Mattel has released a very cool line of diverse Barbie and Ken dolls.
The new collection features a Barbie with hearing aids and a Barbie with a prosthetic leg. Meanwhile, the collection also features a Ken with vitiligo – it’s all about Barbies and Ken’s representing more people and it is fabulous.
Ready to make waves? 🌊🕶️ Dip into new #Barbie Fashion Dolls – our most diverse and inclusive doll line, offering a variety of skin tones, eye colors, hair colors and textures, body types, disabilities, and fashions, to inspire even more stories! https://t.co/k2mKw8VhG8 pic.twitter.com/voglMMZgvE
— Barbie (@Barbie) May 11, 2022
Via Instagram Mattel wrote, “Ready to make waves? Dip into new #Barbie Fashion Dolls – our most diverse and inclusive doll line, offering a variety of skin tones, eye colours, hair colours and textures, body types, disabilities, and fashions, to inspire even more stories!
“We are proud to introduce the first Barbie with behind-the-ear hearing aids, giving kids the chance to imagine even more amazing possibilities.
“The power of play is shaping what we imagine to be possible – which is why it’s important that kids can play out stories with dolls that reflect themselves and the world around them.”
What’s good y’all?
New inclusive Barbie’s representing children from diverse backgrounds and communities, including dolls with hearing aids and prosthetics. pic.twitter.com/gZaxCe6m2t
— Christopher 🇺🇸 Is Pro-Choice (@cwebbonline) May 12, 2022
It’s fabulous to see Barbie keeping up with the times.
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