Bumps and scrapes are a natural part of life for little ones. Fortunately, their pain is usually short-lived but you'll still need to do what you can to treat the wound. Here are some gentle ways to treat your little one's grazes. Clean With Warm Water Regardless of what your child grazed themselves on, there's a chance there's some dirt in there. The safest way to remove the dirt is by running some warm water across it.