It’s important to help children recognize that although everyone has something to offer, we are all different and our differences bring joy to life. Differences help us learn about each other, build strong relationships, and have experiences that broaden our perspective and understanding of the world. Acknowledging and talking about differences with young children regularly is important for a healthy development.
Young children may have many unique and difficult questions about differences. Quality Start LA’s Me and My Friends e-book was created to help guide conversations about differences.
While reading Me and My Friends with your child, try asking: