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ABC Splash

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adolescence
bodies
emotional literacy
gender
reproduction
safer sex

Learning resources mapped to Australian Curriculum. Includes: videos about the human body, viruses, bacteria.

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Baby Center videos (US)

Videos
bodies
reproduction

A range of 3D animated videos exploring pregnancy and birth.

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Circumcision

Illustrations
bodies
reproduction

An illustration showing circumcision of the penis.

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DivaCup - Free menstrual cup education resources

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Australia
bodies
puberty
reproduction

Diva International Inc. provides free resources about the DivaCup to health professionals and educators. Menstrual cups are a sustainable menstrual care option.

 

To access a free education pack, contact the Australian distributor - Barton Brands info@bartonbrands.com.au.

 

The educator pack includes: 1 x Model 0 DivaCup (for under 18s); 1 x Model 1 DivaCup (for under 30s and those who have not had a child); 1 x Model 2 DivaCup (for over 30s and/or those who have had a child); 1 x educational brochure.

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Female reproductive system

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bodies
reproduction

A range of illustrations of the female reproductive system.

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Foetal development

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bodies
reproduction

A collection of illustrations showing the stages of foetal development during pregnancy.

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FPV: Family Planning Victoria

Australia
bodies
consent
emotional literacy
protective behaviours
puberty
reproduction
sex education
friendships
stis and bbvs

Provides reproductive and sexual health services throughout Victoria. Includes a section on school programs.

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Get the Facts - Laugh and Learn Videos

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adolescence
bodies
media literacy
puberty
safer sex
stis and bbvs

Check out the Get the Facts 'Laugh and Learn' series of videos on the Get the Facts website. Designed to make young people laugh ... while they learn about puberty, condoms, BBVs and keeping safe.

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Girls & boys and puberty - FREE

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Booklets and brochures
bodies
puberty

A WA Department of Health booklet for both girls and boys addressing the changes that happen during puberty and how to look after yourself during this time. 'Girls and puberty' can be found on one side and then the booklet can be flipped over to read 'Boys and puberty'. Aimed at ages 10-13+.

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How to talk to kids about bodies

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Sexuality education
bodies
puberty
reproduction
sex education

Topics: bodies, reproductive organs.


Non-fiction


A 38 page guide for parents showing them how to have shame-free conversations with their child about their genitals.


Age: Parents and teachers of children 0 to 12 years.

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Let's talk about sex

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Sexuality education
adolescence
bodies
lgbti
puberty
reproduction
safer sex
sex education
sexting

Topics: sex education


Non-fiction


Biological and psychological information about sex: from puberty and conception to birth control and STIs, including sections on the body, families and babies, and sexual health. New edition includes expanded information on internet, texting safety, contraception and LGBT.


Age: Parents and teachers of pre-teens and teens.

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Let's talk about the birds and the bees

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Sexuality education
Puberty
Reproduction
bodies
protective behaviours
puberty
reproduction
sex education

Topics: puberty, protective behaviours, reproduction.


Non-fiction


Cartoon illustrated book for parents to read to children about differences between male and female reproductive systems, private body parts, sexual intercourse, love, puberty, what touching is ok/not ok, families. Simple facts as a starting point for conversations. 

Book review by Cath Hak 6min (external link)


Age: Parents and teachers of 4 to 11 year olds.

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Let's talk about where babies come from

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Reproduction
adolescence
bodies
protective behaviours
puberty
reproduction
sex education
stis and bbvs

Topics: sex education, conception, reproduction, families, bodies.


Non-fiction


Comics and cartoons outlining:  similarities and differences between girls and boys, growing up, reproductive organs, how babies are made, what sex is, what is love, same sex attraction, conception, pregnancy, different types of birth, genetics (e.g. hair colour), different kinds of families, keeping safe (consensual touch), HIV (but not other STI/BBVs). A book that parents/teachers can read to younger children, or older children can read themselves. 

Book review by Cath Hak 4min 36sec.


Age: 7 to 11 years.

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Male reproductive system

Illustrations
bodies
reproduction

A range of illustrations of the male reproductive anatomy.

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Menstrual cycle

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bodies
reproduction

A chart describing changes during the menstrual cycle.

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Pregnancy

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bodies
reproduction

A number of illustrations showing various stages of pregnancy.

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Pregnancy illustrations in trimesters

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bodies
reproduction

Colour and B&W illustrations of the fist and second trimester of pregnancy.

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Quiz Quest

Games
bodies
safer sex
stis and bbvs

An interactive game to test teenagers' knowledge of sexual health.

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Relationships, sex and other stuff - FREE

Booklets and brochures
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bodies
puberty
friendships

A WA Department of Health booklet for teenagers addressing friends and relationships, sex and pregnancy.

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Sex education

Western Australia
adolescence
bodies
consent
pornography
protective behaviours
puberty
reproduction
safer sex
sex education

Sex Ed Rescue is run by Cath Hakanson, a sex educator who helps parents to get the knowledge, skills and confidence to have conversations with their children about sex and relationships. This site offers videos, resources, books reviews, and a free 5 day sex ed bootcamp. Sex Ed Rescue also have a parent Facebook Group that offers opportunities for parents to seek feedback on specific topics and scenarios.

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