Godchildren, nieces and nephews can pose unique shopping challenges when it comes time for the holidays. Because children receive a variety of presents around the holidays, it's hard to know what you can buy that he or she won't have already.
These green gift ideas for children are guaranteed to be unique and hits with parents and kids alike!
For the Budding Chef
Bambu Kids In The Kitchen Tool Set - $19.00
Why It's Great: Kids love cooking and helping in the kitchen teaches them reading skills, builds gross and fine motor skills and helps them learn to follow directions.
Why It's Green: These five kid-sized kitchen tools are crafted from food-safe 100 percent organic bamboo, not plastic, metal or wood.
Bambu Feeding Bowl - $13.00
Why It's Great: Baby can drop this feeding bowl off her high chair again and again without damaging it, and her little fingers can easily grip it, thanks to its unique shape.
Why It's Green: Crafted from certified organic bamboo, the bowl is free of all types of chemicals, including BPA, phthalates and formaldehyde adhesives. It's safer for Baby AND for the planet.
For the Mini Host or Hostess
Green Toys Dish Set - $33.99
Why It's Great: Kids can enjoy hours of creative play with this 24-piece play dishes set.
Why It's Green: Green Toys are made from recycled milk bottle and are independently tested to ensure that they're free of BPA and phthalates. The toys require less energy to produce than traditional plastic toys and save the equivalent to 3,000 batteries worth of power.
For the Artiste
eco-Ditty Color Your Own Snack Ditty Organic Snack Bag - $14.99
Why It's Great: Your favorite kiddo will love creating the design for his own snack bag, which he can take to school and show his friends at lunch or snacktime!
Why It's Green: The 100 percent organic cotton bag is washable and can be reused again and again in place of plastic sandwich bags. The markers are water-based, making them environmentally-friendly.
Remember that all of these green gifts qualify for free shipping!