Talking to kids about racism

There has been a LOT happening in the world this week (including Toronto) and we thought it was important to pass along some resources. It’s so difficult to navigate these complicated discussions at home. Especially when the issues are challenging and complex, even for adults. We know this though, we can’t say nothing. Now is not the time for silence. Your kids are not too young to start having these discussions.

Books for Littles: Anti-Racism For Kids 101: Starting To Talk About Race

Raising Race Conscious Children: 100 Race-Conscious things you can say to your child to advance racial justice

Here Wee Read: The Ultimate 2018 Diverse List of Children’s Books

Beyond the Golden Rule: A Parent’s Guide to Preventing and Responding to Prejudice

Toys:

Crayola Colours of the World Crayon Pack.

Sugarfoots Rag Dolls

Friends and Neighbors: The Helping Game

More to follow in the coming days, including a list of the favourite books we read about diversity in our preschool classrooms.

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