Teaching your child about appropriate touch - Teaching tools

June 12, 1997

Teaching your child about appropriate touch

Teaching tools

For information on these Red Flag Green Flag materials, call 1-800-627-3675:

-Red Flag Green Flag ABCs of Personal Safety, coloring book for ages 3 to 5.

-T is for Touching, video for ages 5 to 6.

-Red Flag Green Flag People, teaches about inappropriate touch, for ages 5 to 8.

-Annie and Andy, story books on "secret touches" that teach children they don't have to keep secrets, for ages 4 to 8.

-Red Flag Green Flag People II, deals with abuse by people children know, for ages 8 to 11.

-The Woodrow Project, abuse curriculum for developmentally disabled children.

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For information on the following materials, call Positive Group at 1-800-635-2666:

-Good Touch Bad Touch, An Educational Coloring and Activities Book, for any age.

-You Are Special, on self-esteem and staying away from strangers, for ages 6 to 8.

- Say "No" to Strangers, for any age.

- Being Safe is Smart, gives safety tips such as telling parents where you are going, for any age.

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Call local bookstores or libraries to order publications such as:

- "It's My Body," by Lory Freeman

- "No More Secrets For Me," by Oralee Wachter

- "Laurie Tells," by Linda Lowery

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