When looking for eco friendly gift ideas for kids, organic and sustainably made clothes are a great option.
As any parents to toddlers will know, if you manage to find the perfect item for a child, they will want to wear it E.V.E.R.Y. day - and you'll have to fight them to get it into the washing machine!
The clothes we have at My Little Green Wardrobe are all beautifully designed and great quality so can be worn again and again. As a mum myself I only stock clothes I would love to dress my own kids in, so they need to be well designed and durable as well as beautiful.
There are so many fun eco friendly clothes out there for kids the only problem is how to choose!
6 Ideas for Ecofriendly Gifts for Kids
Play to their passions...
When giving a child clothes as a gift, you want it to be something that they will get a kick out of. So the best thing to do is play to their passions.
Who doesn’t love dinosaurs? For any dinophile kid out there, clothes with dinosaurs on are an instant win and can make a great ecofriendly gift.
At My Little Green Wardrobe we have a number of great dinosaur themed garments. Thankfully brands have realised that dinosaur love is not gender specific and there are now lots of beautiful dinosaur themed clothes for girls as well as boys.
This cute dress will take little ones on an adventure, back to when dinosaurs roamed the Earth. The gorgeous print is inspired by the epic, seasonal migrations that it is believed many large sauropod dinosaurs embarked on to search for food and water.
This top and matching trousers from Lilly + Sid will fire the imagination of any young explorer and make a perfect ecofriendly gift. Made from super-soft 100% GOTS organic cotton, this top is sustainable, eco-friendly and kind to delicate skins and the environment too.
The navy stripe boys jersey top features a dino friend peeking out to say hello! Find cool blue spike details on the sleeve and a fun appliqué design of our dinosaur friend's face on the shoulder.
The matching organic navy cord trousers also feature an appliqué of the roar-some dinosaur character as well as 3D dino spikes on the leg.
The beauty of these trousers is they can be dressed up for smart occasions or dressed down for everyday wear. They have a soft elasticated waist for a comfortable fit and roll up leg hems to grow with your little ones.
Unicorns seem omnipresent nowadays and that can only be a good thing.
For many, unicorns are a welcome alternative to princess-themed clothes and can symbolise all that is fun and magical about childhood.
At My Little Green Wardrobe we have an array of unicorn-themed clothes that will delight any child.
This twirly Dream Skirt from Frugi has a great unicorn print and has the added bonus of being extra fun for the wearer to twirl around in: win/win.
Crafted from soft organic cotton in a pacific aqua unicorn design, this turquoise skirt has a voile lining and an elasticated waistband with a purple drawcord. Pair with a one of the matching tees - for a truly magical outfit.
And by the way, who says unicorns are just for girls? Why let girls have all the fun when the Frugi Avery Appliqué top - Aqua / Unicorn (pictured above) looks just as awesome on boys as girls?
Keep cosy in this unicorn trimmed cardigan! This fairisle girls cardigan made from organic cotton will be your little girl's favourite item of clothing this season.
Thanks to the magical unicorn design, this button-up little girl's cardigan is sure to be a new favourite to be worn now and passed on to siblings or other family members in the future.
The on-trend Fair Isle style design creates a super cute layer over so many outfits this season, making it perfect ecofriendly gift for the unicorn loving kid in your life.
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What animal-loving child doesn’t want to wear their passion on their sleeve?
Animal-print fabric is simply the cutest and it helps teach children about the world around them along with the importance of conserving and protecting nature and animals.
Help children discover and cherish animals familiar to them - as well as those less familiar - by gifting organic and eco friendly animal print clothing.
Dogs, bunnies and cats are always a hit, but kids also love woodland animals like foxes, hedgehogs and birds, as well as more exotic species like dolphins, penguins and walruses!
Designed with longevity and sustainability in mind, this long sleeve girls dress featuring adorable woodland animals is kind to our environment as well as those who made it.
Made from GOTS organic cotton and printed using azo-free dyestuffs, this dress won't irritate sensitive skin on little ones!
Perfect for endless twirls, gorgeous details include keyhole fastenings for easy dressing, pretty frill tiered gatherings and soft elastication to the wrist.
And if you want matching ecofriendly gifts for younger siblings Lilly + Sid also do a cute tunic as well as dungarees in the same gorgeous animal print fabric up to 24 months.
This crocodile print sweatshirt from Turtledove London will be a hit with any animal-loving snappy dresser.
This organic cotton sweatshirt with a charcoal base and ecru crocodile print makes a super stylish sustainable kids gift.
Great for boys or girls - why not pair with any of My Little Green Wardrobe's leggings and harems for a cool and contemporary look.
When buying eco friendly gifts for toddlers and kids it’s great to get something you know will be really useful. Anything that gets kids playing outside and exploring the world around them is always a hit in my book.
We all know as adults, being in the 'right kit' can really make a world of difference and incentivise participation in activities. You want to look and feel good when you go to the gym - and kids, too, love garments that feel special. Why do you think they love dressing up as superheroes?
Just like a superhero costume, garments that combine fantastic design with aesthetic appeal can confer 'special powers' to enable children to explore the world around them with confidence.
These make especially good gifts for an adventurous child, but also helps build confidence in children who are still developing their skills.
This 'skort' from Ducky Zebra has hidden shorts underneath the skirt; all the better for climbing trees and sliding down slides. It also has two deep pockets; perfect for stones, shells and treasures.
It has an elasticated rib waistband for easy dressing and is made from soft GOTS certified organic cotton jersey and only environmentally friendly AZO free dyes are used.
Is there anything better than getting outside and jumping in puddles?
Enable your adventurer to make the most of the outside whatever the weather with the gift of this excellent puddle suit from Muddy Puddles.
The Muddy Puddles EcoSplash Waterproof Puddlesuit is fleece-lined, breathable and comes in a brand new bold and colourful print that kids will love. Made from 100% recycled polyester from post-consumer plastic bottles, it's an excellent eco friendly choice without compromising on quality.
You’ll find your child still stays dry in the wettest weather thanks to the taped seams. They’ll feel warm and cosy too, thanks to the soft fleece lining - also made from eco fabrics.
5. Statement piece
When giving clothes as a gift for kids its great to go for something a bit special; a statement piece that parents wouldn’t buy them for the everyday.
Rockit Kids is the go-to brand for this with their vibrant and practical designs.
These handmade lightning bolt dungarees will brighten anyone's day. Made from soft and strong organic stretch jersey, these ethically made children's dungarees feature adjustable tie straps and black cuffs at the ankle for a super comfy and snug fit.
Handmade to order in the UK using organic cotton, they are made to last so make an ideal eco friendly kids gift as they are intended to be passed on to siblings and other family members.
What to get the kid who has everything? Accessories! And who could resist these cute animal tights and socks from Lilly + Sid??
These girl's organic cotton stripe tights are full of colour - and with their mouse design they'll be your little one's go-to for keeping legs toasty warm during those colder days.
Cat lovers can keep their little toes toasty warm with these cat-themed organic cotton knee-high socks. Made with the softest organic fabric, which is kind to kids and our planet.
These sustainable made organic cotton tights and socks make a great eco friendly kids gift. They can be the perfect add-on item to complete the look for that animal loving kid.
I hope these ideas have inspired you to find the perfect piece of sustainable kids clothing to give your favourite small person!
There are plenty more cute clothes to be found on the site so please check out our Kids Gift Ideas section for more ideas on gifts for toddlers and children that are kind to the planet.