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Talking The Talk Healthy Conversations Episode 26: Consent Education - As Easy As Talking About Shoe Laces and Lego

podcast Apr 13, 2021

 

 

Talking about consent with kids has nothing to do with talking about sex. 

In classrooms, I use two stories when talking to kids about consent. Listen to the podcast or watch the video for a demonstration on how easy it can be to talk about tieing shoelaces and playing Lego with someone as a way to explain consent topic like: 

Making fundamental decisions not just about actions, consent is ongoing /continual mutual agreement regarding a shared experience. Important words are permission, respect,  communication, pleasure, fun, enjoyment, generosity, reciprocity,  mutual and enthusiastic just to name a few….

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Consent Education: As Easy As Talking About Shoe Laces and Lego