Tag: health
New Years Resolutions
January 1, 2016  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

Another year has arrived and most of us shared our new year´s resolutions last night. Setting goals for oneself is very rewarding but it shouldn’t be limited to adults. Let´s make the most of today and ask our kids what they want to see accomplished in 2016. Aside from their personal goals, you can create a list of things you´d like to do as a family. Just like we suggested in this article, “it´s not only a fun activity to do together but kids will be able to feel they are part of the team and will learn to be responsible.”

Get them to quit sucking their thumb
November 26, 2015  |  Written by M. Rodrigo Brao

If your son or daughter has a temper tantrum when you scold them for sucking their thumb, don´t worry, you´re not the only one. Many kids suck their thumb as it provides immediate soothing at any place and any time. Take a deep breath! There´s no rush. In fact, as their third birthday approaches, they´ll eventually forget all about it. But if that´s not the case, keep reading. Here are some ideas to get them to stop sucking their thumb and drop the pacifier too!

How to teach your children to write their name
November 18, 2015  |  Written by M. Rodrigo Brao

Children start becoming familiar with reading and writing at an early age and when they do, it marks an important milestone. The first letter the majority of kids write is the one, which corresponds to the first letter of their name. But how can we encourage them to write their full name and then all the letters in the alphabet? Is there a right way to teach your kids to write?

My Feber Bike Nancy for boys and girls
November 2, 2015  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

Cycling isn’t just a means of transportation and a fun way to exercise. It´s a great tool to play and it’s ecological too! Just like this post suggests, learning to ride a bike is a rite of passage for kids because they finally are able to stop being a passenger and become drivers who decide when and where to go. For kids, bicycles are their wings towards freedom. Today, we´d like to talk about the importance of bicycles and all the benefits that riding a My Feber Bike Nancy has. For girls and boys.

Eat well with a smartphone!
October 28, 2015  |  Written by M. Rodrigo Brao

A balanced diet is essential to help kids develop and grow healthy. Eating habits that children acquire in their first years can influence their lifestyle in the future. That´s why it’s crucial to teach them how to eat well. That is why we´d like to talk to you about the My Food app, which has been created for children to learn about nutrition and health in a fun interactive way. Thank to this app, they´ll understand where food comes from and what happens when food enters our bodies as well as how to cultivate their own gardens. Isn´t this great?

6 healthy, quick and easy ideas for school snacks
October 20, 2015  |  Written by M. Rodrigo Brao

Getting healthy and easy snacks and school lunches ready each morning can become a hassle and is more time consuming than we care to think. Especially because we also have to offer our kids a healthy variety and prepare ready to eat food, which can be transported in their backpacks or school bags. If this seems pretty uphill to you, relax. Today, we´ll give you 6 healthy, quick and easy ideas for school snacks.

Nenuco Chef – how to prepare delicious baby food for their favourite baby doll?
October 19, 2015  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

Pretending to be all grown up is one of our children´s favourite pastimes. With Nenuco, our little ones have the chance to interpret different characters and learn many things such as how to be doctors, provide tender loving care, take care of a baby, tell time and even overcome their fears of the doctor. Today, we´d like to present Nenuco Chef, a perfect toy that will get your children to play while they prepare delicious baby food and learn all about eating healthy.

Interview with Nancy the Swimming Champion
July 27, 2015  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

Nancy, Famosa´s most famous doll, is already enjoying what she´s learned all year long at her swimming lessons. This summer she´s practicing the different swimming styles at the pool and the sea with her friends and family. We traveled there and sat down to interview her in the shade. She told us what she likes best about swimming and how this sport has turned her into a champion.

Gardening with Nancy
June 25, 2015  |  Written by M. Rodrigo Brao

The art of gardening is back once again and many families have decided to plant their own fruit and vegetables at home. No longer does gardening take too much time or space and it´s very easy to learn how. Nancy, the world´s most famous doll has joined the fun too and in her blog she´s posted what she´s learned at an urban garden workshop she went to. So we´ve asked her to share some of her secrets with us, and our readers. If you´d like to plant your own garden, we encourage you to keep reading.

Amaya Sáez from Menudos Corazones: Our Wishmaker this month!
June 15, 2015  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

Did you know that heart disease is the largest congenital pathology suffered in Spain? And that it affects 4.000 children a year in this country. With these numbers, plenty of passion and hard work, a foundation was born with the aim of improving these children´s quality of life. This foundation also helps families prepare for the different stages of the treatment by providing professional teams and the necessary materials they need. But not only this. The non-profit organisation works to cultivate their self-esteem, creativity, imagination and the values children need to become more independent and keep playing. For these reasons and many more, The Toy Blog has interviewed Amaya Sáez, director of Menudos Corazones and this month´s Wishmaker.