Learning consent starts in the playground

body & protective safety consent respectful relationships Feb 16, 2022
Originally posted 20/10/2017

Consent is not enough - teach your children 'Ongoing Enthusiastic Consent'. This means that everyone who is involved in the activity is doing so freely and willingly, and their experience is positive and enjoyable for the whole time.

Watch this video for an example of learning consent in the playground:


Consent checklists for young people

Go to Scarleteen's website for these signals of consent for navigating the sexual highway.

Below is a poster (that you can get for free from Educate2Empower Publishing) that you can use to teach kids body safety rules and protective safety behaviour.