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Making school fun with Barriguitas Olé Qué Cole
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February 2, 2016  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

Did you know that teachers are one of children´s favourite professions? It might have to do with the fact that, after their parents, teachers are the most important role models for them. Whether it´s this or just a matter of vocation, kids love to role-play at being teachers. Conscious of this, Famosa, creators of the best educational toys for children, like Barriguitas, decided to launch a very didactic and entertaining play set that will give them the chance to become a teacher! It´s called Ole Qué Cole and here we will tell you all about it!

Going skiing with Barriguitas
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December 25, 2015  |  Written by M. Rodrigo Brao

Even if it´s cold this winter season, there are so many fun things to do as a family! In this post, we spoke about how healthy it is for kids to play outside even during the cold winter days. We´ve also published several articles about winter sport activities such as Ice Skating. But today, we´d like to focus on skiing. Skiing with children shouldn’t be complicated or dangerous but there are certain things you must keep in mind. Barriguitas knows best as she is an expert skier. That´s why we asked her to share some tips for mommys and daddys who want to take their kids skiing this winter.

Learning to ice skate with Barriguitas
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December 16, 2015  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

Now that winter is here, it´s time to enjoy one of the many outdoor activities with our kids like skiing and ice-skating! But before you head out to the rink, you must prepare your kids so they´re ready to get the most out of the thrilling experience of gliding through ice. Today, The Toy Blog would like to offer some tips and show you how your kids can even continue to enjoy this fun-packed and healthy sport at home with Barriguitas.

A Day at the Barriguitas Crazy Crazy Building
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November 30, 2015  |  Written by M. Rodrigo Brao

Do you know what we´re doing today? We´re going to spend the day at the Crazy Crazy Building by Barriguitas! It´s 70 cm high and has four stories full of incredibly funny neighbours. That´s what the owner of this very peculiar apartment told us. Along with her baby and her dog, we went on a tour with her. But before we rang each bell, she said that the Crazy Crazy Building can actually be hung in a bedroom and have it become part of the décor. Now that is a truly amazing doll house, don´t you think?

What my son learns when playing with dolls
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November 16, 2015  |  Written by M. Rodrigo Brao

Dolls are wonderful toys that all children (including boys) should engage with. They allow kids to understand themselves better and the world that surrounds them. However, when we see boys playing with dolls, we get all anxious. Just like Jonathan Alpert states in this interesting article published by the Huffington Post, this is very common among parents. And it has to do with fear. Fear that if they feel a desire to brush Nancy´s hair, dress a Barriguitas or take care of a Nenuco, they´ll be inclined towards homosexuality. But, rest assured, children, all children, like to play with dolls and that is perfectly normal.

A play with Famosa toys
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November 5, 2015  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

At The Toy Blog we want to help you do the hardest and most beautiful job in the world: be good parents. With that mission, each week we offer new ideas, original activities, advice and information on childhood education including recent scientific discoveries. Today, we´d like to talk to you about how your children can create a play with their favourite toys.

School is more fun with this Barriguitas game
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October 14, 2015  |  Written by M. Rodrigo Brao

There are many children who just don’t want to go back to school and parents’ don´t really know what to do to control their anger or temper tantrums they suffer every morning. Even though this type of behaviour is normal until they adapt to this new situation, it´s important to determine the cause of this negativity. Possible reasons include lack of motivation, tiredness, and problems with classmates or even being victims of bullying. Another reason could be that your kids are required to do more than last year and have to be more autonomous in class, especially for those who transition into elementary school. Towards the end of this post, we offer some tips for those kids who refuse to go to school but before we do: we´d like to show you about a free new online game -Barriguitas School- which will help you motivate them to see school in an entertaining way.

Let´s go shopping with Barriguitas!
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September 7, 2015  |  Written by M. Rodrigo Brao

Did you know that Barriguitas has two new stores in their city? The pet store and the pastry shop! Two playsets designed to develop language, imagination, creativity, motor and coordination skills for children 3 to 7 years old. But, these two playsets will also help your kids learn to value things better. Since we live in a consumer world (which encourages us to purchase), we need to teach the little ones to understand the effort required to shop as well as learn to establish priorities when it comes to investing. It may seem like a hard concept to teach the little ones but we can slowly show them as they play. At The Toy Blog, we´d like to share some tips on how to do it with Barriguitas.

Interview with Barriguitas Pet Look
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August 20, 2015  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

Did you know that Barriguitas was inspired by a real 4 year old? And that the entire Barriguitas family helps kids learn by pretend-playing? Role-playing is an excellent tool for their healthy development and one, which helps them, improve their language and creativity skills as well as cultivate their Independence and their very own personality. By playing with Barriguitas, they´ll be practising their motor skills and coordination too. Here, at The Toy Blog, we´ve had the chance to talk to Barriguitas. She gives us the run down on what kids will learn with the Barriguitas Pet Look.

Overcoming their fear of the doctor with Famosa
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August 18, 2015  |  Written by M. Rodrigo Brao

Children don´t like going to the doctor’s office but some get terribly afraid just thinking about it. Don´t worry, this is absolutely normal. Remember, the vast majority of people don´t like the idea of being exposed to a stranger. From a child´s perspective, seeing needles or other medical tools or instruments can terrify them because they don´t know what´s going on. Now, thanks to Famosa toys, you can explain what will happen at the doctor´s office before you go so they´ll know what to expect.