Shopping for girls has the advantage of making them more open to toys for boys, which is something that’s great. One example is He-Man, which had both “He” (the title) and “Man” (the title). It had a large, passionate girl fanbase. Although the He-Man girls were less popular than Barbie girls, the girl fanbase was large enough to produce He-Man’s sister-series She-Ra. On the other hand, if you were to see a boy with a Barbie doll you would probably do a double-take. You don’t have to throw a dart at every toy catalog, but it does mean that you have some breathing space. Below is a list of Manly toys which will most likely get any girl giving us a “Gee…thanks…!” “I guess?” These might be great for shopping for boys but may not work well if shopping for girls. TRANSFORMERS While we aren’t going to pretend that every girl in the world would play with Transformers action toys, the franchise doesn’t seem to have much crossover appeal. Transformers are often compared to GI Joe because of their masculine and militaristic nature. You don’t want to buy Transformers for a girl if they don’t like Transformers. MEGA BLOKS Mega Bloks toys can be used by anyone. Anybody can […] read more