We love playtime. We just don’tlove the idea of giving unnatural, toxic products to our little ones. Nowadays, it seems as though plastic toys are dominating the shelves of retail stores. While it may be nearly impossible to completely avoid plastic products, it is important to make sure that the plastic we use is toxic-free.
Several studies have linked exposure to plastic toxins,Bisphenol A (BPA) andPhthalates, commonly found in plastic household items, to permanent deviations from children’s normal development. Some of the changes include a predisposition to cancer, early onset puberty in girls, reproductive failure and attention deficit and hyperactivity disorders, to name a few. It is important to note that children are vulnerable to these developmental outcomes due to their decreased ability to process chemicals and increased consumption of environmental toxins.
Here at 12|12, we strive to surround our families and others with the best, natural & organic products where ever we can. With that in mind, we want to share our 12 favorite natural toys that you can feel comfortable giving to your child. Safe for our planet. Safe for our children.
We’d love to hear from you. Let us know of your favorite natural toys in the comments below.
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|Size||Height (inches)||Weight (lb)|
|Newborn||Up to 18||5 - 8|
|0-3 Months||18 - 23||8 - 12|
|3-6 Months||23 - 26||12 - 16.5|
|6-12 Months||26 - 29||16.5 - 23|
|12-18 Months||29 - 31||23 - 27|
|18-24 Months||31 - 33||27 - 30|
|2T||33 - 35||30 - 33|
|3T||35 - 38||33 - 36|
|4T||38 - 41||36 - 39|
|5||41 - 44||40 - 44|
|6||44 - 47||44 - 49|