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An interview with Nancy on World Ocean´s Day
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June 8, 2015  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

Today, June 8th, is World Ocean´s Day and this year´s United Nations theme is: “Healthy Oceans, Healthy Planet.” According to the Secretary General, Ban Ki-Moon, “in order to ensure the health and safety of our communities and future generations, it’s imperative that we take the responsibility to care for the ocean as it cares for us.” And there is no one better than Nancy to talk to us about this. Her experience as a dolphin veterinarian will help children understand why it´s important to take care of our oceans and all it´s creatures.

8 Ways to Teach Kids about Gratitude
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May 21, 2015  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

Gratitude is a sentiment, an emotion and an attitude. It comes from the word gratus, a synonym of “agreeable and thankful” and tudo, which means “attribute or quality”. According to recent studies led by the Greater Good Science Center, this sentiment or quality actually blocks toxic emotions, reduces stress and improves self-esteem. But, is gratitude something we can learn and teach our children? The answer is yes. Keep reading to discover how.

Famosa launches a line of eco-friendly toys
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March 12, 2015  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

Since 1957, Famosa has been placing their bet on the values that helped them create a culture of their own. Thanks to the quality and safety of their toys, dolls and accessories, children have fun, learn to develop important skills and play with others. But innovation is another important pillar in the making of everything that the company is involved in. To prove it, Famosa, together with Nenuco, has now launched a new line of eco-friendly toys. Keep reading to learn why Eco Play has become something parents and kids simply can´t get enough of.

Help Save the Planet with Mutant Busters
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December 26, 2014  |  Written by M. Rodrigo Brao

It´s in the back of our heads all the time:  we need to teach our children to respect the environment and take care of nature. We recycle at home and we remind them to turn the faucet off when brushing their teeth but are we doing enough? Are our children conscious of these small but important steps? The answer is yes. They are conscious but they probably take it as something they need to do, an obligation and not something they do for fun. In order to change the way they see things we can offer our children toys that have ecological values. The Mutant Busters, the stars at this year´s Juegorama, are a good example.

Family Christmas plans, activities and games
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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.

10 arts & crafts for a great back-to-school
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September 16, 2014  |  Written by M. Rodrigo Brao

Summer vacation is over and getting back into the routine can be a real drama for some children. Conscious that going back-to-school can be a difficult transition, at The Toy Blog we´ve published two articles: ‘Best Back to School Toys and Activities‘ and How to get rid of back-to-school Blues to help your kids get back into the routine. Today, we wanted to share 10 activities that will get them excited to grab their backpacks and head to school. The key is to teach them that school is actually fun.