Organic September 🌱
September is one of our favourite months as it is dedicated to all things organic. Here at PLAYin CHOC we are organic all year round, as our three plant based recipe is all organically sourced, plus we are proud members of the Soil Association. We only use the finest criollo beans from small farm collectives in Peru, a Madagascan Bourbon vanilla, and a delicious Indonesian creamed coconut – certified 100% organic and 100% delicious.
If you have ever wondered why organic is best, below we have highlighted just a few reasons as to why you should choose organic:
- Organic farming tends to be better for the environment as it reduces pollution, conserves water, reduces soil erosion and increases soil fertility
- Farming without synthetic pesticides is better for nearby birds and animals as well as people who live close to farms
- Better for your immune system
- Uses less energy
- The farmers are fairly paid
- The food has undergone the highest possible standards before being sold
- Organic food is up to 60% higher in a number of key antioxidants than conventionally-grown crops.
Get Ready for an Egg-citing Easter Adventure!
This Easter, embark on a huge family adventure and explore five Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Gardens in search of larger-than-life eggs!
PLAYin CHOC® Launches New Sea Animals Collection!
Stingrays or sharks, sea turtles or starfish, whatever your favourite sea animal, the brand-new Sea Animals Collection of ToyChoc Boxes® has now arrived! We guarantee to surprise and delight children from across the world with this new launch. If that wasn't good enough, all proceeds from sales will benefit the SEA LIFE Trust, protecting the world's oceans.
New Year's Resolutions 2023 - Veganuary
It’s Veganuary, so many of us will be striving to eat a diet that’s more plant-based. But there's no need to compromise on deliciousness or creamy indulgence. Are you ready to take the next steps toward a healthier lifestyle? If so, keep reading!
Free Christmas Printable for Kids
The days leading up to Christmas Day is a wonderful time to spend time with the family. Children are often filled with excitement for the festivities and Santas arrival. Thats why we have created a festive craft to keep your little ones busy the night before the big mans arrival. Introducing our printable Christmas Santa mat
The nights are getting darker, Father Christmas is dusting off his boots, and there’s a distant sound of twinkling bells. The countdown to the festive season is just around the corner. The PLAYin CHOC elves are getting into the yuletide spirit, and are busy putting together our most exciting, sparkling advent calendars yet.
How To Throw A Fun Eco-Friendly Party
We're ready for a summer of parties, are you? Whether you’re celebrating a birthday, the end of term, or just having a get-together, PLAYin CHOC will make the day more fun, and help keep your festivities planet-friendly. Here are our top ten tips for making your big day sparkle.
Major Chocolate Brands Using Child & Slave Labour In Chocolate Production
Here at PLAYin CHOC we have always been crystal clear; our supply chain is 100% ethical and transparent. We have never used and will never use child, slave or animal labour. Our specially sourced Peruvian criollo beans are grown on small, family owned farms where the farmers receive a decent salary, and the cacao is fairly traded.
Mother's Day Gift Guide
Saturday 27th of March is Mother’s Day; a time to honour mums, grandmas and the all-round positive influence of mothers on the world. Here’s our guide to the most welcome, ethical presents. It’s time to start browsing, or dropping hints!
Getting to know Alice & Emily Haworth-Booth
Adventurers, entrepreneurs, activists. Each month our founder, Maya, will be speaking to a woman with a story that inspires. It’s a chance to celebrate achievements, both big and small, to share valuable nuggets of wisdom, and to find motivation in other women’s success.
Together We Are Strong
International Women’s Day is a time to celebrate the achievements, capabilities and general jaw-dropping awesomeness of women. Whether they’re exploring space, making strides in science, giving birth, empowering others or creating incredible art, we’re giving sisters around the world a huge high-five!
Happy World Wildlife Day!
Happy World Wildlife Day; a time to celebrate all those millions of beasts, fish and creepers, from the biggest blue whale to the teeniest tardigrade and everything in-between. Have you ever thought about how many species of mammals, insects, sea creatures and plants there are? Scientists think there are at least 8.7 million different creatures, plus nearly 400,000 plant species! Wow!
5 TiPS TO KEEP THE KiDS ENTERTAiNED
Bad weather weekends and stormy nights can make keeping the whole family entertained feel like an impossible task in the winter months.
Ethical Stocking Fillers
We’re dreaming of a green Christmas🎄. Stocking fillers don’t have to be plastic, and destined only for landfill. There are lots of eco-friendly, ethical alternatives at affordable prices 🎁.
Getting to know…Polly Dunbar
Meet Polly Dunbar, writer, children’s book illustrator, and now, sharp observer of life with young children. Her first book for adults, Hello, Mum charts the highs and lows of time spent with toddlers; the tantrums and tears as well as the love and wonder.
Our Favourite Endangered Animal Facts For Kids
Did you know that a quarter of all species are threatened with extinction worldwide? This means that there are less than 38,500 of certain species, from amphibians to mammals to birds, left on the planet.
No Tricks, Just Treats 🍫
👻Have a Green Halloween👻 The spookiest season of the year can be an eco-nightmare. But it’s easy, more fun and a little more scare-some to make your night planet-friendly. Here are ten ideas to help you have an ethical fright night. 💀
Family Fun With These Spooky Dairy Free Cookies
At PLAYinCHOC, we have a passion for chocolate and love to indulge it in every form! As Halloween is fast approaching, we thought what better way to celebrate than with some heavenly (or hellishly!) dairy-free snacks!
Getting to know… Samantha Bailey
Adventurers, entrepreneurs, activists. Each month our founder, Maya, will be speaking to a woman with a story that inspires.
Happy birthday to us! ✨
Today we’re lighting the birthday candles to celebrate four years of PLAYin CHOC, and what a fun-filled ride it’s been. In that short time, we’ve gone from creating our three-plant recipe at a kitchen table and testing it on friends and family to being stocked in thousands of wonderful stores across the globe and winning 25 awards.
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