For 35 years the Santa Fe Children’s Museum has explored the power of play and how it unites communities. Play celebrates diversity, breaks down barriers, and fosters friendships. 

We’ve compiled some resources useful for understanding and talking with children about racial equity and social justice.

Social Justice Resources from Children's Community School:

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10 Tips For Teaching and Talking to Kids About Race

~Courtesy of Embrace Race

These tips are designed to help parents of all backgrouds teach and talk to their children about race early and often by lifting up age-appropriate activities that can be incorporated easily into your daily life.

Anti-Racism for Kids: Starting to Talk About Race

~Courtesy of Books for Littles


31 Children’s Books to Support Conversations on Race, Racism, and Resistance

~Courtesy of The Conscious Kid

100 Race-Conscious Things You Can Say To Your Child To Advance Racial Justice

~Courtesy of Raising Race Conscious Children

Activities that Promote Racial and Cultural Awareness   

By Barbara Biles, M.Ed.
~Courtesy of NM PBS

Build Your Anti-Racist Home Library

~Courtesy of Monti Kids

Books About Racism and Social Justice

~Courtesy of Common Sense Media

It's Never Too Early: Anti-Racist Resource Guide for Parents and Children

~Courtesy of Hello Yumi

Books to Help Kids Talk About Racism

~Courtesy of What Do We Do All Day

Children's Books About Peace

~Courtesy of NM PBS

These Books Can Help You to Explain Racism and Protests to Your Kids

~Courtesy of the New York Times

Children's Books  |  Coretta Scott King Book Award Winners

~Courtesy of Common Sense Media












Nightly News: KIDS EDITION

Lester Holt interviews a child psychologist about how families can talk about the protests and race relations in America.

6 Things White Parents Can Do to Raise Racially Conscious Children 

By Bree Ervin 

Photo Source: Public House Watch

How to Talk to Your Kids about Race & Justice 

~Courtesy of WBR On Point

Teaching Your Child About Black History Month 

By Nefertiti Austin

Native American Stories

~Courtesy of PBS for Parents


Books About Latinos Who Made a Difference 

~Courtesy of PBS for Parents

9 Books to Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month 

~Courtesy of PBS for Parents

Read Globally: 20 Vibrant Books That Introduce Indian Folktales, Culture, and History to Kids 

By Devon A. Corneal

~Courtesy of Read Brightly