12 Ways to Be Kind to the Earth

12 Ways to Be Kind to the Earth

12 Ways to Be Kind to the Earth

April is one of our favorite months — not just because it marks the beginning of spring, but also because it’s National Recycling Month and has one of the most important holidays on the planet: Earth Day! At Horizon Group USA, this planet means the world to us — join us as we show it some love with eco-friendly crafts and creative activity kits!


Save the Earth One Craft at a Time!

Earth without art is just “eh” — so join us over at the craftiest corner of the internet as we reduce, reuse, and recycle the materials around us to spread the (craft) love all over the globe!


The Magic of Story Magic™!

In the world of Story Magic, storytelling is an imaginative, interactive experience, where you are both the author and the creator. The moment you open each set, the packaging is ready to be transformed. Whether it’s a wood dollhouse or an under-the-sea treasure chest, every component from Story Magic is designed with either high-quality wood or metal, making it a reusable, Earth-friendly alternative to plastic!


Redefine Tie-Dye with Packaging That’s Part of the Process!

These DIY tie-dye kits don’t just come with a vibrant assortment of colorful dyes, rubber bands, protective gloves, and even a few extra accessories — the packaging serves a purpose, too! After adding water to the dye bottles, shaking them, and applying the dye, put your tie-dye project on the rack inside the thoughtfully designed bag and microwave it to complete your design in minutes!


Reusable Cases & Caboodles!

Gone are the days of messy craft rooms, bead chaos, and unnecessary trash. From multi-functional lids to bead storage compartments and caboodles with oodles of bracelet-making goodies, these custom jewelry kits don’t just make it easy to design hundreds of unique accessories — they come with cases that are totally reusable!


SLIMYGLOOP®Mix’Ems™: Just Mix, Play & Reuse!

When uniquely formulated slime meets fun embellishments and must-have collectibles, the ultimate hands-on experience is born. SLIMYGLOOP®Mix’Ems™ are part of an innovative line that takes sensory play to the next level — every ooey-gooey, squishable, squeezable compound comes with fun add-ins for tactile fun, and is packaged inside resealable containers, so you can make anytime slime time!


Discover the Great in the Great Outdoors!

When you’re Exploring Nature with Discovery™, it’s easy to immerse yourself in the wonders of the world around us! From bughouses to ant farms and crafts with components found in nature — this exciting STEAM kit features 12 hands-on activities that empower little explorers to embrace, improve, and celebrate the natural world.


 Ditch Bottled Water For Reusable, BPA-Free Water Bottles!

Did you know that 38 billion water bottles, over 2 million tons, end up in U.S. landfills each year?! Making the switch from bottled water to reusable water bottles is great for the planet and also your health! Whether you design a jaw-some Baby Shark™ water bottle with removable stickers or get creative and color your own — our BPA-free water bottles are safe and convenient for everyday use!


Make a Home For Your Bird Buddies!

Create a bird habitat for all your feathery friends with Made By Me!® Complete with premium wood pieces and tons of vibrant embellishments, this creative activity kit makes it easy to build and customize a wood birdhouse all your own. Add a whimsical touch to any outdoor space while providing shelter and a place for birds to nest!


Save Our Oceans with the Magic School Bus!

Buckle your seatbelts and get ready to explore the wonders of life under-the-sea with the Magic School Bus! Whether they’re studying different kinds of salts, collecting and identifying starfish, or learning about life in different zones of the oceans with reusable window clings, this interactive educational kit features fun, fact-filled content at every corner of the experience while teaching Young Scientists about the importance of our oceans and the ways we can save them.


Reusable Bags > Single-Use Plastic Bags!

Reduce the impact of plastic bags on the environment in style and customize your own messenger bags! Whether you go with a vibrant, glitter-filled messenger bag with emojis and rainbows or a magical, unicorn over-the-shoulder accessory, these activity kits from It’s So Me!® and Just My Style® offer creative, fashionable ways for you to make a positive impact on our planet.


Vending Machine-Inspired Activities Where the Packaging is Part of the Fun!

While the Vendees™ line was inspired by social media’s unboxing trend — the true experience is with the box! That’s right — every Vendees packaging is designed like a real vending machine, where kids pull the tabs to release the surprise prizes inside! From glittery unicorns to sweet treats, colorful lip balms and wild nail art — Vendees hone in children’s love of unveiling mystery, getting hands-on, and exploring their creativity, all in one interactive box!


Create & Carry Your Creativity with L.O.L. Surprise™!

Color and reveal a world of fierce surprises, play dress-up with your favorite L.O.L. Tots, design your own runway-ready looks — do it all with these L.O.L. Surprise!™ creative activity kits, even on the go! Whether it’s a reusable tote or a glitter-filled carry case, these specially designed activity kits don’t just make it easy to get creative when you’re out and about, they provide convenient storage and are all reusable!


Show us how your creativity is making a positive impact on the planet! Post a photo of the ways you’re being kind to the Earth on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter to be featured on our pages!