Brand Spotlight: Green Toys

Brand Spotlight: Green Toys

What’s all the fuss about? 

Green Toys Inc. is a brand that we have been shouting loudly about for as long as we discovered them. Now well established, it’s been amazing to see them bring more and more wonderful toys to market. Loved by children, Green Toys is a brand that understands play and creates space for imagination and free range fun.

With a focus on sustainability, safety, and thoughtful product design this company showcases a commitment to creating toys that not only bring joy to children but also contribute positively to the environment and society. Green Toys Inc have a strong mission and values centred around promoting eco-friendliness and sustainability in the toy industry. The combination of sustainability and playfulness allows children to have fun while also learning about the importance of taking care of our planet.

By creating sustainable children's products, they are not only providing a practical solution for environmentally conscious parents but also educating children about the importance of making eco friendly choices. When children grow up with a mindset that values sustainability, they are more likely to become environmentally responsible adults.

It's important to prioritise the well-being and development of children. As a responsible parent or caregiver, being conscious of the toys and products children interact with is crucial for their safety, education, and enjoyment.

… and because Green Toys focus on exploring and innovating, you can be sure that the products you choose for your kids are not only entertaining but also provide educational value and promote their overall development. Engaging toys and games can enhance cognitive skills, encourage creativity, foster social interaction, and even introduce important concepts like problem-solving or critical thinking.

Additionally, considering the environmental impact of the products you choose is also essential for creating a sustainable future. Opting for eco-friendly toys and materials can help contribute to a healthier planet for future generations.

So what makes this brand so great?

Children's well-being and development is a top priority. The design process reflects a thoughtful approach to creating toys that are not only sustainable but also engaging for children. By starting with iconic toys or traditional play patterns, involving parents in the concept phase, and incorporating sustainable materials, they aim to inspire open play, imagination, creativity, and child development.

Using 100% recycled materials in the products is a step towards reducing waste and minimising the use of virgin resources. By repurposing materials and diverting them from the landfill, these toys are contributing to the circular economy and reducing the environmental impact of manufacturing products.

One of the key aspects of the eco-friendly manufacturing process is the use of 100% post-consumer recycled plastic. Using recycled materials not only diverts waste from landfills but also contributes to reducing the carbon footprint and potentially harmful greenhouse gas emissions. Using recycled milk jugs and other types of recycled plastic Green Toys go on to create non-toxic and food-safe toys. By surpassing US and international standards for substances like BPA and Phthalates and conforming to various safety regulations, it give you peace of mind when purchasing your toys.

The process of collecting, cleaning, shredding, and reprocessing the plastic into raw material is also an essential step in process. Ensuring that the plastic is thoroughly cleaned and processed to meet safety standards. 

Using food-safe, mineral-based colouring further enhances the safety aspect of the toys. Taking extra measures to create not only environmentally friendly toys but also ones that are safe for kids to enjoy.

Manufacturing their products in the US is another positive aspect, it allows for better oversight and adherence to safety standards, ensuring that your products are unquestionably safe for children to use. This commitment to local production means Green Toys can maintain a tight supply chain, ensuring that they utilise locally sourced materials and adhere to a stringent quality control process. An approach that  guarantees authentic, American-made goods of the highest quality for customers. 

Meaningful packaging

The use of packaging materials, such as recyclable cardboard and soy inks, further reinforces a commitment to sustainability. Avoiding additives like blister packs and cellophane wrappers helps minimise waste and environmental impact. In fact they’ve done so well they have received recognition for their sustainable packaging efforts through the Greener Packaging Award. 

Here's a look at some their best toys, in our opinion.


Green Toys Orange Wagon

A wonderful toy wagon for children! Its chunky wheels and low-set bed make it ideal for little ones to transport their favourite items. The versatility to be used both indoors and outdoors allows for imaginative play in various settings. The sturdy 100% cotton rope handle ensures that children can easily pull the wagon along, and its ability to tuck inside for storage adds convenience and safety.

One of the best features of this toy wagon is that it doesn't require screws, batteries, or glue, making it hassle-free and ready for play right out of the box.

The smooth and soft edges prioritise safety, reducing the risk of accidents during playtime. 


Green Toys Submarine

Designed for play in a bathtub or similar water environments. This particular watercraft has several features that enhance its functionality and play value:

1. Submerging Capability:

The watercraft is designed to be submerged underwater, allowing children to explore the terrain at the bottom of the tub. This feature adds an element of underwater adventure and encourages imaginative play.

2. Spinning Rear Propeller:

The watercraft is equipped with a spinning rear propeller, which adds movement and realism to the play experience. Children can maneuvre the watercraft through the water by spinning the propeller, enhancing their motor skills and coordination.

3. Flat Bottom:

The watercraft has a flat bottom, providing added stability in the water. This ensures that the watercraft remains steady during play, making it easier for children to navigate and control.

4. Classic Handle and Wide-Mouth Opening:

The watercraft features a handle and a wide-mouth opening combination. The handle allows for easy gripping and maneuvring, while the wide-mouth opening enables scoop-and-pour fun. Children can scoop water into the watercraft and pour it out, adding an interactive element to their playtime.


Green Toys Watering Can

A  toy that offers both educational and recreational benefits. With its design and features, it is well-suited for garden play as well as beach adventures. Here are some key points about this classic set:

1. Encourages Environmental Awareness:

The Green Toys Watering Can aims to instill a sense of responsibility and care for the environment in children. By involving them in gardening activities, it promotes an understanding of the importance of taking care of the world around them.

2. User-Friendly Design:

The watering can features an easy-to-pour spout, allowing young gardeners to water plants with ease. This design minimises frustration and empowers children to participate actively in gardening tasks.

3. Portable and Convenient:

With its cotton rope carrying handle, the watering can is easily transportable. Kids can carry it effortlessly, making it suitable for outdoor activities like trips to the beach or park.

4. Promotes Family Bonding:

The Green Toys Watering Can encourages quality time spent together outside. Children can actively participate in gardening alongside grownups, fostering a sense of togetherness and cooperation.

5. Versatile Play Options:

While primarily designed for gardening, this toy also offers playful opportunities in the bathtub. Kids can enjoy using the watering can during bath time, creating a fun and engaging experience.

The Green Toys Watering Can is a versatile and engaging toy that combines learning, outdoor play, and environmental awareness. It provides children with an opportunity to develop essential skills while enjoying their time outdoors or in the bath.


Green Toys Scooper

For young children who enjoy imaginative play and construction-themed activities. With its moveable front loader, it allows kids to scoop, mix, and dump various materials, stimulating their creativity and motor skills.

The included bulldog construction worker figure adds an extra layer of fun and storytelling possibilities. Kids can create scenarios and adventures as they engage in imaginative play with the truck and figure. Whether it's digging and moving sand in a sandbox, transporting objects around the playroom, or even exploring the garden, the Scooper Truck is versatile and can be enjoyed in various settings.

Additionally, the chunky design of the truck and its easy-to-grasp features make it ideal for little hands, promoting dexterity and hand-eye coordination. The truck is lightweight and portable, allowing children to take it wherever their imagination leads them.


Green Toys Shape Sorter Truck

This eco-friendly Shape Sorter Truck is a brilliant toy for children to learn about shapes and colours while also promoting eco-consciousness. It combines the fun of a truck with a shape sorting activity, making it both entertaining and educational.

The Shape Sorter Truck typically consists of a durable and sturdy truck made from recycled plastic,.. The truck is designed in vibrant colours, catching the attention of young children and making the sorting process more engaging.

The toy includes several colourful shapes that children can fit into corresponding slots on the truck. By manipulating and fitting the shapes into the correct slots, children can develop their fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination.

Additionally, they learn about different shapes and colours as they identify and match them with the corresponding slots. A fun and interactive way for children to learn about shapes, colours,

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