- Ingrid Simone, Toca Magazine Executive Editor
Toca Life: City — a metropolis filled with everyday fun — is coming to the App Store on June 25! But you don’t have to wait to get your peek at the app — here it is!
Toca Life Series: Storytelling Fun with Toca Boca
I remember a friend telling me a method she used when working at an elder-care home. They had trouble getting a particular resident to go to bed. This resident would always think she was on a ship, going on a journey, and “bed” didn’t fit into the story. One night my friend decided to just […]
Kids in the City: When Is It OK to Go Out on Their Own?
Much like the debates surrounding sleep and infant feeding, the opinions on how much independence to give kids can spark heated debate. When is a child old enough to stay in the car while you run in to the post office? When can you let kids play outside alone in a fenced-in area? What about […]
Kids in the City: 10 Tips for Taking Public Transportation on Their Own
Kids navigating a big city on their own can simply make a family’s day-to-day routine run more smoothly, or it may be a necessity — especially for kids attending schools that don’t provide transportation. It’s a great stepping-stone for kids, too, in becoming more confident and empowered in making decisions themselves. Toca Magazine talked to […]
Gender in Play: How Toca Boca Creates Apps for All Kids
Toca Magazine sat down with Mathilda Engman, head of merchandise and collaborations for Toca Boca, to chat about the company’s approach to building gender-neutral toys. Q: Toca Boca’s toys are described on TocaBoca.com as being gender neutral. Where does this value come from? A: It comes from the belief in equal rights, and that no child […]
What’s New in Toca Life: City
Toca Life: City just received an update, and there are tons of things to discover: Screen recording. Now kids can record their every move and save the stories they create for sharing with friends or personal reflection. Life Weekly. Located in the top right corner on the start screen, this feature gives kids fun insights into the […]