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.
You can download this worksheet here.