Kit and Arlo Find A Way: Teaching consent to 8-12 year olds

Kit and Arlo Find A Way: Teaching consent to 8-12 year olds

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Kit goes to school with her friends Harley and Vanya, and always tries her best at everything she does. Arlo is too loud, too close, just too... much. But when a moving van pulls up next to Kit’s house one weekend, Kit and Arlo find out they have a lot more in common than they thought. Join Kit, Arlo and their friends as they navigate school, home life and friendships, and learn more than a few things about how to get along.

Kit and Arlo Find a Way: Stories about consent for 8–12 year olds is a much needed consent teaching resource for Grades 3 to 6. An action-packed and relatable fictional chapter book, Kit and Arlo is a page-turning journey of upper primary school kids – Kit, Arlo, Harley and Vanya – developing and exploring friendships with plenty of ups and downs. Entertaining and compelling as a standalone narrative, Kit and Arlo’s secret weapon is that it contains all of the complex components of consent and respectful relationships education in an age-appropriate format.

Teachers and parents can read the story, chapter by chapter, and then use the discussion points and ‘read and respond’ notes to facilitate conversations around consent in child-friendly ways. For schools and families needing a more in-depth consent and respectful relationships curriculum, a dedicated Kit and Arlo resources platform houses evidence-based teaching activities, videos, webinars, podcasts, resource links and lesson plans designed to tie in with the story.

‘Told with Ingrid’s trademark sincerity and heart, this is a story of respect and equality that will ring true to everyone who reads it. Every little chapter will start big discussions.’ Fiona Hardy

‘This should be in every classroom!’ Katrina Marson 

'A perfect way to explore these ideas with young people.’ Ailsa Wild 

Sound design by Martin Gallagher


Author: Ingrid Laguna, Vanessa Hamilton
Narrator: Lauren Hamilton Neill
Publisher: Spineless Wonders Audio
Run time: 1 hours 47 minutes
Release Date: 02/09/2023