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Light Switch Ghost is Happy When Kids Save Energy, Angry When They Don’t

Light Switch Ghost is Happy When Kids Save Energy, Angry When They Don’t

When it comes to teaching kids to conserve energy, positive reinforcement is the name of the game. Combine that with a cute and fun toy, and you really can't go wrong. Case in point: Tio, an educational

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NYC: The Great Green Playdate at Kidville

NYC: The Great Green Playdate at Kidville

The Great Green Playdate for a Cause is eco-play company Unplugged on a Rug's traveling playdate that caters to families with young children from 0-5 years. Inhabitots editors Jill Fehrenbacher and

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ANDREA Air Filter Purifies Indoor Air with the Help of House Plants

ANDREA Air Filter Purifies Indoor Air with the Help of House Plants

We first reported on the conceptual design of the Bel-Air living air filter back in 2007, and now everyone may breathe a little easier because it came to fruition as the ANDREA Air Filter and went on the

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Great Green Halloween Costumes for Kids!

Great Green Halloween Costumes for Kids!

For little ones, no other night of the year can quite match the fun and energy that comes with Halloween! And if you're interested in teaching your tots to grow up greener, this magical holiday is the

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Top 5 Green Halloween Treats and Tips

Top 5 Green Halloween Treats and Tips

Halloween is almost here, and if you're a little spooked about going green with your little one this All Hallow's Eve, we want to show you that there is nothing to be frightened of! From green kids crafts

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Inhabit’s Mid-Century Modern Pillows and Wall Art

Inhabit’s Mid-Century Modern Pillows and Wall Art

The eco chic Eames Modern Rocker is the quintessential rocking chair for green, design-savvy parents -- and when we came across Inhabit's Modern Chair collection of pillows and wall art featuring vibrant

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Oeuf’s Adorable Animal Hats Show us ‘Where the Wild Things Are’

Oeuf’s Adorable Animal Hats Show us ‘Where the Wild Things Are’

We've been in love with eco kids outfitter Oeuf for many years now, and they've just unveiled their cutest morsel yet: an adorable collection of baby animal hats and booties that let your tot discover his

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KOZ Architects’ Colorful, Green Sports & Leisure Center in Saint-Cloud

KOZ Architects’ Colorful, Green Sports & Leisure Center in Saint-Cloud

KOZ Architects' Sports & Leisure Center is a rainbow colored wonderland for kids in Saint-Cloud, France. Designed for festive celebrations and entertainment and featuring the 'coolest' indoor climbing

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Modern Cabana’s ‘KIDDO Cabana’ Prefab Playhouse

Modern Cabana’s ‘KIDDO Cabana’ Prefab Playhouse

Fans of prefab design can now pass their affinity on to their children via Modern Cabana's newest addition to their collection of modern living spaces -- the KIDDO Cabana. Dubbed the "ultimate

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Birdhouse Lamp by Inke Heiland made from Salvaged French Oak

Birdhouse Lamp by Inke Heiland made from Salvaged French Oak

Designed to cast a sweet glow and add a touch of outdoor ambience, we think Inke Heiland's Birdhouse Lamp is a joyful embellishment that would add natural flair to any room of the house. Handmade from

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Artist Amelia Santiago’s Wool Felt ‘Pet Portrait’ Sculptures

Artist Amelia Santiago’s Wool Felt ‘Pet Portrait’ Sculptures

Since cloning your pet goes against Mother Nature, do the next best thing and have artist Amelia Santiago create a three-dimensional 'Pet Portrait' sculpture as an homage to your best furry friend.

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Manuel Villa’s Habitable Polyhedron – A Family Garden Retreat

Manuel Villa’s Habitable Polyhedron – A Family Garden Retreat

We've seen our fair share of backyard retreats, but Manuel Villa's Habitable Polyhedron shapes up to be one of the most unique dwellings we've come across. Designed as an escape for young families:

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‘Adoptabot’ Upcycled Robots Await Adoption into Green Homes

‘Adoptabot’ Upcycled Robots Await Adoption into Green Homes

In the case of designer Brian Marshall, playing with toys all day really can culminate in a career. Inspired by a childhood spent building with Legos and Lincoln Logs, Marshall's imagination unearthed the

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Steven Guarnaccia’s Modern Fairytales for Design Savvy Families

Steven Guarnaccia’s Modern Fairytales for Design Savvy Families

Pass on your penchant for design and architecture to your kids in a language they'll understand -- via the re-telling of classic fairytales by illustrator Steven Guarnaccia, who gives a stylish update to

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‘Baby in Table’ Furniture Design Evolves as Children Grow

‘Baby in Table’ Furniture Design Evolves as Children Grow

Parents are all too aware of the revolving door of quickly outgrown furniture that goes hand in hand with raising a child. Incessantly purchasing furniture is taxing on both the environment and the

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Pizzly Bears on Melting Ice Rocking Chair

Pizzly Bears on Melting Ice Rocking Chair

There was a lot of commotion several years back when an unlikely romance unfolded between polar bears and grizzly bears when the melting ice caps caused the habitats of these unexpected lovers to overlap.

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Bamboo Soil Clock Powered by DIRT!

Bamboo Soil Clock Powered by DIRT!

Nothing gets kids up in the morning like the thought of going to school - not! If your youngsters are anything like others around the world, they need something interesting to get them out of bed, and

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Rewritable Chalkboard Lamps by John Beck

Rewritable Chalkboard Lamps by John Beck

Today is the first day back to school for kids all over the country, and now you can get in the back-to-school mood with a rewritable 'chalkboard' lamp. With John Beck's ingenious lighting solution, all

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Ginormous Handknit Pink Bunny in the Alps

Ginormous Handknit Pink Bunny in the Alps

Nothing can put a smile on your face quite like a ginormous pink bunny welcoming you with open arms. Up until now, we thought that such a delight existed only in our imaginations, but then we received

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Petting Farm Nominated for 2009 World Architecture Award

Petting Farm Nominated for 2009 World Architecture Award

70F Architecture's Sheep Stable/Petting Farm is nominated for a 2009 World Architecture Award. The building's open facade allows for wind to continuously ventilate the entire farm, and its shutters open

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WIN A FREE CHALKBOARD TEE FOR YOUR KID!

WIN A FREE CHALKBOARD TEE FOR YOUR KID!

These rewritable Chalkboard Tees are better than an apple a day. They're a message a day - written right on your kid's t-shirt! We're giving one away to a lucky winner to send their child back to school

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Vinyl-Free, Reusable Fabric Wall Stickers by Mae

Vinyl-Free, Reusable Fabric Wall Stickers by Mae

Blank walls are the canvas of every home -- just waiting to be livened up with thoughtful, personalized decor. However, renters aren't always able to paint or wallpaper their walls, and kids' tastes

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Panasonic’s Adorable Evoia Robot Sets New World Record

Panasonic’s Adorable Evoia Robot Sets New World Record

Want to know what Panasonic’s super-cute Evoia robot is up to this time? READ MORE AT INHABITOTS>

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DIY: Photo Puzzle Blocks Uniquely Display Favorite Snapshots

DIY: Photo Puzzle Blocks Uniquely Display Favorite Snapshots

Anyone can frame a photograph; but the design-minded will love these photo puzzle blocks, which offer a creative, interactive way to enjoy a favorite snapshot. By upcycling alphabet blocks and using a few

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GREEN RANT: Having a Baby is NOT Bad for the Earth

GREEN RANT: Having a Baby is NOT Bad for the Earth

Procreating is a basic human instinct and right, but some extreme environmentalists are pioneering efforts such as 'voluntary human extinction' on a global level and undergoing sterilization procedures on

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Happy 1st Birthday Inhabitots!

Happy 1st Birthday Inhabitots!

We are thrilled to announce that our bouncing eco baby blog Inhabitots is turning 1 today! As proud parents, we've seen Tots grow and blossom into a wonderful young site in its own right and we are ever

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Outdoor Retreat Upcycled from Old Windows

Outdoor Retreat Upcycled from Old Windows

If you'll be replacing the windows in your home to increase indoor energy efficiency anytime soon, get ready to simultaneously up the ante on your outdoor aesthetics. This quaint backyard retreat made

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iSpy Gameboy Bags Chock Full of Old School Video Game Charms

iSpy Gameboy Bags Chock Full of Old School Video Game Charms

Before we had Nintendo Wii and DS, there was a little thing we liked to play called Gameboy. How could we ever forget the graphic, superflat iconography of Super Mario Brothers, The Legend of Zelda,

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ENTER TO WIN an Ecozoo Backpack for Your Green Tot!

ENTER TO WIN an Ecozoo Backpack for Your Green Tot!

Send your child back to school in sustainable style with an Ecozoo backpack! Inhabitots is giving away an Ecozoo backpack to one lucky reader. The winner may choose one of four lovable creatures that

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Oeuf Debuts Stylish, Affordable Eco-Friendly Kids Furniture Collection

Oeuf Debuts Stylish, Affordable Eco-Friendly Kids Furniture Collection

Did you know that most babies are born in August? Perhaps this is why Oeuf is rolling out their greenest, most affordable line of baby furniture to date next month -- the Robin Collection. The

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