Given the global supply chain chaos and shipping delays, we are doing our holiday shopping extra early this year. We put a lot of thought into this (so you don't have to), and here are the gifts we are adding to cart right now:
Designed by pediatrician and mom-of-three Manasa Mantravi, Ahimsa is the world's first colorful stainless steel dinnerware. Free of BPA, PVC, Phthalates, Melamine & Lead, this product is safe for both children and mother Earth. This beautiful set is easy to plate and easy to clean, making mealtime an absolute delight! Recommended for ages 12 months to adult.
Ditto Kids is an anti-racism magazine that features decolonized history and culture interwoven with anti-bias educational goals. It features activities, conversation prompts, and worksheets to guide children in a developmentally appropriate way. Recommended for ages 3 to 12 and their grown-ups.
Goodbye plastic Lego! These biodegradable, FSC-certified wood blocks come in assorted styles that allow for countless configurations and creations. You can let your child's imagination run free while developing their fine motor skills. Once-Kids also contributes 1% of total sales directly to the Trash Free Seas Alliance®, which aids in plastic clean-up from our oceans and waterways! (Also available in natural.) Recommended for age 3 and up.
Travelling may or may not be on the cards this year, but you can still take your child on a journey around the world with this limited edition box. The cultural activities will take your little traveler to six exciting places: Japan, India, Africa, Guatemala, Australia and China, helping them develop an appreciation for the differences that make the world beautiful. Recommended for ages 2 to 10+.
Do you have an aspiring scientist in your life? This educational kit will allow dinosaur lovers to experiment with nature and grow their own herbs. It includes a fact sheet with mini figurines, as well as 4 fun recipes to make at home with the herbs! Not recommended for kids who put things in their mouth.
Mon Ami (which means "my friend" in French) offers a whimsical lineup of heirloom-quality knit animals and baby dolls ideal for little ones. Their designs are inspired by European trends, translated into the tastes and price points of the American market. Recommended for ages 3 and up.
This pack of 9 Plus-Plus mystery makers is perfect for on-the-go fun with your budding builder! Each piece easily connects to the next for 2D flat mosaics or intricate 3D sculptures, and the possibilities are endless. Made from high quality BPA-free and phthalate-free plastic, this set will appeal to all ages.
Last but certainly not least, our Rainbow Prebiotic Jellies are a fun bubble bath alternative for kids with sensitive skin. With a unique plant-based jelly-to-milk formula, it transforms bathwater into a vegan milk bath. The vibrant colors come from blue spirulina, pink hibiscus and orange sea buckthorn, and your little ones will finally be excited about bathtime!
If you fancy the idea of gifting an experience, considering an annual membership to the local children's museum! The gift that keep on giving, it will provide endless hours of learning through play for your little one. More importantly, your contribution will allow the museum to provide underserved families with important early childhood experiences.
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