Bullying in play activity of kindergarten children

  • Dewi Komalasari Universitas Negeri Surabaya, Surabaya, Indonesia


This qualitative research was to determine the bullying behavior committed by young children for both victims and bullies in Aisyiyah Bustanul Athfal 1 kindergarten and Kemala Bhayangkari 79 kindergarten in Bangkalan, so the forms of bullying and its impact on children's play activities can be known. The subjects of this research are 1 student from Aisyiyah 1 kindergarten and 1 student from Kemala Bhayangkari 79 kindergarten, Bangkalan. They are the victims of bullying in the school environment. This research used a qualitative research approach with a case study. Data collection techniques are observation, interviews, and documentation as well as the credibility of the test data by using triangulation data. The results of the bullying behavior toward play activities of children aged 5-6 years old in Aisyiyah 1 kindergarten and Kemala 1 Bhayangkari 79 kindergarten in Bangkalan show forms of bullying are usually done by the bullies, as well as showing the impact of bullying toward play activity of children victims of bullying.