11 Must Have Toys For The Eco Friendly Parent


Welcome to our first gift guide of 2017! This year in our Toy Christmas Gifts 2017 Guide, we are including toys for the more eco-conscious parents. That are motivated to purchase toys that are environmentally friendly, with a focus on open-ended learning and play, individuals that purchase quality over quantity. Does that sound like you? Then check out what we recommend below.



Fred’s Box



Fred's box opened



Set up in 2017 Fred’s box was borne out of the love of one little boy’s passion for receiving post. Each package is put together especially for its recipient. The boxes can be given as a one-off gift or on a subscription basis. Boxes start from £3.99 and contain everything from books to hair clips. Suitable from 3- 13 years these boxes are sure to delight any little person whether given as a gift or on a subscription basis.





Senso’ Discovery Robot by Bkids



This fun and colourful robot has a head that rotates with clicking noises. By pressing the lever his eyes spin for different expressions and light & sound. It has 2 catchy melodies, and his arms twist. Push one foot or pull the other for sound & light. Turn him upside down for more fun sounds.With adjustable volume. This toy teaches cause and effect & fine motor skills. Awarded best new pre-school toy at the London toyfair 2017. Suitable from 6 months+.  Retails from £10.49.





Make My Day Penguin Baby Bib


Penguin Bib




This stylish Penguin bib by Make My Day is wonderfully soft. Made of 100% food-grade BPA free silicone is extremely functional. All styles are stain resistant, dishwasher safe and have a built-in crumb catcher. The Baby Bib has an adjustable strap that fits sizes 6 months to 3 years old.


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This delightful creative and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and maths) kit by Trunkaroo is curated by experts to help children explore nature! Perfect for boys and girls. Each box contains two art and STEM projects + Bonus Discoveroo Magazine and encourages imagination, making, exploration, communication, social interaction and motor skills. They can be purchased as a single gift or on a subscription basis. Price starts from £20.





Hape Friendship Tower


hape friendship tower


These beautifully decorated cardboard boxes from Hape are perfect for building and learning. Stack, sort shapes, study the landscapes, or practice counting! Try stacking the blocks in different orders and see if that affects the puzzles–can you stack the blocks on top of each other from smallest to largest? Why or why not? Suitable from 18 months+. Retails at £14.99


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Lilly Musical Pushalong


Hape Lilly Musical Pushalong


Lilly the Bird from Hape, merrily chirps and moves along as little ones learn to walk and balance. Try to imitate different bird sounds as you walk and push along Lilly the bird! Suitable from 12 months+.


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Hape Caterpillar Train Set


Hape Caterpillar train set


Make the hungry caterpillar from Hape wiggle its way down the tracks, looking for something tasty to eat. Suitable for play both on and off the tracks, this caterpillar train brings colour, movement and lessons about the natural world to playtime. Suitable from 18 months+


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Hape Mighty Mountain Mine


 Mighty Mountain


Surf around with the Hape Street Surfer! The sturdy and unique design allows your little ones to speed around both inside and out! Encourage our child to gain confidence in mobility as they develop their balance and speed skills. This quality and thoughtful design makes the product ideal for young children, sparks imagination and helps creativity.  Suitable for 3 years+. Retails from £139.99


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Personalised Santa Letter



Letter from Santa



These beautifully created letters from Santa’s are charmingly crafted to give the child an authentic Christmas experience. Printed on high-quality paper with a traditional look and elegant writing, they will bring the magic of Christmas to every child who receives one. Fully customisable you can curate your own unique letter to your child. Each letter contains a Certificate and personalised letter with a traditional envelop addressed to the child. Prices start at £5.99.





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