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Manners
Submitted by: Holly Koile, Freeman
Audience
• Toddler • Pre-school
Books
The Duckling Gets A Cookie!? by:Mo Willems
“The Duckling asks for a cookie -- and gets one! Do you think the Pigeon is happy about that?”
The Nice Book by:David Stein
This book describes what it means to be nice through single words and phrases.
How Do Dinosaurs Eat Their Food? by:Jane Yolen
“In the first part of the book, dinosaurs burp, belch, and display all kinds of other inappropriate behaviors during breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Is this the way dinosaurs should act?” Of course not. Read this humorous story to answer the question asked by the title.
The Berenstain Bears Say Please and Thank You by:Jan and Mike Berenstein
“The Berenstain Bears know that it is always best to be polite. Their good manners come in handy all the time.” Read this fun story to find out when and where good manners are a good thing to have.
Mind Your Manners by:Samantha Brooke
Winnie the Pooh is so excited to attend Christopher Robin’s picnic that he forgets his manners. This book includes some examples of some alternatives to Pooh’s manner mistakes.
D.W.'s Guide to Perfect Manners by:Marc T. Brown
“D.W. shows how to be “perfect” for a day by demonstrating cleanliness, orderliness, and good manners.” This book even includes a self-test on manners.
Songs
THE MANNER'S SONG (tune: Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star)
We say, "Thank you.” We say, "Please."
We don't interrupt or tease.

We don't argue. We don't fuss --
Listen when folks talk to us.

Share our toys and take our turn.
Manners are easy to learn.

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TWO MAGIC WORDS
There are two magic words
(hold up 2 fingers)

That can open doors with ease.
(pretend to open doors)

Those two magic words
(hold up 2 fingers)

Are “Thank You” and “Please”
(Hold up one finger then two fingers)
OR
(Show sign language signs for Thank You and Please)