Mini-purses are so hot right now that they’re even making their way into construction toys.

GoldieBlox partnered with New Zealand-based toy company Flexo to create four building kits that kids ages 8 and up can use to create stylish mini purses, bracelets, picture frames, pencil cases, ornaments, and more.

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The Mini Purse Building Kits are priced at $24.99 each and are available in three designs: animal print, rainbow, and watermelon. They feature materials that kids can use to make multiple DIY projects, including functional purses. The Friendship Bracelet Set is priced at $14.99 and includes everything kids need to build bracelets, necklaces, flower crowns, and cookie collectibles.

GoldieBlox and Flexo created the line as a way to close the gender gap in STEM toys, empowering more girls to get into construction and engineering. The kits are compatible with all major brick-building brands and are available on Amazon and

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Jackie Cucco

Jackie Cucco

Jackie Cucco was a Senior Editor of The Toy Book, The Toy Insider, and The Pop Insider. She covered toy trends, pop culture, and entertainment news, and made appearances on national and regional outlets, including CBS, WPIX, News 12, and more. Jackie spends her time watching horror movies and working her way through every Stephen King novel out there.