Stock Educational Toys that include Girls and Minorities
Toys R Us claims that "diversity is more than just a philosophy ... it is a core component of how we play to win". Toys R Us science section displays predominantly white boys, and men in science roles. Buki Science- the most prominent manufacture presents a boy of Caucasian dissent on 100% of its science materials. Thus, Toys R Us is failing to promote minority groups " playing to win"- in terms of life chances. Science is the fastest growing and most lucrative industry in the world. Science toys and kits are one of four major influences on students science interest. Nearly, 60 years of research shows that presenting only white men on educational products negatively effects all children that don’t fit this image. Most often leading to a disinterest in related activities. I am requesting that Toys-R-Us drop the Buki product line if it does not commit to providing a more diverse set of characters on its packaging. Science is for everyone! Science toys should be too. Let's make science representative.