No other doll has sparked as much conversation as Barbie.

But maybe kids don’t see Barbie the way adults do? We are excited to begin this #BarbieProject journey and invite you to share what you see, hear and feel when you watch your kids play with Barbie.

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What is it with kids and taking off Barbie heads? I honestly don’t think I did this as a kid, but I might be the exception.
My MIL has a bag-full of passed-down Barbie dolls and accessories from the 80s and 90s. As soon as the girls go to her house and visit, that bag is out, dumped on the floor – and played with for hours.
Yet … most of the Barbies don’t have heads!
Does that stop them? Nope!
I’ve said before that it’s all about the clothes with my girls, and this is proof. They are completely happy playing with headless Barbie dolls , changing their attire and taking them to the ball {Halloween ball, perhaps? Where’s her horse when we need it}.
 “See Mom? She can still wear hats!” my daughter proudly boasted.
 “Sweetie, her head is right there behind you. Want me to put that back on?”
 “Nope!”
This is true imagination and the beauty of kid-play. You just never know where it  will lead. 

My Organized Chaos | #BarbieProject Tumblr Takeover

What is it with kids and taking off Barbie heads? I honestly don’t think I did this as a kid, but I might be the exception.

My MIL has a bag-full of passed-down Barbie dolls and accessories from the 80s and 90s. As soon as the girls go to her house and visit, that bag is out, dumped on the floor – and played with for hours.

Yet … most of the Barbies don’t have heads!

Does that stop them? Nope!

I’ve said before that it’s all about the clothes with my girls, and this is proof. They are completely happy playing with headless Barbie dolls , changing their attire and taking them to the ball {Halloween ball, perhaps? Where’s her horse when we need it}.

 “See Mom? She can still wear hats!” my daughter proudly boasted.

 “Sweetie, her head is right there behind you. Want me to put that back on?”

 “Nope!”

This is true imagination and the beauty of kid-play. You just never know where it  will lead. 

My Organized Chaos | #BarbieProject Tumblr Takeover

Boys Like Barbie Too | Growing Up Blackxican

While Little Lady helped me set up the dinner table we chatted:

Mom: “Do you think Barbie’s are for boys too?”

LL: “They are for girls mom… and ummm Boys who like dolls too” “Brother likes to play with me”

Mom: “Is it ok that he plays with you? Do you have a good time with him?”

LL: “Yes mama, I like when brother plays with me and Barbie”

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Adorable kitten or doll-eating lion? Amelia’s Barbie dolls didn’t see it coming.

Pigtail Pals Ballcap Buddies asks: Do kids ever surprise you with the stories they tell when they play with toys?                                                          

Has it shifted your perception of who the kids are and what things they are interested in?

http://bit.ly/1oDWqbO ‪#‎BarbieProject‬

Adorable kitten or doll-eating lion? Amelia’s Barbie dolls didn’t see it coming.

Pigtail Pals Ballcap Buddies asks: Do kids ever surprise you with the stories they tell when they play with toys?                                                          

Has it shifted your perception of who the kids are and what things they are interested in?

http://bit.ly/1oDWqbO ‪#‎BarbieProject‬