A childhood education consultant has advised schools to do possibly the stupidest thing I’ve ever heard in Nursery World Magazine.
Children should be provided with paper other than white to drawn on and paints and crayons should come in “the full range of flesh tones”, reflecting the diversity of the human race, according to the former teacher.
Seriously? Paper other than white? Oh and witches shouldn’t be dressed in black you know because then your kids will grow up to hate black people. That follows logically, doesn’t it?
She also said that
“staff should be prepared to be economical with the truth when asked by pupils what their favourite colour is and, in the interests of good race relations, answer “black” or “brown”.
“Economical with the truth?”
Look, in nursery school if the kids don’t eat the blocks, it’s a good day. Stop monkeying with kids. It’s not the kids who are obsessed with race. It’s the overgrown hippies. I say we take away the crayons from the hippies and put them in a timeout.