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This lesson goes into detail on how to help elementary students understand that they can say "no" to someone touching them. It also guides students on listening to other students who are telling them when they do NOT want to be touched. Good touch-Bad touch is covered, as well as the "Underwear/Swimsuit Rule." Students are asked to think about the adults they trust that they can talk to if someone is touching them and they want it to stop. A list of different type of touching is included- which includes; poking, hitting, hugging, etc. Clip art, printables, 2 activities, coloring. No prep needed
Rules that need to be followed when wanting to hug, kiss or touch another student.
The "rights and responsibilities" all children have
Understanding that they need to get permission- "a yes" before hugging or touching another student.
Realizing that it is OK to say "no"- if a student does not want another student to touch them.
Learning to tell someone if the student, or anyone else, is touching them.
Understanding that students should have several adults they can trust to talk to about this situation- it is called "the circle of trust."
What a "Good touch" is and what a "Bad touch" is. Clip art image included for learning
Recognizing the "Underwear/swimsuit rule, with clip art image.
Activity of identifying the physical touches a student is uncomfortable with
Acitivity of student creating their and recognizing who is in their own "circle of trust"
Activity of students identifying what is a "good or comfortable touch" for them
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