Art, the very word spells a world of colors in our mind. The picture becomes even more complete when children are associated with it. Colors give a new dimension to your kids dreams and also help in unleashing the real talent in them. Thus, keeping in line with their requirements we bring you an array of beautiful, colorful, eco-friendly and enticing aids which will definitely color their worlds even better and take the tension off your shoulders as to how to please them. In this article, we will see 10 ‘Green’ supplies for the budding artists.
1. Non-Toxic crayon stones for your little artist
Manufacturer: Asian Products
Crayon with a look of stone is a treat for your eyes and hands. Its proper ‘tripod’ grip serves well for both kids and those with special needs. It is safe as it is made of soy wax (a renewable source grown in U.S.) and colored with non- toxic mineral powder. These stones leave your kids playing for hours together without any tension for parents.
Price: $8.00 (Set of 16 crayons)
2. Clementine Art- all natural Eco-friendly art supplies
Manufacturer: Fine Art Store company
Clementine Art has come up with rocket-shaped, natural soy crayons.The collection includes six natural products like washable paints, water based markers, soy crayons, soy crayon rocks, scented modeling dough and washable glue, all non-toxic and environment- friendly. These crayons come in 2 shapes and bright colors. Modeling dough is scented with strawberry, lime and lemon flavors and is crumble-free. The quick- drying markers have plant and mineral pigment and the washable paints are colored with Mayan mineral earth pigment. The washable glue is user-friendly on paper, wood and fabric.
3. Crayon Rings
Manufacturer: Timothy Liles
This one is a breath-taking innovation. These colorful rings made out of non-toxic material can be worn on fingers. No issues of breakage. You just need to wear them and color the world the way you want.
4. P’kolino Playful art set
Manufacturer: Jovi, Europe
This art set comes in a set consisting of 12 colorful markers,12 triangular crayons and 16 hexagon colored pencils.
a. Colorful Markers: Made by Jovi, Europe, these markers have low odor, are non-toxic and use food dye inks. The markers come with depression-resistant tips which help in the smooth flow of colors on paper.
b. Triangular Crayons: A product by Jovi, Europe, is a hit due to its shape that helps in getting a better grip.
c. Hexagonal Coloured Pencils: Made by Jovi, Europe, these pencils have 100% color and no wood. It colours the paper and not the hands.
5. Paper Roll for Easel
Manufacturer: Melissa & Doug
This superior sized paper 18 inches wide and 75 ft long roll lightens your weight of changing paper rolls for your young artist, every now and then. It is easy to use for Art Easel, Play table or Wall Easel.
6. Britto Finger Paints
Another super product by Jovi, Europe, these are non- toxic and water- based washable paints that can help your tiny-tot to paint his world the way he wants. It comes in 5 different colours in re-sealable containers with each containing 35 ml of paint.
Price: $ 8.99
7. Eco- Friendly art smocks
Manufacturer: 3 Sprouts
A sort of apron, this product will be loved by both you and your kids. You would love it as it would keep your tots clean and tidy inspite of all the mess with their color and craft. They will be happy to adorn it as they won’t have to run around to find their tools as the pocket in front can be used for the same. It is made from recycled nylon and Eco-spun felt from water bottle. Velcros helps to keep it in place. It is available in 3 different colors.
8. Faber Castell art grip aquarelle pencils
Manufacturer: Faber Castle
This set of 12 aquarelle pencils come in a triangular barrel having a soft grip zone. The color used is acid-free and has 3.3 mm lead which sharpens easily with all standard sharpeners( though they are pre- sharpened). These permanent colors are packed into a portable tin, ideal for sketching both indoors and outdoors.
Price: $ 13.64
9. Eco- Kids natural plant dye modeling dough made in USA
Eco- kids has come up with art supplies using non-toxic, natural ingredients with environment friendly packaging. The dough is made with natural and organic fruit, plant and vegetable extracts from beet, purple sweet potato, blueberries, annatto seeds, spinach, red cabbage, carrots, paprika, salt, flour, cream of tartar, rosemary oil, vitamin E oil, soyabean oil, coconut oil, potassium sorbate and citric acid. It is available in 5 different colors of 4 oz each.
10. Bookmaking Kit
Bookmaking kit is a stitching and craft making book sewn into one. Here one can sew handmade paper and decorate it with beads, threads and make them into 4 small signature books which can be used as journals, story writing books, scrap books etc. These eco- friendly kits are made of 100% PCW recycled handmade paper, beads, needles and craft thread while the box can be turned into a frame after use. Its unique feature is that no 2 kits are the same. They come with a variety in assortment of materials, colors and patterns.