Tag: Instagram
Make your Christmas an unforgettable one with 1 Second Everyday
December 11, 2015  |  Written by M. Rodrigo Brao

Do you want to spend an unforgettable Christmas? We propose you create an advent calendar full of memories. It´s really easy with the app 1 Second Everyday, which allows you to make a 1 second video every day in order to generate an entire movie. What a great idea! You´ll be able to capture the best moments of this Christmas holiday. And in less than a month, you´ll be able to reminisce on all the good times you´ve spent as a family.

Participate and Win with Feber Green, Famosa´s new contest
August 5, 2015  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

Playing outdoors is one of the best plans you can offer your children. While they have fun, they also improve their physical growth and personal development. With that intention, since 1956, Feber has been designing amazing toys that stimulate all these things. Thanks to the wonderful world of Feber, FAMOSA has just launched another contest that will have your kids putting their creative skills to test so they can win their favourite Feber Toy. Yes, any toy they like in the Feber catalogue on our online store. Keep reading to discover how to participate. Hurry, the contest starts now!

Win a fabulous weekend trip for 4 with Pinypon Tour
June 29, 2015  |  Written by M. Rodrigo Brao

Did you know that you could win a trip for 4 with PinyPon? Anyone around the world can participate! Keep reading to find out how to participate in our PinyPon Tour contest and become a winner of a weekend trip for four at any hotel in the world. You have until the 15th of July to upload a photograph of your children´s favourite PinyPon while on vacation. So, what are you waiting for? We are anxious to see your pictures!

Vine Kids, a new child-friendly version of Vine
April 22, 2015  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

Ever since Google launched YouTube Kids, an app designed for the small, curious minds, which offers them a world to discover, learn and have fun, Vine hasn´t stayed behind. What is it about this new free app that is causing so much commotion? Keep reading to find out.

YouTube Kids
April 7, 2015  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

If you don´t have parental control on your devices including your laptop, Tablet or Smartphone, all your children have to do to get access to inappropriate websites is lie about their age. According to a recent study, published by The Irish Examiner, already 20,000 children under 13 have done so. And when they get caught, the company is not held responsible, which is why they create special filters. But by doing so, they leave potential clients aside. Google, the giant, has spent years investigating a possible children´s version of YouTube, and has now just launched it. On February 23rd of this year, YouTube Kids was born.

Kids & Instagram
January 14, 2015  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

If you don´t know what Instagram is, you probably should. Especially if you have children because if they´re not using it now, they surely will be in the near future, joining the 130 million + users it has so far. For those of you who don´t know what it is: Instagram a social network that started in 2010 which allows users to take pictures, applying a variety of filters and sharing them. Instagram photos are easily identifiable because the images have that square format that Polaroid’s had. In fact, Instagram took inspiration from the old instamatic cameras and today it´s become an endless source of creativity, imagination, learning and community. Just as with the use of computers, videogames, cell phones, tablets and TV however, it´s important to set some limits and make sure your children play safe. That´s why Instagram offers an online guide for parents that you shouldn´t miss out on. Here is a brief summary:

Winners of the PinyponTour Contest
September 30, 2014  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

It´s been a great summer and one full of creativity. Ever since Famosa launched it´s first Instagram contest on July 22nd, PinyponTour, all the unconditional fans of Pinypon have been uploading their most original and funniest photos so they could win 2 nights for 4 at any hotel in the world. Today, here at the Toy Blog, we´re announcing the winner. Keep reading to see the prize-winning photo and discover the 10 finalists, who will receive a fun pack of Pinypon Travellers (Brazil, France, London and Japan) and a Pinypon airplane.

Let your kids pay for the hotel with Pinypon
July 30, 2014  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

Until September 15th, all Pinypon enthusiasts will be able to participate in a fun contest to win 2 nights for 4 people at any hotel in the world. It´s very easy. You only have to upload your Pinypon photo to Instagram using the hashtag #PinyponTour and follow @famosatoys in Instagram. Continue reading to find out about all the details!