This past Monday, the eldest monster and I sat down to try out a pretty awesome new toy: GoldieBlox.
What an awesome idea, no? I know that we try to stress with the girls that there is no such thing as “boy” or “girl” toys but we all know that kids generally gravitate towards gender specific toys the majority of the time. Furthermore, a lot of “girl” toys are still largely designed to make girls want to be princesses or models and not career minded or smart. GoldieBlox is the best of both worlds. The toy is girly and adorable in pastel colors with cute little figurines and a book with a female main character, but the skill is educational and science based without being boring! Here’s a look at the contents of the kit: