Minding your manners is a blast with these etiquette lessons for kids ages 7 to 12
Today's kids need a fresh approach to manners that resonates with them. A Kids' Guide to Manners goes beyond saying "please" and "thank you" with fun, practical lessons that bring manners into the modern world.
From meeting new people to being a courteous guest to texting a group of friends, kids will have fun as they learn to use manners in a way that will make their lives easier and more enjoyable. With 50 essential manners, plus interactive quizzes, entertaining examples, and at-home practice exercises, A Kids' Guide to Manners teaches kids where, when, and how to use manners as they relate to everyday life.
With this true manners how-to guide kids will:
- Build good communication skills that will make it easy to get along with others, such as constructive ways to express emotions to the power of writing a thank you note.
- Feel confident in new situations by knowing what to do and say when meeting new people, dining in a more formal environment, or dealing with conflict and gossip.
- Learn proper tech etiquette that represents their best self over text, email, social media, as well as tips for knowing when it is or isn't appropriate to be using technology.
With A Kids' Guide to Manners, both boys and girls will understand why manners matter and feel better than ever showing off their new social skills to everyone they know!
About the Author
KATHERINE FLANNERY is a writer and editor with super good manners. Her good manners have helped her run her own business, make lots of friends, and generally get along with people without a lot of drama. She learned it all from her mother, who was the Gibb’s Girl of the Year when she graduated from Katharine Gibbs School and has possibly the best manners on the planet. Katherine is excited to pass on all the confidence and contentment that comes with good manners to the next generation.
"In today's age of electronic communication, this book is a must-have for kids and their families. It’s filled with carefully thought- out lessons and activities designed to produce life-long skills."— Dorothea Johnson, Founder, The Protocol School of Washington
“I am a total fan of A Kids' Guide to Manners. In a time when people have less face-to-face contact and tend to receive less information on proper etiquette, this book serves as a great reminder of how useful manners really are for our safety, happiness, and well-being. Plus, this book is loaded with useful tidbits, recaps, quizzes, and illustrations to keep learning light and fun.”—Scarlet Paolicchi, Founder of Family Focus Blog (www.familyfocusblog.com)