Here is a video for Hasbro’s Rose Petal Cottage. Could be good for discussing gender socialization:
Great find, Sherryl K.!
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My brother and sister in law have this for their three year old daughter(they're batshit crazy awful people btw ). I have also seen this toy on TLC on two different but equally annoying-at-times shows John and Kate plus 8 and The Duggars' 18 kids and counting.
[...] of course, posted a number of examples of toys that socialize girls into motherhood and housework (for instance). But this 1960s commercial for the Suzy Homemaker line of toys, sent in by Monica B., is the most [...]
the first one is my favorite....
"let her imagination grow".... while doing laundry in the confines of her home.
"entertain her imagination" (as the girl puts the clothes in the laundry machine) nice. cause that involves SO much imagination. good job Playskool
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I had a Barbie Dream Kitchen as a child and LOVED it. All these toys look like something I would have enjoyed. In my opinion, there's nothing wrong with homemaking oriented toys, I only wish they were advertised without a gender bias! Boys can enjoy easybake too.
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