14 Fun and Fabulous Green Gifts Kids

2011 Green Gift Guide

Whether you have kids yourself, or have an ever growing list of friends with children, it's best to see them live and play with eco-friendly goods. From toys to art, spoil the little ones in your life with these green gifts.

FIRST ROW

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2 Kid Kanteen Sippy, $17.95 from Klean Kanteen: The kid version of and adult favorite. The bottles are made from 18/8, food-grade stainless steel that's totally free of BPA and other toxins. Additional spouts and adapters available separately.
3 Indoor Gardening Kit, $22.99 from Green Toys: Get their thumbs green early with this indoor garden kit that comes with a peapod-shaped planter, three planting pots, a trowel, and three packages of organic seeds. All of Green Toys' products are made from 100% recycled plastic milk containers — be sure to check out the rest of their product line that includes a variety of toys, tableware and play sets.
4 Power House, $149.95 from Thames & Kosmos: Youngsters can see how easy it is to live green by harnessing energy from the sun, wind and earth. The kit comes with 10 building projects including a solar collector and wind generator.
5 ECO-DOUGH, $24 from UncommonGoods: Show your kids how to play nice with this set of five all-natural sculpting dough colored with dyes from beets, spinach, paprika, carrots, purple sweet potato, red cabbage, blueberries and tomatoes.

SECOND ROW

6 Waste-Free Lunch Kit, $45 from Kids Konserve: Make taking lunch to school fun again without the brown paper bag waste. This BPA-free lunch kit includes recycled cotton sack, cloth napkin, a stainless steel beverage bottle, food kozy, two leak-proof stainless steel containers, and a recycled aluminum name tag.
7 Organic Peace Sign Rattle, $16 from Smiling Tree Toys (Etsy): A peaceful rattle handcrafted from local and sustainably sourced hardwoods, and organically finished with homegrown organic camelina oil and beeswax.
8 Edible Veggie Sidewalk Chalk, $12 from Wee Can Too: Sidewalk chalk that looks good enough to eat! This chalk is organic, non-toxic and vegan, made with beets, spinach, blueberry and other wheat-free ingredients. Check out more edible art supplies here.
9 Reclaimed Branch Colored Pencils, $12 from Poketo: A set of 12 assorted colors made with reclaimed Mango wood.
10 Spike Light, $8.97 from Amazon: Encourage reading at anytime and anywhere with this LED lit clip-on booklight, whose innovative design allows reading cover-to-cover without ever adjusting the light.

THIRD ROW

11 Wallstickers, starting at $35 from Ferm Living: Let your kids adorn their walls with stars, butterflies, trains, animals, the alphabet and more with these playful decals. The best part — they're removable and are perfect for growing childrens' rooms and tastes. (Similar available at Etsy)
12 Cahrlie Harper Memory Game, $10.17 from Amazon: You and your child can work on improving memory with these beautiful 36 matching Charlie Harper illustrations.
13 Sunprint Kit, Starting at $4.95 from Sunprints: Harness the power of the sun by turning any object into a work of art.
14 A Non-stuff Gift, $Varies: Give them the gift of activities and adventure, such as tickets to the movies or a play, museum passes, 'buy' a star in their name or 'adopt' an animal from the zoo, a week at camp, music or art classes — the list could go on!

Related: The Great Big Ohdeedoh Gift Roundup

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