Dr. Jennifer W. Shewmaker

Parent, Teacher, Author

The New Goldie Blox Doll

What do you think of the new Goldie Blox doll? More of the same or innovation?

A character I love is Super TooLula from Princess Free Zone.

We Are More

Today my social media feeds have been filled with opinions of the new Goldie Blox doll.

 Here’s the ad parodying Apple’s ad featuring a 1984 theme.

So many critics are crying “It’s not enough! She’s white, thin and pretty, so this is just more of the same.” Now I agree that the doll could do more to be more inclusive of difernt body types and minorities .  To the company’s credit they have included characters from different races in some of their previous products, so I suspect that if this first doll takes off then there will be more from different backgrounds to follow.  However I couldn’t disagree more with the “more of the same” claim, for one simple reason… SHE HAS TOOLS! I have never seen a fashion doll with a tools, have you. I decided to find out how hard it would be to find a doll with  tools. So…

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