This colourful activity book aims to teach young children in foster care, ages 3-8, about their rights in an engaging, supportive way. It covers the right to be safe, healthy, heard, and themselves. Through stories, drawings, games, and discussion prompts, children are guided to identify trusted adults, practice expressing feelings, draw their sources of strength and support, share cultural experiences, and understand rights are about needs.
Guidance helps caregivers and social workers explore the material sensitively with children. Exercises promote self-esteem, connections, and self-advocacy. A list informs adults about children’s additional legal rights regarding care. The interactive approach and cheerful illustrations aim to make learning about rights positive and affirming.
Overall, the book provides a child-friendly way for the adults involved in a child’s care to foster understanding of rights and build skills for expressing needs.
It covers the following topics:
- be safe
- be healthy
- be heard
- be yourself
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