|Educational Toys and Games|
|Here's a collection of sources online for toys and games which are safe, stimulating and easy on the environment. No electronic gadgets, batteries or short-lived fads.|
National Geographic Sustainable Earth Lab - This well-designed project kit focuses on renewable energies, natural resource usage, climate change prevention, waste and water management, and energy conservation. Exploring these topics by doing hands-on experiments and seeing real results helps young learners attain a solid grounding in these often abstract and intangible concepts.
- Educational wooden toys that help promote and encourage the fantasy
and pictorial imagination of a child. Large selection of toys, wooden
puzzles, waldorf toys, dolls, gifts and more. Based in Germany, ship worldwide.
Garden of Learning - Kits and courses for home schooling and educational enrichment for pre-school through 12th grade. The kits are self-contained, easy-to-use, fun hands-on activities that integrate several subjects at once.
- Offers Waldorf-inspired wooden toys, natural and organic dolls, art
supplies and cooperative games for children, babies and toddlers.
Family Pastimes - This is a small family run business, which has been creating cooperative games for all ages since the 70's. They are a Canadian company based in Ontario.
Kids Stuff - Safe, educational, environmentally aware toys, games, baby toys and accessories, musical instruments, science and nature items and more.
NOVA Natural Toys and Crafts - Toys, books, arts and crafts supplies. Large selection of toys and supplies, dexterity games, dollhouses, non-toxic crayons.
Hearth Song - Catalog of toys, games, puzzles, dolls, arts and crafts, books and more for parents looking for healthy, educational gifts for children.
- A home-based business offering a wide range of natural, Waldorf-inspired
playthings. Arts & crafts supplies, wooden toys, imaginative play
Three Sisters Toys - Specializing in natural, wooden, and organic cotton toys. Also offers information for parents on the importance of natural creative play for children.