We Are in Charge of Our Bodies
Grade Up to-K
Guided Rd. Level O
Trim Size 10" x 10"
Page Count 36
Being in charge of one’s body is a key foundation of consent. We Are in Charge of Our Bodies builds children’s social and emotional skills and helps with setting physical boundaries.
The sixth book in the We Say What’s Okay series, We Are in Charge of Our Bodies follows Jackson and his classmates as they learn the names for their private body parts, that they can say what’s okay for their bodies, and why it’s important to respect others’ bodies. Using the book as a read-aloud, educators and families can model language to help children as they learn how to set and respect physical boundaries. The author, who hosts workshops and trainings on teaching boundaries and consent for families and early childhood educators around the country, offers additional activities in the back of the book.
We Are in Charge of Our Bodies includes an introduction to adult readers about the book’s topic. Digital content features a letter to share with teachers and families and a song from Peaceful Schools with downloadable audio files and sheet music.
We Say What's Okay Series
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This 6-book set helps teach the building blocks of consent in a child-friendly and developmentally appropriate way.
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We Ask Permission
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We Check In with Each Other
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We Listen to Our Bodies
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