Resources posted are free to use if unmodified, with clear attribution across all media, and if given away for free (or as part of programmes that are free). This is a small selection of the activities available through the #periodpositive charter and partner networks.

Stay tuned for more updates of lessons and teaching resources Chella uses in her shows and shares with sex education charities, PSHE and science teachers and audiences in her touring comedy show, Adventures in Menstruating.

how periodpositive are you

Download your own STAINS™ stain and ask about media literacy lesson activities! STAINS™ was featured in the BLOOD exhibition at Science Gallery Dublin in 2014 – 2015.

STAINS™ brings us on to menstruation management.

Here is a slide introducing the four types of menstrual products:

There are internal and external ways to manage periodsThere are also disposable products and reusable products-2Here’s a clip from the Sexpression Sheffield conference, where Chella teachers Sexpression volunteers the Menstrual Product Mambo – a dance that explains the four types of menstrual products.

The Menstrual Product Mambo by Chella Quint from Chella Quint on Vimeo.

Want to join in at home or in class? Find a mambo track and jump in! Here are the dance steps. #periodpositive recommends the Catalina Mambo performed by Bert Kaempfert and his Orchestra! Here are a couple of dance cards explaining the steps.

menstrual product mambo

Here is a sample set of #periodpositive symbols to use in low-literacy, SEN or multi-lingual environments showing that #periodpositive menstruation education, pads, info about reusables and menstruation-friendly toilets are available.

Here is the exams period campaign school pack and two images to share each exam season:

examsperiod square image

Exams shouldn_t be a test of period poverty or a measure of menstrual taboosAdd some menstrual products to your exam invigilation kits, and make sure the invigilators know the score. (


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