Tag: devices
Tools for kids with special needs
February 5, 2016  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

For children with special needs, being prepared for school could prove to be a challenge. Fortunately, today there are tools in the form of apps, games and gadgets that can become their best allies, including those that will help them develop the social needs required to play and share with others. Here, at The Toy Blog, we´d like to help you discover the technology that is available for those children that need it most.

Become a designer with the Nancy Look my Look app
July 7, 2015  |  Written by M. Rodrigo Brao

Remember when you were a little girl and played with paper dolls and cut outs? We all spent hours designing clothes with paper, scissors and coloured pencils or markers. But times have changed and kids now demand electronic and digital toys. The good news is that if they are into fashion or enjoy designing clothes, they can do it by using the Nancy Look My Look app right on their cell phone or yours.

Is it a good idea to give kids digital devices?
May 14, 2015  |  Written by M. Rodrigo Brao

Holy Communion season is approaching and one of the most demanded gifts is, without a doubt, a technologic device: laptop, smartphone, game console or tablet. However, as parents, we might ask ourselves if it´s a good idea. There are different opinions on the matter. We still don´t know what effects its and experts argue about the benefits and dangers. What we do know is that technology is here to stay and it seems counter productive for children to live in a bubble. The key is moderation and the decision is up to you.