A human head and shoulders made out of yellow lego outlined by a blue halo effect on a turquoise spotty background

Designing a new LEGO® set

You might think some of the toys we play with aren’t cool anymore, but some of them can actually hold the keys to our future identities. Sometimes toys can inspire us to become who we want to be…

Take Ellen Kooijman for example; she’s got a wicked job as a geoscientist and designer. Ellen has used LEGO® to defy gender stereotypes by developing her very own set! Discover how she plans to inspire more girls to get into a career in science, technology, engineering or mathematics below.

Just a quick random question – you don’t have to answer it if you don’t want to.

Have you heard of the V&A Museum (or Young V&A)?

A photo of the V&A collection of a toy Jabba the Glob made by Hasbro for the Star Wars film The Phantom Menace. The toy is green and shows Jabba with a frog hanging out of his mouth next to a tub of Star Wars slime.

Yes and I love it! 15%

I already knew about it. 11%

Nope, it’s new to me! 38%

Not really sure what it is? 36%

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