"Action figures" and "dolls" tend to be pose-able and non-pose-able, respectively, reflecting the idea that boys are encouraged to be active agents and girls passive objects. So j_l_larson devised a way to make girl toys that can do things.

(1) Take some dolls:

(2) Chop'em up at the joints:

(3) Rejoin their joints with wire and super glue:


(4) Put them back together and play!


See the full instructions at Instructables

This post originally appeared on Sociological Images. Republished with permission.


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