Diversity stems from the word diverse that means “of a different kind, form, character, etc.; such as diverse opinions; unlike; various kinds or forms, including people from one or more social, cultural, or economic group especially members of ethnic or religious minority groups.”
To embrace diversity means we need to practice respect and tolerance to others. Today, the word diversity is tossed around everywhere! Employers are embracing the term “diversity and inclusion”, with teams dedicated to make a more diverse and inclusive work-place. However, how do we teach our kids about diversity? It really starts at home. We need to step out of our “box” and explore our beautiful and diverse world.
Here are some fun ways to teach your kids about diversity:
Travel is the ideal way to expose children to diverse cultures, foods, customs, languages and way of life.