Body Safety for Children — Class Set
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Empower and teach the children in your care about personal Body Safety, feelings, safe and unsafe touch, private parts, the difference between secrets and surprises, consent, and respectful relationships with this class set of:
- 4 x Body Safety & Consent picture books
- My Body! What I Say Goes!
- Let's Talk About Body Boundaries, Respect & Consent
- No Means No
- Some Secrets Should Never Be Kept
- 30 x My Body! What I Say Goes! Activity Books
- 18 x Lesson Plans to accompany the books
- 1 x Body Safety Education book
- 30 x Body Safety Rules bookmarks
This set is ideal for teachers, schools, kindergartens, childcare centers, protective behaviours workshop facilitators and sexual education specialists. Suitable for use with children aged 4 to 12 years.
Approximately 20% of girls, and 8% of boys will experience sexual abuse before their 18th birthday (Pereda, et al, 2009). Parents, caregivers, and educators all have a duty of care to protect children by teaching them age-appropriate Body Safety skills. These skills empower children, and go a long way in keeping them safe from abuse — ensuring they grow up as assertive and confident teenagers and adults.
Teaching children, from a young age, that they are the boss of their body and what they say goes is incredibly empowering. The books and lesson plans included in this class set explore body boundaries, respect, consent, feelings and emotions, choices, recognizing bullying behaviours and Body Safety.
Learning these important and life-long skills are crucial in developing children’s confidence and will help them to recognize their rights — especially in regards to their body.
The Body Safety for Children — Class Set includes:
My Body! What I Say Goes!
A full-colour picture book to empower and teach children about personal body safety, feelings, safe and unsafe touch, private parts, secrets and surprises, consent and respect. Discussion Questions included. Ages 3 to 10 years.
My Body! What I Say Goes! Activity Book (30 copies included!)
This 16-page, black and white Activity Book has been designed to reinforce the Body Safety messages children will encounter in My Body! What I Say Goes! picture book and the accompanying lesson plans. On completion, the Activity Book can be taken home so children can share their new skills and understandings with family members.
Let’s Talk About Body Boundaries, Consent and Respect
Through familiar scenarios, this book opens up crucial conversations with children around body boundaries, consent and respect. Discussion Questions included. Ages 4 to 10 years.
No Means No!
A story about an empowered little girl with a strong voice on all issues, especially those relating to her body! A book to teach children about personal boundaries, respect and consent. Discussion Questions included. Ages 2 to 9 years.
Some Secrets Should Never Be Kept
This book sensitively broaches the subject of safe and unsafe touch and assists carers and educators to broach this subject with children in a non-threatening and age-appropriate way. Discussion Questions included. Ages 3 to 11 years.
Body Safety Education
An essential step-by-step guide for parents, caregivers and educators on how to protect children from sexual abuse.
18 lesson plans for teaching Body Safety & Consent
Written by Jayneen Sanders and Yale Merceica, these fully developed lesson plans incorporate questions and activities based on the messages in our books, to help you convey important and empowering life skills to your students. The lessons have been written to enhance and deepen the learning children will receive from the picture books and accompanying activity book.
The lesson plans include: overall key objectives, resources needed and reproducible blackline masters. Each individual lesson plan offers: an introductory lesson, a whole class focus, an individual or partner task and a reflection activity. The content is age-appropriate and suitable for Preschool and Primary/Elementary School classes.
My Body Safety Rules Bookmarks
30 individual bookmarks for children to keep and use to help them remember the essential points of Body Safety.
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My Body! What I Say Goes! — Class Set