How to Talk to Your Little About Race
Updated: Jul 9, 2020
It is important to support children in difficult times as well as the everyday. Here are a few links to resources on talking to children about racial incidents and supporting Black children in a hostile world.
Brains On! Science podcast for kids on Apple Podcasts Brains on! Injustice and Anger: Understanding Your Emotions. A lot of kids are angry right now, with good reason. We're seeing people treated unfairly because of racism. In this episode the hosts talk about how anger can be a useful emotion and can be used to push for change, and also an explanation of the hormones behind anger, why some of us are quicker to anger than others and what we can do when we feel overwhelmed by our feelings.
How to talk about social injustice with your little (resources) https://cmany.org/blog/view/online-resources-families-regarding-racial-injustice/
Artist Delano Dunn explores racial identity and reimagines history! Want to focus on doing something instead of talking? Inspired by Delano’s work, create a collage that uses color and found images. https://athome.cmom.org/creating-collages-inspired-by-artist-delano-dunn/