It is such an easy, valuable lesson that we feel it is worth sharing.
Buzzfeed has more background information on the lesson and below is a YouTube clip showing the anti-bullying, “crumpled paper” message demonstrated live by comedian, magician and “Anti-Bullying Guy”, Tony Brent.
Helping children handle a bullying situation is never easy; however, there are a number of online resources which you may want to consult to guide you in this situation:
www.wiredsafety.org advertises itself as “the world’s largest safety and help group”. It has a great deal of information for parents and educators regarding internet safety.
www.stopbullyingnow.hrsa.gov There are handouts for kids and parents as well as on-line games for pupils to learn about bullying.
www.bullying.org This website has on-line courses, bullying awareness week activities, PSA’s, poems, games, community solutions, multimedia submissions from children and an anti-bullying pledge.