What is The Multicultural Toybox?
The Multicultural Toybox was founded as a resource for savvy parents looking for multicultural, ethnic, or antiracist dolls and toys. Although our primary focus is on dolls and toys, along the way we’ll recommend multicultural children’s books as well as books that may be of interest to parents. Toy collectors may also find the site to be of interest, as we often uncover interesting, one-of-a-kind or limited-edition dolls from artisan doll makers.
Who writes The Multicultural Toybox?
The author of The Multicultural Toybox is Leslie Madsen-Brooks. Leslie holds a Ph.D. in cultural studies and is especially interested in informal education, antiracist initiatives, accessibility, and gender equity. The Multicultural Toybox sits at the intersection of these interests. A history professor who runs an instructional design unit at a university, Leslie also occasionally blogs about museums.
As the site grows, we also hope to bring you guest posts from experts in education and child development; activists and authors; and representatives from the progressive corners of the toy and publishing industries.
How can I support The Multicultural Toybox?
The Multicultural Toybox is made possible through advertising on the site and through affiliate links. Accordingly, we appreciate it when you support our advertisers or purchase goods through our affiliate links.
In addition, please spread the word that The Multicultural Toybox is the web’s #1 source for information on ethnic dolls, multicultural toys, and antiracist playthings.