If your early childhood center has a toy car collection with small figures as drivers, which of the following would you prefer?

  1. Include only those toy cars with young male drivers
  2. Include toy cars with drivers representing a variety of age-groups and skin tomes as well as genders

Answer

2. Children derive lessons about how the world works from the toys they play with.

For more information on preparing the environment, see pages 23-24 of the guidebook.

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