Tag: fluffy toys
How playing with water is important
July 8, 2015  |  Written by M. Rodrigo Brao

The summer heat is an invitation for kids to play with water, an activity most of them enjoy anyway. But having fun while battling the high temperatures isn’t the only benefit water has. It´s an excellent tool to improve learning and developmental skills. Find out all about it here at The Toy Blog.

Let the Kids Decide
February 3, 2015  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

Many times, our desire to have our children entertained, leads us to impose what they play with but we must remember that children are the ones who must decide.  Today, we will focus on helping you help them choose and let them choose when and what they play with. Not just for fun but to encourage them to be more independent while they develop their motor, physical and creative skills and capacities.

The Benefits of Playing with Teddy Bears
January 12, 2015  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

As children, we all had our own favourite toy. Whether it was a train, a doll or a teddy bear, that particular toy joined us in our games and fed our imaginations. Today, toys might come in different shapes but our children, just like us, always end up choosing that special toy, that inseparable friend who they can speak to, who listens to them and goes wherever they do. Curiously, the majority of children choose stuffed animals, usually in the form of a teddy bear or a dog, as their favourite friend. Through them, children can express emotions and feelings they cannot otherwise do with words. Today we will explore the benefits of playing with teddy bears and how we can further enhance our children´s experience as parents.

6 ways to teach your kids to be optimistic
January 6, 2015  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

Do your kids seem negative? The symptoms are clear for young pessimists. They give up easily, frequently use the words “always” and “never”, see the bad side of things rather the good and always blame others, especially parents and siblings. Seeing things from a positive perspective is key to being happy. Teaching our children to be optimistic should be on the same list of priorities along with teaching them to be responsible, have good manners or feel empathy for others. Being positive is a valuable tool to face the challenges that life presents. But how can we change their way of thinking? Keep reading to discover 6 ways to help your children be more optimistic.

Encourage them to do what they love best with Club Hello Kitty
January 5, 2015  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

The Toy Blog had the fortunate chance to interview four girls who share the same admiration for Hello Kitty. But they each have different tastes and hobbies. One of them is a musician. Another has cultivated a knack for sports. A third loves to cook and the fourth gets a thrill out of fashion and design. Surely your daughter shares one of even more of these same interests. As parents, we must learn to encourage our little rock stars chef, fashionista or athlete to do what she loves best.  So she continues to learn, create her own personality and enjoy the process.

Welcome to the World of Nuco
January 5, 2015  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

Every child is unique and learns according to his age and stage of development. During each stage your child will develop certain abilities and will only learn that which he can understand. While our children grow, it´s important to maintain your expectations (and his) real. If you haven´t had the chance to read our post titled “Learning as you Grow” we encourage you to do so you can access a guide of what to expect while your children continues on his wonderful, magical journey of growing up. Today, at The Toy Blog, we´d like to share a list of toys that will become indispensable for your child, all throughout his early development.

Let´s play a board game!
December 25, 2014  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

Have you ever wondered what benefits do board games have. They apparently are a good source of entertainment but they also stimulate their learning process. Just as we encourage our children to exercise, we should also help them exercise their minds (not only in school). The main advantage to playing with board games is that they allow children to acquire knowledge while they play. And they also learn to socialize. This Christmas, why not ask Santa for one that the entire family can enjoy?

Family Christmas plans, activities and games
December 17, 2014  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

Last year, during this same month of December, we shared some tricks and advice on how to survive the Christmas season and make it memorable for your children. This year, we´d like to share some ideas, activities and plans that you´ll be able to enjoy with them as a family. From decorating ideas to arts and crafts, games and outdoor fun. Keep reading to discover the best plans and games for a great family Christmas.

Illumivor, Mega Sharks and Worms
December 12, 2014  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

Just a few years ago, World News created a list of the 7 most spectacular toys and Illumivor´s Mega Shark and Super Mega Worms occupied first place. Today, they continue to win prizes such as the prestigious Parents Choice Awards and now they are part of the Famosa family. If this Christmas, you´re looking for something truly surprising for your kids, keep this toy in mind. Whether you have girls or boys, if they are 5 and older, they’ll have a blast controlling these glow in the dark carnivores with a radio control, which allows them to access lights and sound.

How Famosa´s Toys Celebrate Halloween
October 31, 2014  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

Today, October 31st, is Halloween. While many children add the final touches to their costumes and decor, others have already begun to trick or treat. This morning, some of Famosa´s toys have stopped by The Toy Blog to tell u show they live this scary night. Keep Reading to learn what they like to do and what plans they have for Halloween.