Fully revised and updated for the 21st century, 365 Manners Kids Should Know tackles one manner a day. It suggests many games, exercises, and activities that parents, teachers, and grandparents can use to teach children and teens essential etiquette and at what age to present them. Some of the manners covered are when and where to text, how to handle an online bully, how to write a thank-you note, and proper behavior and dress for special events such as weddings, birthday parties, and religious services.
If youve ever cringed at the sight of your ten-year-old waltzing through the neighbors 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 Eberlys 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 its 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 howand at what agesto present them.
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.