When one of my neighbors, a dad, came by to buy a baby gift for his nephew, he chose this:
and commented, “It would be cool to do the same applique, but for a girl. Doesn’t have to be too pink — just a little. Girls like robots too.” As requested, William, here is our newest lady robot:
We chose gray fabric with just a bit of pink trim, a hint of citron in the stitching, and made it clean — no ruffles. Shannon likes to mix girly and not-traditionally-girly elements in the same style, as we did here and also previously in our army-green dress with a ruffled rose heart:
If your girl is long past her days of wearing baby rompers, here are a few other robot and electrical engineering-themed gifts she might like.
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Snap Circuits: My 6-7 year old was able to follow the instructions to build these projects (presented in order from easy to more complex), and even improvise new ones.
The Robot Book: I’m planning on getting this for my almost-9-year-old for Christmas.
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