To celebrate Halle Bailey’s new casting in "The Little Mermaid", we are dedicating our Fast Five Friday this week to Halle Bailey and listing Five Animated Disney Movies Featuring Diverse Characters. These are great films to watch during a classroom party, indoor recess, or even at home with your own little ones!
To help you add to your growing collection of Colorful Pages, I have compiled a list of children’s books with Asian representation from various ethnicities and cultures. In addition, these books are also written by Asian authors! That means the stories you are hearing are #ownvoices. And, by checking out these books, you are not only supporting your students in gaining Colorful Pages, but you are also supporting authors of color.
I have composed a list of several books that feature Latinx characters. In the following list, there are three picture books, one young adult book, and an early chapter book. Check out Five Books That Feature Latinx Characters!
"For our first Fast Five Friday in support of Women’s History all year long, I have developed a list of 5 Diverse Books for Women’s History. A lot of these books span representation of women of color AND white women, but they still do a great job positioning women of color, who are often left out in our history education, as the brilliance we are!"
Need read aloud videos for snack time, literacy centers, indoor recess, literacy time at home? Check out these 5 Diverse Books that are read aloud on YouTube to engage your young readers!
Learn about five multicultural books that can help you talk to your students and children about families. These five books explore different identities and family composition!
"However, while creating my SEL lessons, I always run into the same problem/question: Where are all the SEL books with children of color??? This problem runs deeper than I can get into for a Fast Five Friday article, but, through this article, I hope that I can help temporarily alleviate the problem by showcasing you all some good and colorful books."
Happy Black Lives Matter at School Week! Although Black Lives Matter at School Week ends today, February 8th, it should be a year-round conversation with our students and kiddos. To help you with this conversation, here are five books you need for Black Lives Matter at School: (1) I Love My Hair!, by Natasha Anastasia … Continue reading 5 Books for Black Lives Matter at School Week