365 Manners Kids Should Know: Games, Activities, and Other Fun Ways to Help Children Learn Etiquette

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Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony, Dec 18, 2007 - Family & Relationships - 352 pages
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If you’ve ever cringed at the sight of your ten-year-old waltzing through the neighbor’s front door without an invitation, or struggled to teach your teenager proper “netiquette” for navigating the complicated world of social networks, you know the importance of teaching kids that manners matter.
 
Sheryl Eberly’s bestselling 365 Manners Kids Should Know gives clever and insightful advice for the myriad situations where consideration counts, but is sometimes forgotten. This new edition incorporates tips for every aspect of digital communication into her straight-forward format.
 
Using a smart one-manner-a-day organization, parents, grandparents, and teachers alike can find practical ways to teach essential manners like:
 
-    When and where it’s appropriate to text
-    How to write a thank-you note
-    The proper way to handle an online bully
-    How to behave at events like birthday parties, weddings,and religious services
 
Full of role-playing exercises, games, and other activities that adults can do with children, 365 Manners Kids Should Know explains not only what manners to teach, but also how—and at what ages—to present them.
 


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I just got this in the mail and it wasn't what I was expecting at all. If you want manners from a christian source save yourself the money and trouble and get the Manners Made Easy for the Family by ... Read full review

User Review  - Melissa Robertson - Christianbook.com

This has been a wonderful tool. It puts manners and etiquette into easy to understand terms. We are reading one a day and I am learning etiquette that I didn't know. Read full review

Contents

How to hold a glass
159
Eating in front of others
160
Awareness of others
162
Protecting others
163
Young men marks of distinction
164
Sitting and standing tall
165
When to wear a hat
166
Sitting gracefully
168

Accept compliments
13
Give sincere compliments
14
Be on time
16
Respecting others
17
Anticipating the needs of others
18
Breaking items
20
When Mom and Dad come home
22
How are we related?
23
Stepparent dos and donts 2+ january 20 Stepsibling dos and donts
24
Vhen your child has a babysitter
25
When friends are more interested in
26
Vhen friends dont want to be with
27
Slamming doors
28
Television
29
The family computer
30
Books
31
Allowance
32
When your child is home alone
33
May I have your attention please?
35
Your childs bedroom
36
Friendship
37
Best friends
39
Is your child a good fnend?
40
A loyal friend
41
When your child Wants a new friend
42
New kid on the block
43
When your family moves
44
When a friend moves
45
Public playgrounds
46
A good neighbor
47
Swimming pools
48
Your pets
49
Pets as gifts
50
The pets of others 5 1
51
Interrupting
52
Changing the subject politely
53
When a friend loses a loved one
54
When a friends parents are getting a
55
Introduce the more important person
57
Remembering names
58
Include names in introductions
59
If you forget someones name
60
Stand to show respect
61
Placing a telephone call
62
Receiving a call
64
Taking a telephone message
65
Handling call waiting yours
66
Home alone answering the phone
67
Answering machines your recorded
68
Answering machines leaving a message
69
Vihen to call
70
Getting 21 Wrong number
71
Cellular telephones
72
Phone tricks and pranks
73
Positive use of humor
74
Vihen your child is funny
75
Swearing
76
Accents
77
How to just say no to drugs and alcohol
78
Whispering
79
Pointing
80
Vihen your child doesnt want to play
81
If the driver has been drinking
82
Unfriendly Words
83
Maldng light of serious subjects April 5 Distinctive speech
84
Body language April 7 Eye contact
85
Ask leading questions
86
Using positive words
87
Sloppy language April 11 Tone of voice
88
Asking noneofyourbusiness questions
89
Answering noneofyourbusiness questions
90
Show deference to older people
91
Active listening is the first step in good
92
Ten TNT discussion topics
93
Letters Thankyou Notes an cl EMails April 20 Stationery
95
When to write a thankyou note
96
Whats in a thankyou note?
97
Email or snail mail for a thankyou?
98
Writing a letter to a famous person
99
Writing a letter to ask for information
100
Writing a letter of appreciation
101
Signing a yearbook
102
Netiquette rules for your child
103
More lntemet etiquette keeping kids safe
104
Nine nevers for Internet safety
105
Graffiti
106
Start the meal off right with proper posture
108
Everyday table manners
109
Dont bring these things to the table
110
Set the table properly
111
Formal table settings
112
Take formal table manners to dinner
113
Blowing on food
114
Paper trash at the table
115
Grace the art of giving thanks
116
Grace when youre visiting somene else
117
Passing food
118
Asking for a drink
119
Cutting meat
120
If your child is a vegetarian
121
Decoding spoons and forks
122
Using utensils correctly
123
Utensils after the meal
124
Napkin etiquette
125
Ten things your child should never do at
126
When to begin eating
127
Leaving the table early
128
Cleansing the palate
129
Using a finger bowl
130
At the end of a formal meal 131
132
When your child is allergic to certain foods
133
Aftemoon tea
134
Setting the tea table
135
Preparing the tea
136
Its not a tea party Without scones
137
Eating scones
138
The protocol of afternoon tea
139
Serving tea
140
What about colfee?
141
Removing items from your mouth
142
How to handle special diets
143
How to eat difficult foods
144
Eating bread
145
Eating a salad
147
How to eat dessert
148
How to eat pasta
149
Com on the cob
150
Eating fried chicken
151
Eating an artichoke
152
Fun with fondue
153
Eating watermelon
154
Crunching ice
155
Eating crabs
156
Gravies condiments and relishes
157
Foreign matter in food
158
Accepting a date
169
Young women marks of distinction
170
Giving and Receiving july 24 The nicest way to issue a verbal invitation
171
How to issue a wntten invitation
172
Responding to invitations
173
When its okay to decline 1 74
174
When your child isnt invited
175
Movie manners
177
Seeing a movie with a friend
178
Take a seat
179
How to applaud
180
When to applaud
181
lnterrnission
182
At a museum
183
Museum tips
184
Reading a restaurant menu
185
Ordering from a menu
186
Confusing menu terms
187
Foreign words commonly found on menus
188
Restaurant protocol
189
More restaurant protocol
190
Handling problems in restaurants
191
Keeping your area neat at a restaurant
192
The people who work in a restaurant
193
What about tipping?
194
Things not to do in a restaurant
195
In a store
196
Butting into a line
197
On an escalator
198
Giving up your seat
199
Appointments
200
Forgetting an appointment
201
Basic Protestant weddings
202
Quaker weddings
203
Mormon weddings
204
Roman Catholic weddings
205
Eastem Orthodox weddings
207
At religious ceremonies
208
Jewish religious services
209
Protestant religious services
210
Quaker religious services
211
Catholic religious services
212
Chiistenings
214
Jewish birth ceremonies
215
Jewish confirmation bar and bat
216
Catholic traditions first communion
218
General audience with the pope
219
Serniprivate and private audiences
220
At a funeral home
221
Sitting shiva
222
At your childs own binhday party
223
Attending a birthday party
224
Receiving lines
225
Taking a child to a wedding
226
What to do at a wedding
227
When your child is a junior bridesmaid
228
If your child is a flower girl
229
Selfcontrol at a reception
230
Serving yourself from a buffet table
231
Hang on to your plate at a reception
232
Wearing flowers
233
The language of flowers
234
Getting an autograph
235
At a school dance
237
When your child is in front of the camera
238
Birthstones
240
Gifts
241
Choosing a gift
242
Gifts for the host
243
No gifts
244
Occasions to give a gift
245
Opening gifts at a party
246
When your child receives duplicate gifts
247
Christian holidays
248
Easter
249
Lent
251
Kwanzaa
252
Jewish holidays
254
Rosh Hashanah
255
Hanukkah
256
Knowing what to expect Ramadan
257
Quinceanera
258
Traveling on an airplane
260
Travel by train
261
How to tip on a trip
262
Consideration of others in a hotel
263
In the family car
264
When your child is a guest in a car
265
Camping thinking about others 266
267
Boating
269
A good attitude for a good guest
270
What a guest should pack
272
Nice things for a guest to say
273
How to become a guest who is invited
274
Being a good host
275
For firsttime guests
276
Serving food to your friends
277
The right guest list
278
Inviting friends over again
279
Sleepovers bathroom etiquette
280
Sleepovers mealtime etiquette
281
Guests go first
282
Enjoy the game
284
Rituals at athletic events
285
Good sportsmanship
286
Realistic attitude on the court or field
287
The valued teammate
288
The national anthem
290
Pledge of Allegiance
291
Care of the U S flag
292
Appreciating ideals and learning patriotism
293
Vihen in another country
294
Being part of a community
295
Visiting someone who is sick
297
Relating to people with disabilities
298
People with visual problems
300
People with hearing loss
301
People in wheelchairs
302
Dress appropriately for the occasion
304
jewelry
306
Perfumes
307
Grooming in public
308
Fresh breath
309
Oh no Ive gotta go
310
Posture communicates
311
Chewing gum
312
If your childs nose is mnning at the table
313
Wearing a name tag
314
Hands
315
Choking
316
In the hospital
317
Braces
318
Inappropriate touch
319
elln Conclusion
320
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About the author (2007)

SHERYL EBERLY runs Distinctions, a company that presents manners instruction seminars to children, young adults, and businesspeople. She lives with her family in northern Virginia.


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