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Emily Post's Table Manners for Kids Hardcover – May 12, 2009
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“Adding touches of wit, Björkman’s deft line drawings will appeal to middle-school students as well as younger children...This clearly written book offers practical advice that will help young people to feel more comfortable when dining with others and, of course, to avoid disgusting their companions.” (ALA Booklist)
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Some things like "double dipping" are obvious no nos to some, but not as obvious to kids. You'll quickly learn that anything gross is simply something to be avoided at all costs. No one wants to be remembered as a pig at a party, but rather someone who is suave and has manners. You will learn what to do when you spill something, how to react when you find something unwelcome in your food, how to engage others in conversation at the table, you'll learn about manners you need in different types of settings (pot luck, picnics, buffets, etc.), how to be considerate of other religious and cultural observations in someone's home and much more!
This is an excellent book to use as a reference for teaching children the social graces of table manners in several settings. Many of these suggestions are basic and instinctive, but for many if they are not taught they can be embarrassing to the child and others. For example it is wise "not to make negative comments about the food as you pass by the table.Read more ›
Their parents are very impressed, and learning facts themselves.
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This books tells how to set a table and other adult items, not for kidsPublished 6 months ago by Judy Harder