20 Toys That Are Copies of Their Owners to Remind Us of the Power of Representation
Specialists believe that play has a huge positive impact on children’s emotional health. Since the types of dolls available are limited, it means that millions of kids, who don’t look like most other children, don’t get a chance to see themselves in the dolls they play with. Amy Jandrisevits’s love for crafts and kids turned “representation matters” into more than just a hashtag. She found a way to advocate for inclusion and put a smile on the faces of kids who don’t get represented enough.
All these dolls are given to kids based on donations. If you’d like to find out more about “A Doll Like Me” or support the organization, please visit their website or Facebook page.
If you could create any type of doll, what kind of doll would it be? What are other ways that society can support kids who aren’t represented enough?