Posted Dec. 18, 2013 at 12:01 p.m.

Premium Lock Vivek Wadhwa: Girls become what they play with - so let's give them the right toys

Published: 2013-12-18 12:01:15
Updated: 2013-12-18 12:01:15

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Opinion: But the task isn't easy. Finding toys that appeal to girls and that inspire them to study science and technology isn't easy, however, as Andrea Guendelman learned when shopping for her five-year-old daughter. She wanted a chess set that her daughter would like. She found nothing. Then she looked for a girls' science kit and found nothing. When she talked to other mothers, they expressed the same frustration--that the toys and apps that inspire children to learn science and mathematics are geared toward boys rather than toward girls....

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