LEGO’s record breaking wind turbine built using 146,000 bricks

The LEGO Group – investors in two offshore wind farms – has built the largest ever LEGO brick wind turbine and bagged itself a Guinness World Records title in the process. Built to help raise awareness of the importance of renewable energy and to help get kids involved in the shift to clean power, the LEGO Group constructed the model of a wind turbine using 146,000 LEGO bricks. The … Continue reading LEGO’s record breaking wind turbine built using 146,000 bricks

KIDS OCEAN DAY: Motivating kids into action in caring for their environment

KIDS OCEAN DAY – an initiative where kids from schools in Los Angeles adopt-a-beach along the Californian coast to clean-up waste – is set to take place on 25 May 2017. KIDS OCEAN DAY is about educating kids into action to protect the beaches and oceans. It emphasises that clean beaches and oceans start with clean neighbourhoods. The beach clean-up field trip, held towards the end … Continue reading KIDS OCEAN DAY: Motivating kids into action in caring for their environment

L’asticot: Ethical and cool kidswear

Keeping our kids comfortable in some of the most aesthetically pleasing threads is all but part of L’asticot’s mission. The Swiss kidswear brand is also concerned about our kids’ future and is seeing to it that not only do our kids look cute and dapper but that mother earth is looking and feeling darn good too. Putting quality that lasts in to their aesthetic of … Continue reading L’asticot: Ethical and cool kidswear

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