10 Timeless manners every child should master

Saying "Please" and "Thank You"

Teach children to use these words to express gratitude and respect when asking for something or receiving help.

Greeting Others Politely

Teach children to greet others with a smile, eye contact, and a friendly "hello" or "good morning" when meeting people, whether they know them or not.

Sharing and Taking Turns

Encourage children to share toys, games, and other items with siblings, friends, and classmates. Teach them the importance of taking turns to promote fairness and cooperation.

Using Table Manners

Teach children basic table manners such as chewing with their mouth closed, using utensils properly, and asking to be excused when finished.

Listening Attentively

Encourage children to listen actively when others are speaking, showing interest by making eye contact, nodding, and responding appropriately.

Respecting Elders

Teach children to show respect towards elders by using polite language, following their instructions, and offering assistance when needed.

Apologizing When Necessary

Teach children to apologize sincerely when they make a mistake, hurt someone's feelings, or inconvenience others. Help them understand the importance of taking responsibility for their actions.

Being Kind and Empathetic

Encourage children to be kind and empathetic towards others by showing compassion, offering help to those in need, and considering other people's feelings.

Respecting Personal Space

Teach children to respect other people's personal space and boundaries by not invading it without permission and understanding the concept of personal privacy.

Saying "Excuse Me" and "I'm Sorry"

Teach children to say "excuse me" when they need to interrupt or get someone's attention and "I'm sorry" when they accidentally bump into someone or cause inconvenience.