This is a very cute way to help young kids understand that they do not need to go to the teacher to tattle always. Often children want to tell the teacher whenever something minor happens, then everyone tries to either defend themselves or others, get revenge by tattling more, or joining in to the first tattle. This could quickly get out of hand. They can easily see that they need to tell some things only to the monster, but anything truly important should be told to the teacher.
Bullying Prevention - The Scene "There's this kid at school no one likes," nine-year-old Karen says between bites of mashed potatoes. "We all tease him a lot. He's a total dork." - - Some children may be embarrassed or ashamed about hurting another person. Some may not realize how hurtful their teasing can be. Read more on FamilyEducation