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Resources

CHARLIE’S TALES

CASSIA AND THE FIRE DRAGONS

PARENTS’ KIT

Our body image experts have developed a parents’ kit to allow for further exploration of the body image theme in Charlie’s Tales Cassia and the Fire Dragons.
Theme: our bodies may be similar in some ways and different in others, but all bodies are special can do amazing things.
Kit includes:
1. Parent’s Guide with Discussion Questions
2. Activity Sheets

CHARLIE’S TALES

CASSIA AND THE FIRE DRAGONS

Educators’ KIT

Our body image experts have developed an educators’ kit to allow for further exploration of the body image theme in Charlie’s Tales Cassia and the Fire Dragons.
Theme: our bodies may be similar in some ways and different in others, but all bodies are special can do amazing things.
Kit includes:
1. Educator’s Guide
2. Lesson Plan
3. Activity Sheets

CHARLIE’S TALES

SYLVIE AND THE START TREE

PARENTS’ Guide

Our body image experts have developed a parents’ guide to allow for further exploration of the body image themes in Charlie’s Tales Sylvie and the Star Tree.
Themes:
1. Our bodies are all unique, and we need to value the ways we are different to everyone else.
2. Our character is important, and we need to value our inner beauty.

CHARLIE’S TALES

SYLVIE AND THE START TREE

ACTIVITY SHEETS

Our body image experts have developed children’s activity sheets to allow for further exploration of the body image themes in Charlie’s Tales Sylvie and the Star Tree.
Themes:
1. Our bodies are all unique, and we need to value the ways we are different to everyone else.
2. Our character is important, and we need to value our inner beauty.

BODY IMAGE

PARENTS’ Guide

We’ve worked with body image experts and developed a brief guide for parents that includes:
1. A background to body image
2. The impact of an unhealthy body image in young girls
3. The factors that shape a girl’s body image
4. Strategies to help encourage a healthy body image in young girls

PRETTY POWERFUL

Parent’s Guide

Parents play a significant role in shaping their daughter’s body image from an early age. What we say in front of our daughters has the power to influence their body image.
The Pretty Powerful Parents’ Kit aims to provide:
1. Suggestions on language for a healthy body image
2. Suggestions on language to try and minimise saying in front of young girls
3. Activities to explore 4 key body image messages with children

Other resources

Support/Counselling Services

We aim to drive awareness around body image issues and provide educational tools and resources to help encourage women and girls to develop and nurture a positive body image for themselves and others. If however you need further support or counselling please contact the following organisations:

Eating Disorders

For all eating disorder enquiries and support please contact the Butterfly Foundation on their National Helpline ED HOPE (1800 33 4673) or email [email protected]. They are open Monday to Friday 8am to 9pm AEST (except public holidays).

Depression & Anxiety

If you are suffering from or require further support with depression or anxiety please contact Beyond Blue on 1300 22 4636.

For kids wanting to speak to someone

If you’re aged between 5 to 25 and want to speak to a counsellor about something you’re struggling with, you can call Kids Helpline on 07 3369 1588 or contact them online at www.kidshelpline.com.au. The helpline is open 24/7.

Confident Body, Confident Child Program

Confident Body Confident Child (CBCC) is a program for parents to help them teach pre-schoolers about healthy eating without negatively impacting on body image. The program is evidence based and developed by the EMBodIED Research Team at La Trobe University. Useful parenting strategies for encouraging healthy eating, positive body image and physical activity can be found on the Confident Body, Confident Child website: www.confidentbody.net. The program also has printed resources parents can access and series of group workshops available all over Melbourne. For more information visit www.confidentbody.net or email [email protected].