05/08/2014 04:29 pm ET Updated May 08, 2014

Go Green: 9 Eco-Friendly Art Supplies

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Not only nontoxic, these 9 eco-friendly art supplies are also made by companies who go the extra mile to be earth-conscious— from the ingredients they use to create their products (one is made by bees, and a few are made from fruits and veggies) to their manufacturing processes and recyclable packaging. With Earth Day on the horizon, encourage your little artist’s ever-expanding repertoire with everything from crayons to clay to sidewalk chalk and finger paint. It’s all good for kids and good for the planet.

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