Barbie and Ken Coloring pages
Coloring pages of Barbie. On March 9, 1959, the famous plastic doll Barbie first appeared in a toy fair in New York. The first Barbie doll was a puppet in the form of a very thin woman, blonde with blue eyes, a beauty difficult unattainable model. The idea of a Barbie doll conceived by Ruth Handler, German woman who bought similar shapely doll for her daughter as "a child Lily" and noticed the girl playing her enthusiastically. Because of the structure of the anorexic body Barbie doll came under much criticism for its designers. Said it encourages eating disorders, it causes low body image in girls and young women who aspire to look like and more. Barbie doll manufactured by the American toy company Mattel (Mattel) apart from the classic Barbie produces a multitude of versions and accessories.
In July 2023, a new movie was released about Barbie and Ken, Greta Gerwig's version of the all-time popular doll, in which Barbie and Ken suddenly find themselves in the real world.
Ken Carson is the legendary Barbie ex, and he first appeared on March 11, 1961 at the toy fair of the company that produces it, Mattel. There were some who made unpleasant comments about his masculinity, and that he cared more about clothes than his love life, that he was superficial and arrogant, but all in all his character was well received in the puppet world. Many bought him and turned him into Barbie's partner, and their love flourished.
In 2004 came the great breakup, the separation that shook the barbarian world. Barbie announced that she was leaving Ken and moving to an Australian surfer named Blaine Gordon.
Ken did not give in and tried to woo her in vain. In 2011 he tried to bring her back to him by declaring his 50-year-old love still alive and kicking. Barbie was moved by the gesture and returned to his arms and they are together to this day.
A few more facts about Ken that you might not have known:
Ken is younger than Barbie on two years and two days.
Ken was named after Kenneth Handler, the son of the founders of Mattel, Ruth and Eliot Handler.
Ken's first doll was sold at $ 3.5, which is equivalent to $ 27 today.
Ken and Barbie are from Wilson, Wisconsin, USA (there is not really such a city).
According to a metal company, Ken and Barbie met for the first time on a set of photographs for their commercial together.
Ken is higher than Barbie at 1/2 inche. His height is 12” .
Mattel has released new models of Ken dolls to suit the 21st century. The company has introduced 15 new Ken characters in different body structures: "thin", "wide" and "original." Ken will also appear in seven skin tones, eight hair colors and nine hair styles, according to company vice president Lisa McKnight. Barbie or Ken look to the present generation and that Ken's development was a natural stage for the brand and allows to build and personalize the role they want him to fill in the world of Barbie.
In 1964 Ken's best friend was introduced by Metal, named Alan. Alan was the spouse of Midge, a friend of Barbie's.
In 1982, the first version of the Afro-American Ken was released.
In 1993, the Earring Magic doll, which became popular with gay men, was also released, partly because of the way Ken was dressed and because of the earring in his ear. It is also the best-selling Ken doll of all time.
In 1997 it was discovered that Ken has a small brother named Tommy.
After his breakup from Barbie in 2004, Ken began following her on Match.com.
In the movie Toy Story Ken changed 50 costumes.
In 2009, Mattel released the version of the "Sugar Daddy" on the Palm Beach production line. Ken's new doll raised eyebrows and Mattel responded that the new line was intended for older Barbie collectors, and the name Sugar Daddy refers to Ken's dog named Sugar.
Below you will find Barbie and Ken coloring pages which you can paint for your enjoyment. Choose the coloring page of Barbie you want to paint, print and paint for your enjoyment. Have fun!
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