Tag: Eco-friendly toys

What Do All The Marks and Symbols On Toy Packages Mean?

What Do All The Marks and Symbols On Toy Packages Mean?

Do you know what labels to look for when you purchase a toy for Christmas?  This article will help you! Toy safety symbols are located on the packaging of our babies and children’s toys, and sometimes on the toy as well. Have you ever wondered what they mean? We have! So we have done some […]

December 15, 2011 | 3 Comments More
These Eco-Friendly Arts And Craft Projects Inspire Creativity And Imagination

These Eco-Friendly Arts And Craft Projects Inspire Creativity And Imagination

Arts and crafts is a gift to give to our children.  Sparking and encouraging that creativity in them is priceless.   Today we bring you a guide on some of the projects we have been loving creating with our children.  These arts and crafts are eco-friendly, green, a safe alternative to others readily available in big […]

July 8, 2010 | 0 Comments More
Safe Alternative Spring Essentials Top Picks

Safe Alternative Spring Essentials Top Picks

Eco-friendly, green, nature inspired toys, gifts, books, clothing and more for baby, child and kid are what we are happily highlighting for you all today!  Many of these products are totally natural, and of course all of them are PVC-free, BPA-free, lead free and earth loving. Spring time!  A time when nature all around us […]

April 16, 2010 | 0 Comments More
Why Are These Natural Building Blocks For Kids So Special?

Why Are These Natural Building Blocks For Kids So Special?

Put your noisy colorful toys away and bring out this creative unpretentious toy.  This natural wooden block set is a childhood classic and it keeps many kids engaged in creative play for hours.  If your looking for a sweet safe alternative toy (to those flashy noisy games that overstimulate our nervous systems)  maybe it’s time […]

March 9, 2010 | 0 Comments More
My Favorite Safe and Natural Teething Toy

My Favorite Safe and Natural Teething Toy

My son is little over 4 months old and he’s sucking and chewing anything he can get his hands on. I bought him a bunch of wooden rings, cloth toys and safe plastic teethers, but all he wants is his Sophie the Giraffe. He usually drops toys a few seconds after he chews on them […]

January 14, 2010 | 2 Comments More
Safbaby's First "Ethical & Environmentally Conscious Retailer" Green Award goes to KidBean.com

Safbaby’s First “Ethical & Environmentally Conscious Retailer” Green Award goes to KidBean.com

We live in a time where it seems that kindness to planet earth and safe surroundings for our children take second priority to money in the pocket for most retailers/manufacturers.  But, thank goodness this is not true 100% of the time!   Every now and then there comes along an online retail store that absolutely blows […]

January 11, 2010 | 0 Comments More
12 Things Your Child Should Avoid

12 Things Your Child Should Avoid

It can be overwhelming when you begin to learn about all the toxins that surround your child on a daily basis.   We truly believe that making a few small changes will make a profound impact on the short AND long term health and well being of our babies and kids. If you are looking […]

January 4, 2010 | 8 Comments More
The Ultimate 'Safe Alternative' Gift Guide for Kids 0-6

The Ultimate ‘Safe Alternative’ Gift Guide for Kids 0-6

We are so happy to bring this Gift Guide for kids to you this year.  We have hand selected only the finest products made from conscious companies with the highest standards in toy safety.  All of these products are eco-friendly, non-toxic, green, or a safe alternative to other similar products readily available at big box […]

November 25, 2009 | 3 Comments More
Safe Gift Ideas From Our Approved Vendors With Coupon Codes

Safe Gift Ideas From Our Approved Vendors With Coupon Codes

We greatly admire all of the companies that you see highlighted on our Approved Vendor page through out the year.  Below are some great gift ideas from these respectable web-retailers that provide healthy and safe products free of dangerous toxins such as PVC, BPA, fire retardant chemicals and more. Not only are these gifts special, […]

November 25, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Introducing SAFbaby.com's Newest Seal Of Approval- Our Green Seal

Introducing SAFbaby.com’s Newest Seal Of Approval- Our Green Seal

We are so proud to announce our newest Seal Of Approval, our original GREEN AWARD!   This seal awards products with unsurpassed standards when it comes to being non-toxic and kind to the planet. Now we have 2 seal of approvals available for parents to look for.  When you see these seals, you can trust […]

August 24, 2009 | 2 Comments More
Non-toxic Sand Toys by Green Toys are Eco-Friendly and Fun

Non-toxic Sand Toys by Green Toys are Eco-Friendly and Fun

Our very popular and informative post titled “How Dangerous Is PVC in Toys? We’ve Got The Answers From THE Expert” clearly lays out the dangers of PVC in our children’s toys. One of the types of toys out there that is not easy to find as PVC-free has been sand toys.  And since Spring has […]

April 14, 2009 | 1 Comment More
Happy Mais Eco-friendly Toy Stimulates Creativity For Hours

Happy Mais Eco-friendly Toy Stimulates Creativity For Hours

My daughter’s loves arts and crafts, so I thought Happy Mais would be something she would enjoy.  Little did I know she would be obsessed with it! When we got our first box, she played all morning long (and could have gone longer if I hadn’t put the box away.) I’ve never seen her have […]

February 12, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Lead-Free, PVC-Free and Fire Retardant-Free Toy Manufacturers

Lead-Free, PVC-Free and Fire Retardant-Free Toy Manufacturers

The new American Standard Toy Safety Standard (ASTM-963) requires children toys to be phthalates free and contain none to very low levels of lead.   However, not all toxic substances are addressed in the ASTM-963 law. We at Safbaby.com looking for even safer standards, like 100% free of PVC, Lead and Fire retardants.  (The ASTM-F963 has […]

January 5, 2009 | 27 Comments More
Find Out Why the New Product Safety Law (CPSIA) Will NOT Protect Your Child

Find Out Why the New Product Safety Law (CPSIA) Will NOT Protect Your Child

There is a big debate happening right now regarding the CPSIA’s new laws and regulations regarding toys that will be able to be manufactured after February 2009.  A debate AND a good amount of confusion on all the details. For the most part, if you are a small ‘Ma-n-Pa’ company or boutique making products for […]

December 23, 2008 | 0 Comments More
And Our "Toy Manufacturer of the Year Award" Goes To.....

And Our “Toy Manufacturer of the Year Award” Goes To…..

Honestly, the quality of Plan Toys® is the best we have seen this year!  We are so impressed with this companies work and standards that we had to put a few of their products on our recommended safe-toy-list this year. SAFbaby has tested a lot of toys throughout 2008, and Plan Toys® takes home the […]

December 16, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Bring Magic Into Your Child's Room With Sarah's Silks™ Canopies

Bring Magic Into Your Child’s Room With Sarah’s Silks™ Canopies

When I took our Sarah’s Silks Canopies out of the box I was surprisingly impressed! I knew I was going to like this beautiful silk dream space, but I really didn’t think I would be this blown away. The feel of the fabrics, and the detail in the little silk seahorse and starfish put a […]

November 26, 2008 | 1 Comment More
Safe and Non-toxic Christmas Stocking Stuffers

Safe and Non-toxic Christmas Stocking Stuffers

We just adore these personalized Felt stockings from The Land of Nod.  A stocking just doesn’t have that “all-warm-and-cozy” feel if it can belong to just anyone! Here at SafBaby we are having a ball finding the SAFEST and CUTEST presents to stuff these great stockings with.  And, of course, all of our recommendations are Non-toxic, PVC-free, BPA-free, Lead-free and  unique!

November 23, 2008 | 2 Comments More
SafBaby's Holiday Gift List for 2008: Healthy Toys Kids Love!

SafBaby’s Holiday Gift List for 2008: Healthy Toys Kids Love!

We have literally been up to our ears in toy safety this season. We have reviewed so many toys with our toddlers testing them along side of us. We have interviewed experts in the toy safety world, and we have been interviewed for our thoughts too! We have put a serious filter (to say the […]

November 22, 2008 | 3 Comments More
Helping To Make Safe Toy Shopping Easier This Christmas

Helping To Make Safe Toy Shopping Easier This Christmas

“I’m writing about the challenge of finding safe toys for Christmas. Have you found it’s any easier to find safe toys, now that Congress passed the CPSC law? It doesn’t take effect until February, so I’m wondering if parents can shop with confidence, or if they still have to be careful, checking out each individual […]

November 17, 2008 | 2 Comments More
In Search of PVC-Free Baby Dolls

In Search of PVC-Free Baby Dolls

At Safbaby we have been searching for baby dolls free of PVC for the last few months (in the US and Europe), and we have been unsuccessful in finding one. Since we’ve recently received an email from a mother who’s desperately trying to find a doll for her little girl that is PVC/Vinyl-Free, we now […]

October 16, 2008 | 28 Comments More

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