Posts Tagged ‘Green Toys’

Toddler Gift Guide

Monday, December 12th, 2016

Curious what to get the sweet toddler in your life, or need ideas for well-meaning family members? As a mama of a four-year-old, a two-year-old and a six-month-old, I have a few ideas to help!

Here’s my timeless toddler gift guide:

Melissa & Doug | Wooden Play Food


I am the world’s biggest fan of all things Melissa & Doug. Their toys never fall into the “annoying” category and the longevity of playability is incredible. I know that whenever one of my children is gifted anything from Melissa & Doug, it is a gift for all three. I specifically chose this toy, because my 4 and 2-year-old are very into all things cooking at the moment. I suspect my baby will enjoy this in the future as well!


Hape | Blocks 30th Anniversary Edition

It’s no secret that toy longevity and playability matters to me. I am a minimalist by nature so I want a few things that can be used in a lot of ways for a lot of years. Enter- blocks! My kiddos have a set of these and it’s always what comes out when friends are over. Also, for this set of blocks, Hape is donating a toy to a child in need in Afghanistan, Syria, Nepal, China, Zimbabwe.

Green Toys Tool Set BLUE

Now, I must give the caveat that my older children are boys. But they love, love, love playing with toy tools and pretending to be just like their daddy and their grandpa. Again, a toy that is shared and loved by all and will continue to be enjoyed for years. They even have a pink set for those handy girls out there!


Green Toys | Watering Can

My husband and I have just started dipping our toes into the world of gardening, but our kids are more than happy to help! Any way we can get them involved in one of our projects is a win for us as a family. Toddlers love to be included and they love to have their own gear. I think this is a great gift for any toddler!

I know any of these gifts will be a hit for the toddler in your life! Happy holidays!


Kara Garis is a cloth diapering, baby wearing, semi-crunchy mama to two active boys and a baby girl. She lives with her husband in Oklahoma and loves running, cooking, traveling, reading and teaching herself how to braid. She blogs very infrequently at 

Sunday Funday Giveaway: Green Toys Mini Vehicle Set

Sunday, April 14th, 2013

Recently guest blogger Amy wrote this post on eco-friendly living. My very favorite part of her post was this: “We feel that every purchase is a means of promoting change”. So true and beautifully said! Purchasing eco-friendly materials from small family owned companies is a GREAT way to promote change! On that note did you know that Mom’s Milk Boutique carries several eco-friendly children’s products including Green Toys?!?

Green Toys are 100% FREE of BPA, phthalates or PVC! They are made in the USA from 100% recycled plastic milk jugs, saving energy and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Additionally their toys are packaged with recycled and recyclable materials and printed with soy inks. Seriously, how cool is all of that?!? 🙂

A popular Green Toy product is their Mini Vehicle Set. It comes with FOUR vehicles that are perfectly sized for small hands. Your little ones will have a blast playing with the Ambulance, Police Car, Taxi, and Red Fastback in this set!

Would you like to win a FREE  Mini Vehicle Set by Green Toys for your little one(s)? Well then be sure to enter this week’s giveaway for your chance to win! Winner will be announced on Sunday, April 21. Winner will be notified via email and is asked to respond to email within 48 hours in order to claim prize.

Good luck everyone!