Let little ones explore the different flavours of the world with these play food sets that go beyond basic fruits and vegetables.
Kids can cut their own rolls, practice their chopstick skills and dip their nigiri in soy sauce with this cute wooden sushi kit. $22, melissaanddoug.com
This colourful set includes, fish, okra, meat kebab, rice pancake with jam, peanut round, fufu and baked plantain. $60, louisekool.com
Kids can serve up refried beans, yellow rice, tacos, avocado and flan for dessert with this pretend play kit. $33, scholarschoice.ca
Games are a great way to get kids engaged and excited about learning. Here are some fun options that will help kids develop empathy, awareness and curiosity.
By pulling tokens out of the "Helping Bag", this game encourages kids build and foster emotional intelligence. $22, dillydallykids.ca
Kids learn to recognize and match the 24 faces of people from across the globe. $23, bb.ca
This puzzle is a great way to start the conversation about some incredible women throughout history, from Rosa Parks to Malala Yousafzai. $18, indigo.ca
The doll aisle in many toy stores used to be a sea of the same. But with way more options on the market now, kids can choose a doll of any skin colour or one that doesn't conform to the gender binary.
These Spanish-made dolls are extremely lifelike and come in four different ethnicities. From $28, minimono.ca
Do away with labels with this customizable doll kit, which allows kids to create more than a hundred different looks that show the full spectrum of gender identity. $40, mastermindtoys.com
Give them the right tools and kids can create art that's representative of themselves—and everybody else.
These kits offer kids a variety of skin tones to choose from when they're drawing or painting. From $1 to $43, crayola.ca
Similar to the drawing supplies, this coloured construction paper offers ten different skin tone options. $17, walmart.ca
Books are a great entry point for teaching your kid about the world outside of their home or neighbourhood. Take a look at your collection to see if you have books that offer a variety of experiences and have characters with a range of ethnicities and backgrounds.
Classic bedtime stories are retold with Black children as the main characters. $11, amazon.ca
Experience daily life through the eyes of seven different kids from across the globe. $27, adifferentbooklist.com
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