Category Archives: Toys

Non-Toxic Holiday Toy List 2014

It’s Holiday Season and with that comes the deluge of toy advertising – but do you know how safe those toys really are? With the recent studies on the effects of the numerous hormone disrupting chemicals found particularly in plastics, … Continue reading

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Non-Toxic Holiday Toy List 2013

Check out our updated holiday toy list for 2014!

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Thomas The Train and Lead Paint Concerns

Like many toddlers, our son LOVES Thomas the Train toys. Yes, they are made in China and have had safety issues. As much as we try to make the safest choices for our kids, as they get older it becomes … Continue reading

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Safer Plastic Toys?

We have found a great line of trucks by Bruder for our toddler.  We have the Bruder Caterpillar Track Type Tractor (bulldozer), the Bruder Caterpillar Skid Steer Loader, the Roller and the Roadmax Excavator.  Our son has absolutely loved every … Continue reading

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BPA Free Toddler Toys

Green Toys Chef Set – Our little guy needed some cookware to be able to cook his fruits and vegetables so when we saw that one of our favorite toy lines had cookware, we purchased the Green Toys Chef Set.  … Continue reading

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Natural Wooden Toddler Toys

Janod Construction Blocks – We received Janod Construction Blocks as a 1st birthday gift and waited until our son was 18 months until we gave them to him to play as the recommended age is 18 months and a few … Continue reading

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BPA Free Sand Toys

Green Toys Sand Play Set – We purchased the Green Toys Sand Play Set for our little guy’s first birthday and he used it at home, at the park and the beach.  We decided to take away the rake that … Continue reading

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Natural Wooden Baby Toys

Plan Toys – We received our first Plan Toys toy as a gift and absolutely love this line of products.  Plan Toys uses non-chemically treated rubberwood, water based paint and non-formaldehyde glue.  Their products are manufactured in Thailand. Plan Toys … Continue reading

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