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Children often play games in which they explore their sexuality. They can play alone or with others. It is normal for children to explore their own body and touch their genitals. The way adults react upon learning this – their choice of words, tone and facial expressions – help shape how children understand and feel about sexuality. It is important to acknowledge children’s sexual exploration as it helps them get to know their own body, and better establish and respect boundaries.
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2.2 Sexual playingRVTS Mid
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