Quick Hit: Girls Playing with Boys Toys

From Sociological Images, the Toys To Grow On website features girls playing with toys that books like this one tell us are only for boys.

Here, for example, is the Young Woodworker’s Project Kit:

And the Spy Scope:

And the Archery Kit:

And the FBI Agent Play Kit:

I understand the public relations effort for empowerment, also considering that they choose a diverse group of girls for the pictures. Still, the store isn’t perfect, featuring the “My Cleaning Trolley” and feminized toys for cooking–and the girls are all wearing pink and purple outfits.
But it begs the remaining question: Where are the pictures of boys playing with toys that the same book tells us are only for girls?

Related: My “Girls Only” Cleaning Trolley

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