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Diversified Children's Toys

The MyFamilyBuilders Teach Children About Different Types of Families

— July 2, 2015 — Lifestyle
The MyFamilyBuilders toys provides an alternative, inclusive way for children to learn about diverse types of families. Designer Ez Karpf and his wife developed the educational tools after noticing a general lack of inclusive toy concepts.

Standing behind the MyFamilyBuilders project are psychologists, illustrators and educators who together seek to foster tolerance through play. The building blocks are interchangeable, allowing kids to craft families with various racial backgrounds and sexual orientations.

By introducing an awareness of different relationships at a young age, these figurines will hopefully spark acceptance among future generations. This comes in at an essential time as interracial marriage rates continue to rise, and as social justice causes continue to make headway throughout the world.
Trend Themes
1. Inclusive Toy Concepts - The MyFamilyBuilders toys provide an alternative, inclusive way for children to learn about diverse types of families.
2. Interchangeable Building Blocks - The building blocks are interchangeable, allowing kids to craft families with various racial backgrounds and sexual orientations.
3. Early Education for Acceptance - By introducing an awareness of different relationships at a young age, these figurines will hopefully spark acceptance among future generations.
Industry Implications
1. Toy Manufacturing - The toy manufacturing industry can explore inclusive toy concepts and develop more interchangeable building blocks to cater to diverse types of families.
2. Education and Learning - The education and learning industry can incorporate early education tools like MyFamilyBuilders to foster acceptance and teach children about diversity.
3. Social Justice and Equality Organizations - Social justice and equality organizations can use MyFamilyBuilders as an educational tool to support their causes and promote inclusivity.
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