Teaching Kids About Culture (& An App Review!)

Teaching Kids About Culture

The average baby can lift their head briefly at 1 month old. They start babbling at 4 months. They start to walk around the age of 1. These moments go by so quickly that sometimes we lose track of all the time that has passed. Little Bear is almost 3 and a half and has so much spunk in him. He knows more than I would have imagined about the world around him and is more observant that I could ever be. And now, at 3 and a half, he has a distinct identity and personality.

Who is he?

He’s a lover of music, a little boy who loves to laugh, and a total bookworm. He’s an early bird, a chef in training, and a fan of dress-up and imaginative play. He’s also a young child who, at this stage, identifies himself only as Canadian. He recognizes the maple leaf with excitement and is proud to sport red and white on Canada Day.  This is great, except that it reminds me of one thing that he hasn’t been introduced to properly: his Indian heritage. Continue reading

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