Adorable, affordable and altruistic, MamaP’s handcrafted toothbrushes are made with compostable bamboo handles, recyclable nylon bristles and nontoxic paint. A portion of sales proceeds go to support worthy causes, from saving the bees to ocean conservation to LGBTQ youth services. The MamaP Equality kids bamboo toothbrush, $7, is available locally at Seattle’s zero-waste grocery store Scoop Marketplace and Danger on Bainbridge Island.
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Kids love nail polish, even if parents don’t love the mess it creates. The Cool Maker Go Glam Nail Stamper (regularly priced at $24.99 on Target.com) is a compact kit that lets your polish-loving kids enjoy the nail art trend while keeping the mess to a minimum. (Ages 8 and older)
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Sometimes coaxing a reluctant toddler into the tub means upping your bath-toy game. Tolo’s classic Funtime Fishing bath toy fishing set ($14, Amazon.com) features a working fishing pole and magnets strong enough to last through hundreds of tub sessions. (Ages 18 months and older)
Bath bombs — molded balls of baking soda, citric acid and essential oils — turn tub time into an effervescent celebration of scent and color. But at $7–$10 a pop, they’re a splurge. A bath-bomb-making kit comes complete with molds, all-natural ingredients and instructions for whipping up custom spheres of fizzy fun at home. Find The Roxy Grace Company DIY Bath Bomb Kit, $19.99, on Etsy.com.