch plastic & start creating their blocks with sustainable materials

LEGO has announced a plan to develop sustainable manufacturing materials that would allow the toy company to ditch plastic forever. The Denmark-based company is investing millions to create a Sustainable

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Handmade wooden Avakai Dolls use smart technology to communicate with each other

Handmade wooden Avakai Dolls use smart technology to communicate with each other

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Green spaces around schools linked to smarter, more attentive kids

Green spaces around schools linked to smarter, more attentive kids

Spending time in nature gives most of us a feeling of peace and wholeness with the earth as well as a mood boost, but those feel-good emotions are usually not enough for scientists who are forever

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Silly, rambunctious playtime with dad has developmental benefits for kids

Silly, rambunctious playtime with dad has developmental benefits for kids

Moms who are the primary caregivers for young ones can often feel frustrated with dads and how they seem to parent differently. Dads are notorious for arriving on the scene, usually after a long day, and

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Kutchu’s biodegradable natural rubber play mat is a non-toxic landing for tummy time and play

Kutchu’s biodegradable natural rubber play mat is a non-toxic landing for tummy time and play

Babies spend hours rolling around and practicing tummy time on their play mat, which makes it all the more surprising that so many are made from vinyl or foam and a garden variety of toxins and chemicals.

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Cambridge University will hire a LEGO Professor to research play in education, development & learning

Cambridge University will hire a LEGO Professor to research play in education, development & learning

Prestigious Cambridge University, where brilliant minds including Stephen Hawking, Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin all studied, may soon see a heavy uptick in applications, perhaps filled out by slightly

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8 ways for toddlers to venture outdoors, even on warm summer days

8 ways for toddlers to venture outdoors, even on warm summer days

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Kids can make their own puppets or stuffed animals with Cate and Levi’s eco-friendly kits

Kids can make their own puppets or stuffed animals with Cate and Levi’s eco-friendly kits

The long, lazy days of summer are the perfect time for kids to be creative: Cate and Levi‘s make-your-own puppets or stuffed animal kits are an awesome, eco-friendly activity from a company with a

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Awesome dad designs & builds wheelchair-accessible swing for his daughter who has spinal muscular atrophy

Awesome dad designs & builds wheelchair-accessible swing for his daughter who has spinal muscular atrophy

Ryan Nelson, a U.S. Army helicopter pilot and dad from Alabama recently completed a DIY construction project that definitely puts him into the running for father of the year. Nelson’s daughter is

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Messy play ideas for babies that will encourage their love of discovery & exploration

Messy play ideas for babies that will encourage their love of discovery & exploration

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Boy builds amazingly detailed LEGO Titanic using 30,000 bricks!

Boy builds amazingly detailed LEGO Titanic using 30,000 bricks!

Imagine spending the equivalent of 16 entire days building a giant model Titanic out of 30,000 LEGOs. That’s exactly what Norwegian Lasse Ankersø did, and he has the time lapse video to prove it!

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Public school kindergarteners play and learn outside ALL DAY every ‘Forest Monday’ in this Vermont class

Public school kindergarteners play and learn outside ALL DAY every ‘Forest Monday’ in this Vermont class

It’s a Monday morning, and children from a kindergarten class in central Vermont are out in the woods building with sticks and logs, running around, and speaking several volumes above what is

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My Mood Memo from Plan Toys helps children understand and express their emotions

My Mood Memo from Plan Toys helps children understand and express their emotions

Learning how to describe feelings and emotions and identify the moods of others are important keys to help your little one make friends, build emotional health, and become compassionate. My Mood Memo, a

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Set sail for a summer of fun with nautical alphabet blocks

Set sail for a summer of fun with nautical alphabet blocks

Uncle Goose‘s new set of nautical blocks are made from sustainable U.S. beechwood with child-friendly, non-toxic inks — and the kid in us is excited to get our hands on them. The set includes

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State themed flash cards are the cutest baby souvenir this side of the Mississippi

State themed flash cards are the cutest baby souvenir this side of the Mississippi

Like many of us, Bright Eyed Baby founder Ashley loved to travel in her pre-baby days. Now that she has a young son, she found a way to pass on her wanderlust with a line of flash cards that celebrates

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Kids are spending over one full day online per week

Kids are spending over one full day online per week

Despite recommendations that children should not be exposed to more than two hours of screen time each day (and the less screen time, the better), a recent study of British youth found that the average

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Handmade capes, caps and wrist cuffs let little ones channel their inner superhero

Handmade capes, caps and wrist cuffs let little ones channel their inner superhero

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