Toy Insider’s Chief Toy Officer Laurie Schacht joined California Live to show off some great new toys that teach kids about environmental sustainability. For more on the items featured in this segment, check out the product notes below.
Parents can assemble these pop-up playsets in less than five minutes and fold them flat for easy storage. Each set is made with a durable, eco-friendly, StrongFold cardboard material that can hold up to 50 pounds. Available in slides, play cars, kitchens, and more.
PAW Patrol’s Rocky encourages kids to recycle the included materials and turn them into tools, including a brush, a claw, and a hammer. Then, kids can pretend to use their new tools on their rescue missions with Rocky. The truck is equipped with rolling wheels and moving arms to lift the dumpster and empty the materials into the recycler.
With this kit, kids can build a kaleidoscope, fill its drum with colorful trinkets, and explore a sequence of patterns, designs, and colors. The project teaches kids the fundamental STEM concepts.
Kids can explore eco-science with these fun and Earth-friendly projects reusing materials! Studies show that when kids are having fun or making discoveries during an experiment, they are more likely to feel motivated and rewarded while learning. These positive experiences help stimulate the brain to develop various skills. The kit includes more than 15 experiments!
Teaching the concept of culture and how our differences make us unique, kids can dig up gemstones and learn relatable, cultural facts about each country where the gemstones are found. The reusable package turns into a World Culture display box for kids to teach others about how gemstones are used worldwide. This product will be available on Feb. 19.