Toys

July 14, 2021

Mattel Honors Tennis Champion Naomi Osaka With a Barbie Doll in Her Likeness

Barbie continues to make strides as it widens its array of dolls that represent the diversity and strength of womanhood. Releasing several new models every year, the company now has a wide selection to choose from—including dolls in the likenesses of inspiring women such as Rosa Parks, Maya Angelou, and Susan B. Anthony. As part of its Barbie Signature collection, Mattel has just released a new doll in honor of Japanese tennis champion Naomi Osaka.

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June 30, 2021

LEGO Unveils New Sustainable Toy Bricks Made From Recycled Plastic Bottles

Danish toy manufacturer LEGO is world renowned for producing colorful, plastic bricks, but the brand has recently become more eco-friendly. In 2018, the company developed its first-ever sustainable collection made from sugarcane; and now, LEGO has come even further in its mission to reduce plastic waste. The brand recently released a prototype brick made from recycled plastic bottles—the first of LEGO’s products made from a recycled material.

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May 22, 2021

15 Architectural Model Kits Perfect for People Who Love Building Things

Did you build a lot of LEGO sets growing up? Or, maybe you preferred creating your own designs with Lincoln Logs or other fun building blocks. From them, you may have developed a love for building things and coming up with unique creations. My Modern Met has collected a list of 15 great architecture model kits that will awaken your inner child and help you to unlock your creativity.

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April 20, 2021

LEGO Unveils Limited Edition Set Paying Tribute To the Legendary Amelia Earhart

To celebrate Women's History Month this year, LEGO released a set featuring the legendary pilot Amelia Earhart. Kids and adults alike are invited to learn about the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic as they build a replica of Earhart’s red plane, the Lockheed Vega 5B. If there is anything we can learn from the iconic adventurer, it is her fearlessness.

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