Tag: photography
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.

The best apps for organizing your summer pics!
September 2, 2015  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

If you´ve been following our blog this summer, you´ll know that we, at The Toy Blog, have been sharing app-related posts such as how to create your own orchestra at home or ones, which help cultivate their critical mind. Today, we´d like to share some apps that will entertain them and encourage them to let their creative juices flow. These 5 apps will get them to help you organize all your wonderful summer pictures and create amazing photo albums so you can keep enjoying the memories at home with family and friends. Just remember, kids also need to disconnect from technology and enjoy the outdoors and non-structured play.

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!

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:

10 apps for young photographers
October 10, 2014  |  Written by M. Rodrigo Brao

You might have a young photographer at home yet to be discovered so we wanted to get you and your children motivated. As with other artistic disciplines or by playing with toys, photography can boost creativity and is a wonderful means by which we can express emotions, feelings and ideas as well as a way of discovering our own personal approach when it comes to creating. With a camera in hand, children are given the chance to decide what and how to capture what they see and it allows them to observe the world from different perspectives, some they haven´t even considered before. That´s why we wanted to share 10 apps that will help your young photographers develop their creative skills.