Teaching your child the correct name for their genitals or private parts, can be made much easier with some good children's books about private parts. You don't need a book to do this, but books can help with starting and continuing, the conversation with your child.
If you're not sure about how to get started, then you may find this blogpost on how to teach your child the names of their private body parts useful.
These children's books about private parts will help your child to understand the differences between boys and girls (something that young children are very curious about). They'll also teach your child the correct names of these parts, and to start to talk about body safety.
The books listed here are books that talk about the different parts of the body. Some books are focused just on teaching children the names of the private parts of their body. Other books are more generalist, as they talk about a wide range of different sex ed topics, including the genitals and reproductive organs.
Some books are for toddlers and preschoolers, whereas others are books for older kids and even tweens or teens.
You will only find books in this list that are readily available at bookshops today.
You can find more books about different topics in the main list of Sex Education Books for Children.
And if you find this list a little overwhelming, you might want to look at the age-appropriate list of sex education books.
You’ll find more information about sex education in my Sex Education 101 page.
Here you will find some children's books about private parts. You will find a video review where I show you through the book, as well as links to Amazon, Book Depository and Booktopia.
You will find a mixture of books in this list - some are just about the private body parts, whilst others are bigger books that talk about many things, inluding the body parts.
These are some of the many children's books about private parts that have been written. As I find more, I will add them to this list. They are all really good books that you will find useful for starting to talk about the private parts of the body.
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 bodies.
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, and a big section that focuses on bodies.
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! And a list of childrens books about bodies and childrens books about private parts.
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 conversations 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.
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.