Presentation on theme: "I can help make decisions. I can choose."— Presentation transcript:
1I can help make decisions. I can choose. Year 4I can help make decisions.I can choose.
2WHY IS IT IMPORTANT TO LEARN ABOUT OURSELVES? God made each of usWe were all made in God’s imageAlthough we are all different, God loves each of us more than we can understandGod wants us to understand the gift of life given to usGod wants us to understand and lovethe body as a gift
3WE ARE ALL DIFFERENT We are all different heights Our height continues to change as we grow
4We are all different weights… This doesn’t matter to GodGod still loves us!
5We look different…What we look like doesn’t matter to God
6We can all do different things… God loves us no matter what we can do
7Some of us are stronger than others… God still loves us the same!
8WE ARE ALL DIFFERENTWhen the world was created, God put two types of people on the earthBOYS (MALES)GIRLS (FEMALES)This is called our GENDER (or our SEX)Eg. The sex of the baby is male or female
10HOW DO GIRLS’ BODIES LOOK DIFFERENT FROM BOYS’ BODIES What is different?
11WORDS WE SHOULD KNOW, WORDS WE SHOULD USE… It is important to call things by their real nameBreastsPenis/TesticlesVaginaBottom (everybody’s got one!)
12OUR BODIES ARE OUR GIFTS FROM GOD… Our bodies are our ownWe should love and look after our bodies by eating good food, exercising and getting a good night’s sleep, getting hugs and breathing
13WHO HAS THE RIGHT TO TOUCH OUR BODIES… Because our bodies are our gift given to us from God, we can choose who can touch themNo one has the right to touch us in places we don’t allow themOur bodies are a gift, others should respect our gift!
14WE ARE GROWING UP… We are getting taller We are getting stronger We are becoming more responsible for ourselvesGod’s plan for us is to grow upBIRTH TODDLER CHILD ADOLESCENT ADULT
15BECOMING ALIVE God is very clever in the way we were created All the growing that we need to survive is done in the 9 months in our mother’s tummyWords we need to know:SpermEggWomb (Uterus)Umbilical CordBreast Fed/Bottle Fed
16MEANINGS OF THESE WORDS SPERM: the sex cell that comes from the maleEGG: the sex cell that comes from the femaleEGG + SPERM = NEW LIFEWOMB (UTERUS): inside the mother there is a cavity where the baby grow. It expands as the baby gets bigger.
17MORE WORDS…UMBILICAL CORD: the special cord that attaches the baby to its mother. Food and nutrients necessary to survive inside the womb travel through this cord.The baby’s wastesare also deliveredback to the mum forher to get rid of.
18BIGGER WORDS…PLACENTA: a fleshy disc which attaches to the mothers uterus. The umbilical cord comes out of here, and nutrients are obtained from here.AMNIOTIC SAC: clear fluid is contained within a sac to cushion the baby as it grows.FOETUS: the name we giveto the developing baby.CONCEPTION: when thesperm meets the egg andnew life begins.
20FAMILY STRUCTURES…Like us, families come in all different shapes and sizesSome have a mum and dadSome have step mums and dadsSome have single parentsSome people are adopted,Some people are fosteredEither way, God loves us all
21REMEMBER… God loves you because you are special Boys and girls are different but God loves them the sameWe should use the correct names for our body partsNo one has the right to touch our body if we don’t let themGod loves us no matter what our family structure