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Thunder and lightening! This is my weather, a meteorology app for kids!
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November 23, 2015  |  Written by M. Rodrigo Brao

Kids are fascinated by the weather. Whether it is how water drops from the sky, or how fog is created and why the sun heats up seems magical to them. But because they don’t understand and want to learn more, they innate curiosity becomes activated and they begin to ask many questions. So, how do we explain basic concepts in a fun entertaining way? At The Toy Blog, we suggest the This is my Weather app for iPhone and iPad, designed by Urbn Pockets and targeted to kids 4 years old and over.

Get ready for the new tv series of Mutant Busters!
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September 30, 2015  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

The Mutant Busters, those charismatic superheroes whose mission it is to end with the mutants who want to dominate a contaminated planet, are not only one of kids’ favourite toys but by playing with them, children all around the world learn to be conscious and respect the environment. Plus, just like we´ve pointed out here at The Toy Blog, kids play at imagining they are superheroes while they evaluate situations and make decisions, learn to reason and use their critical minds. Kids have so much fun and there are so many benefits (educational, cognitive, social, etc.) to playing with Mutant Busters, that now, thanks to Famosa, Planeta Junior and Kotoc Studio, they will be making their television debut in a hilarious animated sitcom! Keep reading to be the first to get exclusive information and the entire juicy scoop on what the series is all about!

With Typic Kids, they´ll decorate your summer pictures
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August 21, 2015  |  Written by M. Rodrigo Brao

Sharing the passion of photography with kids is a wonderful chance to learn together. Their perspective can be surprising by their unique point of view and by how fast they learn to dominate technical issues. We already published a post here at The Toy Blog, recommending 10 apps for young photographers but today, we´d like to focus on something that will motivate them to express their emotions, thoughts and ideas. It will also give them a chance to decorate your summer pictures. Keep reading to discover Typic Kids.

Blue Planet Tales
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July 3, 2015  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

Reality is often times, harder to believe than fantasy, including our very own. And although we know that the history of Earth and its civilizations is full of adventures, discoveries, findings and outstanding characters we have to be very good at storytelling to get children interested. This is the premise with which Blue Planet Tales was born, an educational app, which offers interactive stories so kids can appreciate, understand and learn about real, passionate subjects found in nature, science and history.

 

eBooks – How to Choose the Right Ones
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October 16, 2013  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

Our iPads, eReaders, laptops and smart phones are the perfect gateway to thousands of wonderful books that stimulate our childrens’ creativity and imagination. But choosing the right one could be a challenge. How do we know that an eBook isn’t really a video game or a cartoon? We’ve done the check and here are some of our recommendations.