Gender diverse toys and books sought

(7 Posts)
Firsttimer7259 Thu 24-Jan-13 11:33:28

I have a 3 year old DD with SN and she isnt at this stage yet, but I notice already that all of her age peers seem totally sucked into the pink for girls/blue for boys thing and I am noticing how many toys and books have male heros or show men doing construction type activities and women doing domestic activities and I dont like it. I would like to make sure our toys and books at home at least dont promulgate this message and am prepared to put a fair bit of effort into it.
But can anyone suggest some good suppliers, manufacturers, publishers that I can source products from?

5madthings Thu 24-Jan-13 11:37:33

Join the fob group let toys be toys its a group started by mnetters on this issue!

Also towardsthestars is another fob group that has links to books, toys etc.

Firsttimer7259 Thu 24-Jan-13 11:41:42

whats fob?

Firsttimer7259 Thu 24-Jan-13 11:42:29

Towards the stars looks fantastic thank you

5madthings Thu 24-Jan-13 11:44:02

Facebook sorry autocorrect!

Firsttimer7259 Thu 24-Jan-13 11:46:11

Altho UK bit disappointing

5madthings Thu 24-Jan-13 11:49:49

You should be able to source the USA stuff on amazon you may have to pay extra shipping.

Barefoot books are good as well.

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