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PSHE Key Stage 2 Activity

Learning objective: to recognise and challenge stereotypes.

Resources: extracts that highlight the differences between ‘toys for girls’ and ‘toys for boys’, e.g., Action Man and Sindy and Barbie, toy adverts and catalogues.


Listen to the extracts and make notes of the types of toys and games played by girls and boys. Compare these with the types of toys and games the children play today. Do they agree that there are certain toys or games that are specifically for girls or boys? Should this be the case? Consider the ways in which toys are targeted at either girls or boys, e.g. through use of colour, packaging, advertising, etc.


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