Celebrating Juneteenth with Young Children
Juneteenth is a federal holiday in the United States and rightfully so! As we commemorate the freedom of our ancestors, it's important to approach the conversation appropriately with young children to prevent additional childhood trauma.
BCDI-Atlanta has compiled a list of resources to support families in celebrating Juneteenth.
Juneteenth Reading List by Children's Book Council
Juneteenth books at Fulton County Library (Atlanta, GA)
6 Picture Books That Celebrate Juneteenth by Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB)
Kids' Books to Celebrate Juneteenth by New York Public Library
New Children's Books for Celebrating Juneteenth by Free Library of Philadelphia
18 Children's Books to Honor Juneteenth and Black History by Harper Collins
Visit your local library in-person or online to check out books for FREE and appropriately commemorate this federal holiday with children.
Children's Learning Experiences
5 Ways to Celebrate Juneteenth With Your Family by GPB/PBS for Families
10+ Fun & Easy Juneteenth Crafts and Activities for Kids by Happy Toddler Playtime
17 Ways to Celebrate Juneteenth by We Are Teachers
23 Juneteenth for Kids Activities and Free Printable Flag for Freedom Day by Homeschool Super Freak
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