we empower our children to become confident, well-rounded individuals who can challenge societal norms. Let's break free from the confines of gender stereotypes and support our children in their journey of self-discovery, ensuring they grow up in a world where they are free to be their authentic selves.

  1. Create an inclusive play environment: Set up a play area that includes a diverse range of toys, books, and materials. Avoid segregating toys based on gender and instead organize them by theme or category. This allows your child to choose freely without predefined limitations.

  2. Encourage open-ended play: Provide toys and activities that promote open-ended play, where there are no specific rules or outcomes. This allows children to use their imagination and creativity to explore different possibilities. Items like building blocks, art supplies, or dress-up materials can inspire limitless play.

  3. Expose your child to diverse role models: Introduce your child to books, movies, and real-life examples of individuals who challenge gender stereotypes. Exposing them to diverse role models allows them to see that there are no limits to what they can achieve, regardless of their gender.

  4. Be mindful of your language: Pay attention to the words you use when discussing gender or activities with your child. Avoid making sweeping statements about what girls or boys "should" or "shouldn't" do. Instead, use neutral language and focus on individual interests and preferences.

  5. Support their curiosity: Encourage your child to explore a wide range of activities and hobbies. If they show an interest in something traditionally associated with the opposite gender, support and nurture that curiosity. Provide opportunities for them to learn and grow in their chosen pursuits.

  6. Foster open communication: Create a safe and supportive environment where your child feels comfortable expressing their thoughts and interests. Listen actively and validate their feelings, ensuring they know that their choices are respected and valued.

  7. Educate others: Share your knowledge and experiences with friends, family, and caregivers. Help them understand the importance of breaking gender stereotypes in play and encourage them to support your child's freedom to explore.

Remember, breaking down gender stereotypes in play is a continuous journey. It requires patience, open-mindedness, and a commitment to nurturing your child's individuality. By providing them with the space to play without limitations, you empower them to become the architects of their own lives.

TestimonialsWhat parents say

“We could not be happier with our experience so far. The school places the children at its center, and is led by their interests and needs, whilst managing to be academically rigorous and nurturing at the same time.”
Siggi Campel
Alice’s mother