PBS Kids GO! It's My Life
Gossip And Rumors

Discussion questions for kids to bring up with adults

What should I do if I hear personal or private stuff about a classmate or friend?

What can I do when kids are spreading gossip or rumors about me?

Do you ever have to deal with other adults gossiping about you? What do you do?

Why do you think people gossip so much?

When do you think a rumor is hurtful, and when is it no big deal?

What can I say to friends who are trying to hurt me with gossip or rumors?

What's the craziest rumor you ever heard? How do you think it got started?

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