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Check Out & Win Toy of the Year Finalist... New Fierce Female Action Figures!

SheSpeaksTeam By SheSpeaksTeam 02.22.17
Check Out & Win Toy of the Year Finalist... New Fierce Female Action Figures!
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The idea that girls can only play with things like Barbies, baby dolls and tea sets while boys build with blocks and legos and play with action figures is thankfully becoming an outdated notion for many. This is why the New York based toy start-up IAmElemental’s creation of the first realistic female action figure has been such a success, winning multiple awards and returning to the North American International Toy Fair in New York this past weekend.

Read on and find out how you can win one of the IAmElemental action figures!

The toy company started a Kickstarter campaign back in 2014 where it saw great success by reaching their funding goal of $35,000 in just two days and far surpassing the goal as time went on. Time reported about the unique action figures in 2014 and how the creators worked to give girls (and boys) an action figure like they’ve never seen before.

Dawn Nadeau, co-founder of IAmElemental, explained how their dolls are different from the few female action figures we generally see in stores. Nadeau said, “The few female action figures that are on the market are really designed for the adult male collector. The form is hyper-sexualized: The breasts are oversized; the waist is tiny. When you make the figures sit, their legs splay open in a suggestive way.”

Rather than creating another female action figure based on an unrealistic Barbie-like physique, creators of the IAmElemental dolls worked tirelessly to create athletic, realistic characters that move the way kids want them to when playing. Nadeau explains, “We were obsessed with the breast-to-hip ratio. We were obsessed with the bum because so many of these figures have these incredible butt cracks on the back. We kept saying 'Bridge the gap’.”

After getting the measurements just right, the result is feminine yet tough action figures that look like they can hold their own in any battle. Each character in the set comes with its own virtue and power. One is based on Joan of Arc and has the virtue of Courage while the one with the Persistence virtue has the power to push through any obstacle.

What do you think about these new female action figures - who would you want to win one for? Tell us for the chance to win the action figure Courage!

There are two ways to enter:

Simply comment below and tell us who in your life would you want to win the action figure for?

AND/OR

Tweet about the giveaway!

Click here to Tweet: "Entered to win a female action figure and Toy of the Year Finalist thx to @SheSpeaksUp bit.ly/2lVFD7o"

*One lucky commenter or Tweeter will be chosen at random to receive Courage. Giveaway is open through March 12th, 2017 to U.S. residents at least 18 years of age. Entrants must be a member of SheSpeaks. If you are not a member, click here to join. Winner will be notified by email.

Update: Thank you to everyone who entered. Congratulations to winner, SheSpeaks member speakingofHER!

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  • samgray2005 By samgray2005
    03.09.17  

    These are really awesome!

  • peaches0582 By peaches0582
    03.09.17  

    My two girls :)

  • mablair By mablair
    03.09.17  

    I would love to have one, I enjoy collecting awesome toys.

  • jolynn22 By jolynn22
    03.09.17  

    My 6 and a half year old would love these. Such a cool concept!

  • msannaclark By msannaclark
    03.09.17  

    For both my daughters! They are budding super heroes in the making! :)

  • Reichalwinn By Reichalwinn
    03.09.17  

    I would love to win this for my daughter. She is always outside playing with the boys and doing everything they are doing. She would love Courage.

  • Justinakay79 By Justinakay79
    03.09.17  

    My 6 year old niece would love this

  • JMMom35 By JMMom35
    03.09.17  

    My neighbor's 2 granddaughters would love to win IAmElemental doll and thanks for the chance!

  • GlitterBeauty0 By GlitterBeauty0
    03.09.17  

    I think this was a great idea! I totally agree! This action figure will show girls that its okay to be strong and to be real! We dont all look like barbie dolls! I love the one with the pink pony tail! So pretty! I would love to win this and give it to my eleven year old daughter Taylor!

  • apeski By apeski
    03.09.17  

    my nephew who loves the power rangers and dresses up like them.

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