14 delightful Hobbit Hole homes that will become your child's favorite tiny hideout

by 07/16/15   filed under: architecture

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Gobble: adorable recyclable furniture designed to teach kids eco-habits

by 07/16/15   filed under: kids furniture

The sustainable and non-toxic furniture in Form Maker’s new ‘Gobble’ line will delight both parents and children, with adorable animal designs. Made entirely from pressed recyclable paper, the collection reimagines cartoony animal heads into bench chairs, pencil holders, catchalls and other accessories. The goal behind Gobble is to start teaching children about the importance of sustainable design at a young age, setting the stage for a future of responsible living.

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Lexypexy wooden teethers let babies sink their chompers into a taste of the high life

by 07/16/15   filed under: green baby, green baby gifts, green design, green gifts

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14 dreamy kids' rooms that have us yearning for childhood

by 07/15/15   filed under: eco decor, green kids

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Jewelbots are programmable friendship bracelets that teach girls how to code

by 07/15/15   filed under: eco play, electronics, gadget, green education, green toys, kid gadgets

It can be a tough world out there for girls who are into science, math, engineering, and other stereotypically male-associated subjects. Luckily, some companies are starting to pay attention to the growing demand for toys that acknowledge girls who are interested in STEM. Jewelbots is one such outfit, and their new Kickstarter campaign seeks to fund an interactive wearable technology: Bluetooth-enabled bracelets that will inspire “the next generation of coders.”

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12 no-bake, vegan desserts your family will love on hot summer days

by 07/15/15   filed under: baking, food, healthy recipe, kid friendly, recipe, snack, vegetarian

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HOW TO: Make organic sculpting clay in 4 simple steps using 4 ingredients!

by 07/14/15   filed under: craft, diy kids crafts, eco play, green kids, how-to, recipe, recipes

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Young siblings sailing around the world want to raise money to bring supplies to remote schools in Indonesia

by 07/14/15   filed under: green education, green family, green kids, humanitarian design

Brother and sister Indi and Sydney may be growing up on a boat, but they certainly have their feet planted solidly on the ground and their priorities firmly in place. Along with their parents, these young kids have created The Green Gorilla Project, which is raising money to bring educational packs and art supplies to children in some of the remote communities they are visiting during their travels.

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Mom transforms hearing aids for kids into cool character accessories

Mom transforms hearing aids for kids into cool character accessories

Ivermee first thought of Lugs when her young son Freddie felt self-conscious about his Cochlear implant, which enables him to hear by sending electronic sound signals to his brain.…

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The Mama Sherpas documentary highlights the importance of midwives in halting America's rising C-section rate

The Mama Sherpas documentary highlights the importance of midwives in halting America's rising C-section rate

From executive producers Ricki Lake and Abby Epstein (The Business of Being Born) comes The Mama Sherpas, a documentary film about the growing shift in the birth industry and the…

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Sustainable Miniguum crib functions beyond the baby stage as a chic toy box or play table

Sustainable Miniguum crib functions beyond the baby stage as a chic toy box or play table

The Miniguum is a highly innovative and beautifully designed crib that you can use for years to come. More than a simple cradle, this sleeping space goes above and beyond most crib…

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Camp Google: four FREE weeks of science activities and adventures for kids starts today!

Camp Google: four FREE weeks of science activities and adventures for kids starts today!

Starting today, July 13th, and continuing for an entire month, your child can go to camp absolutely free and without worry of homesickness. Camp Google, an online learning opportunity…

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So-called "safer" plastics linked to health problems in children

So-called "safer" plastics linked to health problems in children

They’re called diisonoyl phthalate (DINP) and diisodecyl phthalate (DIDP), and it doesn’t matter whether you can pronounce their names properly: just know that you should…

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Ride off into the sunset on this humongous Tyrannosaurus Rex-shaped bike

Ride off into the sunset on this humongous Tyrannosaurus Rex-shaped bike

Apparently, you can find almost anything on Craigslist, including a rideable Tyrannosaurus Rex-shaped bike that’s 8.5 feet tall and 12 feet long. Designed and created by an…

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The Outside-In Bench invites kids to examine nature & behold the beauty of a tree

The Outside-In Bench invites kids to examine nature & behold the beauty of a tree

Rather than looking out over the park grounds, IK Design’s Outside-In bench refocuses the visitor’s gaze onto the lush tree, allowing little ones to examine and explore nature…

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Fiii Fun House Cafe in Buenos Aires ensures a stellar family dining experience

Fiii Fun House Cafe in Buenos Aires ensures a stellar family dining experience

The open space of the venue’s first floor is divided up into semi-private sections by a timber fence, hanging bench, and a series of pitched-roof tent structures that house long…

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16 kid-friendly recycled Mason jar crafts and projects

16 kid-friendly recycled Mason jar crafts and projects

Glowing Fairy Jar With some glowing paint, a paintbrush and a little time, you and your child can make this beautiful jar of fairy-like light that magically glows in the…

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Londji's recycled paper doll family is a delightful, chic version of a classic toy

Londji's recycled paper doll family is a delightful, chic version of a classic toy

The doll family comes with five themed wardrobe changes: we can’t decide if our favorite option is the superheroes or the fancy finery. There’s also a bundled up version…

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