With the holidays in full swing, most of us are already planning the details of our holiday decorating, entertainment, and gift giving. When it comes to picking out gifts for children however, parents who prefer more Eco-friendly play products often struggle with finding quality made toys. However, now, more then ever before, parents will find a growing selection of green toys available in today’s market.
If you’re the parent of a budding scientist, you’ll be thrilled to find Eco-friendly activity kits such as the Magic School Bus Solar Energy to the Rescue, made by The Young Scientists Club. This award winning educational kit teaches young children about the incredible power of solar energy. With the help of the Magic School Bus driver, Ms. Frizzle, your young scientist will learn how to collect real carbon dioxide, recreate global warming in a bottle, and use a solar panel to spin a fan, among the kit’s many activities. At just $19.99, this green children’s kit, is both enlightening and affordable. With simple and well written directions, the Magic School Bus Solar Energy to the Rescue kit is also easy enough for older children to comprehend and use while on their own. The Young Scientist Club was started by a mother of five, who as a Harvard trained biologist, wanted to expose her own children and others to the incredible world of science. For more information about the science kits or about other products made by The Young Scientist Club, visit www.kidsciencekits.com.
If you’re looking for an Eco-friendly toy more suited for smaller children, look no further than Haba’s Arranging Game, Corner to Corner. Developed for little ones three and older, the set of small wooden tiles help to provide endless opportunities for your child to gcreate a variety of fun and exciting patterns. The 62 colorful pieces included, help to spark creativity and imagination growth. A German toy company, Haba toys and games are now available in more than 1,000 stores across the United States. Arranging Game, Corner to Corner retails for $36. For further information about Haba’s green toys and other products, visit www.HABAusa.com.