Free

Toybox

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Photograph of an exhibition display case showing from left to right, an Incredible Hulk toy with a diabetic medication line attached, a Barbie doll with vitiligo and a Playmobile vehicle with extended rear access ramp and a child in a wheelchair.
Hulk with diabetic line and Barbie with vitiligo. © #ToyLikeMe.

What you’ll do

Explore who gets represented by the toys in our shops at this workshop led by ToyLikeMe, a group founded in frustration at the lack of representation of disabled children. Imagine alternative playthings that better reflect our diversity.

About your host

Photograph of Karen Newell

Karen Newell

toylikeme.org

Karen Newell is a co-founder of ToyLikeMe. She has worked across many sectors, including setting up play projects and researching children’s TV programming. After her second child was born with a severe visual impairment, she quickly realised that he was born into a world that didn’t positively represent him, and founded ToyLikeMe with Rebecca Atkinson.

Dates

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