Lego Disabled Minifigure
1) Everyone’s Welcome!
It was a historic week for toy news last week!
Barbie got a new body (Well, bodies), and thenLEGO got on board with inclusiveness.
2) On The Go
LEGO will debut its first wheelchair-bound minifig in summer 2016 as part of the Fun at the Park set, and parents of disabled children couldn’t be more thrilled.
After an online change.org petition from the #ToyLikeMe campaign gained over 20,000 signatures last year, LEGO heard its audience loud and clear.
The campaign was co-founded by journalist and mother Rebecca Atkinson, who was thrilled when she heard the news.
“LEGO we salute you! You’ve just made a 150 million children, their mums, dad, nans, grandads, teachers, carers, pet dogs and hamsters very VERY VERY happy!,” she wrote on the Toy Like Me Facebook page.
3) Fun in the Park
The entire Fun in the Park LEGO set showsall different kinds of people, including another groundbreaking figurine…
4) Oh, Baby!
The set even contains one of the first-ever baby minifigs, complete with a stroller.
Now all ages and walks of life are represented!
5) Check Out The Full Video
German news outlet Zusammengebaut got a full sneak peek of the new LEGO set.
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