Tis the Season for Good Manners!

We are about to enter the season of family dinners and gift giving…and that means it’s the season for good manners! Yes, every season is the season for good manners, but I find that manners are particularly important when Great Aunt Ann is giving youngsters the hairy eyeball during Thanksgiving dinner.

Good manners will open doors that the best education can not. -Clarence Thomas

There’s a lot of truth in that quote. So let’s arm our students with a good education
and good manners as well. Check out the following activities!


Have students spotlight good manners with this recording sheet!





Check out this placemat activity that focuses on polite words!


2 thoughts on “Tis the Season for Good Manners!

  1. I like the quote… It’s never too early to start teaching good manners to children. In fact, the earlier you start, the better. The key to good manners is to make them so that it is a habit that becomes automatic.

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