27 S. Old Orchard Ave.
Webster Groves, MO 63119
Verde Kids is St. Louis’ eco-minded store for kids. Each product sold here is made of organic or renewable material. Kids clothing is made from 100-percent organic cotton, linen and recycled fibers. Verde Kids features Bobux soft-soled boots and shoes as well. Parents may also pick up eco-friendly school supplies here. Verde’s kitchen section offers a large selection of colorful Ecojot notebooks in support of Ecojot’s “GIVE” program, placing notebooks in the hands of needy children. The kitchen also includes reusable lunchskins and stainless steel water bottles and lunch box containers.
11543 Gravois Road
St Louis Mo 63126
Kids grow so fast they rarely wear out their clothes, so Purple Cow recycles kid’s clothing, choosing articles that are in excellent condition to resell to savvy parents. The hand-picked clothing lines include better brand-name labels such as Ralph Lauren, Baby Lulu, Gap, Little Mass, Gymboree, Baby Nay, Tea and Heartstrings. Check out Purple Cow to send your kids back to school in style without sending your savings backward a year.
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Bradburn’s Parent Teacher Stores
2166 Hampton Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63139
Boost your child’s learning with a trip to Bradburn’s Parent Teacher Store. Enjoy shopping from a wide selection of binders, folders, paper and additional school supplies every child needs. In addition, browse the creative learning tools to engage your child in fun and learning. Homeschoolers will find a large curriculum and everything they need for success in kicking off the school year.
325 S. Fifth St.
St. Charles, MO 63301
Bookmark has an admirable selection of learning and school supplies including children’s books, educational activity sets, home school resources and an awesome array of traditional school supplies. This a great place to find everything for back to school and back to learning. Encourage your kids by creating an at-home learning center, complete with gold stars and motivational stickers, bulletin boards, math and phonics DVDs, table-top easels and child-size desks.
106 A Holloway Rd.
Ballwin, MO 63011
The Hairy elephant is totally geared toward kids, from the fun, car-shaped seats to princess pampering services, it’s all about kids and fun. Stylists help select a cut for your child that’s easy to maintain and teach classes to help moms keep the styles going. The salon also offers a family discount of $2 per cut for three or more siblings as well. Take advantage of a frequent haircut punch card, with every 10 haircut for free.
25 Flower Valley Shopping Center
Florissant, MO 63033
Sometimes the best kept secrets go viral, and Kiddie Cut-Ups is an amazing salon. Family-friendly and focused on kid comfort, Kiddie Cut-Ups lets kids relax in cars and trucks while well-trained stylists joke and put children at ease. Open since 1993, the local salon practices word-of-mouth advertising, and the reviews include great prices and excellent service.
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