Nov 21, 2019
So now that you know the untold story of Thanksgiving how in the world do you teach your children about it!? Don’t worry one bit friend, I have 4 concrete things you can do to make sure you are being honest and inclusive this fall!
1-Tell the real story of Thanksgiving
I shared everything I know in last week’s episode “The Untold Story of Thanksgiving,” listen here.
2-Share resources with your child’s teacher
Download a free resource guide to send to the sweet soul who teaches your little one each day here.
3-Celebrate Native American Heritage Month
November is Native American Heritage Month and there are so many great ways to celebrate:
Some books I recommend:
Tradition & Culture
Jingle Dancer by Cynthis Leitich Smith
Bowwow Powwow by Brenda J. Child
A story of gratitude
Thanks to the Animals by Allen J Sockabasin
Hardship faced by the Native community
When I was Eight by Christy Jordan-Fenton & Margaret Pokiak-Fenton
When we were Alone by David Robertson
4- Research harvest festivals around the world
Download our free e-book to learn about different harvest festivals from across the globe with your children
Song Credit: “Away” by Geographer and “Beach Disco” by Dougie Wood