The Period Game


This is amazing…


Elementary and Middle School health teachers are awesome and I can only imagine the challenges involved in teaching content to to the youngest of inquiring minds. With that in mind, this blog post is primarily for you and comes from Daniela Gilsanz. Daniela is a designer, menstrual activist, and co-creator of The Period Game – a board game designed to teach menstruation in a fun, engaging way. What I like about this game is that it provides younger students with the opportunity to learn about periods in an engaging and safe way, providing them with the information that they need, or can pass on to peers when appropriate.

My 6th grade health teacher wrote “VAGINA” in caps across the white board and wouldn’t start our menstruation lesson until the whole class was chanting it out loud together. I think it’s safe to say that changed the way I thought…

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