Queensland Child Protection Week

Resources for 9-12 years

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Body Rules

What you should know.

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Boundaries

Recognise different signs and signals to say ‘stop’.

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Chatterbox – Colouring in Feelings

Fold along the dotted lines to make an origami chatterbox that provides more information about recognising and regulating feelings. Colour in each side.

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Chatterbox – Feelings

Fold along the dotted lines to make an origami chatterbox that provides information about recognising and regulating feelings.

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Escape from the Desert 

Explore childhood challenges and write your own story.

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Finding Country

Explores the value of friendship and problem-solving, and may be of particular interest to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children.

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Kids Rights

What you should know.

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Protective Behaviours - Crossword

Further explores personal safety and helps children build the confidence to respond if they are feeling unsafe.

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Protective behaviours – Word Search

An interesting one-page resource to help children understand personal safety.

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Safe and Unsafe Secrets

Learn to recognise the difference.

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Shine a Light for Children Lantern Project

Create a special paper lantern to shine a light on Child Protection Week. A fun project that shows our support for keeping kids safe.

Lantern Poster

Lantern Template

Lantern Instructions

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Talking Families Activity Book

The activities in this book are designed for households, families, parents and kids to do alone or together. You’ll find activities that suit different ages, seasons and moods. Complete the activities in any order you like. Leave any activities you don’t like. Repeat any you love. You might like to print the activities out, or re-draw them on some spare paper. This book is for you and your household to enjoy and make your own.

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Recommended viewing

Daniel Morcombe Foundation: Australia's Biggest Child Safety Lesson

In 2020, for the first time, the Daniel Morcombe Foundation is producing two editions of ABCSL. The second safety lesson, specifically for children aged 4 to 7, will be live streamed on Thursday 10 September during National Child Protection Week.
 

Daniel Morcombe Foundation: Keeping Kids Safe Resources – Special Education

The Daniel Morcombe Foundation has produced the Keeping Kids Safe resource to support students Recognise, React and Report when they feel unsafe. Developing an understanding of respectful relationships is also a key learning area within the resource. Keeping Kids Safe is age and developmentally appropriate and contains short video vignettes to promote classroom discussion and completion of in class activity sheets.
 

Further activities

Daniel Morcombe Foundation: Personal Safety – Conversation Cards

Suitable for children from 5+, this resource contains 20 cards to spark conversations about personal safety.
 

North Coast Aboriginal Corporation for Community Health: Interactive Activity Centre with Dr Kiah the Kangaroo

Includes cultural area, drawing/colouring activities, recipes, fitness activities, educational activities, art & craft.
 

Telephone support

Kid’s Helpline

Free, private and confidential 24/7 phone and online counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25.
Phone 1800 55 1800  Anytime. Any reason.
 

Resources for Parents / Carers / Grandparents

Parentline

A confidential telephone and web chat service providing professional counselling and support.
Phone 1300 30 1300  8am-10pm. 7 days a week.
 

Daniel Morcombe Foundation – resources for parents & carers

A helpful guide for parents, carers and grandparents that explores both on-line and personal safety.
 

Think U Know

A free, evidence-based online safety program that provides presentations to Australian parents, carers and teachers and students. It provides information on the technologies young people use, the challenges they may face, and importantly, how they can be overcome.

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