Tag: Imagination
Older siblings teach toddles to go to school
December 10, 2015  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

Here, at The Toy Blog we want to help you make parenting easy and fun! One of the subjects we´ve written about frequently is the one of siblings. From how to prepare your children for a new baby at home, to preventing sibling rivalry and how to become a good older brother or sister. Today, we´d like to give you some ideas and activities that your older children can do with their younger brothers and sisters to prepare them for school with Nenuco.

Why little girls love horses – discovering the new Nancy Caballo Funtastic
October 26, 2015  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

If you the parent of a little girl, you probably already know that horses are among her very favorite animals. In fact, they are so very fascinated by horses (well, unicorns and dolphins too!), that many experts have dedicated years of their life to studying this phenomenon. Keep reading to find out why and discover the new Nancy Caballo Funtastic by Famosa, a fun and educational toy that speaks to that desire. 

Create your own adventures with PinyPon House of Stories
October 16, 2015  |  Written by M. Rodrigo Brao

Today we´re going on a tour of the new PinyPon House of Stories. How exciting! A soon as we arrive, our imaginations start to run wild. Stories here start at the end and make their way towards the beginning. And all storybook characters meet in the same story. Come with us on this tour to discover what awaits us in this fascinating house!

Back to school with stickers!
September 24, 2015  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

School has started and we need to celebrate it! What better way than helping your kids decorate their notebooks, backpacks and cell phones, if they have them. Apart from being fun and improving their fine motor skills, this type of activity awakens their imagination and creativity. Keep reading to discover everything you can do with Glitza´s super stickers.

A night at the Pinypon Princess Palace
January 30, 2015  |  Written by M. Rodrigo Brao

Today the Pinypon Princess is very excited. Tonight she´ll be celebrating a dance at the Royal Palace. She wants it to be a great  party with food, music and magic. Because this Princess is also a fairy. She even has a magic wand and has spent weeks rehearsing tricks, which she now wants to show all her Pinypon Princess friends. Tonight is a special one because its a full moon,  which is perfect for enchantments. If she kisses a frog at 10pm for example, the frog will turn into a Prince. While she gets everything ready, we asked her to take us on a tour of the Palace. Let´s get ready to discover what the rooms are like and how she´ll celebrate.

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.

Become a Fashion Designer at Club Hello Kitty
December 8, 2014  |  Written by M. Rodrigo Brao

Yanina, Isabella, Telma and Kelly are four very different friends who share a common passion: Hello Kitty. Together they’ve created Club Hello Kitty so fans from all over the world can join together. We had the privilege of interviewing them here at The Toy Blog and discovered not only how much fun these dolls are, but how they help improve children´s creativity. The proof is that each doll has their own online design game at Famosa. If your kids love to create, draw and decorate, make sure you introduce them to these four fabulous dolls.

Much more than Toys
August 18, 2014  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

Did you know that playing with dolls and toys help children develop motor, emotional, social and cognitive skills? That roadrunners help develop their intelligence thru imitation, trial & error and repetition of movements? These toys are great summer fun because they also spark creativity, communication and exercise. There´s still plenty of time to enjoy special promotions and free delivery for purchases over 70 € (available in Spain).

The Best Summer Toys
July 25, 2014  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

Teachers, paediatricians and parents are starting to see the negative effects that passive activities have: they don´t stimulate creativity nor the mental and physical development necessary in children. So now that summer is here, it´s time to turn off the TV, disconnect the Wi-Fi and play outdoors. According to a recent publication by UNICEF  “sports, recreational activities and playing improve the organism, avoid illness, prepare children to learn and reduce stress and depression. It also improves their self-esteem, prevents smoking and the consumption of drugs.”  So get ready, make a list of activities and games to play with your children and make a note of these toys that your children will enjoy all summer long.

Toys for 3 year olds
July 2, 2014  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

Each child is unique and learns as he grows, according to his age and his stage of development. Starting at age 3, children are more conscious of themselves and their place in the world. But they also continue to live in their imaginary world. Through playing, children develop important social, memory and motor skills.

Age 3 marks the period in which they start to make friends and develop values such as cooperation. At this stage children continue to question things and want to know the answers to all their why´s. All these factors should be considered when buying a toy for this age. Here are our suggestions for the best toys you can buy for your 3 year old.