We practiced asking for consent more today at circle, role playing different scenarios and asking for volunteers to act them out. We practiced asking for a hug, asking to participate in a game, and also saying “stop!” if a hug or a game doesn’t feel comfortable any longer.
To further this idea we had a small group appointment where we painted with consent from partners. The participants did some finger painting, but shared one large piece of paper and had to ask their partner if it was okay with them as well.
GNF: “Can I put blue dots on the paper?”
GNF waited patiently with eye contact waiting for consent from other partner…