Kids as young as six months old notice racial differences, and kids as young as two years old can internalize racial biases. That’s why, when it comes to teaching your kids about anti-racism, you can never start too early. Books are a great way to introduce complex topics to young kiddos and can help spark important conversations about diversity, bias and other subjects. If you’re looking for a place to start, we rounded up 14 great books to help teach your kids about race.
Books can help make complicated issues easier for young kids to grasp. Plus, it gives you a chance to unplug and connect with your kiddos, bringing you closer together. What are your favorite books about racial equality for kids? Send us your recommendations on our Instagram page, @safety_1st.