cover of the BISH Activity Book

BISH Activity Book by Justin Hancock

Book Review:  A printable workbook for teens about love, sex and themselves.

Book Review

BISH Activity Book by Justin Hancock is a printable workbook that will help teens to work out how they feel about sex, love and themselves.

This interactive resource includes innovative worksheets for you to print out and use in Relationships and Sex Education (RSE), from BISH, one of the leading sex and relationships advice websites for young people.

This activity book is a companion piece to all the really good information at BISH to help young people to make sense of relationships and sex for themselves. It’s about asking students some big questions to help them work out how they feel about themselves and relationships and sex.

To that end there are worksheets around self-esteem, self-care, relationships, feeling better about our bodies, sex, consent and communication in this resource. As well as some of these more serious worksheets there are also fun activities such as join the dots, spot the difference, colouring-in, and a board game.

With the two approaches combined, the author hopes that young folk will be able to have some of the outcomes of good RSE.

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Ideal ages

BISH Activity Book by Justin Hancock is ideal for children from 14+ years of age.

Buy a copy

You can download a copy of the BISH Activity Book from the BISH website. And even though you can download it for free, don't forget to donate 3 pounds to BISH through Paypal. It is a fantastic resource that has had many hours of work put into it.  And your support will ensure that even more resources can be created in the future.

If you're an Educator, you will need to purchase the practitioner's version/licence.

You can find more books like this in my extensive list of Sex Education Books for Children.

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My mission is to create resources that will help you to naturally talk to your kids about sex, all while respecting your personal values.

Which means that inside this website, you'll find lots of resources to help you with talking to your child about love, sex, relationships and growing up.

My Sex Education 101 page includes all of the information on sex education. You'll find lots of different blogposts to help with getting started, on a wide range of different topics.

My Puberty 101 page includes all of the information on puberty. You'll find lots of different blogposts to help with talking to your child about growing up.

You'll find videos about sex ed in my Sex Education Videos resource page that you can watch with your child or to learn more about sex education yourself.

You’ll also find an extensive range of sex education books for children, for kids of all ages. There's even some books in there for parents! 

If you're looking for some ideas on how to talk to your child about bodies, How to Talk to Kids About Bodies, will help you to start naming the private body parts and to have shame-free conversations with them about bodies. It is filled with lots of different ideas on how to have natural converasations with your child about their body. 

You'll also find some child friendly anatomically-correct cartoon illustrations of the genitals and internal reproductive organs that are appropriate for children from the age of 3 and up. Let's Look at Different Body Parts is a printable that will help take the awkward out of talking to your child about their body, so they grow up feeling educated, confident, and comfortable in their own skin.

If you're worried that talking to your child about bodies might lead to questions about sex, then you can relax. How to Talk to Kids About Sex, will help you to explain sexual intercourse to your child in a way they will understand. It breaks sex down into simple steps that  take the stress out of explaining!

If you want a printed book to hold in your hands, then the  The Sex Education Answer Book will give you age-specific answers to the most common questions kid's ask parents about sex. Which means you don't need to worry about finding a child-friendly explanation that your child understands. 

If you want the answers to questions about a lot more than just sex, then Sex Ed Quickies is your best option. It has answers to 300+ questions  that kids commonly ask parents,  including how babies are made, sexual intercourse, body parts, puberty, relationships, pregnancy, birth, masturbation, sexual diversity, gender, pornography, STIs, contraception and much more.

About the Author Cath Hakanson

I'm Cath, a sex educator living in Australia with my husband and 2 kids. I help parents to talk about sex (with less cringe and more confidence) and empower their child to make smart sexual decisions. To find a better way to talk about sex, you can join my community of parents and visit my shop for helpful resources.

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