The Need for Diversity in Children’s Books

I read this article when it came out last year and am considering its importance again today: In 2013, a mere 3% of children’s books were about black people…despite the fact that in the United States today 40% of public school students nationwide are black and Latino. To quote the author, “Books transmit values. They … More The Need for Diversity in Children’s Books

Lola Dancing Dolls

I love the changing seasons, though excessively cold days that don’t allow for outdoor play are not my favorite. So, over the next few weeks I’ll be posting some of my favorite indoor activities that correspond with many of our favorite Barefoot Books. Today we made these Lola dolls – such a cute craft – … More Lola Dancing Dolls