Hear What They’re Saying About Green Kid Crafts

Founded in 2010 by a mom with a passion for STEAM education, Green Kid Crafts has shipped over 1 million educational packages that inspire kids to exercise creativity, develop a love of discovery, and learn about the world around them. Here are the awards and press coverage received by Green Kid Crafts.

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Recent Awards

NCW Eco-Excellence Award Winner

Academics Choice Brain Toy Award Winner

Parent’s Choice Recommended

PTPA Winner’s Seal of Approval

MACT Excellence Award

MACT Green Award

2012 Most Awesome Subscription Service, Red Tricycle

Green America People & Planet Award

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Current Press Releases

Clif Kid Partners with Green Kid Crafts to Spark Kids’ Imagination and Inspire Environmental Awareness

Green Kids Crafts Wins Top Industry Awards

Green Kid Crafts named in the IAB 250 list powered by Dun & Bradstreet as one of 250 key most important “Direct Brands” to watch in the U.S. economy

Green Kid Crafts Acquires Appleseed Lane

Tips and Tools for Teaching Kids About Earth Day

Green Kid Crafts receives coveted PTPA Award

Green Kid Crafts Fun!

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Academics Choice Brain Toy Award Winner Academics Choice Brain Toy Award Winner “The kids were very excited when opening this box! I like that it had 4 kits in it with one or more project each. The lessons and the facts included are very good so are the online resources and additions.”
The New York Times: “Every month, expect three to four award-winning Creativity and STEM Science Kits (science, technology, engineering and math) designed by experts to build confidence, flex creativity and make kids smarter.”
forbes Forbes: ” offers crafty themed activity boxes for kids ages 3-10 using all eco-friendly materials. The company has a monthly subscription service, as well as one-off boxes you can buy as gifts.”
ap Associated Press: “Arts and crafts are a fun subscription gift for children; each month brings a new box of creative possibilities.”
EMagazine E Magazine (Green Gifts for Guys, Gals and Kids): Discovery Boxes from Green Kid Crafts are imaginative and eco-friendly. With recycled paper and ribbon, natural materials… crafts keep waste to a minimum while promoting artistic tendencies…”
Entrepreneur Entrepreneur (Holiday Gift Guide): Green Kids Crafts is a great alternative to swinging by the local Wal-mart megastore for art supplies. You save yourself an errand, save the planet a wee-bit and keep your kids entertained for a few afternoons.”
Wired GeekMom Wired GeekMom: Of all the subscription boxes I looked at, Green Kid Crafts is the one I’d be most likely to subscribe to myself. I liked the abundance and quality of the materials, the unique crafts, and the educational angle. The art projects were truly original and appealed to the very wide age range I’m working with in this big family.”
Redbook: “Your children will be entertained for hours with the goodies inside this box. These custom crafts are designed for kids ages three to 10 and contain around six different activities, arts, and gifts that are eco-friendly, educational, and fun.”
About.com About.com: “For the number of learning opportunities and the fun each box contains, I would highly recommend the Green Kid Crafts monthly subscription to parents.”
Mothering Magazine:  “We love that Green Kids Crafts was started by a working mom and environmental scientist who knows the value of learning and loving the world around them. Green Kid Crafts STEAM subscriptions allow children to create, discover and explore!”
Inhabitots Logo Inhabitots: “Green Kid Crafts is the perfect solution for all parents who don’t have the time to collect materials and ideas for eco crafts for kids. We love that these green crafts for kids can be recycled and are all non-toxic and safe for the environment.”
CBC News: “The STEAM projects in both of the kids’ boxes got me excited to help out — they are all unique, fuel creativity and inspire STEAM-based learning. They also inspire discovery and excitement about science, technology, engineering and math, and reminded me of some grade-school science projects I worked on as a child. I also loved that the kits came with quality supplies, including real lab tools.”
Grandparents.com: “Send some love every month with Green Kid Crafts’ fun, enriching and earth-friendly kids subscription box! Perfect for a single child or siblings!”
Green America: “Congrats to Green Kid Crafts, our summer 2012 People and Planet Award Winner! Their kids’ subscription box is the perfect sustainable gift for kids.”
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Cool Mom Picks: “I like the variety of projects offered, so that if one craft isn’t all that exciting to a child that month, at least they still have two others that may be more up their alley.”
KC Parent: A Win-Win for Moms: Educational, Fun and Easy on the Wallet and Environment!”
Parenting Magazine: “Green Kid Crafts’ Discovery Box is one of our top toy picks for kids that love to learn this holiday season.”
My Joy and My Delight
My Joy and My Delight: “Green Kid Crafts offers us, as parents, a great way to teach our children about taking care and loving our environment!”
Toddler Approved!
Toddler Approved: “As a mom of two very active kids, I definitely love that this craft subscription for kids provides projects and activities that encourage us to get outdoors, engage with nature, and get moving!”
The Rosy Snail: “We have already gotten so much use out of this box and we’ve only done one of the three projects so far! My little guy loved that his box was just for him. We can’t wait to finish our crafts in a box!”
Itz Linz: “These crafts by mail require minimal adult help and truly foster creativity as kids have the choice of how they will decorate whatever craft they are making.”
ABCs and Garden Peas: “I was a little skeptical of this service at first, mostly because it seems like every day there’s a new kids subscription box. But this one’s different…and it’s brilliant!”
Veggie Grettie: “I see the brilliance in this service! There are so many of us out there that really enjoy doing crafts with our children, but don’t have the time or creativity to prepare them. With Green Kid Crafts monthly service you get three separate crafts each month and you don’t have to shop for supplies.”
tales-mountain Tales of a Mountain Mama:“I am super impressed with Green Kid Crafts. While the boxes are set up to be used by one kid, you can also add on the materials for another kid for just $10 more.  In my opinion, the convenience and time-saving is worth that!”
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Kids Clutter and Chaos: “And at only $19.50 a month, I think this is a steal! What a perfect idea to tell a family member to get for your kids for their Birthdays or Christmas. This is a perfect gift for a child that will get used and last the whole year!”
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Simple City Life: “A great monthly kids subscription box that your kids will love to receive. Not only do kids love receiving packages in the mail, they love creating! I would have loved to have this resource when I was homeschooling Elliott- a great way to have an art class without all “the planning.”
In Her Chucks: “As much as I have loved all of my kids subscription boxes to date, I think Green Kid Crafts might just be my favorite. With Green Kid Crafts, the entire family can engage in eco-friendly, monthly projects that not only help to spark creativity but cultivate a respect and love for the environment. Green crafts for kids = Fun with a purpose. Gotta love that!”
Love2EncourageYou: “The most heart-warming result and benefit of using Green Kid Crafts was to witness my daughter’s reaction of joy, laughter, smiles galore, and serious concentration to do a job well done. My sweet 4 year old daughter literally role-played with the People Puppet kit from the moment we opened the package – before they were even put together!”
NorthJersy.com: “Parents should know the items aren’t just randomly thrown into a box. They have a panel of experts in the fields of child psychology and education, as well as parents and children themselves, to help create the most educational and engaging activities.”
Playdate Crashers: “Your kids will learn something when they make their Green Kid Crafts!  After we did our Rainbow Centipede kit, Miles could tell me about centipedes and their many legs!”
Kids Activities Blog: “If you are looking for a gift for a child – these kits are perfect!  Green Kid Crafts is a company that is mom-made and mom-run, and you can tell! They understand kids and are spot-on with instructions.”
Macaroni Kid: “The first thing we immediately noticed was that the packaging didn’t have that awful “toxic” smell from the plastics when you open so many of these other craft kits or toys for kids. So Green Kid Crafts received two thumbs up from us right off the bat!”
Simply Stacie
Simply Stacie: “We are an eco-conscious family and I am teaching my children from an early age about the value of being eco-friendly so I especially appreciate that Green Kids Crafts use natural, sustainable materials and even the box that it arrives in is 100% recyclable.”
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The Kids Did It: “I’m really not sure what I expected. Probably not for this product to be as awesome as it is! Really. I’m not kidding!”
Eco-Babyz: “This monthly subscription service saves you time and ‘forces’ you to spend some time crafting with your kids by delivering eco-friendly crafts to your door. It’s a fabulous idea, and as I often say – “Why didn’t I think of that?”
Mom Always Finds Out: “Green Kid Crafts is a great way for parents and kids to enjoy eco-friendly arts and crafts projects together. This subscription box is the perfect thing to pull out to get your child’s creative juices flowing.”
Anchorage Daily News: “Green Kid Crafts, a mom-owned, earth-friendly kids craft subscription service, will partner with Hope Community Resources, a non-profit organization providing community support to people who experience disabilities, to employ a local team to package their monthly craft activity kits.”
everything-abuzz Everything’s Abuzz: “My children were immediately drawn to the Green Kid Crafts’ box we received as they spotted a Pirate themed craft as one of the 3 crafts. I was drawn to it because as the name suggests, Green Kid Crafts uses recycled materials as the base of each and every craft.”
Chic Vegan: “When I first opened the box I thought we would blow through all of the crafts in an hour or so, but as it turns out, we didn’t.  We had so much fun rolling with the pirate theme and ended-up working on it for a few hours…long enough that I was able to put away the other crafts to use on the next two weekends.”
green-upgrader Green Upgrader: “Green Kid Crafts is super open to talking about sourcing and improving the materials.The company and the boxes are a constant work in progress as they try to balance demand with sourcing the more eco-friendly materials she can.”
Life with 2 Boys: “Green Kid Crafts activity kits are the perfect way to encourage kids to be creative and use their imagination!”
Our Good Brands Our Good Brands “Green Kid Crafts has been included in a worldwide Ethical Brand Directory recently launched by Our Good Brands. The directory allows consumers to search for ethical, social-conscious, and eco-friendly companies by category, including apparel, technology, hygiene and more. Green Kid Crafts is featured in the Toys & Games category.”
The Eco Hub The Eco Hub “Green Kid Crafts offers eco-friendly projects designed by expert educators. Designed to entertain and nurture creativity, the STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics) products they offer teach children about the planet around them.”