Babies are born in love with the natural world, and we want to keep that growing. So we’ve collected an assortment of gift items, for kids of all ages, to keep that love flowering as they explore and learn on a continuous adventure, which helps to maintain a youthful spirit!
Look at the world beyond the limits of your eyes with these 4x Magnification binoculars that are lightweight and designed for small hands. The attached neck strap keeps the binoculars handy and can be stored in the handy carrying case when not in use.
There’s so much adventure and wonderment for young eyes, and it can take place with these wonderful items: Color Pencils, Dinosaur Plant, Big View Bug Jar, and a Picasso Puzzle.
In Jen Mabbett’s unexpected journey into designing children’s goods, inspired by her own children, she has found delight. The name of her Boulder home-enterprise, ‘Let’s Go for a Ride’ alludes to the adventurous journey of raising children.
Jen makes thoughtfully designed and well crafted products that young children will treasure and bond with, and she chooses her materials with careful attention to durability and safety. Her certified non-toxic Tag-Along Chalk Mats will nurture creativity while traveling or at home. Nap Time Lovey Koala Blankets for babies & tots are irresistible, soft, non-toxic and washable. Huggable, lovable Turtle Pillows are fun and whimsical, made with organic and untreated fabrics.
This small, high quality 10x power magnifier is great for you and your children to get a closer look at what’s bugging your plants, taking out splinters, or helping to identify flowers.
Scary? Maybe. Cool? Definitely. Author Pat Stadille used to be terribly afraid of these eight-legged daddies, until he started learning more about them. Now spiders are his best friends! As a nature enthusiast, we have a feeling you’re going to feel the same way, once you hear about their silky skills, hunting habits, and generally shy and gentle nature. Learn about jumpers, wolf spiders, tarantulas, and, of course, the black widow!
Spiders in Your Neighborhood features detailed drawings and photos of the critters you’ll find, and sections on types of webs, how and where to discover spiders, spider anatomy, common relatives… even a spidey quiz to test your creepy crawly knowledge. So, grab a flashlight and your sleuthing kit and join Pat ”Spiderman” Stadille on a journey around your backyard that will leave you spinning with excitement. This small book is suitable for any age.
It’s a toy for kids of all ages. It’s a tool for scientists and educators. It’s a medium for artists. It’s the winner of 22 awards and counting. And it’s a unique LOCAL product, the brainchild of our innovative friend and neighbor Paul Hildebrandt, also a founder of Eco-Cycle.
Inspired by the ground-breaking, visionary work of Steve Baer and Clark Richert, who developed the underlying geometry, Paul began producing Zometool kits in 1992. We’re offering the basic kits in 3 sizes, plus the popular Bubble-Maker kit, which delights young children.