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Racial, Ethnic, and Religious Diversity in Early Care and Education

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This list contains resources to help teachers support students from racially, ethnically, and religiously diverse backgrounds.

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  • Hats of Faith by Medeia Cohan. 
    The colorful illustrations and simple text of this board book depict and explain a variety of head coverings associated with world religions – a hijab, a Sikh man’s turban, and several more.

IEL Resources

Tip sheets

Resource lists


Web Resources

About this resource

Setting(s) for which the article is intended:
  • Child Care Center
  • Preschool Program

Intended audience(s):
  • Teachers / Service providers

Age Levels (the age of the children to whom the article applies):
Reviewed: 2023