Tag: safety
Discover Pinypon Play World, the new app in 3D!
December 3, 2015  |  Written by M. Rodrigo Brao

Pinypon has just launched a new game, the PinyPon Play World and they are celebrating it! This app, available for iPhone and iPad, gives children the chance to build their own virtual world. A world inspired by the cute PinyPon toys. Plus, this app offers something new with respect to other Famosa apps. Do you what it is? Exactly! The game is in 3d! Your children will be amazed when they see the PinyPon figures pop up from behind the screen. Plus, they´ll be able to look and explore the Play World with their very own avatar, talk to other PinyPons and invite their friends to participate. With Pinypon Play World, they´ll spend hours developing their creativity in a safe and fun environment. Keep reading to discover more about Pinypon Play World!

A magical visit to Famosa´s dream factory
December 3, 2015  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

If you still harbour the joy and excitement of when you were a child, you´ve surely asked yourself, at some point, where and how toys are made. We certainly do. That´s why when Famosa invited us to visit their factory, we immediately travelled towards the Valley of Toys. We wanted to know what happens behind the scenes, especially now, right before Christmas. Join us today to discover who is behind each Famosa toy, doll and play set.

Baby Trike Evolution: a dream toy come true
October 7, 2015  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

At The Toy Blog, we know there are toys appropriate for each age and phase of development. But thinking of parents and conscious of the practical side when it comes to offering our children different toys for different moments, Famosa and Feber have developed a unique toy-vehicle that adapts to every age, from 6 months up until they reach 4 years old. Yes, a toy that evolves while they do. Keep reading to discover the revolutionary Baby Trike Evolution.

Interview with Nancy the Swimming Champion
July 27, 2015  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

Nancy, Famosa´s most famous doll, is already enjoying what she´s learned all year long at her swimming lessons. This summer she´s practicing the different swimming styles at the pool and the sea with her friends and family. We traveled there and sat down to interview her in the shade. She told us what she likes best about swimming and how this sport has turned her into a champion.

The power of motorcycles and the benefits of riding
July 9, 2015  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

The wonderful sensation of freedom and movement that you get when riding a motorcycle seduces adults and children alike. Kids love them because it allows them to feel all grown up and independent. But, riding motorcycles also stimulates their motor skills and coordination too. Just like we suggested in this post, toy motorcycles and cars are excellent tools to teach children basic concepts such as left, right, forwards and back. These toys are also a great excuse to help them understand road safety. Keep reading to discover which are the best options for your little ones this summer.

The 6 best European beaches for a relaxing family vacation
July 6, 2015  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

If you´re looking to spend some relaxing time with your family this summer, the best option is the beach. But, given the time of year, most beaches are full of noise and people. Fortunately, there are still some places along the European coastlines that are still peaceful. Keep reading to discover Europe´s best family beaches for a relaxing vacation.

Hiking with your kids
July 1, 2015  |  Written by M. Rodrigo Brao

Some parents love hiking and the outdoors. Enjoying and being in contact with nature is indeed a relaxing activity. But sometimes it’s difficult for them to get the kids to join in the fun. If you´d like to encourage your children to hike, here are some great tips! For kids 5 and older.

How to celebrate St. John´s Eve with children
June 23, 2015  |  Written by M. Rodrigo Brao

Saint John´s Eve or Midsummer (June Solstice) is celebrated on the 23rd of June. The shortest night of the entire year and a date which marks the beginning of summer. Even if you don´t usually celebrate it, it´s a wonderful occasion to do something fun with the kids. In some parts of the world, people celebrate it by jumping over bomb fires and engaging in other fun rituals, which were intended to chase the evil spirits away. So, what activities and games can we do with our children? Here are some ideas.

How to get them to behave in the car
June 11, 2015  |  Written by M. Rodrigo Brao

A car can become a true battlefield if there are children inside it, especially during long trips and when you´re on the way to enjoy your summer vacation. Kids get bored and if there´s little room for them to move around, they tend to get restless and all this can interfere with your driving. That´s why it´s important to make sure you set some rules and teach them to behave in the car.

Why family vacations must be planned together
June 10, 2015  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

At The Toy Blog, we work to offer you advice, ideas, information and debates on childhood education so you can be informed and keep doing the most difficult job in the world: be good parents. But being good parents implies being a good team. That´s why, we would like to encourage you to keep your kids in mind when planning your family vacation this summer. Their ideas might surprise you and they´ll feel respected and considered when it´s time to decide.