Empathy on the Playground

How a simple conversation can help stop schoolyard bullying

No two children are alike, and when you throw a bunch of very different individuals into a social setting, like the playground, you are bound to have problems. Young children may get bullied or start bullying others, and they may not fully understand what’s happening. Here are some talking points to discuss with your own children to help them understand the other’s point of view.

1. Ask “How Did He Feel?..
2. Ask “How Did It Make You Feel?”..

3. Ask “Who Could Use a Friend?”…