At a young age of three, I observe some of the children from public playground that they "know how to bully" other children their age. What to do when the guardian/parents doesn't mind the wrong doing even they see it. My concern is not about my child, coz he knows how to "stay away" from those kids. Will it be okay to approach and tell them what's seem to be obvious?

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Hi, I know, it is very frustrating when you see this kind of behaviour not from kids but when parents endorse this behaviour from kids or when they do not make their kids understand what is right and what is wrong. In my case, I have experienced that all the time one cannot raise this with parents as some parents take it personally and become defensive. They do not see it as a larger issue than just taking the side of the kid. Instances where I see people being defensive and ready with arguments I take my child to play with other kids as I would not want to make a scene in front of my kid when and affect his peace of mind in any case, and at other times, I put my foot down, and in as polite a tone, put my point forward. But still I think, it is majorly the thinking of the parents that should be changed and only then can children learn the correct behaviour.

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Actually I grew up at the playground when I was a kid - everyday 2 hrs rain or shine. I think it's inevitable that there is some ganging up etc. I will observe if they can manage it among themselves - because such things will happen many times throughout their lives and there won't be someone bigger/mightier to always help. If they can't then I will step in and show the naughty ones who is the boss. LOL - actually just introduce fairness and empathy and what should be the way. Kids are often in such situations

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For me I will tell the kids off. There was once I brought my then 6 mth old to an indoor playground n there were 2 boys ard 6-7 yrs old trying to bully my LO n didn't allow him to play n tried chasing him away even when I'm with him! When I told them sternly that that is a public place n shared playing they still dare to buzz ard me to chase me away! Until I have to ask them where their parents were

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For me, i would nicely and say it in a firm tone. "It's not very nice to do that" I will tell my child, lets go somewhere else to play if the children here are not friendly and nice.

Ya many kid bullies at playground. That's why I don't like to bring my toddler to the playground!