Toca Boca
Toca Boca
05/25/2017 at 22:08. Facebook
Kids are almost as excited to see their favorite YouTuber as they are to see their favorite band. Has YouTube become a huge hub of youth culture?
Kids are almost as excited to see their favorite YouTuber as they

The Year YouTube Took Over My Family

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Toca Boca
Toca Boca
05/23/2017 at 22:07. Facebook
They're few and far between. To date, there are just a few representations of autism in children's pop culture. We did a deep dive into the subject & listed 8 autistic characters in kids' and adult's media.
Theyre few and far between To date there are just a few

8 Autistic Characters in Pop Culture

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Sebastian Lindqvist
Krissy Shively
Toca Boca
Toca Boca
05/21/2017 at 22:07. Facebook
Sometime in the past five decades, we became a culture of consumers. We left behind the hand-crafting skills of creating something new or fixing something broken. Has the recent maker movement changed that?
Sometime in the past five decades we became a culture of consumers

A Movement in the Making

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Toca Boca
Toca Boca
05/20/2017 at 11:04. Facebook
Want to attend a Maker Faire? Or perhaps throw your own? Either way, experiencing a Maker Faire is something really exciting for the whole family. Here are a few things you can expect when visiting one!
Want to attend a Maker Faire Or perhaps throw your own Either

Make Your Way to a Maker Faire

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Toca Boca
Toca Boca
05/19/2017. Facebook
Who's attending #makerfaire this weekend? Even if you're not, you can use these resources to support your maker kid!
Whos attending makerfaire this weekend Even if youre not you can use

5 Great Online Resources for Maker Kids

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Toca Boca
Toca Boca
05/17/2017. Facebook
According to a study, siblings between ages 3 and 7 argue or fight an average of 3.5 times every hour. Are your kids BFFs or more like frenemies?
According to a study siblings between ages 3 and 7 argue or

Six Ways to Support Healthy Sibling Play

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Rita Clarke
Toca Boca
Toca Boca
05/15/2017. Facebook
Does your kid prefer to watch somebody else play video games rather than playing it themselves? Here's what you need to know.
Does your kid prefer to watch somebody else play video games rather

Why Your Kid Watches Videos of People Playing Video Games

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Tina Camp
Krystal Elkin
Andrea Loeza Tanner
Toca Boca
Toca Boca
05/14/2017. Facebook
Our Kids & Play Research Manager, Chris Lindgren, shares a Mother's Day reflection
Our Kids Play Research Manager Chris Lindgren shares a Mother's Day reflection

“It Will Give You the Strength to Carry an Elephant”

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Toca Boca
Toca Boca
05/12/2017. Facebook
More and more Hollywood films portray characters on the Autism spectrum, like the Academy Award-winner The Big Short, The Accountant, and Power Rangers. But there’s another film franchise that resonates with the Autistic community: Guardians of the Galaxy. Why? Because of Drax the Destroyer.
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More and more Hollywood films portray characters on the Autism spectrum like

The Autistic Community's Hero Strikes Back

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Eve Barker
Maddison Johnson
Toca Boca
Toca Boca
05/11/2017. Facebook
Toca Boca
Toca Boca
05/09/2017. Facebook
One of the reasons kids are inspired to become YouTube creators is that they see other kids “following their dreams” on their channels — creating content of their choice, making cool videos and putting it out unscripted. But is it really that easy?
One of the reasons kids are inspired to become YouTube creators is

So, Your Kid Wants to Start a YouTube Channel?

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Barbara Noble
Marj Kleinman
Toca Boca
Toca Boca
05/07/2017. Facebook
Kids are almost as excited to see their favorite YouTuber as they are to see their favorite band. During the 12 years that the platform has existed, has YouTube become a huge hub of youth culture?
Kids are almost as excited to see their favorite YouTuber as they

The Year YouTube Took Over My Family

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Rachel Fellows
Berat Ince
Toca Boca
Toca Boca
05/05/2017. Facebook
Does your child want to spend all of her time playing Minecraft or singing songs from Frozen?
Does your child want to spend all of her time playing Minecraft

Is Your Kid’s Intense Interest in One Topic Something to Worry About?

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Berat Ince
Toca Boca
Toca Boca
05/04/2017. Facebook
Is your kid interested in becoming a YouTuber? We sat down with YouTube star Dan TDM and chatted about what it is about the platform that draws so many kids in.
Is your kid interested in becoming a YouTuber We sat down with

YouTube Star DanTDM Explains Why Kids Can’t Get Enough of the Platform

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Rachael Lopez Torres
Mari Crow
Berat Ince
Toca Boca
Toca Boca
04/30/2017. Facebook
They're few and far between. To date, there are just a few representations of autism in children's pop culture. We did a deep dive into the subject & listed 8 autistic characters in kids' and adult's media.
Theyre few and far between To date there are just a few

8 Autistic Characters in Pop Culture

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Anna-Maria Aulin
Stephanie Shurts Chan
Holly Choo
Toca Boca
Toca Boca
04/29/2017. Facebook
In today's media landscape, we need a better representation of autism for both adult's and kid's media. Luckily, there are already some existing autistic characters in pop culture. Here's why we now need more.
In todays media landscape we need a better representation of autism for

Sesame Street Hits the Mark with Autistic Character

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Ashley Gillis
Berat Ince
Toca Boca
Toca Boca
04/29/2017. Facebook
Work and play the farmer's way! Just in time for the weekend, Toca Life: Farm is on sale on Google Play. Will you get it for your kid?
Work and play the farmers way Just in time for the weekend

Toca Life: Farm Is on Sale on Google Play

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Hannah Khaled
Tạ Phương
Toca Boca
Toca Boca
04/27/2017. Facebook
During the making of Toca Life: Hospital, a lot of work went into understanding kids' lives at the hospital, the many emotions they face. Here's the story of what went into making the app.
During the making of Toca Life Hospital a lot of work went

Go Behind the Scenes with Toca Life: Hospital — and a Real-Life Hospital

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Barb Shannon Sells
Marybeth Patrick
Lillian Emlet
Toca Boca
Toca Boca
04/25/2017. Facebook
We visited Maimonides Infants & Children’s Hospital in Brooklyn to see what it's like to be a kid, spending your days at the hospital.
We visited Maimonides Infants Childrens Hospital in Brooklyn to see what its

Beautiful Photos Show a Surprising Side of Kids’ Hospital Lives

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Anna Egan
Shirley Dunaway
Kate H Whitten
Toca Boca
Toca Boca
04/25/2017. Facebook
Hair and beauty product company #SheaMoisture experienced a true backlash after releasing an ad that many considered to be “whitewashing.” While it didn’t get the point across, the truth is, hair hate is a real thing. Here are 7 tips to boost kids' hair-esteem!
Hair and beauty product company SheaMoisture experienced a true backlash after releasing

Hair Hate Is Real: 7 Tips for Boosting Kids’ Hair-Esteem

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