EcoKids

Review of fruit and vegetable teethers

by EcoStreet March 19, 2011 EcoKids

    Message to mummies! If you are looking for fantastic teethers I would like to share with you some of the best I have found. We are delighted to be stocking the vegetable and fruit collection from Under the Nile they are just so cool. The green bean is a firm favourite because it’s […]

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EcoDIY: Toddler pallet bed

by EcoStreet July 12, 2010 EcoDIY

I used to sleep on a pallet bed when I found myself a young single mom living in London on a small income and in need of a bed. For a few pounds and some help from a friend with a van, I got 12 old pallets home for a double-sized bed for me and […]

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Go Green Month at Sew Much Ado

by EcoStreet March 19, 2010 EcoDIY

It’s Go Green Month at Sew Much Ado, and there are some great tutorials there for green creativity. Refashioned Tutorial: Toddler Ruffle Skirt – turn an adult t-shirt into a cute toddlers skirt. Jen’s Cloth Diapering and Doubler Tutuorial – make your own reusable nappies. There’s also a composting tutorial if you’ve been thinking about […]

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EcoDIY with kids: a bird’s nest

by EcoStreet March 10, 2010 EcoArt

I like this idea for an Easter egg receptacle. We’re going to be away from home this Easter and staying in a B&B, so this is a good idea for somewhere for the Easter Bunny to leave eggs for the children. It’s messy and a great kids’ craft and it’s made of stuff that is […]

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Rainy Day Kids’ Activity: Sowing winter veg

by EcoStreet June 25, 2009 EcoFood

Piper and I have been sowing seeds for winter vegetables this afternoon. It’s fun to do with children of any age when outside is stormy and wet, and inside is a much nicer prospect. Northern hemisphere folks sow summer veg for a school holiday activity. Learning to grow vegetables is a valuable and important life […]

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EcoDIY: WALL-E the recycled robot

by EcoStreet June 17, 2009 EcoDIY

Give some moms a big pile of recycling and instead of dropping it off at the nearest recycling centre, they come up with an inspired toy for their kids. This cute WALL-E robot is made out of what “Kitten Muffin” (not her real name, surely) found in her recycling bin, although looking at the raw […]

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Wetland clean up at Oude Molen Eco Village this Tuesday

by EcoStreet June 14, 2009 Conservation

CAPE TOWN – Here’s something really worthwhile to do on Tuesday’s public holiday. I’m going because I like to make a contribution to keeping places that I enjoy in good nick, and because I want to teach my children that being a member of a community is a give and take process. Photo credit: Millstone […]

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