6 Books That Teach Children The Importance Of Consent

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Teaching your children early about consent is imperative. So much easier to educate early than having to correct the behavior and attitudes down the road.

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‘No Means No!’ is a children’s picture book about an empowered little girl who has a very strong and clear voice in all issues, especially those relating to her body and personal boundaries.

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The rhyming story and simple, friendly illustrations provide a way to sensitively share and discuss the topic, guiding young children to understand that their private parts belong to them alone. The overriding message of My Body Belongs to Me is that if someone touches your private parts, tell your mom, your dad, your teacher, or another safe adult.

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Helping kids set healthy boundaries for their private parts can be a daunting and awkward task for parents, counselors and educators. Written from a kid s point of view, I Said No! makes this task a lot easier.

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No Difference Between Us teaches children about gender equality, respectful relationships, feelings, choice, self-esteem, empathy, tolerance, and acceptance

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‘Some Secrets Should Never Be Kept’ is a children’s picture book that sensitively broaches the subject of keeping children safe from inappropriate touch. We teach water and road safety, but how do we teach Body Safety to young children in a way that is neither frightening nor confronting?

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The Right Touch is a parenting book that introduces a very difficult topic–the sexual abuse of young children. This gentle, thoughtful story can be read aloud to a child by any trusted caregiver.

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