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How to stop biting their nails with Nancy Nails School
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February 15, 2016  |  Written by M. Rodrigo Brao

Does your son or daughter bite their nails? According to WebMD in their article on How to Stop Nail Biting, 30% of children and 15% of teenagers bite their nails. There are many possible reasons: curiosity, boredom, stress relief or imitation. But whatever it is, it´s the most common of nervous habits, a group in which thumb sucking, nose picking, hair playing and grinding teeth are included. If your children bite their nails, however, don´t worry. There are ways to get them to stop. And one of them is by playing with Nancy Nails School!

Show your love with I Love You plush toys
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February 12, 2016  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

Last year we published an article on how to show kids what love means, in which we suggested that “it´s not a matter of buying them things but rather giving themselves to others and that empathy is needed to do that.” Why is this important? Because it’s a behavioural model that is key to experiencing social relationships. If you haven´t been able to read it, we suggest you to do now that Valentine´s Day is right around the corner. Plus, by playing with these I Love You Plush toys by Famosa, you´ll be sure they get the message. 

Drive a Range Rover with a cell phone
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February 10, 2016  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

At The Toy Blog, we´ve suggested how toy cars can have tremendous benefits for children. To start, they help them learn concepts such as speed, space and distances. They also allow them to socialize, express themselves and learn about road safety, all very important things to learn. It also teaches them to use their motor skills and coordination as well as learning to differentiate left from right, forwards and backwards. Today, we´d like to tell you all about the new Range Rover by Feber, and how to direct it with the use of a cell phone.

Teamwork with Tickety Toc
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February 8, 2016  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

Surely you are aware of the exciting educational program for kids called Tickety Toc, but did you know that Famosa created a line of toys inspired by the famous TV program? Like the characters and stories seen on the screen, Tickety Toc toys are designed specially for preschool children. With them, kids can explore important concepts such as commitment and social responsibility. But Tickety Toc also reinforces teamwork while they play and today we will explain how and why it is important.

Nenuco Baby: Toys for 1-year olds
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January 25, 2016  |  Written by M. Rodrigo Brao

Searching for toys for a one-year old could present a difficult task for parents. Even though every child is different, innumerable physical and mental changes occur during this age so it´s crucial to choose the best toys that will challenge them as well as reinforce what they already know. A healthy development depends on the environment in which they live in and their experiences but there are common factors among babies who have just turned 1. Today, we will let you know what they need and offer you a selection of Nenuco baby toys, especially created for one-year olds.

Sheriff vs. Fetid Gas. What side are you on?
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January 20, 2016  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

Surely you are familiar with those charismatic superheroes your son and daughter have so much fun playing with! The Mutant Busters – who already have their very own TV series and fun online games, also come in the shape of action toys so your kids can continue to learn while they play. And we´re not only talking about motor skills or cultivating their imaginations. We are talking about toys that allow them to think and make informed decisions, a necessary tool for life. The game we propose today is apparently simple but keep reading to find out what your kids will learn when they are given the chance to choose. Are they a member of La Resistance or one of the terrifying mutants that dominate Panic Island?

Why playing while they learn is important
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January 19, 2016  |  Written by M. Rodrigo Brao

Different investigations reveal that the pressure on preschool kids to excel in academics increases every year. A number of recent programs are designed so children learn language and math in almost a formal setting, much like school. But in doing so, they lose the essence of learning through play, which according to the experts is critical during this phase of development. Have you ever wondered how your children are taught? Discover why it´s so important that they do so by playing.

Reinforcing their vocabulary with My Life in English!
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January 15, 2016  |  Written by M. Rodrigo Brao

Do your kids need a bit of motivation to expand their knowledge of English and vocabulary? Well, we might have the solution! Although My Life in English is designed to get non-English speaking kids energized to learn a second language, we believe it can help English-speaking kids to expand their vocabulary. The app, created for kids between 9 and 11 years old also emphasizes pronunciation through the use of educational games. But in your case, the app can be used by younger children to boost their language development skills.

How to organize a birthday party with Nancy
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January 11, 2016  |  Written by M. Rodrigo Brao

If you´ve run out of ideas on how to organize a fun birthday party for your kids, Nancy has a great solution. Under the Your Birthday heading on her website, this world famous doll offers recipes, crafts, invitation and activity ideas you can take as an inspiration. You can even decide to throw a costume party and have everyone dress up as Nancy!

Benefits of dressing their dolls
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December 30, 2015  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

One of the best moments for parents is observing, from behind the doors, how their children play, speak and invent stories on their own. While the adults think of innocence and the beauty of growing up, kids entertain themselves and learn how to understand the world they’re actively engaged in. Activities, simple in appearance, such as dressing their dolls, activate very complex social and motor skills they need to develop. Far from just playing, there are things to be gained. Today, we would like to tell you what kids get out of dressing their dolls.