Although we are always working on manners throughout our day, we especially work on them at meal times. We model the words and have the children repeat them back to us. We also make sure the children use their manners when they want something, get something and give. Our two words used the most are “Please and Thank You”. Why do we teach manners? Because they make life better for all of us by encouraging us to be kind and respectful towards one another. Show your toddler that words matter- they have power to make someone feel noticed, appreciated, special. Manner words children learn are the beginning- but they set the stage for social skills and social graces that are yet to come. The following manners words listed below are the words we model, encourage and practice daily:
“Please” “Excuse Me”
“Thank You” “You’re Welcome”
When trying to get messages across to your child, it can be a bit challenging for several reasons. When we want children to listen and follow directions, we approach them in the following manner:
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