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12 Eco Friendly Gifts for 5 Year Old Girls

There are lots of eco friendly toys and gifts that 5 year old girls will love. Find below toys and gifts made from recycled materials as well as seed kits for kids as well as books with eco friendly ideas.

Craft-tastic Cardboard Sculpture Kit

This Craft-tastic cardboard sculpture kit looks like super fun and will be easy to recycle or decompose after use.

The sculputures can be build quite high and are really fun to put together. What will you make and how high can you go?


Green Toys Skipping Rope

5 is a great age for kids to learn how to skip. The Green Toys skipping rope is made out of made with 100% recycled plastic (saving them from going to landfill) and rope with US 100% cotton.

The rope is adjustable. It’s fab exercise and great for hand and eye co-ordination too.

Sunflower Seeds Kit

Planting seeds is a fun activity for 5 year olds. This sunflower seed kit gives you everything you need to grow your own.

Pop Out and Build Fairies Playset

Petit Collage makes some fab games, puzzles and playsets which are all made out of recycled materials.

This Pop out and build fairy playset is made out of recycled materials and is a fab craft idea for a rainy afternoon that they should be able to complete on their own.

The Fairy Tale Spinner Game

This fairy tale spinner game is made out of 90% of recycled materials. It is also winner of the Oppenheim Best Toy award. 

Players spin to select the elements for their fairy tale. When they have collected a scene, a hero, a magical helper, a rival, a magical object, transportation, and a treasure, they tell the tale that these elements evoke.

It’s for 2 to 4 players

Jigsaw Puzzles

Petit Collage makes puzzles of lots of different sizes for kids of all ages.

This is a 60 piece puzzle which is also made of recycled cardboard. The space puzzle is featured above but there are lots of different themes including a royal castle and an owl family.

Eco Friendly Backpack

Many 5 year olds are at school and a backpack makes a very useful gift so they can take all their stuff to and from the classroom.

There are some very cute backpacks made from recycled materials including this animal themed backpack and a more girly backpack with an butterfly theme. 

The backpack is a wipeable 100% cotton canvas exterior is coated with a protective, solvent-free biodegradable laminate made from natural polymers.

Bath Bombs

Bathbombs are almost always a favorite with kids. If they are made out of the right ingredients and have the right biodegradable packaging, they can also make a nice eco friendly gift.

Lush is always a great place to check out for bath bombs as they often have themed bath bombs for kids and Lush shops will be happy for you to take your own packaging to take it home in.

These bath bombs are made out of natural ingredients. They fizz with colors, will not stain your tub!

Recycled Cardboard Marble Maze

This is a recycled cardboard marble maze. 

It’s super fun for young kids to play with and very environmentally friendly. It’s made out of 100% recycled cardboard, paper and marbles. Older kids may be able to assemble it themselves. 5 year olds may need some help but it’s a fab project for parents and kids to do together and they can have lots of fun playing with it too.

Plus when finised with, it’s easily recycled or decomposed.

Box!: Castles, Kitchens, And Other Cardboard Creations For Kids

Box!: Castles, Kitchens, And Other Cardboard Creations For Kids is jam packed full of really fun projects to make out of cardboard boxes so you can have your recycling fun at home.

Some ideas include a herb garden, balloon tennis, toy theater, mini golf, basketball hoop, dolls house and lots more!

Easy Playhouse Castle

This castle is made out of recycled cardboard. It makes a fab craft activity for 5 year olds. As once it’s been constructed they can have fun putting their own design on it.

It can be painted, drawn on or decorated in stickers.

Afterwards kids can enjoying playing in the castle too. There is also other options to buy a fairytale castle, playhouse, clubhouse and / or cottage.

Mom and Me Cookbook

One of the best things we can do for the environment is to cook from scratch. This will lead to less packaging and if we do it right less food waste. It’s never too young to start. And kids love cooking and baking too. This cookbook is a great gift to help kids get started with the skill they need to learn for cooking.

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