I agree that it sounds like relatively normal toddler behavior, however, it does not sound like normal adult response to me. Toddlers need adult guidance when they are doing something we don't want them to repeat, ie snatching toys or hitting. They have to be taught how to be good citizens, and they won't learn anything they aren't being taught. It sounds like this lesson is "fend for yourself because no one else will." I would trust your mom instincts on this one. Talk to the teachers and /or director at your daycare about their philosophy around good citizenship (or how to treat others or whatever they call it there). If they are teaching things you don't want your kid to learn, start shopping around (which I know can be super hard and is dependent on a lot of variables). Good luck momma!
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