Making a list and checking it twice? Is it “naughty or nice” or “girl toys and boy toys”? Laci Green breaks down a big problem with the holiday season.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year… for gender stereotypes! ’Tis the season to get the right gifts for the little ones, but isn’t it kinda weird that toys are still labeled “for boys” and “for girls” when they can be interested in the same things? It’s almost 2015! Men are stay at home dads! Women are CEOs! So should you feel bad for getting an EZ Bake Oven for your niece?? No! Should you feel bad for getting one for your nephew? No! –Laci Green, MTV Braless
But that EZ Bake Oven is pink, you say. I can’t get that for a boy. Well, maybe it’s time for the toymakers to rethink their paint jobs. Or maybe we need to rethink how we teach kids what colors and toys are for what kids.
So, still need help figuring out this toy thing? Here’s a guide to tell if a toy is for boys or for girls.
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