5 eco friendly summer essentials


Summer is getting closer, so it is the perfect time to start thinking about what essentials you need to stock up on. I am still working on creating more of a low tox environment at home and with the products that I use on the kids.

Biome is my go to online shopping site when I am looking to try new low tox and eco friendly products. And the lovely team at Biome have created a special offer which is exclusive to the Planning With Kids community. Shop online now until 30 September 2017, and you can use a 10% discount code to save on all your purchases!

To receive 10% off, please use the code SW10-PWK at check-out. Please not the below terms and conditions do apply.

Terms and conditions: Offer exclusive to the Planning With Kids community. Must use the code SW10-PWK at check-out. Valid for online purchases only. Not valid in-store. Valid from 24/09/17-30/09/17. Not valid in conjunction with any other offer. Shipping not included.

Mountain sandalwood mosquito diffuser


With summer comes the mossies! This however is an all natural mosquito repellant with no harmful chemicals or paraffin to breathe in. Made in WA from a blend of sandalwood and essential oils.

The sticks are burned, producing a pleasant Sandalwood aroma that repels mosquitos. This specially-designed diffuser effectively disperses the smoke horizontally at low level, catches the ash and protects children and pets from the hot tip. Sticks can extinguished and relit.

Mountain sandalwood mosquito diffuser – $29.95

Natural Sun Zinc by Sun & Earth


The kids and I are all very fair skinned. When we spend hours at the beach, the best way to stop our faces from getting burnt is to use zinc. Natural Sun Zinc by Sun & Earth is a completely natural, biodegradable zinc sun barrier to protect our faces from gaining more freckles! It contains only natural beeswax, organic coconut oil, organic olive oil, organic raw cacao powder & organic cacao butter.

Natural Sun Zinc by Sun & Earth – $20

Wotnot palm oil free natural sunscreen SPF 30


Likewise summer is time for sunscreen and it is great that there are now many more options out there for sunscreens that aren’t full of nasty chemicals. Wotnot SPF 30 is a palm oil free natural sunscreen enriched with certified organic aloe-vera and gmo-free vitamin E, it is free from titanium dioxide and chemical UV absorbers.

Wotnot palm oil free natural sunscreen SPF 30 – $31.85

Lil’ Bit Bee Seed Bombs


You have probably begun seeing much more frequently articles and news items on the sad plight of bees in Australia. Bee populations are under threat due to the use of agricultural chemicals including the ones we use in our own back yards. These seed bombs are designed to provide bees with a healthy habitat so they can collect pollen and nectar for the hive.

The seed bombs contain a mix of organic annuals to be sewn in summer. They would make a lovely gift for someone too!

Lil' Bit Bee Seed Bombs – $12

Planet Finska Classic Game Stack


I endeavour to get the kids outside as much as possible when the weather is fine. This game stack is the perfect game to take outside as it won’t get blown away with the wind, its sturdy and self contained.

This stack includes: Snakes and Ladders, Draughts and Solitaire and is handcrafted out of eco-friendly hardwood in Australia.

Planet Finska Classic Game Stack – $49.95

If you buy these or any items from Biome up until 30th Sept 2017, to receive 10% off, use the code SW10-PWK at check-out. Please not the below terms and conditions do apply.

Terms and conditions: Offer exclusive to the Planning With Kids community. Must use the code SW10-PWK at check-out. Valid for online purchases only. Not valid in-store. Valid from 24/09/17-30/09/17. Not valid in conjunction with any other offer. Shipping not included.

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