Standing up to a bully

Activity Type Setting Cost Time
No Cost
10 minutes or less


Have a conversation during the drive to school, or at dinner, about not being a bystander when you observe someone being bullied:

  • What does it mean to be bullied or to bully?
  • Confronting a bully with words is an effective way to stop bullying
  • Help your child understand that he or she may also engage in bullying behavior at times.
  • How can she or he identify when that is occurring, and stop that behavior?

Resource: “The Bully, the Bullied, and the Bystander” By Barbara Coloroso.

Additional Tips & Activities

Observe and describe

Summary: Learning to observe and describe is a parenting skill as well as a skill we want to develop in our children. (Source:   Activity:  As parents, we want...

Read More >

Plan and budget a trip

This activity will help your child understand the concepts of planning and budgeting. It will also bring home the fact that travel has costs associated with it (but is money well spent!)

Read More >