Mrs. McVeigh’s Manners Themes of the Week Tricky People/Stranger Danger & Bullies

This week's Mrs. McVeigh's Manners Themes of the Week are Tricky People/Stranger Danger and Bullies.

Ask your child the following questions about Tricky People/Stranger Danger:

  • What is a tricky person?
  • People we do not know.
  • People who look nice and normal.
  • People we should stay away from.
  • People we should run away from if they try to talk to us when we are not with an adult, such as our parents.
  • If we get lost, what should we do?
  • Look for the person who is handling the money (cashier, check-out person).
  • Look for a mom that looks like one of the moms that we are usually around.
  • DO NOT go with a man or someone that we do not know!

Ask your child the following questions about How to Stop a Bully:

  • If someone is being mean to you, should you act or look scared?
    • NO! Look confident.
  • If someone is bullying you, should be stay close to an adult, or move away from adults.
    • Stay close to adults. Bullies do not like getting in trouble.
  • If you cannot get rid of a bully, what should you do?
    • Get your friends to stick close to you.
    • Tell your parents and ask for their help.