Education on puberty for 10-14yrs old: Busy Bodies Programme 

Busy Bodies Adolescent Development Programme provides information on the physical and emotional changes that children may experience during puberty, to reassure them that puberty is a normal part of growing up.  Busy Bodies is a useful resource to help support both workers and parents in providing information on puberty to children aged between 10 and 14.


Busy Bodies Booklet – English

Busy Bodies Booklet – Irish

Busy Bodies User guide for teachers – English

Watch the DVD

Click on the links below to view the individual chapters of the DVD. You can also download the relevant section of the booklet.


What happens during puberty

How boys’ bodies grow and develop during puberty

How girls’ bodies grow and develop, including menstruation

How babies are made

Enjoying growing up