These Kids Turned Their Bratz Dolls Into Rey From “The Force Awakens”

Here’s the best answer to the #WheresRey campaign you’ll see today.

1. There’s been a recent outcry over the lack of Rey action figures in Star Wars: The Force Awakens sets, with people using the hashtag #WheresRey to register their disapproval.

2. Well, one bunch of children just produced a great response, using these Bratz dolls.

Parts and Crafts

3. Dina Gjertsen from community workshop Parts and Crafts in Somerville, Massachusetts, told BuzzFeed News that she’d talked about the issue with a colleague on Facebook, and between them they came up with an idea.

Parts and Crafts

Parts and Crafts

 

4. About half a dozen kids there took the dolls and removed the paint from their faces…

Parts and Crafts

Parts and Crafts

 

…they also cut and dyed their hair, sewed them new clothes, repainted their faces using acrylic paints…

6. And they created a bunch of Rey dolls!

Parts and Crafts

7. Pretty cool. But it gets better…

Parts and Crafts

Disney

 

8. Because one of the community members made a Maz doll!

Parts and Crafts

Disney

 

Gjertsen said she had her doubts when they started covering her face with hot glue, but the end result is pretty excellent.

H/T @ElenaCresci.

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Alan White is a senior reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.
 
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