6 Cool Stem Dolls For Girls
Back in the 80’s, for those of you who remember that, Sindy and Barbie were all the range. Sindy dolls had overly large pop off heads and Barbies had an abnormally large chest. Fast forward three decades and Barbie is still standing with a complete body makeover, and now she’s even got jobs.
With careers in science, technology, engineering and math expanding, there is a focus on engaging girls in these STEM careers. It’s nice to see companies developing different types of dolls for girls to play with, instead of the standard girly girl dolls.
STEM dolls or science dolls are a great way to ignite interest in technology careers while encouraging girls to play with empowering dolls that remind them they can choose any career they want. There are a wide variety of STEM dolls for girls to choose from, making it likely that any girl will find something that’s perfect for her.
Goldie Blox Rubie Rails Action Figure with ParachuteRubie Rails is Goldie Blox’s best friend and a girl who is a software engineer with a penchant for cracking codes. This Ruby Rails action figure features a parachute to teach girls about aerodynamics. A solid addition to any collection of science dolls, this action figure features a wide array of accessories including a working parachute, two tech accessories, and craft and construction accessories. Sure to keep a science-focused girl engaged for a while, this toy is praised for ease of use and inventive play. Check out the GoldieBlox range on their website.
Fossil Hunter Lottie DollLottie Fossil Hunter doll. A paleontologist that is outfitted perfectly for that job, this Lottie doll is sure to bring hours of playtime. Standing at just 7 ½ inches tall, Lottie is easy to carry and play with. This doll comes with a number of tiny accessories to help Lottie get her job done, including a magnifying glass and a rock pick.
Project Mc2 Experiment with Doll — Adrienne’s VolcanoProjects Mc2 Adrienne’s Volcano don’t come along very often – girls can create a volcano eruption! This pretty doll is dressed in feminine fashion, but she’s accented for her work with glasses, a science flask, a doll stand and comb. A 3” volcano and pipette along with instructions are included so girls can make a volcano eruption as many times as they like.
Barbie Careers Game Developer DollGame Developer Barbie allows girls to play out their fantasies with a well-equipped Barbie doll. She’s dressed for work and proudly possesses a wide array of accoutrements such as headphones, a tablet and a laptop. Dressed in denim jeans, a graphic T-shirt, a jacket, sneakers, and cool glasses, this Barbie is sure that comfort is essential for her working day. Barbie have a line of career dolls that include a dentist, paediatrician, vet, pilot, entrepreneur, teacher and even a cake decorator.
iBesties are a collection of dolls backed by a Kickstarter campaign and are accented with books and online elements that add context and meaning to the tech-focused dolls. Meant to encourage girls toward entrepreneurship and technology, each iBestie doll comes with a book that helps girls learn about decision making and teamwork. There’s also a focus on helping girls learn business and technology skills. Each doll has a different focus; Izzy, for example is a “digital diva”, while Jada is a “graphics guru”.
The Miss Possible line is inspired by the contributions of Marie Curie, the Nobel Prize-winning scientist. These empowering dolls can be ordered through the BeMissPossible.com website. Choices include the Marie Curie doll or T-shirts that are emblazoned with the message “I know I can dream big”. The Marie Curie doll herself is dressed in a pretty dress and lab coat. Her coat features her name on the front and “Miss Possible” on the back. These items as well as her socks, shoes and hair tie are all removable for hours of active play.
Last update on 2018-01-26 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API