Earth-friendly Toys, Products for Families With Kids to Enjoy This Earth Day

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April 22 is officially Earth Day but every day is a day to invest in our planet. These earth-friendly toys, games, and products are a great place to start to influence change while having tons of fun.

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LOL Surprise Earth Love Dolls

Celebrate Earth Day by unboxing the new LOL Surprise Earth Love Dolls. We love that the company will begin to produce L.O.L. Surprise! spherical packaging using sustainable materials, like bamboo, wood, sugar cane and other natural materials, in place of plastic. The new spheres are compostable and do not include plastic wrapping.

Launching with the first of these sustainable spheres is the all new L.O.L. Surprise!​ Earth Love, just in time for Earth Day, featuring two new characters, Earthy B.B. and Grow Grrrl. Both Earthy B.B. and Grow Grrrl are on a mission to protect the planet and make our world a happier and healthier place for all the B.B.s (including us!) to live in. $11.88

Wind Power 4.0

Build a realistic wind turbine to harness power out of thin air with Wind Power 4.0 from Thames & Kosmos. Assemble a wind turbine complete with electric generator and adjustable rotor blades. Use the wind turbine to light up an LED and charge a rechargeable battery.

Convert the generator into an electric motor and assemble a small electric car to demonstrate a tangible application for stored solar electricity. We love that you can discover how the sun makes the wind, providing us with an endless source of energy, and read about different types of wind turbines and windmills, the history of this technology, and how wind energy can be used to power homes and electric cars. $44.95

I Care Bear

I Care Bear is here to remind us just how important it is to take care of the Earth. He encourages us to recycle, reduce waste, and walk or ride our bikes when we can. He’s always there to make sure his friends care for the environment. For this nature-loving bear, there is no greater joy than keeping our Earth clean for generations to come. We love that I Care Bear is made of approximately 94% recycled polyester, and his box is made from 100% recycled paper and printed with eco-friendly soybean ink. $14.99

Dabble & Dollop Droplets 100% Natural Bath Bombs

Dabble & Dollop Droplets 100% Natural Bath Bombs take bath bombs for kids to the next level. A 100% natural, clean & safe way to make bath time fun and encourage creativity. Set includes 12 bath bombs in four fresh smelling, all-natural scents (3 Strawberry, 3 Tangerine, 3 Honeydew and 3 Vanilla).  Each Droplet is “kid-sized” at 1 inch, making them perfect for a gentle, moisturizing, sweetly scented bath experience. We love that in addition to being 100% natural, the Droplets are vegan, gluten-free, cruelty-free, and made in California, USA. $25

Wild Republic’s Monsterkins

Wild Republic’s Monsterkins are Earth’s creation to help eat the plastic water bottles from land and sea.  It may take almost five hundred years for plastic bottles to decompose, but Monsterkins can digest them in only two hours.  They thrive on your plastic trash. Whether it’s in the rainforest, on a beach, or trash thrown on the ground, you can rely on a Monsterkins to eat it up and clean it up.  There’s a Monsterkin for every environment. We love that the Monsterkins line includes a fun selection of animals and all plush are fully sustainable, not just carbon neutral, but positively affecting the Earth.

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Stasher Bags Ocean Forest Collection

Stasher bags are a healthier alternative to plastic: reusable and made with food-grade silicone, every Stasher prevents plastic bags from entering oceans. Their new Ocean Forest collection features rich hues and sea-inspired tones that aim to bring additional awareness to the vibrant habitats in our kelp forests.

Stasher will contribute funds to SeaTrees to restore approximately 8,000 square feet of kelp in Palos Verdes, California – home to a kelp forest that provides a habitat for 700+ species of marine life!  We also love that they are inspired by the rich hues and vibrant habitats of our kelp forests; the new colors in the collection include Kelp (Green), Deep Sea (Deep Blue), Sea Urchin (Purple), Coral (Peach), and Tidepool (Light Blue).

For the full list of Earth-friendly products, visit NewYorkFamily.com.

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