that she simply had to comply if an adult, or “grown-up” told her to do something she was uncomfortable about.
It’s an easy-to-learn little song and I still find myself humming it today. I wish I knew who wrote it; but I don’t and I’m fairly sure that they would be only too pleased for the message to get out there and help strengthen and protect more children.
So here it is, with thanks to the unknown, clever songwriter:
My body’s nobody’s body but mine.
You have your own body,
Let me have mine.
My body’s mine,
From my head to my toe.
So leave me alone
When you hear me say “NO!”
Sharon Stansfield believes that children learn best when they learn with movement and song. Click here to see her programme to teach reading with movement and rhymes.