It’s early, but a monthly subscription box toy-sharing service that delivers environmentally conscious, sustainably manufactured kids toys that promote education and development at every stage is definitely a contender for the “Most 2016 Thing In Parenting Of 2016.” Additionally, Green Piñata Toys might actually help parents of kids between the ages of 6 months and 5 years who need a more affordable toy storage option than building an addition off of the garage.
Green Piñata is a partnership of parents, educators, child development specialists, eco-conscious toy manufacturers, and health advocates for both your kid and your planet. Their goal is to deliver kids 100-percent toxin-free toys proven to help them learn and hit developmental goals faster. To make the toys evolve with kids without them becoming baby hoarders, Green Piñata subscription boxes follow a rental model. For $25, you’ll receive up to 5 new toys a month. Return played out playthings at your earliest convenience, and the next new box ships. If Junior refuses to part with that sweet train (Yeah, because sweet trains are sweet), you have the option to purchase it.
All the toys are beautifully designed so as not to throw any salt in your interior design game — they only throw wood and recycled plastic. Every one is individually cleaned, sanitized, dried, and packaged before shipping. Subscribers can also access a professionally designed curriculum to help guide play at specific ages. Just a few more things to think about for your next big “Buy or rent?” scenario.