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.

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