Mali formula la pregunta del mes: preguntas de Mali en el año 2016

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Mali quiso saber en el año 2016:

 

December: Why can't I have an Advent calendar every month of the year? 

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Dear Export Team,

Yummy, is that good! I just opened the first door of my Advent calendar and found a little chocolate snowman. I can hardly wait to see what's hiding behind the next door. This is so exciting! It's a pity that I can only have an Advent calendar in December. Why is that? Why can't I have an Advent calendar every month of the year?

Best regards,

Mali

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Christian from the Export Department

Dear Mali,

Oh yes, I can understand how much you enjoy your Advent calendar! I remember how excited I was when it was time to open the first door. Today, I help my own children when they can't get the door open right away. 

I'm afraid December really is the only month when you can have an Advent calendar. An Advent calendar is meant to help the time until Christmas pass more quickly, enhancing the days from December 1st until December 24th. The other months of the year do not have such an important holiday, where all the children are so excited. And imagine this, in some countries children do not have an Advent calendar, not even in December. Christmas customs are different around the world.   

In the Netherlands, the children often receive their gifts on the night of December 6th. The gifts are brought by St. Nicolaus (Sinterclaas) and his helper Farmhand Rupert (Zwarte Piet). Here in Germany, we also have a St. Nicolaus, but it usually the Christ child or Santa Claus who brings the gifts. Most of the children in southern Germany and Austria believe in the Christ child, while in northern and eastern Germany, as well as in other parts of the world, Santa Claus brings the presents. But Santa Claus looks differently in different countries. In France, he wears a red coat with a pointed hood, carrying the presents in a sack. In the USA, Santa Claus wears a red jacket with a white fur collar and red pants. Throughout the night on December 24th, he drives a sled pulled by reindeer, stopping at every house and sliding down the chimney to leave the Christmas gifts under the tree. So, our HABA colleagues open their presents on the morning of December 25th. 

In Spain, neither the Christ child nor Santa Claus brings gifts. The children in Spain receive their presents from the Three Kings on January 6th. I bet you're thinking, that's a long time to wait, aren't you, dear Mali? But that is the way it is. Christmas traditions are very different all around the world. In Russia, Christmas is celebrated on January 7th! But the children get to open their gifts on New Year's.  

So, dear Mali, I wish you a lovely Christmas season with lots of cookies and a kind St. Nick. Enjoy the excitement every day before you open the next door of your Advent calendar. Then it will stay special! Have you and your family put up festive decorations? By the way, there are many nice decorations and small gifts for your grandparents or other relatives in our Christmas category. I wish you and your family a wonderfully beautiful Christmas holiday!

Best regards,

Christian

November: Why do we have to brush our teeth? 

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Dear Reception Team,

Do you know what really bothers me at home? BRUSHING MY TEETH!!! Now that’s something I truly don’t like to do. But Mommy and Daddy are very strict about it. Sometimes I have a really good excuse for not brushing my teeth, but it never works. They tell me that brushing your teeth regularly is very important. Do you think so too? But why?

Best regards,

Mali

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Bärbel, HABA receptionist

Dear Mali,

I can understand that you sometimes don’t feel like brushing your teeth. And if it makes you feel any better, we adults sometimes feel the same way, too.  But we have to brush our teeth anyway, no matter how tired we are in the morning or evening. Brushing your teeth regularly is important so your teeth stay healthy and you don’t get cavities. Those of us working at the HABA reception desk greet many people every day. And of course, we say hello with a friendly smile, instead of looking grim, because that makes everything much easier for everyone. Try it out for yourself. Smile at someone, and they will most likely smile back at you! Now imagine how that smile would look if you had bad teeth, more gruesome than friendly, don’t you think? When your teeth are clean and shiny, you feel better, too.   

I can give you a few pointers on how to make teeth-brushing more fun in the future. How about, for example, you and your parents sing a funny tooth-brushing song before brushing your teeth? Or the three of you make a deal; when you brush your teeth properly, you get a small reward. Not candy, of course, dear Mali, but a nice read-aloud story. 

If you have something to look forward to, then brushing your teeth is a lot more fun. And besides that, HABA has wonderful bathroom accessories such as the Hourglass Toothbrush Lion, the Toothbrush Holder Mermaid Nele or the Water Glass Kalle the Bathroom Pirate, which has delightful swimming particles to shake up, so brushing your teeth is not so boring.

Best regards,

Bärbel

October: Why do grownups have to go to work? 

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Dear Marketing Department,

Do you know what I wished for last week? That we could all go to the swimming pool together, the whole family.  But my daddy couldn’t come with us because he had to go to work. That is so sad! Daddy always says that he and Mommy have to go to work because money just doesn’t grow on trees. I told him that he could just stick his little plastic card in the money machine and the money would come out all by itself! But Daddy says it’s not that simple. So please tell me, why do grownups have to go to work?

Best regards,

Mali

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Michael Schlücke, Marketing director for Germany/Austria and Switzerland

Dear Mali,

Your daddy is right; money matters are really not so simple. You can easily get money from the money machine, but you have to have money in your bank account first, before you can do that. So, your parents go to their workplaces and do their jobs. Your parents and other grownups are given money in return for the work they do. That is called a salary or wages. And with their wages, your parents can buy many things, like tickets to the movies, or clothing, or food. You probably know that from playing with your Play Store, don’t you? When someone buys bread or fruit or vegetables at your store, they pay you with play money. This profession, by the way, is called a retailer, but there are a great many other professions, depending on what you can do best. For example, a baker can bake delicious rolls or cakes, a gardener can grow beautiful flowers and a veterinarian can help sick animals get well again. Those are only three of many, many professions in the world.  

Here, in the marketing department, we have an especially wonderful profession. We make sure that all the delightful HABA games and toys find their way to the different stores, so that parents and children can buy them. 

Money can buy lots of nice things at the Play Store and in real life, too. But it can’t buy everything. Spending time with your family together is priceless! So I hope you can soon enjoy a wonderful day with your family at the swimming pool, dear Mali. 

Best regards,

Michael Schlücke

September: Can you have more than one girlfriend? 

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Dear Works Council,

I got really annoyed today in Kindergarten. I wanted to play with Imke, who is my best friend. However, Felicitas and Milla asked Imke first whether she wanted to play with them, and then the three of them went together into the role-playing corner. Only three children are allowed in there. Then Felicitas also shouted that Imke was her friend today, and I was not allowed to play with them. This made me very sad and a little angry. When Imke played with me in the afternoon, Milla and Felicitas also wanted to join in again, and then we began to argue. Our teacher said that all four of us could play together as friends. But is it correct that you can have more than one girlfriend? I would really like to have my friend Imke all to myself.

Best regards,

Mali

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Corina from the Works Council

Dear Mali,

You’re asking me a question today that concerns many children, but also some adults. The feeling that you noticed is called jealousy. It is a mixture of sadness, anger, and also fear. You surely wondered today whether if Imke was still your friend today. But don’t worry: You can switch friendship on and off like a light. A good friendship involves allowing the other person to play alone or with other children. Maybe the next time you’ll look for someone else to play with. You’ll find out that you can experience something different with every child. It’s exactly the same with Little Friends, where different children also play together again and again, but still Matze, Elise, and the others are close friends. At www.haba.de/little-friends, there are even stories about their adventures that you can have read aloud to you. 

But certainly anyone can understand that you felt angry and sad in this situation. Bothyoung people and grown-ups  get jealous time and again or have problems working together with others. As a works council representative in the HABA company family, I have in part similar tasks as your teacher. I have an open ear for all conflicts between colleagues and for all problems at work. Sometimes I have to caution adults not to argue. Resentment and anger are very strong feelings that you must not underestimate. Therefore I always look for a solution together with my colleagues. The most important thing is that you talk with each other and not simply sit down in a corner mad. Quietly talking with one another and explaining to the other person why you got mad and don’t feel good can solve many problems and conflicts. Maybe you can talk with the other girls in a similar situation and see them all as your girlfriends because friendship is extremely important in life.

So, dear Mali, I hope I could help you a little with my answer. And I wish all of you  a lot of fun when playing together – in pairs, in little groups, or also everyone together.  

Best regards,

Corina

August: Why can’t everyone win when playing?  

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Dear Game and Book Editors,

Recently we had another family games afternoon. It was really fun. Except my sister was annoying – just like always. She won one round after another and really bragged about it. “Someone simply has to lose, and that’s usually you,” she said to me. As a result, mom scolded her and comforted me until I was no longer so sad. But I still find it dumb: Why can’t everyone win when playing?

Best regards,

Mali

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Markus from the Game and Book editorial staff

Dear Mali,

That’s a good question, one that we on the Game and Book editorial staff have also thought about now and again. Of course everyone would like nothing more than simply to win. That’s the case with playing but also with many other things in life, sports for example. Whoever crosses the finish line as the winner in a race receives praise and recognition. That builds self-esteem and plainly benefits anyone – whether child or grown-up. The player who wins – that is, chooses the cleverest game plan, best remembers the memory motifs, or maybe simply is just lucky when rolling the dice – depends completely on the particular game. There are very different reasons for losing, but one thing is always the same: Losing is no fun, and it usually makes you sad and sometimes also angry. It’s therefore especially important that those who have won don’t make fun of the losers but rather console and encourage them. For everyone has another chance to win in the next round, dear Mali! If you always keep that in mind when playing, then maybe you won’t be so sad when you’ve lost.

However, there are actually games in which you can only win or lose together. In Orchard, a classic game from HABA, the fruit trees are full of ripe apples, pears, cherries, and plums that have to be picked as fast as possible. All the players need to work together efficiently to harvest the fruit before Theo the rascally raven can snitch it. If it works, everyone wins together. If the raven is quickest, he is the winner and the children all lose together. So you see, dear Mali, playing completely without losing just won’t work. And to be honest, it would also be rather boring, right?

How would it be if you try a round of Orchard for your next games afternoon? I’m sure that you’ll all like winning as a team. And maybe you’ll be inspired afterwards to bake together a fruit tart made with yummy fruits. The trees and bushes are loaded with fruit now in summer.

I hope you and your family enjoy playing Orchard.

Best regards,

Markus

July: Just who is Paul?  

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Dear Marketing Team,

Let me tell you what happened to me yesterday! The older kids from the kindergarten group in the next room were playing with a colorful ball track. But they wouldn’t let us play because we’re just little kids. That is so mean! Still, I watched them secretly and heard them calling out funny things like, “Faster Paul!” or “Way to go, Paul!”  That really made me wonder, because I don’t know anyone named Paul.  So I thought maybe you could tell me just who this Paul is? 

Sincerely yours,

Mali

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Silke from HABA Marketing

Dear Mali,

When children are playing with a ball track and keep calling out the name Paul, then they must be playing with Kullerbü. Because wherever you find Kullerbü, you find tons of fun and excitement. Paul is a colorful wooden ball with a merry face. Together with his friends, the Kareening Kids, he zooms at top speed over the brilliant Kullerbü landscape, passing windmills, going under an archway with a little bell, even making a spectacular loop. As you noticed, with all this to play with, children can hardly contain their enthusiasm. But there’s even more to Kullerbü! Because no one wants to wait for the fun to begin, Kullerbü designers have created a clever click system, making constructing child’s play. The individual components are simply inserted and clicked together. Even the little ones can do that on their own, but with a grownup’s helping hand it’s even faster and easier. You can even watch how Kullerbü is constructed in a short, interesting Video, dear Mali! And Küllerbü is astonishingly sturdy. The columns and connecting elements, such as straight tracks, ramps and curves, are so durably connected that it holds on its own, even when you bump against it amidst all the excitement. When the older kids from the other kindergarten group say you’re too small to play with their ball track, you can tell them that you know full well that Küllerbü certainly is for small children! Even 2-year-olds can play with it, because the wooden balls are so large that they cannot be swallowed by accident. That’s the beauty of Küllerbü, little kids and the bigger kids can play together and have great fun! The younger delight in the colorful balls racing around the track, while the older kids experiment with the great variety of Küllerbü construction elements, creating many new and exciting Küllerbü landscapes.

So, dear Mali, now you know quite a bit about Paul and Küllerbü and can tell this to the older kids in your kindergarten. I hope they then let you play with them so you, too, can cheer on Paul. I wish you a world of Küllerbü fun!

Sincerely yours,

Silke

Are dolls only for girls?  

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Dear Ines,

Today I have a very special question I want to ask you personally since I know you are the doll mommy at HABA. Yesterday in kindergarten, I was looking forward to playing Daddy, Mommy and Baby with Fabian. I had even brought my favorite doll with me. But Fabian said that dolls are stupid and only girls play with them. Is that true? Are dolls only for girls? And did you have a favorite doll when you were a little girl? 

Sincerely yours,

Mali

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Ines from the Design department

Dear Mali,

That really is a special question. But you know what? I may be considered the HABA doll mommy today, but when I was a little girl, I didn’t play with dolls at all! I was much happier playing with building blocks. I didn’t have a favorite doll when I was a little girl, but I can tell you which HABA dolls I especially like nowadays. Mette, the feisty little carrot-top, and Doll Imke are both very close to my heart. They are two very different characters, but that’s what so special about dolls. And that brings me to your question. Of course dolls are not only made for girls, boys can play with dolls, too. That’s why HABA makes so many different kinds of dolls. There are cuddly soft fabric dolls in different sizes, but also numerous glove puppets and more recently, the Little Friends. When I look back and add them up, over 100 dolls have been made. Each one looks completely unique and has its very own character. So they offer you and all other children lots and lots of playtime possibilities and are true lifelong companions. There are cheeky boys like Matze or adventurous girls like Elise. And with the merry glove puppets you can transform into just about any role.

I still have loads of ideas for new doll figures! But do you know what I think is especially important, dear Mail? My dolls must have the right kind of body, clothing and facial features that small and pre-school children can recognize. I want to make one hundred percent positive figures without them being over-cute or kitschy. My dolls should simply be beautiful, each one unique and “alive.” So you see, designing dolls is really exciting and endless fun! How would you like to try your hand at doll designing? HABA’s Little Friends Little Doll designer lets you create your own darling doll online and print out your results. Surprise your kindergarten friend Fabian with a super-duper special picture. Maybe then he won’t think dolls are so stupid any more.

So, dear Mali, I hope you are satisfied with my answer to your question. I wish you continued fun and friendship with all your HABA dolls.

Sincerely yours,

Ines

May: Why do I have to clean up my toys at the end of the day? 

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Dear Production Team,

The other day, I built a very, very high tower with my wooden building blocks and it didn’t fall down! Just as I was beginning my second tower, my mommy came in and told me I have to stop playing, it was almost time for bed. And before I go to bed, I should put away my building blocks. That is so horrid! I would much rather play a while longer instead of cleaning up! Can you tell me why I have to clear away my toys? That’s the last thing I want to do…

Sincerely yours,
Mali

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Andy from the Production department

Dear Mali,

I sure do understand when you say tidying up is no fun! And you’re not alone. Hardly any child likes to clean up, but it’s simply a part of playing. And not only a part of playing, it’s also part of working, unfortunately. Take us, for example, at HABA toy production. Many people work together here, woodworkers, lathe operators, painters and many more, to turn simple wooden boards into wonderful and colorful toys like your building blocks. It is really important that all workers put away their tools when they’re are finished, so the next person can find them when they need them. The wood shavings that fall from the lathe also have to be swept up neatly, otherwise we would eventually be working on top of mountains of wood shavings. That may be funny to imagine, but in a workshop safety comes first, and that means both feet firmly on the floor.
So you see, dear Mali, we grownups have to clean up, too, and it important for several reasons. Imagine you left your wooden building blocks and other toys on the floor. Someone could easily trip over them and hurt themselves. Still, tidying up can be fun! Particularly when you can store your toys in colorful accessories from the Cheerful Chums series, such as the Tote & storage Cheerful Chums. And maybe you can play a cleaning game? Ask your big sister or mommy to help you tidy up, and the one who packs the most building blocks in the bag, gets to choose, for example, the bedtime story or a sweet treat.
Tidying up is also a wonderful opportunity to make the children’s room even more welcoming. Shelves and wardrobes add that touch of comfort, while offering a special place for all the toys so cleaning it up is quick as a flash. The Cheerful Chums wardrobe shelf or picture string offer many possibilities.
Try it out and you will see, dear Mali, tidying up will become a lot more fun!

Sincerely yours,

Andy

April: Why do little children have to learn to walk? 

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Dear Designers,

Yesterday, my cousin visited us with her mommy and daddy. I could have easily played with my cousin all afternoon, but she is much too small for games. She cannot even walk by herself, she can only crawl. Every time she tried to pull herself up into a standing position, using the leg of a chair or by holding on to the sofa, she would just fall back on her bottom. That looked very funny and my cousin never cried, she always laughed. But it made we wonder. Why can’t she just get up and walk? 

Sincerely yours,

Mali

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Jutta from the Design department

Dear Mali,

It is completely normal for your cousin to plop down on her bottom when she first tries to walk. That happens to all small children. Some things they know from the moment they are born, and other things they have to learn first. Walking is one of the things little children have to learn. Babies start out by crawling around on the floor. Later, they begin pulling themselves up on furniture and try to stand, something you observed very well, dear Mali. Learning to walk is like so many things in life; practice makes perfect. The easiest way for little ones to begin walking is by holding onto a grown up or onto the Walker Wagon from HABA. They guide the little world explorers on their first steps and give their wobbly legs more stability. The walker wagon only rolls as fast as the little child can walk because we designers installed an individually adjustable brake. That sounds more complicated than it is. Mommy or daddy simply set the walker wagon brake to a certain level and that determines how fast or slow the walker wagon can go. Beginning walkers go slowly, and champion walkers more quickly. Little children love to dart around the house with their walker wagons. And the floors are never scratched because HABA walker wagons have wheels with plastic tread, which pleases the grownups, too.  Little children simply adore all the discovery features on every walker wagon, and there is even space to transport darling teddy or other toys. So you see, dear Mail, learning is simply a part of life. And the best way to learn is by playing and being curious about things. So stay curious, Mali!

Sincerely yours,

Jutta

Marzo:¿Por qué aumentan de tamaño los pasteles en el horno? 

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Querido Departamento de Marketing:

El otro día hicimos mi mamá y yo un estupendo pastel de plátano y chocolate. La verdad es que fue muy divertido y yo ayudé muchísimo a mezclar los ingredientes... bueno, y también estuve probando y picando un poquito de la masa. ¡Mmm, estaba deliciosa!  Cuando tuvimos la masa lista, la colocamos en un fantástico molde de silicona para pasteles con forma de serpiente y lo metimos en el horno. Y ahora imaginaos qué pasó: ¡cuando sacamos el molde del horno, resultó que había más masa que antes! ¿Cómo puede ser posible tal cosa? ¿Por qué se ha vuelto más grande el pastel en el horno?

Cariñosos saludos de

Mali

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Maria, del Departamento de Marketing de HABA

Querida Mali:

También a mí me divierte mucho hacer deliciosos pasteles con ingredientes frescos. Y te voy a decir algo, pero que quede entre nosotras, ¿de acuerdo? ¡Probar y picar de la masa es algo habitual al hacer pasteles!

Y también es completamente normal que el pastel «crezca» en el horno… por eso añadisteis la levadura. La levadura es el agente gasificante que actúa para que la masa se hinche al calentarla en el horno. En ese proceso tiene lugar una emocionante reacción química: mediante el calor del horno y la humedad de la masa, la sosa y el ácido contenidos en la levadura reaccionan juntos y se libera entonces dióxido de carbono. Esta es una expresión algo difícil de entender, querida Mali, pero también podemos llamarlo CO2, que por lo menos puede pronunciarse de una manera un poco más fácil. Cuando se libera CO2, se originan unas pequeñas ampollas de gas y la masa no solo se vuelve más grande sino que además se vuelve más suelta y ligera. Por esta razón no deberías andar picando mucho de la masa porque podría dolerte luego el vientre.

Sí, ya lo sé, te he puesto muchas palabras difíciles de una vez, pero ahora ya sabes por qué crece el pastel al hornearlo. Por cierto, no solo crecen los pasteles sino también las magdalenas y las cake-pops. Prueba a hacerlas la próxima vez con tu mamá. Es una cosa muy fácil porque esos moldes de silicona de Family Food Stars no solo tienen unos motivos divertidos, sino que además contienen un cuaderno de recetas con ideas y bonitas sugerencias de decoración. Ya sea con un baño de chocolate deshecho, con perlas de azúcar de colores o con un rotulador comestible de azúcar, esas galletas y pastas adquieren un aspecto aún más lindo. Algunas sugerencias para recetas las hemos reunido también en el apartado Sugerencias y trucos: Pasteles, bollos, helados y demás.

Y para acabar tengo una sugerencia muy buena para ti, mi querida Mali: con el molde de silicona «La serpiente de la jungla» podéis hacer unos maravillosos postres como por arte de magia, como por ejemplo un helado de yogurt o un flan caseros. ¡Te quedarás asombrada!

Te deseo a ti y a tu familia mucha diversión y mucho deleite cocinando juntos. ¡Buen provecho, querida Mali! 

Recibe los más cariñosos saludos de

Maria

Febrero: ¿Qué idioma hablan las muñecas de HABA? 

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Querido equipo del Departamento de Exportación:

Hace poco fui con mis padres a ver a mi tía Carla que vive en Roma. ¡Fue realmente fantástico! ¡Dimos un paseo bonito por un parque y allí vi como una niña pequeña jugaba con la muñeca Elisa de HABA! Vaya sorpresa más increíble, ¿verdad? Aquella niña hablaba un montón con Elisa, pero yo no entendía sobre qué hablaban porque no conocía las palabras. Ahora bien, Elisa es de la localidad Bad Rodach en Alemania, ¿verdad?... ¿Cómo puede entonces entender lo que le dice la niña de Roma?

Cariñosos saludos de

Mali

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Meike del Departamento de Exportación

Querida Mali:

¡Me alegra que te haya gustado tanto la visita a casa de tu tía! Y tienes toda la razón, fue una casualidad muy divertida que aquella niña jugara en el parque precisamente con la muñeca Elisa. Pero no es ninguna excepción lo que viviste, Mali. Los niños de todo el mundo juegan con las muñecas y accesorios de HABA. Y para que la cosa funcione y las muñecas y otros juguetes de HABA puedan estar presentes en casi todo el mundo, en el Departamento de Exportación trabajamos con muchas personas. No sé si entiendes la palabra «exportación». Es una palabra difícil de entender, pero significa concretamente que trabajamos en conjunto con compañeros y con propietarios de tiendas en el extranjero y así procuramos que los juguetes de HABA puedan venderse en todas partes. Para ello tenemos que hablar mucho con nuestros socios, y lo hacemos en idiomas muy diferentes: alemán, español, francés, inglés, italiano, neerlandés… ¡y algunos más! Y con esto he llegado a la respuesta a tu pregunta: también las muñecas de HABA hablan idiomas muy diferentes,  y siempre hablan aquellos idiomas que también hablan sus papás y mamás de muñecas. Así pues, aquella niña de Italia seguramente le hablaba en italiano a su muñeca, y quizás hasta le confió a Elisa algún secreto. ¿Qué piensas que le contó? Tal vez alguna cosa que no quiere que sepan sus padres o sus hermanos y hermanas. También hay niños que desde muy pequeños hablan varios idiomas porque su mamá o su papá son de otro país, por ejemplo, o porque van a una guardería internacional. En ella juegan y aprenden los niños que vienen de diferentes países y que hablan diferentes lenguas. Así que también las muñecas de esos niños saben hablar varios idiomas. 

Así que ya ves, querida Mali: es muy importante hablar los unos con los otros, y cuantos más idiomas sepas hablar, con más personas en todo el mundo podrás conversar.

Tal vez vayáis a otro país en vuestras próximas vacaciones donde se hable otro idioma. Si es así, entonces puedes pedirles a tus padres que te enseñen algunas palabras de ese idioma... Y entonces, ya verás como no te suena tan extraño el idioma que se hable allí.

Recibe los más cariñosos saludos de

Meike

Enero: Los adultos, ¿se olvidan de lo que significa jugar? 

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Querida Redacción de juegos y de libros:

Hoy tengo una pregunta muy especial que quiero dirigiros a vosotros: los adultos, ¿se olvidan con el paso del tiempo de lo que significa jugar? Vale, si por mí fuera, me pasaría todo el día jugando con mis amigas, pero la mayoría de las veces, justo en el momento en que mejor nos lo estamos pasando, entra mi mamá en la habitación y o bien dice que la comida está ya en la mesa o que recoja mi habitación o que ya es hora de irse a la cama, o... ¡Es un fastidio de verdad! A veces mi mamá se convierte en una auténtica aguafiestas. Me parece que debería jugar más ella misma para que sepa lo divertido que es jugar, ¿no os parece?

Cariñosos saludos de

Mali

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Miriam de la Redacción de juegos de HABA

Querida Mali:

Te creo cuando dices que cuando más te diviertes jugando, lo que menos deseas es dejar de jugar. El juego es realmente algo maravilloso: conoces cosas nuevas, vives unas aventuras estupendas y descubres emocionantes mundos imaginarios. Y si encima juegas con otras personas, la diversión se multiplica. Tienes razón, los adultos nos olvidamos a veces de lo bonito que es jugar, pero no porque no nos guste jugar sino más bien porque no nos tomamos el tiempo necesario para jugar. ¡Pero en este punto nos podéis ayudar vosotros, los niños, querida Mali! Vosotros podéis recordarnos lo divertido que es jugar. ¿Qué tal si le haces un bono de compra a tu mamá para tu tienda de juguete o si le dibujas una invitación para jugar a las princesas?

Para que no os aburráis jugando, en HABA creamos estupendos juegos para niños especialmente para vosotros. Estos juegos no solo divierten a los niños sino que son también un divertido pasatiempo para los adultos que juegan con vosotros:

¿Qué tal, por ejemplo, un memo o un juego de apilar en el que hay que colocar unos divertidos animalitos de madera unos encima de otros? ¿O quizá prefiráis un juego de reacción en el que lo importante sea la rapidez; o un juego de cartas en el que también se pueda lanzar algún que otro farol de vez en cuando; o un juego de dados con fulgentes cristales de nubes? En HABA hay muchísimos juegos para niños, todos ellos muy diferentes unos de otros. Así, cada cual puede jugar al juego que más le guste. Y cuando digáis: «Juguemos a los juegos en familia de HABA», entonces a los mayores nos gusta acercarnos también a la mesa para jugar, ya sean éstos los chicos mayores, los papás, los abuelos, los amigos o los vecinos.

Sea cual sea el juego de HABA por el que os decidáis, cualquiera de ellos os divertirá un montón. Ganar y reírse juntos, perder y secarse juntos los lágrimas… todo eso es lo que hace del juego una actividad tan especial y convierte en muy valioso el tiempo que pasamos juntos jugando. En esos instantes a los adultos también nos gusta recordar lo bonito que es jugar.
Bien, querida Mali, te deseo que pases muchas y felices rondas de juego con tu familia.

PD. Voy a darte un consejo estupendo para cuando tengas que ordenar tu habitación: cuanto más rápido la ordenes, más tiempo te quedará para jugar. Recuérdalo bien.

Recibe los más juguetones saludos de

Miriam

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