There's now a selection of educational children's gifts and toys, that are green and eco-friendly, as well as fun. Solar powered children's gifts come in kits but also pre-assembled and are great as birthday or Christmas gifts. Here are some of the best solar powered children's gifts and toys we have found all available from the Ethical Superstore.
If you are stuck for an idea for your nearest and dearest this Christmas but want to buy something more satisfying than a pair of Santa socks, then the charity Sightsavers International is giving the chance to impress a loved one no end, and make a miracle happen by assisting somebody in the developing world to see again.
In recent years there has been a trend to give animal gifts such as pigs, llamas, alpaca's, goats, sheep, cows and even worms to the developing world. Others have pioneered animal gifts which enable you to adopt or sponsor an animal such as a monkey, bear, dolphin or donkey.
Tigers are shy and elusive, and maintain a relatively fixed home range. There are just 123 tigers left in Nepal, and so it is vital that as much as possible is done to protect these beautiful creatures. Adopt a Tiger here