When it comes to eco-friendly gifts for babies and toddlers, the holidays are a great chance to gift items your little one needs since they don’t have too many wants at this age.
After 9 years of putting together our annual green gift guides, we’ve uncovered the brands that make high quality, sustainable and safe toys. If you need help selecting gifts, read this article on how to choose age-appropriate toys.
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ECO-FRIENDLY GIFTS FOR BABIES & TODDLERS
DockATot + Morris Collection
This fantastic floral print in the DockATot makes this practical piece of baby gear a delight to have in any room.
Solid Wooden Building Block Set from LOVEVERY
LOVEVERY makes the best baby play gyms (that don’t look like a circus popped up in your living room). Now they offer play sets and block kits that are safe, non-toxic, and versatile enough to entertain your little one for years to come.
Colorful, Montessori-inspired porcupine encourages fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination, colors, textures and size recognition. Handmade and painted with non-toxic acrylic paints.
The Chair from Lalo
This easy-to-clean high chair that transitions and ages with your child is made from sustainable beech wood. Plus it looks great in any kitchen.
Animal Edition Silicone Baby Teethers
Six food-grade silicone fun shaped items made just for teething relief. Choose between animal and fruit designs.
Handcrafted Vermont Maple Passport Teething Toy
Adorably designed wooden teethers. They’re non-toxic, non-allergenic, naturally antibacterial, and non-splintering.
Wooden Climbing Arch from Wiwiurka Toys
With solidly-crafted wooden climbing toys from Wiwiurka, you can create a safe environment for your little one to navigate and learn new skills. We especially love this arch with an adjustable rock-climbing board / slide.
Toddlers can climb in and out themselves, getting them to kitchen counter height to safely learn beside you.
The chicest shopping cart around. Handcrafted out of rattan, an environmentally responsible, fast growing and easily renewable material.
Radio Ga Ga Onesie from Etsy
Another fun idea for green gifts for babies and toddlers is to get them things mom and dad enjoy. These tees (and onesies) have matching adult versions.
Wooden Stacking Rocket from Plan Toys
Sustainably made, totally safe, and high quality… you can’t go wrong with any of the items from Plan Toys.
Zara with Yarn Hair
This beautiful doll has a hand-embroidered face and removable dress and bows. At 14 inches, the doll is stuffed with hypo-allergenic poly fiber fill, and 10% of every doll purchase is donated to a children’s charity. Find Zara at Wildflower Liberty League.
Polar Bear Book
Children will love this engaging story with beautiful illustrations.
Little People Rainbow World
This colorful put together puzzle provides hours of imaginative play.
Maple Landmark Wooden Blocks
Blocks feature locally sourced, sustainably harvested maple hardwood locks for endless imaginative play.
Tag Amazing Tracker
Little ones learn grasp and release, visual tracking, and logical thought as balls tumble down this colorful maze.
The Play Kit
This easy to clean table and chair set features sustainable beech wood.
Adorable gingerbread print pajamas are made of buttery soft bamboo viscose.
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