Get ready to make this Christmas a little greener with our hand-picked selection of the best eco-friendly toys for kids.
From imaginative play sets, science experiences and eco-friendly wooden toys to water-fuelled remote controlled cars, scooters and more, we’ve got something for every little elf this year!
Woodlands Fox My Felt Bag Set, £16
Sew your very own cross body fox bag with pointy ears and a button closure nose with this My Felt Bag Set. There’s also a matching acorn zipper purse to create too! With a child-safe needle and easy-to-follow instructions, this is a wonderful gift to help build a child’s creative confidence.
My First Allotment, £47
This 35-piece wooden set is an imaginative table-top allotment in a box, giving kids a stimulating way to learn about planting and encourage imaginative play. Its beautifully decorated box is filled with fruit, vegetables and flowers, complete with hand tools and seed markers, and is entirely plastic-free with 100% recyclable packaging.
The Natural Fabric Art Kit, £24.99
This art kit is a great introduction to natural art techniques and includes everything from natural calico materials to wood-handled brushes. It’s perfect for outdoor play and creativity, giving kids the chance to explore using natural colours found in the environment.
Cherry Tree Hall Doll House, £269.95
Nobody does dolls’ houses quite like Le Toy Van! This environmentally conscious 4-story wooden dolls’ house is created from sustainable wood. Open the door to a world of imaginative play; this is a keepsake that can be passed down through generations.
Bioviva Nature Challenge – Funny Animals, £5.84
Learn about a whole host of hilariously funny animals with Nature Challange. The aim of the game is to choose your creature’s strongest features to win the hand and collect cards from other players. The first to collect all, wins in the game!
Salt Water Powered 4 x 4 Monster Car, £17.99
The awesome 4-wheel-drive monster truck from PowerPlus runs on salt water, teaching kids about alternative energy sources and the inner workings of the engine, visible through moving parts. This DIY kit includes a step-by-step instruction manual, so the fun begins with the building process!
T-Rex Knitted Dinosaur Soft Toy, £31.25
Best Years’ large dino toy is a favourite on CBeebies Mr. Tumble. Made from recycled polyester fill and dispatched without plastics, these knitted green dinosaur toys are not only robust and tactile but also environmentally friendly.
Children’s About Bugs Nature Kit, £14.95
The About Bugs Nature Kit is a fantastic gift for any child with a fascination with bugs. The kit contains a notepad, pencil, net, capture jar, and informative cards about 160+ bugs. This kit encourages kids to study insects kindly and safely and provides a valuable knowledge-learning experience that’s also great fun.
Dino Activity Table, £65
Janod’s Dino Activity Table offers your toddler a huge range of developmental activities. Jam-packed full of features, including a rolling triceratops, bead maze, stackable palm tree, and interactive gears, this table promotes dexterity, reasoning and imaginative play.
Mini Micro Scooter Eco Green, £82.95
Cruise the streets and clean the oceans with the Mini Micro Scooter Eco Green. With a deck made from recycled fishing nets combined with robust replaceable parts to last a lifetime of scooting, this scooter is designed to grow and adapt, and is tested to withstand the toughest adventures.
Tender Leaf Chicken Coop, £25.95
Little ones will adore this ethically sourced, fun and educational wooden chicken coop. It comes complete with a family of hens, a cockerel and a baby chick.
Woodland Store and Theatre – 2 Sided Play, £139.50
Made from sustainable rubber wood and responsibly sourced plywood and coloured with soft non-toxic colours, this Woodland Store and Theatre is a fabulous eco-friendly toy. A shop on one side and theatre on the other, this space-saving pretend play toy is ideal for shared role play.
Woodland Animal FSC Train Set, £39.99
Budding train spotters will love this Woodland Animal Train Set made from sustainable FSC-certified wood. As they chug along the figure-eight track, they’ll pass by toadstools, pine trees, adorable forest creatures, as well as charming stops like the cafe and bakery.
Melissa & Doug Geometric Stacker, £19.99
With 25 colourful wooden shapes to match and stack on three rods, this Geometric Stacker is great for building early shape, colour and size differentiation skills.
Kids Teepee Play Tent, £99.95
The Little Green Sheep’s natural range of teepee play tents are designed using a 5-pole solid wood structure and a 100% cotton canvas to give your little one a safe place to play for hours!
Lanka Kade Girl Doll, £12.50
Ethically handcrafted in Sri Lanka, this diverse range of dolls are designed to promote role play, independence and empathy while celebrating multicultural communities. These dolls feature soft bodies, realistic facial features, and there’s a variety of ethnicities to choose from, so all kids can enjoy an inclusive and engaging play experience.
Scrunch Collapsible Silicone Bucket, Footprint Sand Moulds & Spade Set, £23.97
Made from 100% silicone derived from sand, this bucket and spade set from Mori is designed to roll and fold up to fit into small spaces so you can take it with you on every adventure!
Little People Big Dreams: Earth Heroes Book Gift Set, £25
The perfect gift for little earth lovers, this set contains three hardback books about inspirational heroes, Jane Goodall, Greta Thunberg and David Attenborough.
Wooden Toy Garage with Track, £67.15
The perfect gift for mini speed demons, GLTC’s wooden toy car garage comes with a red car, a yellow helicopter and eight track pieces to promote imaginative play and enhance fine motor skills.
Science & Play My Organic Cosmetic Lab Set, £25
Suitable for kids aged 8+, this Clementoni Cosmetic Lab Set offers budding scientists a hands-on experience for creating organic cosmetics, jam-packed with lots of super cool experiments.