Why Is My Skin Colour Different - Preschoolers are too young to understand the social meaning of race the way adults do.
But they do notice physical differences. Don’t be surprised when you hear your child comparing his skin color to others’ – it’s a source of fascination. Expose your child to people of all shades. All of this will help your child understand that a normal environment includes people of different races. Talk about differences Hair, skin, eyes – preschoolers are noticing all these distinctions and beginning to describe them. Let the topic come up naturally and keep the conversation at your child’s level. Read this book regularly to help your child understand the topic of race and feel comfortable with who they are.
By definition self-esteem is the way a person perceives himself, his thoughts and feelings about who he is and the ability to achieve in ways that are important to him. Children identify with who they are and how they fit into a family and society early in their lives and often children need help to understand blended families, adoptions or same sex parents.
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Children go through distinct periods of development as they move from infants to young adults. During each stage multiple changes in the development of the brain are taking place. Ages and stages is a term used to broadly outline key periods in the human development timeline. Stages include physical, intellectual, language, social and emotional. Brave Books offers a number of titles that cover these exciting yet challenging years in our Children's Speciality Books category.