It's officially that time of year...we are bringing you all of our festive gifts guides in the weeks leading up to Christmas. Put together by the Frankly team, they are hand crafted for you to shop more ethically and sustainably this Christmas!
This week, to kick things off we are bringing you some of our top ethical gifts for kids. if you're shopping for your little one, or for young adults, we have a range of gifts that will keep the kids entertained whilst still shopping ethically and sustainably!
Christmas is such an important time of year to shop mindfully, keeping sustainability in mind! It can be so easy in these busy times to opt for convenience rather than sustainability - however we have all the tips and tricks in store to keep your Christmas waste to a minimum and get the most out of the festive season this year!
First up, it's these festive friends from Meet The Wedgies! Their incredible and hilarious designs are not only amazing to look at but provide a practical source of entertainment too! Launched in 2015 by a husband and wife team in Sri Lanka, these amazing (& hilarious) door stops are a great alternative gift! We guarantee your teacher won't have a gift like this! Working in partnership with communities in Sri Lanka, Wedgie create stunningly crafted handmade doorstops that mean you can tick that ethical gift box! With a whole host of characters that are great fun Wedgie Door Stops are one of our favorites this year!
Art Star decorations are the perfect way to decorate your home beautifully this Christmas and also keep the kids entertained. All Art Star decorations are easy to assemble and work great as activities to do as a family. With and decorative designs these are the perfect stocking filler. It all began with graphic designer Jo Hill, her innovative approach to Christmas decorations is how art Star was born.
Hand-crocheted in Bangladesh, the production of Pebble's quirky, soft cotton toys has changed the lives of thousands of women to date. When you purchase a Pebble product, you are helping poor women in Bangladesh support their families and keep them together. They offer the perfect naturally sourced and ethical gift for your little ones. All pebble toy designs are carefully hand crafted and uniquely designed with small children and childhood development in mind.
The perfect way to start a new hobby into the new year! All Stitching Me Softly products are great fun for all the family. All 'Stitching Me Softly' products are made from 100% recycled yarn, each product sold crafted with love and care for the planet and you too! This the perfect gift this Christmas - especially for kids. It not only provides them with a new skill but teaches them about being good to the planet and the importance of making and creativity too! All Stitching Me Softly products are available both in store and online via our website!
These ethically made natural rubber baby toys are the perfect gift for those who are teeny tiny! All Tikiri toys (which means ‘teeny tiny’ in the native language of Sinhala) are made in Sri Lanka. By sourcing and producing all their toys locally, Tikiri greatly minimise both their carbon footprint and their impact on the environment.
These are the perfect gift for your little one this festive season! Supporting childhood growth and development, The Little Black & White Book Project are the perfect ethical gift! Childhood growth and development is such a key focal point for any new parent. The Little Black Book Project began with a mission - to inspire the next generation of animal lovers and start all important conversations from an early age. They believe in exposing children to the amazing wildlife our planet has to offer, combining a love for animals with a passion for parenting. The unique nature of these books means that they are all black and white.
We hope this has given you some festive inspiration! We will be continuing our gift ideas next week! All gifts from this week and future gift guide can be purchased both in store and online.