Toy stores are exciting places to visit, but it can be tough to find high quality toys that satisfy green and ethical standards. Since ‘eco-friendly toys’ is not a mainstream industry, it’s usually necessary to look online in order to find such manufacturers. Here is a list of ideas from cool companies that care about production methods. Some focus on domestic (North American) production, fair trade certification, and sustainable sourcing, so choose according to your priorities. These gifts are bound to be a hit with the kids!
Liquid Glass will be the most popular gift of the day, according to reviewers. Made of silicone-based inert non-toxic synthetic rubber, this putty oozes and kneads and bounces. Roll it into a rubber ball or mold it into a temporary sculpture before storing in its metal tin. Made in the United States.
Order online at Uncommon Goods, $14