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Children’s books that help eliminate prejudices
Although it may seem like a topic, educating in values from childhood is essential. In this way, we will help the little ones to develop a good personality based on respect, education and help to others. Teaching values and making children understand them can be a complex task. For this reason today we will show you a series of children’s books to eliminate prejudices that contain good stories to convey these values and take them to the field where we are interested in focusing.
Parents and educators must be aware that before using this tool, the first thing to do is ‘preach with the example’, since it should be taken into account that children imitate everything that the elderly they have around themThey perform. Here are these children’s books to eliminate prejudices, to eradicate stereotypes and to teach a necessary series of values. Children’s books to eliminate prejudices.
Luca’s wig: a fantastic children’s book to eliminate prejudices based on a real story. The protagonist of the story, Luca, I don’t understand why they laugh at him. The reason for these laughs is that Luca loves to wear long hair, disguise himself and put on a pink wig. However, his companions tell him that ‘he only does girls’ things’. A book that will make us reflect on stereotypes and prejudices towards a person’s tastes before Luca’s questions.
Why are there things about boys and girls and you have to choose between them? It is also an ideal book to work in classrooms, since being part of an educational project has a didactic guide aimed at early and primary education to work in a playful way on gender roles and stereotypes. The girl who did not want to brush her hair: "I am like that," that is the motto of the protagonist of this story, which refuses to comb her curly hair.
A book that will help to address different topics: children’s self – esteem, the right to be who want to be the relationships with others and the personal cleaning of children. Very colorful and striking illustrations with a very well structured story will make children understand where they should put the limits to the harmful responses towards their person. The different dragon: how do you imagine a dragon? Sure you have thought of a large, wild, fierce animal and which is very afraid.
And this is what this fantastic story wants to show: eliminate prejudices and stereotypes. Because the dragon of this story is different and does not want to be any of that, but totally different. A wonderful book for both his illustrations and for the messages he wants to show: first of all the breakfast of stereotypes we were talking about. Second, the visibility of an ‘atypical’ family formed by two moms and their son, which also allows stereotypes to the family idea that until a few years ago has been had.
More children’s books to eliminate prejudices. Collection Time twice. Although we have already talked about this fantastic collection of stories in another post, it is one of the best collections to eliminate prejudices. Eased twice it is a collection of classic children’s stories ‘restructured’ in which princesses can fend for themselves, do not want princes that keep them and fight them in front of everything. Black eyes: a fun story to deal with a subject as serious as prejudices.
In the Calatayud family everyone has olive green eyes, however when their last child is born. He has black eyes! The child’s parents’ concern is so great that they decide to put dark glasses so that no one realizes the color of their eyes, because everyone knows that people’s eyes should be olive green. A series of questions will come to the minds of the readers and that of the protagonist: what happens for having the eyes of a different color? Is it bad to be different from others? Why should we all follow the same pattern?