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9 Gifts for Kids that Give Back to the World

9 Gifts for Kids that Give Back to the World

Liz Biscevic

Art by Eli Miller

Art by Eli Miller

It’s hard to keep perspective when it comes to showering the children in your life with presents during the holidays. After all, who doesn’t want to give the coolest, cutest, funnest, bestest gifts to their favorite kiddos? Well, we’ve got those. But they’re also good for the mind and the world, too.

Photo by Bixbee

Photo by Bixbee

Animal Backpack

Pint-sized and totally adorable, this backpack is spacious enough to hold all of your child’s necessities. Plus, with each backpack you purchase, Bixbee donates a bag with school supplies to a child in need around the world.

Photo by Growing Tree Toys

Photo by Growing Tree Toys

EzyRoller Ride On Toy

The EzyRoller is a mix between a bike and a scooter and allows your kiddo to burn off energy by using their feet to steer and scoot around your home or yard.

Photo by Green Kid Crafts

Photo by Green Kid Crafts

Craft Subscription Box from Green Kid Crafts

This eco-friendly subscription box delivers craft and science kits that inspire confidence and creativity while engaging children with the world. Bonus: they offer sibling subscriptions for a few dollars more.

Photo by Fat Brain Toys

Photo by Fat Brain Toys

Solar-Powered Robot

Give the littlest engineer in your life this kit for constructing more than a dozen different solar-powered robots. Best part? Because of the bots’ alternative energy source, no batteries required!

Toy Rental Subscription from Pley

Pley lets you choose from more than 500 educational toys from top manufacturers, so your child will receive a “new” toy every month. And when your little darling forgets all about the latest, greatest toy, just send it back.

Photo by The Ultimate Green Store

Photo by The Ultimate Green Store

Bean bag chair

As far as kids are concerned, bean bag chairs will never go out of style. But the coolest part is that this extra-puffy chair is filled with reclaimed foam from the furniture industry, which prevents it from ending up in landfills. 

Photo by National Geographic

Photo by National Geographic

National Geographic Kids Subscription

Even though they’re digital natives, kids love mail, and they’ll really love learning more about animals and the world through a magazine written just for them.

Photo by Cuddle + Kind

Photo by Cuddle + Kind

Cuddle + Kind Doll

These super cute and cuddly dolls are ethically handcrafted in Peru. For every doll sold, the company provides 10 nutritious meals to children through partnerships with the World Food Program and Children’s Hunger Fund. And did we mention these dolls are super cute?  

Photo by Magic Cabin

Photo by Magic Cabin

Forest Friends Teepee

Who needs a pillow fort when you have a real four-pole teepee to snuggle in? The teepee features a woodsy pattern that will make young imaginations run wild.

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