Part of the mission when Green Planet Parties started was to source sustainable, well priced, and fun goodie bag options. What does this mean this time of year for busy parents? A very easy way to purchase wonderful, quality stocking stuffers and gifts for children. Whether it’s a gift swap with little friends or trying to stick to a budget for your own children, Green Planet Parties is the place to shop. A discount code has been created for all Mommy Footprint subscribers to receive 10% off their order! This will expire on December 15th. Simply click on the following URL and shop and the 10% if automatically deducted from your order. There is no special code to input at checkout – just click here:
What are the hot items, perfect for stocking stuffers? Here are our top picks from practical items, nature inspired, favs for girls and favs for boys …things your kid needs, but they’ll actually enjoy receiving!
♦ Stainless steel ‘first’ cup and feeding bowls: ranging from $7.50-$8.50
♦ BILT water bottles available in pink space bear and blue robot designs: $14 each
♦ Jean totes for girls: $12.50 each and perfect to carry a favorite treasure or snack
♦ Zippered coin purse with doggy design: $6
♦ Wonderful books that capture the beauty of nature and promote children getting back to learning about trees and animals. Top picks are:
~ Jasmine The Butterfly Girl priced at $6.00
~ The Gaia Girls priced at $14.50 – great for the 9+ age
~ The Lorax priced at $16.50. This Dr. Suess classic is perfect for ages 3-99….a must read at any age.
♦ Nothing says nature like giving a Tree In A Box. Only $6.00 each – perfect in size & price for a stocking!
♦ Made By Me Wooden Toy kits – sold individually for the stocking or in a box set, both with great price points and a wonderful activity/toy/craft for ages 3-6! Race car or trucks are $4.75 and box sets are $15.00 with 4 wooden vehicles to paint, hammer, glue, and color!
Just for Girls:
♥ Give the girl on your list a magical, personalized tile necklace. Nothing like a new piece of jewelry to make a little girl happy!
♥ New to the GPP site are hair accessories. Ponytail holders with names like ‘Hedgehogs at Play’, ‘Wink! Matryoshka Doll’ or ‘Deer Friend’ you can feel the magic of this product. Only $4.00 each – these belong in every little girls stocking. Also, headbands for ages 2 – adult. These functional and fun headbands come in three fun prints (love the retro ladybugs) and have been sourced locally on Vancouver Island. Price is $5.25 each.
♥ Aprons to get messy in the kitchen or for fun in the craft room. GPP has sourced cute fabric (in Christmas theme too) to keep your little missy clean while ‘helping’. Priced great at $12.50 each.
Just for Boys:
♥ New to the GPP site are Automoblox! Recently described as ‘Playtime Rocks With Automoblox’ in the latest product review by Kindervibe, GPP is stocked with minis C9 Sportcar perfect for a boy’s stocking and the full-size M9 Sportvan comes with hours of fun with it’s interchangeable parts and 8 passengers. Minis price are $9.95 and full-size Automoblox are $38.00.
♥ Endangered animal necklace that comes with the option to customize – all boys love these rugged and tough tiles…nobody is going to call this jewelry! Necklaces are $12.95 each – a very special gift.
♥ Roll up a tough camouflage explorer bag and tie with string and card! Boys now have a way to cart around their favorite possessions…book, water bottle, snack. Great price at $11.00!
With about 4 shopping weeks left until the magic of Christmas morning arrives for our families, take advantage of the 10% discount and purchase some special gifts. Don’t forget to wrap sustainably and add seed wrapping paper (plant and watch flowers bloom) or Santa Sacks to your order. Reuse Santa Sacks every year or enjoy the eco activity of planting seed wrapping paper with your kids after the mayhem of Christmas morning is over.
New & Just in time for Gift Giving:
Save a tree and try GPP’s Santa Sacks. Cotton draw string gift bags in 2 sizes and 4 fabrics that are just for Christmas. Start an earth-friendly tradition this year by reusing these Santa Sacks in your family each year instead of buying and using traditional wrapping paper or gift bags. They also make a wonderful (green) presentation of hostess gifts and gifts for friends! Santa Sacks are $3.00 for small and $4.25 for large.
‘Of the earth’ Seeded Gift Wrap that is not only naturally beautiful looking, but also gives a second gift long after the gift has been opened. Plant this paper in your garden and wild flowers will bloom from the imbedded seeds. How magical is that? Two prints to choose from – 2 ~ 20” x 30” sheets for $8.00.