October is here and so is Black History Month!
And although Black History and representation should be celebrated every month, it’s still a great opportunity to introduce your little one to this important matter. Taking time to explore activities, books, and other resources.
To help you get started at home (or in the school or nursery) we’ve put together some amazing resources:
But first, how can you, as a parent, discuss Black History Month? You may be asking yourself if your little one is too young to be learning about such a big issue? or how you can approach it in an age-appropriate way?
Our blog writing elves are by no means experts when it comes to answering these questions but check out some resources that are!
Videos are a great starting point for your child to learn. The ones listed below are from CBeebies and have a great approach to Black History Month for a variety of ages.
Children’s books are a fantastic tool to discuss representation in a fun and relatable way. Here are lists of top children’s books by Black authors and illustrators!
Young children learn more effectively through play and fun activities. These can be a great way to immerse your little one in the learning process.
Here are some top activities and activity lists for Black History Month.
Articles & more info
Finally, if you’re looking for some more information or just some interesting articles here’s where you can find them!