Do you have a young artist in your life who would love some sustainable art supplies? Check out the list of sustainable gift ideas for kids who love painting, drawing, and more. Maybe one of these eco-friendly kids’ gifts will be their new favorite tool to express their creativity.
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Pottery With A Purpose
These DIY pottery kits are made with a variety of sustainable materials and low-waste packaging. The owner prioritizes including a few high-quality tools from local small businesses instead of lots of cheap tools that will end up in landfills. They have lots of kits from which to choose, many of which do not require a kiln so you can do them right at home.
Sustainable Development Goals Coloring Poster
Print out this fun handmade coloring poster that takes your young learners through the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Want to know the best part about this poster? It’s free!
You can download the file to print it at home or use that file to print a large version at an office supply store (instructions here). Pair it with a set of sustainable colored pencils and you’re set.
Based on science and soil, these soil-based paints use the natural elements of soil to create vibrant paints in colors across the spectrum. They also come in beautiful palettes with low-waste refills available. These are so neat, thoughtful, and perfect for budding artists who are growing their skills.
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About The Author
Jen Panaro, founder and editor-in-chief of Honestly Modern, is a self-proclaimed composting nerd and an advocate for sustainable living for modern families. In her spare time, she’s a serial library book borrower, a messy gardener, and a mom of two boys who spends a lot of time in hockey rinks and on baseball fields.
You can find more of her work at Raising Global Kidizens, an online space to help parents and caregivers raise the next generation of responsible global citizens.