This book is a great place to start for very young children, as they begin to ask those questions about the different body parts that they …
Early Childhood and Early Elementary School Age
Reading books together is one of the best ways to normalize these conversations with young children. If your kids are like mine, they will probably want to read these books over and over again, which just creates more “teachable moments” for you to reinforce these important messages.
My personal favorite place to start for younger kids is with Robie Harris’s books. I find that the language in each of her books is just perfectly age appropriate, and she does all the hard work of figuring out what to say for you! She has a cartoon bird and bee who talk to each other and provide side commentary throughout each book. When I get stuck and I’m searching for the right words to explain a certain concept, I often look to Robie Harris’ books for guidance.