Let's Talk Bullying
Bullying is a hot topic right now. NHF's age-specific workshops explore ways to handle challenging situations around bullying, and how to offer support to others.
Chrysanthemum Project (ages 5-8): It’s never too early to talk about bullying. Chrysanthemum is a story that will help lead discussion about feelings and concerns young children might have about this complex topic. They will gain tips on how to deal with a difficult situation and understand the importance of talking to an adult. Can be co-facilitated by NYLI.
Let’s Talk Bullying...Art Project (ages 8-13): Art is a wonderful way for children to express their thoughts and feelings on difficult topic. Depending on a child’s experiences, the topic of bullying can cause some to be anxious and to feel uncomfortable. Through a creative process, participants will have the opportunity to discuss bullying. Can be co-facilitated by NYLI.
Let’s Talk Bullying...Scenarios (ages 11-15): Bullying is a loaded word and can be a difficult topic for young adolescents to discuss. Through discussion of different scenarios and role playing, participants will have the opportunity to come up with creative solutions in a safe environment. Can be co-facilitated by NYLI.
Let's Talk Bullying...for Parents (ages 18+): Bullying is a hot topic right now, and is the reality for too many kids and teens. Parents play a crucial role in supporting and educating their children about this important issue. Through discussion and realistic scenarios parents are given the opportunity to think about what they might do to support their child(ren) if they are being bullied.