This week an image has been doing the rounds on Twitter, showing a letter to parents printed on the back of a pamphlet from a LEGO set:
Originally posted on reddit, it unsurprisingly went viral but with many questioning its authenticity. However, it has been confirmed as genuine by LEGO UK:
The text is from 1974 and was a part of a pamphlet showing a variety of Lego doll house products targeted girls aged 4 and up. It remains relevant to this day — our focus has always been, and remains to bring creative play experiences to all children in the world…ultimately enabling children to build and create whatever they can imagine.
Don’t forget, you can use this helpful guide to check to see if a toy is for boys or girls.