A secret safe to tell
A picture book that encourages conversations about body safety, the importance of not keeping secrets and confiding in trusted adults if something is making you uncomfortable.
Learning resources mapped to Australian Curriculum. Includes: videos about the human body, viruses, bacteria.
AMAZE relationships and sexuality education videos
2 - 3 minute videos by AMAZE covering a variety of topics including puberty, mental health, sexual health, sexual identity, gender identity, etc. These videos are created in America so some of the terminology used may be different to that in Australia.
AMAZE relationships and sexuality education videos - translations
2 - 3 minute videos by AMAZE covering a variety of topics including puberty, mental health, sexual health, sexual identity, gender identity, etc. Translated into different languages. (These videos are created in America so some of the terminology used may be different to that in Australia(.
Baby Center videos
A range of 3D animated videos exploring pregnancy and birth (US).
A GDHR printable illustration showing a circumcised and uncircumcised penis. This can be downloaded and printed for use in classrooms.
DivaCup - free menstrual cup education resources
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 email@example.com. 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.
The Australian Medical Association of Western Australia (AMA WA) Dr Yes project sends specially trained volunteer medical students into high schools to have frank, open discussions on topics concerning youth health including sexual health. Enquiries can be made through firstname.lastname@example.org
eSafeKids educates, equips and empowers children and young people to have safe and positive experiences. eSafeKids support and inspire parents, carers, educators and other professionals to talk with children about Protective Behaviours, body safety, esafety, digital wellness and pornography. Services include: professional development, parent/carer and student workshops. Resources to teach: protective behaviours, body safety, consent, media literacy, digital wellness, cyber safety, pornography and more.
Everyone's got a bottom
A picture book to start conversations about public and private body parts, introducing the concept of protective behaviours. Written in a light and positive tone.
Family Planning Victoria (FPV)
Provides reproductive and sexual health services throughout Victoria. Includes a section on school programs.
Female reproductive system
A range of GDHR labelled illustrations of the female reproductive system - front view, side view, coloured and black & white. These can be downloaded and printed for use in classrooms.
A GDHR illustration showing foetal development during pregnancy within a side view of the body at 4 week intervals to 40 weeks.
Hair in funny places
A 32 page picture book. Light-hearted book outlining the changes during puberty.
How to talk to kids about bodies
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.
It's not the stork!: a book about girls, boys, babies, bodies, families and friends
A 64 page book with illustrations that tackles questions young children have about how they were born and their bodies.
Let's talk about body boundaries, consent and respect
A 42 page picture book that teaches children about body boundaries, both theirs and others, and consent in relation to their personal space. Child friendly, providing scenarios for parents and trusted adults to discuss a child's growing sense of self with them.
Jayneen Sanders reads the book (13min 36sec – length of video) .
Let's talk about sex
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.
Let's talk about the birds and the bees
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.