Category: Materials

Promoting ethical children's clothes and toys - Tender Leaf Toys – wooden, plastic-free, educational toys

How wooden toys are better and safer for your little ones

“Wood does not wound or break down; it does not shatter, it wears out, it can last a long time.” – Roland Barthes  Classic wooden toys include puzzles and building blocks that children can stack and balance, and can help children with development. But why are wooden toys so much better?  Safer: wooden toys include… continue reading

Promoting ethical children's clothes and toys - eco friendly sustainable organic cotton

Why organic cotton is the perfect material for your children’s clothes

We all know about organic food – food that’s produced without the use of pesticides or chemicals. Even if we don’t know the definition, whenever the word “organic” is used, we tend to think “better” or “healthier”. Cotton versus organic cotton should be no different. Here’s a few of the reasons why organic cotton is… continue reading