Green Baby Gift Basket Ideas
Forgo all the wrapping paper, pastel gift bags and store-bought ribbons that will have to be trashed after the baby shower soiree. Instead, build a gift basket based on something the expectant parents will actually use! Here are some of our favs:
Get the new parents ready for diaper duty by presenting a diaper pail filled with diapering necessities! Pick up a large diaper pail (with a lid) at a local purveyor of baby things (think big box, or better yet perhaps you have a locally-owned business you can support).
Fill the pail with anything that relates to diapering. Our suggestions:
When you present a Re-Run Diaper Bag (made of recycled soda bottles), youíll not only have the coolest gift bag, youíll also be giving the best gift at the shower (and who doesnít want that kind of recognition?).
As if the diaper bag wasnít enough of a present consider throwing in a few little things to top it off:
Feed the Monkey
We know the little guy is going to be subsisting mainly on milk from mom for the first few months of life, but then what? Give the parents-to-be a head start on growing their organic baby with the finest in green eating supplies.
Start with a reusable canvas shopping bag and load it up with:
When we were babies, mom would fill up the sink with sudsy water and let us splish-splash away. Today, most new parents are investing in a little sink-top tub that safely lets baby freshen up. This is probably one of those items you canít avoid buying in plastic, but make up for it by filling the bath tub with healthy, organic items made for bath time fun.