Building Blocks: Talking to Kids & Youth about Sex

This poster was created to encourage parents and guardians to talk to their kids about sex and sexuality. These discussions are important to help kids understand and feel positive about their body. Talking about sex early and continuing that conversation as the child grows is the best sex education strategy. Embedded in the igloo's building blocks are conversation starters and suggestions.

List of Topics

  • Growing up
  • Changes
  • Experiences
  • Emotions
  • Self-respect
  • Self-control
  • Sharing
  • Support
  • Power
  • Health
  • Relationship
  • Safety
  • Love
  • Family
  • Respect for yourself
  • Respect for your partner

Remember that sex education is a continuing process. Start these conversations early, be honest and enjoy.