Buddy or Bully? Conversation cards were carefully curated to help spark conversation between adults and children about friendships, inclusion and bullying.
Bullying behaviour is sadly on the rise in Australia, with more than 50% of students reporting they have experienced bullying in some form.
- 50% felt depressed
- 28% self harmed
- 15% developed an eating disorder
- 11% attempted to take their own life
27% between grades 4 and 9 reported being bullied every few weeks or more often.
84% of students who were bullied online, were also bullied in person.
Peers are present as onlookers in 85% of bullying interactions, and play a central role in the bullying process.
This is a serious issue that we believe really needs to be talked about more!
This is why Buddy or Bully? was developed. With 45 open ended question cards that will encourage discussions about bullying, inclusion, how to handle challenging social situations and how to be kind to others!
Also included are 10 Affirmation Cards to help empower kids and teens and help to give them the self confidence to move past and rise above the hurtful things others say or do!
Perfect for: Families, Schools, Therapy Sessions, Social Groups and other educational settings.
$5 from the sale of each set will be donated to Bully Zero, who work to prevent and reduce bullying through evidence-based education, advocacy, and support for all communities across Australia.
100% Australian Made from 350gsm FSC certified eco-conscious card stock.
Each set of game cards come in a box, with fabric bag and card holder for displaying affirmation cards.
Be sure to check out our Affirmation Card set: Confidence in Me: Affirmations to Overcome Bullying