Toy Insider Editor-in-Chief Ali Mierzejewski joined Good Day Philadelphia to show off some great new toys that celebrate our differences and teach kids about diversity. For more on the items featured in this segment, check out the product notes below, and for the complete rundown of the best toys of the spring and summer, be sure to check our complete Toy Insider Spring and Summer Gift Guide
A team of student creators is bringing diversity & inclusion to the toy box with a new twist on a retro play pattern of fashion design plates. The students are from 6ix Academy, a social entrepreneurial high school program that works in partnership with professionals to take student ideas from prototype to production. The activity set features a Paralympian, Indigenous Fashion Designer from the Sioux Nation, Astronaut, Non-Binary Frontline Healthcare Worker, a Muslim Fashion & Beauty Influencer, and a Gender Fluid Content Creator.