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Playing kitchens is a firm favourite with many children – toddlers and older children too. So popular, in fact that we’ve had to rewrite this guide a few times as these fabulous toys are going out of stock so fast! Read more…
Avoiding gender stereotypes doesn’t need to be expensive. Check out our guide to great gifts and stocking fillers, from £1.50 – £10. Read more…
In 2014 we’ve concentrated our efforts on gendered books and are starting to look at how we tackle the manufacturers themselves. So have the retailers stuck to their promises in the meantime? Read more…
Kitchens make wonderful toys; pretend play of all types stokes the imagination, is brilliant fun and great for children’s development.
Some shops seem to think cooking is not for boys however, and that girls must have pink at all times. Escape the stereotypes with our quick guide to great toy kitchens
Caroline Lucas, MP for Brighton Pavilion came down to meet Let Toys Be Toys campaigners at Whirligig, one of the first toyshops to be awarded the Let Toys Be Toys Toymark for their inclusive marketing approach. She explains why she supports the campaign. Read more…
Are children really affected by gender stereotypes? Tricia Lowther looks at how kids take in the ‘gender rules’.
The vast fortune spent on marketing toys to children has no effect, and there’s no such thing as peer pressure. At least that’s what some critics of Let Toys Be Toys suggest when they say that children will choose to play with whatever they like and aren’t affected by signs in shops, adverts or packaging. Read more…