The chalkboard eggs we found at The Red Thread are super cute for Easter baskets, and we can think of a dozen ways to use them year round. A couple ideas: set them out as place cards while hosting a brunch, or as labels for foods served at a potluck… kids will love writing and drawing on them again and again.

Minor Details connects us with a tutorial on how to make a xylophone out of paper towel rolls. The video clip is in Japanese, but easy to follow visually.

Healthy Child, Healthy World gives us a daily calendar of easy tips for earth month.

LilSugar premieres their new eco section. We’re keen on their green pick of Cafe Press Organic Earth Day Duds for babies and tots.

Droolicious gets a big kick out of this vegan, eco-friendly, Fair Trade soccer ball. Aside from being responsibly made, a portion of its proceeds are donated to children’s charities. Score!