Monster fun teaching manners and expectations
Manners Can Be Fun by Munro LeafThrough stick figure drawings and a brief text, beloved and bestselling childrens author, Munro Leaf explains why good manners are important. Kirkus believes Manners Can Be Fun to be the authors best, both in idea and execution. Manners books are perennials--hardy ones at that--and this makes first steps in etiquette easy and fun. The childrens classic begins: Having good manners is really just living with other people pleasantly. This pleasant book will explain to children why good conduct is essential in the household, on the playground, and beyond.
Munro Leaf is best known for How to Behave and Why and The Story of Ferdinand, which was an overnight international sensation upon its release in 1936.
How to Make Learning Manners Quick & Fun
Help your child develop important lifelong skills and behaviours with this list of fabulous picture books about friendship, communication and other social skills. Social skills are the skills we need to interact and communicate effectively with others. Having good social skills helps you to develop healthy relationships with other people, which at least, for most of us is vital to emotional health and well being. Whatever their age or stage, our children are honing their social skills. When they are little, we watch them as they learn to share and take turns, actively supporting their development of social skills whenever they run into difficulty. As they grow, so does the outer boundary of their social world, and with it the skills and behaviours necessary for them to navigate social situations successful, often without us as close at least physically offering the same level of practical support.
Put an end to mealtime oh-no-you-don'ts and raise kids who will be welcome at any table. In the short time it takes for me to put all the dishes out and join my children at the table, my 7-year-old will already have given new meaning to the words graphic tee. Ketchup smeared across the front of his shirt is never a surprise, nor is his saucy mouth being wiped across his sleeve. Let's face it: Every child is a dinner-table nightmare until taught some manners, but with our often frantic lives it's just not happening. The opportunities to sit down to a meal together, where manners are taught and practiced, are getting lost," says Amber Tankersley, Ph. If you've had enough of the burping, slurping, and sloppy stains, dig into these genius ideas for taming rude table manners--and you won't have to sweat the big holiday meals ahead.
Just got the kiddles tucked into bed and ready to sit down and watch a movie with the hubby. So, yes, I am behaving. No party animal here! My kiddos at school are starting to figure things out thanks to lots of teaching of expectations and routines. I have it hanging up and many little kiddos still refer back to it.