Not clothes but toys

5 Sep

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not only pink and blue

I have found the same issue with toys as I have with clothes which is so frustrating. We were recently looking for a walker for our little one and found that they are all pink for girls, blue for boys and quite frankly are all pretty horrible. Much as the toy manufacturers might not believe it but at the age of one, my little one hasn’t decided on her favourite colour.

Interestingly toys are more gendered now than they ever have been at any other time. Elizabeth Sweet did a great Tedx talk in November last year about the social effect of gender-specific toys on children. It changes the way that children think and feel, their expectations of themselves and others. I’ve included the link at the end of this post.

downloadSo, we were delighted when we came across this lovely workbench walker from Early Learning Centre. It’s a lovely wooden…

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