Here's a cool toy, "The Socktopus is the seafaring cousin of the famous Sock Monkey. Made from real recycled sweaters, every Socktopus is a unique creation. They're soft, loveable, and will remind you of the sweater your Grandma sent you. (You might have hated it then, but you'll love it now!) Filled with hypoallergenic polyester. Recommended for ages 3 and up, because of its button eyes." - $20 at Elsewares
Implications - The Socktopus is the perfect toy for both financial and eco-conscious parents. Entertaining in its simplicity, the toys come in a variety of colors and designs that can appeal to both girls and boys. Safe, friendly and fun, these puppets have all of the elements a toy needs to become your child's new best friend!