National Unicorn Day: Honouring Scotland’s national animal

The unicorn, the magical being with its bountiful and zestful energy riding forth gracefully with its magical horn, is being honoured in Scotland on 9 April. Scotland, whose national animal is the unicorn, has marked 9 April as National Unicorn Day. Unicorns are steeped in wisdom, grace, purity, innocence, strength and mystical healing power. The ancient mythical lore of the unicorn speaks of how being touched … Continue reading National Unicorn Day: Honouring Scotland’s national animal

UMIJOO: A children’s illustrative book, in the making, about ocean conservation needs your support

Environmentalist Casson Trenor has teamed up with artist Caia Koopman to create a children’s book, UMIJOO, that aims to raise awareness of the importance of ocean conservation whilst inspiring the next generation “who will grow up to be the leaders we so desperately need”. UMIJOO is the story of a young girl who embarks on a magical journey underwater where she learns the increasing pressure … Continue reading UMIJOO: A children’s illustrative book, in the making, about ocean conservation needs your support

Tips on foraging with kids

The great outdoors and nature is something that kids have a strong affinity with. Nature trails and outdoor activities give kids hours of joy. Take it that step further by introducing them, and yourself even, to foraging. The whole process of foraging – from stepping out in to the “wilds” so to speak, picking wild edibles through to cooking with what you forage – is … Continue reading Tips on foraging with kids

Nui Organics: Sustainable thermals for little ones

Keep your lil uns warm this winter with merino wool thermals from Nui Organics. The New Zealand-based, Nui Organics, have created a line of thermals for babies, toddlers and kids up to the age of 10, including long sleeve tops, T-shirts, vests, rompers, drop crotch pants, and bodysuits made from 100% organic merino wool. Nui say: “Respect for both people and planet has always been … Continue reading Nui Organics: Sustainable thermals for little ones

Xmas Gift Ideas: Animals Yeah Yeah T-Shirts

Looking for cute or cool gifts to fill your kids’ Christmas stockings, then check out Animals Yeah Yeah’s selection of fun T-shirts. Emblazoned with animals and funny slogans, Animals Yeah Yeah have a selection of kids T-shirts made from ethically sourced cotton and using environmentally-friendly print. The T-shirts also come in adult sizes too, so there’s smiles all around for the family. Add an Animals … Continue reading Xmas Gift Ideas: Animals Yeah Yeah T-Shirts

Dragon nightlight offers protection for lil’uns

Mini Dragons are just as protective as their bigger siblings and this Dragon nightlight will keep your lil’uns feeling at ease if they wake during the night. ISI Mini LED Dragon nightlight is a portable and rechargeable lamp that glows for up to 10 hours with no wires or batteries. It has an eco-friendly, low energy LED which does not get hot and has a special charging … Continue reading Dragon nightlight offers protection for lil’uns

The Hippie Tipi for kids

Make a kids sleepover even more fun with a Hippie Tipi to recreate nights in the great outdoors. The eco-friendly Hippie Tipi, made by Danish brand Roommate, is a tepee-style tent made from 100% organic cotton and comes in a range of natural colourways. Roommate’s range of kids products are specifically designed to blend in with other furniture. According to Roommate, “even though [Roommate’s] products … Continue reading The Hippie Tipi for kids

BIOBU: Bamboo bowl set for children's meals

Feed your bambinos and bambinos from a bit of bamboo instead of plastics bowls with the BIOBU Bambino Bowl Set. The Bambino Bowl Set is made from an eco-friendly biodegradable bamboo fibre, which is a perfect alternative to plastics, for children to eat from and to feed your little ones from. The small bowl set can also be used as dessert bowls for the whole … Continue reading BIOBU: Bamboo bowl set for children's meals