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Celebrating African American History Month with Young Children

Celebrating African American History Month with Young Children

My son came home from school last week with a project he worked on in his class to learn about and celebrate African-American history month. It got me thinking about how to continue the conversation at home with both him and his younger sibling (age 2)… – rita-murphy, Bright Horizons Online Community

As parents and educators, it’s important for us to guide young children and help them understand the value of appreciating and learning about all different cultures. A great way to introduce children to new ideas and help them explore different cultures is through reading.

February is African American History Month and the Bright Horizons Education team has gathered a wonderful collection of books – for children of all ages – that explores African American history and culture. See the entire list of African American History books here.

Teacher and toddler reading

Do you have additional book suggestions that you would add to the list? How are you celebrating African American history month? Share your ideas in the comments area below.


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