Body Boundaries Worksheet

What is the theory behind this Body Boundaries Worksheet?

The concept of ‘body boundary’ is a useful concept to teach kids about the importance of maintaining and respecting one’s own and other’s personal space. It is also useful in teaching kids about appropriate and inappropriate touch from others around them and how to act if someone is violating their personal boundary without their consent. 

How will the worksheet help?

This worksheet will help children understand the concept of personal boundary and the idea of ‘bad touch’ to increase awareness about child sexual abuse. It can help relay the concept in a visual form which can be easy for kids to remember  and recall when needed. 

How to use the worksheet?

This worksheet can be used by teachers and counsellors as part of an extensive program on sexual abuse awareness in young kids. This can be one of the worksheets utilised to reinforce the concept of personal boundaries and private areas that should not be touched by anyone. Ask them to draw a boundary around the given image and circle the areas that are ‘bad touch’ areas. 

Body Boundaries Worksheet

Draw a boundary around the girl and the boy. Name them if you like!. This is called personal space. We must maintain our personal space at all times. Someone is allowed to hug, kiss or touch us only if we allow it!

There are some areas on our body that absolutely no one should touch. Circle the areas that are ‘bad touch’ areas.  

Remember to always tell someone if you feel your personal space is being invaded without your choice!


Sanders, J. (2017) Let’s Talk About Body Boundaries, Consent & Respect (Jennings, S. Illus.) .Educate2Empower Publishing.

You can download this worksheet here.

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