Character Education for Young Children

In designing Character Education for Young Children, we pushed their learning capabilities to the max. Imagine walking into a classroom of children, three years old and ten lessons later, those children are holding a knife and fork correctly, cutting and eating in the appropriate manner, and feeling very proud of themselves. By learning how to shake hands, make introductions, handle an emergency, be respectful, and display correct table manners, young students will have the confidence necessary to succeed.

Teacher Guide of 10 hands-on lessons designed to teach character education to children ages 3 – 7

  • First Impressions
  • Communication Skills
  • Table Manners
$ 195.00 USD

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Lessons Covered in Character Education of Young Children

Lesson 1

  • To teach the children the correct phrases to say when meeting, greeting and exiting.
  • To develop the children's verbalization skills.
  • To learn the first rule of introductions.
  • To teach the children “See My Right Hand, See My Left Hand."

Lesson 2

  • To identify why the correct meeting, greeting and departing phrases are necessary.
  • To teach the children to stand when an adult enters the room.
  • To teach the children "One, Two, Buckle My Shoe.”
  • To learn the second rule of introductions.
  • To introduce the five rules of the napkin.
  • To learn how to hold a cracker correctly

Lesson 3

  • To practice the correct meeting, greeting and departing phrases.
  • To learn the third rule of introductions.
  • To practice the five rules of the napkin.
  • To explain how to use the salt and pepper shakers.
  • To continue practicing "One, Two, Buckle My Shoe.”
  • To encourage students to hold a cracker correctly.
  • To learn the correct place setting.

Lesson 4

  • To encourage children to use the correct meeting, greeting and departing phrases.
  • To learn the fourth rule of introductions.
  • To make sure students understand the material from all previous lessons.
  • To teach children how to hold the fork and knife correctly.
  • To understand the proper meal place setting.

Lesson 5

  • To encourage the correct meeting, greeting and departing phrases.
  • To learn why we send thank-you notes and the correct format of thank you notes.
  • To learn the American / Zig-Zag method of dining.
  • To understand the importance of open and closed positions.
  • To begin teaching children their home address.

Lesson 6

  • To work on meeting, greeting and departing phrases To allow students to become familiar with numbers.
  • To understand the format of a thank-you note.
  • To continue teaching children their home address.
  • To learn how to butter/eat a roll.
  • To introduce the Continental method of dining.
  • To learn how to properly shake hands.

Lesson 7

  • To work with children on learning their home address.
  • To learn the reasons for using the phone.
  • To practice holding the fork and knife.
  • To practice using the Continental dining style.
  • To encourage children to use the correct open and closed positions.
  • To continue working on their addresses and shaking hands.

Lesson 8

  • To practice the correct phrases/actions when meeting, greeting, and leaving.
  • To discuss the reasons for using the phone.
  • To allow students to hear how their voice sounds.
  • To practice speaking clearly on the phone.
  • To teach students how to recognize an emergency.
  • To teach students how to handle a 911 call.
  • To properly set up one place setting.
  • To practice eating using Continental and Zig-Zag dining methods.

Lesson 9

  • To encourage the correct meeting, greeting and departing phrases.
  • To learn why we send thank-you notes and the correct format of thank you notes.
  • To learn the American / Zig-Zag method of dining.
  • To understand the importance of open and closed positions.
  • To begin teaching children their home address.

Lesson 10

  • To create an exciting dining environment and to make the experience special.
  • Allowed the children to practice and show off the dining skills they learned.
  • To test children's retention of the curriculum.

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