eco toddler

PlanToys play sets are tiny worlds of eco fun, from the ice cream shop to the bakery & beyond

PlanToys play sets are tiny worlds of eco fun, from the ice cream shop to the bakery & beyond

If a huge dollhouse or city-minded play set seems too big or overwhelming for your toddler, then PlanToys has the perfect option: tiny little neighborhood haunts that are packed with details but

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Award-winning ‘NaturePlay’ film offers an inspiring look at Scandinavia’s nature-based education system

Award-winning 'NaturePlay' film offers an inspiring look at Scandinavia's nature-based education system

Nature-based education is just starting to get a foothold in America, the land of standardized testing and tightly planned curriculum, but it’s the norm in some areas of the world. NaturePlay is a new

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This wooden play kitchen is the perfect accessory for your little chef-in-training

This wooden play kitchen is the perfect accessory for your little chef-in-training

This beautiful and detailed play kitchen, made by Drewart Company, is lovely, affordable and the perfect toy to spark your child’s imagination. This alder wood kitchen set comes complete with two

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North Forty Design Framehouse offers a blank canvas for play and relaxation

North Forty Design Framehouse offers a blank canvas for play and relaxation

With its simple, yet pleasing design aspects, and open-ended play possibilities, the North Forty Design Framehouse is the ideal playhouse for your kiddos. Perfect for use indoors, the open structure

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Cubelings let your child stack and play with favorite animal characters… cubed!

Cubelings let your child stack and play with favorite animal characters... cubed!

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North Forty Design’s modern, bamboo play kitchen cooks up open-ended fun

North Forty Design's modern, bamboo play kitchen cooks up open-ended fun

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IKEA recalls 29 million dressers due to tipping hazard after 3 children are crushed to death

IKEA recalls 29 million dressers due to tipping hazard after 3 children are crushed to death

IKEA has announced a recall on many of its popular chests and dressers after three children were crushed to death by furniture that tipped over. The Swedish retailer will also halt production and

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Hasbro creates a wonky Mr. Potato Head to remind consumers that odd-looking produce is perfectly fine & shouldn’t be wasted

Hasbro creates a wonky Mr. Potato Head to remind consumers that odd-looking produce is perfectly fine & shouldn't be wasted

If aesthetically unappealing produce tastes just as good as the pretty stuff, is a strange-looking Mr. Potato Head still just as much fun to play with? Hasbro thinks so. The company partnered with UK

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9 forest kindergartens around the world where the sky’s the limit in teachings among the trees

9 forest kindergartens around the world where the sky's the limit in teachings among the trees

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‘Family Business: Innovative On-Site Child Care Since 1983’ shows how Patagonia puts family life at the heart of their workplace

'Family Business: Innovative On-Site Child Care Since 1983' shows how Patagonia puts family life at the heart of their workplace

It’s no secret that we here at Inhabitots are pretty big fans of Patagonia’s sportswear products. We’ve featured the company’s eco-friendly, sustainable kids’ gear a few times, including here

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Inhabitots’ summer bucket list for kids!

Inhabitots' summer bucket list for kids!

Happy first day of summer! We LOVE summertime because it presents an opportunity to take a break from rigorous school schedules, extracurricular activities, sports commitments, etc. and sloooowww down.

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Sunray Arch is a bright & cheery toy for tots

Sunray Arch is a bright & cheery toy for tots

Let the sun shine in the playroom with this vibrant Sunray Arch toy that will double as cheery decor when not in use. Made using a single piece of sustainable Linden tree wood and given its rich hues via

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ISSA mikro electric toothbrush for babies pairs soft silicone bristles with sonic vibrations to clean baby’s teeth

ISSA mikro electric toothbrush for babies pairs soft silicone bristles with sonic vibrations to clean baby's teeth

Of all the tasks new parents have to learn, figuring out how to clean a baby’s brand new teeth can be one of the most frustrating. After all, if it’s not done correctly, tooth decay can set in

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Personalized busy boards beckon tots to learn and explore

Personalized busy boards beckon tots to learn and explore

Beginning a little before their first birthday and lasting until they are three or so, kiddos are all about repetitive motions: opening and closing doors, turning lights on and off, flicking every

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Briar Handmade organic floral bonnets make the perfect statement for spring

Briar Handmade organic floral bonnets make the perfect statement for spring

Bonnets are usually reserved for babies… so we were pleasantly surprised to see that Briar Handmade has declared that the sweet toppers are making a comeback, with a sweet new floral inspired

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Danish designed luxury Moover wooden toys get kids moving

Danish designed luxury Moover wooden toys get kids moving

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BOOK REVIEW: Balanced and Barefoot: How Unrestricted Outdoor Play Makes for Strong, Confident, and Capable Children

BOOK REVIEW: Balanced and Barefoot: How Unrestricted Outdoor Play Makes for Strong, Confident, and Capable Children

Pediatric occupational therapist and mother Angela Hanscom has seen some alarming trends among kids today: an inability to sit still, bad posture, increased falling, weakened immune systems, and a

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Heritage’s balance bikes are made from recycled milk jugs and come in a rainbow of colors

Heritage's balance bikes are made from recycled milk jugs and come in a rainbow of colors

Chicago based bicycle brand Heritage is proud of the fact that their bikes are completely crafted in the Windy City. While that is impressive, we’re won over by the way they transformed recycled

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