For parents, navigating the topic of race and racism with young children can feel overwhelming. Learning how children comprehend the concept of race and identity is crucial to guiding their understanding of it. According to child development experts, children as young as age two can exhibit racial discrimination—but as they get older, they’re also capable of understanding topics like privilege and fairness. As part of a series created to help parents talk to kids about race, parenting website Fatherly shares tips from experts, including KinderCare Education team member Rashelle Chase. Read the full article here.
For more on how to talk to kids about race, be sure to read part two and part three of the series, which address racial bias.