9 DIY Halloween Masks to Make with Your Kids

by 10/02/14   filed under: craft, diy kids crafts, eco toddler, green holiday ideas for kids, green kids, halloween

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Beyond Wheat: A Guide to Gluten-Free Flours (and What to Make with Them)

by 10/02/14   filed under: baking, cooking, food, health & body, healthy recipe, recipe, recipes, snack, vegan cooking, vegetarian

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Stylish Pebble Lounger for Kids is Comfy and Eco-friendly

by 10/01/14   filed under: kids furniture

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Sleek, modern design brings the Pebble Lounger by Nook Sleep Systems into the playroom, bedroom or even the living room, because this kid’s chair isn’t an eyesore. Designed as the perfect lounger for toddlers ages 18 months and older, this seating option is made with eco-friendly organic cotton and eucalyptus, which is certified by the Forest Stewardship Council as one of the fastest growing renewable resources. The soft inner core of the lounger is certified non-toxic CertiPur Foam. The kid-friendly (and parent-friendly) cover is waterproof and stain-resistant to stand up to kid play, and the cover is also removable and washable for easy cleaning. Due to the lounger’s light weight, you can carry it around the house easily and it even comes with a handy travel bag for on-the-go ease.

+ Pebble Lounger $220.00

+ Nook Sleep Systems

 

HOW TO: Make Roasted Caramelized Butternut Squash with Sage

by 10/01/14   filed under: cooking, how-to, recipe, vegan cooking

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HOW TO: Make a Pine Cone Wreath Using Found and Fallen Flora

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HOW TO: Make Non-Toxic Finger Paint for Creative Kids

by 09/30/14   filed under: craft, diy kids crafts, eco play, eco toddler, green kids, how-to

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Humane Educator Zoe Weil is Developing a K–12 School for "Solutionaries" in NYC

by 09/30/14   filed under: education, green education, green kids, news

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Ground-breaking, Maine-based educator Zoe Weil is planning a kindergarten to grade 12 school in New York City. Weil is the founder of the Institute for Humane Education in Surry, Maine. Her educational philosophy is to teach students to become problem-solvers and to “provide every student with the knowledge, tools and motivation to be conscientious choice-makers and engaged change-makers for a restored and healthy and humane world for all.” The Solutionary School is slated to open in 2016, although the location is yet to be confirmed. Read on to see a TEDx talk in which Weil explains her educational philosophy.

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5 Year-Old Child With Autism Paints Gorgeous Works of Art to Express Herself

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10 Delicious Vegan Slow Cooker Dishes

10 Delicious Vegan Slow Cooker Dishes

#1: Vegan Cabbage and New Potatoes If you are looking for a meal that only takes a handful of minutes to prep for the slow cooker – a vegan cabbage and new potatoes recipe fits…

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GreenChamp Bamboo Balance Bikes are Works of Art Derived from Mother Nature

GreenChamp Bamboo Balance Bikes are Works of Art Derived from Mother Nature

TweetEmail Encourage your growing tot’s love of bicycling on his/her first sustainable bamboo bike from GreenChamp Bikes. These pedal-free balance bikes merge…

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The ROLLARK is a Multipurpose Toy System That's Packed with Possibility

The ROLLARK is a Multipurpose Toy System That's Packed with Possibility

TweetEmailEMBER Design Manufactory believe in simple forms and shapes and that it’s through play that we discover joy. They also see high quality as integral to the…

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Three Beautiful, Affordable and Kid-Friendly Autumn Inspired Needle Felting Kits

Three Beautiful, Affordable and Kid-Friendly Autumn Inspired Needle Felting Kits

TweetEmail Wool needle felting is a great craft project for the whole family, but younger kids are often excluded due to the very sharp wool felting needles involved. However,…

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Woodland Puzzle Play Sets Bring the Magic of the Forest Home

Woodland Puzzle Play Sets Bring the Magic of the Forest Home

TweetEmailBring the magic of a fairy tale forest home with this triple set of beautiful woodland puzzles. The puzzles, which double as a play set once built, can be used in…

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8 DIY Cardboard Costumes That Are Outside the Box

8 DIY Cardboard Costumes That Are Outside the Box

One of the best mediums for creating recycled, handmade Halloween costumes is an old cardboard box. When my son was 5 years old, we went all-out cardboard for Halloween, constructing…

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BOOK REVIEW: FutureChefs: Recipes by Tomorrow's Cooks Across the Nation and the World

BOOK REVIEW: FutureChefs: Recipes by Tomorrow's Cooks Across the Nation and the World

TweetEmail No doubt about it: we are living in a foodie world these days. So it should come as no surprise that little ones are becoming more and more interested in food, where…

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Handmade & Eco-Friendly "Frozen" Inspired Toys & Clothing for Green Fans of the Film

Handmade & Eco-Friendly "Frozen" Inspired Toys & Clothing for Green Fans of the Film

TweetEmail 1. Sweater Popular kids line Hanna Andersson features this adorable nordic sweater with three cheery colors options. Oeko-Tex Standard 100 certified, we wish the…

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Artist Omid Asadi Creates Intricate Masterpieces Out of Fallen Leaves

Artist Omid Asadi Creates Intricate Masterpieces Out of Fallen Leaves

Asadi likes to think of his leaf artistry as a way of looking at the world differently, noticing the beauty of the nature around us in a new way. He originally began collecting fallen…

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Bring on the Toasty Drinks! 10 Best BPA-Free Reusable Bottles for Hot Beverages

Bring on the Toasty Drinks! 10 Best BPA-Free Reusable Bottles for Hot Beverages

TweetEmailKlean Kanteen Vacuum Insulated Bottle & Mug Klean Kanteen’s vacuum insulated bottle and mug is one of your best bets if you’re looking for bottles…

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