Safe Alternative Spring Essentials Top Picks

By |April 16, 2010 |0-1 yr, 1-3 yrs, 3-5 yrs, 5+ yrs, Gift Lists, Toys & Activities|

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 is encouraging us to reconnect with her.  A time of sprouting, growing, of uplifting energy and light!  Isn’t that a perfect reflection of our little ones?  So, why not celebrate the gift of Spring with some of these fabulously fun gift ideas for kids. […]

PVC-Free Children Toys in Toxic PVC Packaging

By |January 8, 2009 |Chemicals in Products, Petitions, Toys & Activities|

Surprisingly enough, just because a manufacturer states that all toys are PVC-free, does NOT necessarily mean that the packaging they sit in and are brought into your home with are! Take Tiny Love™ for example.  A respectable company with really cute products, but infant toys such as their play gyms are packaged in PVC!   Nothing like a toxic stink that can potentially leak right into materials under the right circumstances (such as a hot shipping container or other vehicle). […]

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

By |January 5, 2009 |Chemicals in Products, Toys & Activities|

By SafBaby Founders Sandra Blum and Samantha Fox Olson The new American Society for Testing and Materials standard F963 (ASTM F963) requires children's toys to be phthalate-free and contain none to [...]

Product Review: Gone Fishin’ – Ocean from Rich Frog

By |October 3, 2007 |0-1 yr, 1-3 yrs, 3-5 yrs, 5+ yrs, Bath & Body Care, MACT Award Winners, Product Reviews, Toys & Activities|

I was looking for PVC free bath toys for my baby girl when I came across this adorable bath time game. Gone Fishin’ Ocean Animals, made by Rich Frog retails at $11.99. Catch them if you can, they are often on backorder. Must be popular with all the babies. […]