How to Explain Race to Kids (VIDEO)

crayonscrayonsIf you think your kids don't see color, you're dead wrong!

They notice that difference early on, but not in the way that grown-ups do. Peach, brown, yellow, tan. To our little ones, it's like the world is a walking, talking box of crayons.

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One thing they can't figure out though: Why do we come in this rainbow of colors? I've heard parents say everything thing from, "God painted us that way," to "Some people bake in the sun too long."

Well, if you want to know the real deal, check out the latest episode of CafeMom Studios' Your Kid Asked What?!? :

Did you know the answer? Be honest!

For more help with those puzzling kid questions, or to suggest one of your own, subscribe to CafeMom Studios YouTube channel.

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Written by Ericka Souter on CafeMom's blog, The Stir.

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