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Posts Tagged ‘gendered play’

Lego My Gender Role

There has been an email thread going around between a bunch of parents about gender, bullying and toys. I know this is not a new subject for parents to discuss, but it has been interesting to see how many parents have all responded to this one specific issue. J goes to an after school activity called Lego Engineering where kids build different cars, cities, bridges, etc. out of Lego products. There is only one girl in the class and she came home upset about being picked on because she was the only girl and felt that this wasn’t the class for her. Responses have been pouring in commenting on how to handle this situation. Read the full post »